Budget-Friendly Ideas to Freshen Up Your House

We’re just a few weeks away from closing this year and what better way to welcome the New Year than by freshening up your abode!

If you think freshening up your home means added costs, you’re wrong. There are a lot of decorating hacks and DIY projects that can add life to your home without breaking the bank. You don’t even need to buy costly decors and home furnishings.

Below we list down some budget-friendly tips and tricks to update your home interiors.

Add fresh colors

Adding accent colors is a very simple and easy way to freshen up your living space. You can add new throw pillows or change your existing pillowcases with lively colors. Cool doormats by Gessato or ancient rugs with vibrant colors can break the monotony of the floor.

Update your linens

Updating your curtains, beddings, sheets and table runners can brighten up your home too. In your free time, you can try to experiment with your current beddings by adding colorful details such as borders, cutouts, or ribbons. These whimsical details can give your linens an amazing transformation.

Oversized mirrors

A perfect way to enhance natural lighting, adding oversized mirrors can do magic. You can hang the mirror on a wide wall or simply place it leaning against a wall. Large mirrors are an amazing home interior detailing that will work in whatever space in your home. The Spruce shares some stylistic mirror designs and how to use them.

Change your cabinet handles

If you’re looking for a way to refresh your kitchen, then look no further than your cabinet handles. This is a less expensive hack than changing your entire kitchen cabinetry. You can look for unique cabinet handles at a local woodworking shop or handyman store. It’s a quick fix that you can do in your free time. Just make sure you get a compatible handle for easy installation.

Recreating old fabric swatches into fresh accents

Transform your old fabric into new and unique home accents. You can turn them into new pillowcases or bolsters for your couch or bed. For the artsy folks, you can recreate them into amazing patchwork patterns. If you’ve got some interesting old or vintage fabrics with artistic detailing, you can have them framed up and made into cool wall décor.

Floral touches

Flowers are amazing home interior decors. They would certainly make your abode lively but they’re costly to maintain. Instead of cut flowers, you might want to try floral decors such as floral pillowcases and wall art. In the dining room, you can try using floral tablecloths or magnetic flowers. You can also use fake flowers that look incredibly real!

Wall decals

Sticker details can be a great addition to sparse and monotonous walls of your home. These wall decals are easy to install and remove. So, you can put up something new every now and then. They come in a variety of designs, colors, and shapes – you will surely find something that suits your preferences.

Display some photographs

Some of the best home interior decors might be tucked right under your bed. Dig up your photo boxes and look for great photographs. Not only will they remind you of wonderful memories, but they are also an amazing way to personalize your home. Prop them into frames or have them blown up and printed on large canvas. They can look perfect on your prominent walls, such as in the hallways or living rooms. Arranging a picture gallery on one of your walls is also very interesting. You can also place picture frames on random places such as desks, bookcases, dressers, and tables.

Natural accessories

Natural accessories like fruits, twigs, shells, and stones give a textual and visual touch to your home interiors. A collection of citrusy fruits arranged in a large bowl will not only add color to your space but also bring in some fresh scents. Decorative stones or shells picked from nature can be used as accents to your display racks. There are actually lots of natural resources in the outdoors that can be used to liven up your home. Take a look at some of these cool ideas from Pinterest.

These are just some tips to help brighten up your home. Be creative. Use your imagination. Don’t be afraid to experiment. And don’t worry, it won’t cost much!

Once you’ve started, you’ll be surprised that freshening up your house is actually quite easy and can be a lot of fun.


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