Looking at home decoration websites and magazines can be mighty depressing if you don’t have a lot of funds to invest in your home. Many fantastic looking upgrades require a lot of cash either because the project is so big (like replacing the flooring in your kitchen) or because the awesome look is achieved with designer brands.
Unfortunately, not all of us are blessed with a surplus of cash or the DIY skills to pull off complicated from scratch knock offs of expensive brands. However, there are plenty of easy upgrades that we can do to make our homes look a little more classy and updated. Read on for over two dozen great, affordable upgrade ideas!
1. Rustic Wall
Get a rustic look but adding painted planks to a wall. Check out the how-to here.
2. Framed Door Mirrors
Framed full-length mirrors can be inexpensive, but what you attach them to doors they create the appearance of more expensive, inset mirrored doors.
3. Garage Curtains
Full-length curtains can easily dress up a garage and hide your organization attempts.
4. Painted Floors
Check out this tutorial to see how to seriously upgrade your vinyl floors with a coat of paint.
5. Hardware Hooks
Use inexpensive hardware accessories to create unique tie-backs.
6. Cord Concealer
A shower curtain rod is a cheap and effective way to hide your TV’s wires. Instant classy increase!
7. Window Brackets
Dress up a curtain-less window with fancy brackets!
8. Napkin Ring Shower Curtain Holders
Napkin rings can be inexpensive alternatives to fancy (and pricey) designer curtain rings.
9. Ribbon Shower Curtain Holders
Alternatively, ribbons work to dress up your shower curtains too.
10. Multiple Sheer Curtains
Use multiple colors when you use sheer curtains to add color and class to your window dressing.
11. Rug Placement
Simply placing your area rug correctly can help make your room look more expensively decorated.
12. Fridge Decoration
Washi tape isn’t only good for scrapbooking. You can also use it to upgrade your fridge’s look!