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Six Budget Friendly Home Renovation Ideas to Enhance the Beauty of Your Home

The subsequent dream after buying your own house is to make it look like the ones in the home-décor magazines, right?

Classy interiors, impressive wall colors, amazing décor items, and much more form a part of your dream home. Even if you’re living in the same house since a long time, renovating it can instil freshness into your sweet abode.

While few people are born with a great sense of decorative style, some learn it over time. Along with sound aesthetic sense, money also plays a huge role in making your home décor vision a reality.

Don’t worry if your life is at the crossroads of little budget and big dreams; we’ve all been there. The truth is, you don’t need to spend big money to enhance the look of your home. There are numerous budget-friendly home décor ideas to revamp the look of your home.

1. Titivate the Stairs

Stairs are often the most neglected part of the house. However, this area is super easy to revamp and that too economically. Simple staircase decorative ideas like installing a vibrant stair runner or coloring them in contrast with the walls can accentuate the look of the entire area.

Your stairway is that ignored place in your house where even a little creativity can uplift the look and feel of the entire space.

2. Create an Illusion with Rugs

Placing rugs is a great way to make your home look warm and inviting. They play a huge role in making your space look bigger and suave. A big rug underneath your sofa makes your room look large.

Another creative usage of rugs involves fixing them on plain walls that need a revamp. A rug in a geometric pattern or a floral design makes for the perfect wall art.

Buying a rug isn’t necessarily a pricey affair. You can buy inexpensive rugs available in innumerable designs and can even avail freebies online. If a single large rug seems to be an expensive option, you may tape several small rugs together to make your own designer rug.

3. The Magic of Odds

Talk to any reputed designer and they will tell you about the magical rule of three. It simply states that putting together an odd number of decorative objects looks more natural and less forced than grouping an even number of items.

Too much symmetry takes away from the natural look of the room and gives it a contrived appearance.

4. The Power of Light

Lights, when placed strategically, have the power to highlight the special areas in your room. Natural light rules during the day, but in the evenings, when you need balanced lights in your abode, go for artistic lampshades.

Table lamps or floor lamps are classic solutions to improve lighting that never goes wrong. They are inexpensive and available in breathtakingly beautiful designs.

If you have extra cash to shell out, go for pendant lights or layered lighting. You can even try buying old chandeliers and spruce them up with new paint or accessories and add lustre to your room.

5. Create a Focal Point in the Room

Every room has a highlight point. For example, a beautiful rugged fireplace in a nude-finish color scheme stands out in an otherwise bright-colored room. Creating a focal point in a room uplifts the entire look of the space.

Similarly, a room with three walls of the same color and one with a contrasting shade creates a bold impression and adds glamour. Elaborate paintings, photo frames, and even designer wallpapers are great options for a budget-friendly revamped look.

6. A Dash of Green

The refreshing greens never go out of style. When it comes to emphasizing the look of the house, indoor plants can bring any corner of your room to life. Having plants inside the home ensures apt levels of humidity and better quality air.

Tall corner plants in the living room, hanging plants in the passage, a small table plant on the centre table, or a refreshing herb plant in the dining area, all assist in making your home look invigorating.

Irrespective of the indoor plant you choose or the area you place it in, rest assured of an accentuated appeal in the room.


While there can be numerous creative ideas to emphasize the look of your home, the least expensive idea is to have a clean, uncluttered home. Your investment is only in terms of time and effort. An organized home is always inviting, regardless of the decor. Also, regular cleaning allows the simplest of elements such as cushions, rugs, pillows, accessories, and lighting to stand out and makes your home look priceless. Big or small, lavish or economical, the essence of any home décor lies in keeping it clean and organised.

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  • Thanks, Ann, it's a nice article. Please post more.