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Decorating Ideas on a Budget

living-room-blue-on-a-budgetComing up with decorating ideas can be challenging when on a budget. But all you need is a little creativity and patience to come up with a design that will suit your style and home. Here are some living space decorating ideas that will fit your budget whether you are upgrading or redesigning a familiar space, or moving in to a completely new environment. With these ideas you won’t have to change the entire room of furniture with all brand new pieces. You won’t have to knock down walls or build new features either. No, this is how to decorate your space with your personality while also holding onto the space that you fell in love with in the first place.


Changing the color of your living space is one of the easiest, inexpensive decorating ideas if you are on a budget.  flat and glossyColor is a very effective way to set the mood of a room. There are so many colors to choose from, and the color you use will reflect your style and personality. If you want to make one wall the focal point of the room, you can paint that wall a color that stands out. Or perhaps you are going for something even more unique to make your room shine above the rest. Try painting your walls with a flat color, then going over top of it with the same color in a glossy accent. It’s easy to do, and makes a huge impact. Matching colors to furniture or nick knacks creates an accent of color for a complete transformation as to the feel of the room. Typically, a room with a color scheme feels more inviting to others.


pop of colorMake one piece of furniture the focal point of you room, such as a bay window, fireplace, loveseat, or your grandmother’s antique rocking chair. Arrange all the other furniture in such a way that it gives prominence to the beauty of that focal point. Moreover, know that it’s not just the furniture that makes an impression in the room, but also the nick knacks you add to it. For example, using mirrors as decor helps to make the space feel bigger, and if placed in the right spot can also create more light. Add pillows that match the wall color, or in contrast, such with a neutral painted room, add a pop of another color like yellow or purple.


Allow yourself to try new things to create a space that fits your style, and have fun with it. Many people feel that decorating is a chore.  Here are some more pictures that can help give you ideas of how to decorate your living space. Want to show others what ideas get you excited to get started? Share them with us on Facebook. Own a Maronda Home? Even better! Share with others how you decorated your new space.



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