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Easy Ways to Transform Your Home Decor on a Budget

Luxury living room

If you’re like many people, you probably spent more time at home last year than any other year. And if you’re like us, you grew a little tired of seeing the same decor day after day…over and over…and over. It’s time for a change of scenery, but maybe it’s not in the budget to do a complete home makeover. Here are a few easy ways you can transform your decor…

Decorate with what you have

You could rearrange existing furniture or find new ways to use old objects. For example, if you have a collection of baskets, you could turn them into wall art. You could also create a gallery wall of photos and art that have been spread throughout the house.

Paint the walls a new color

It’s amazing how a simple change in color can transform a home. It can transform your mood, too! If painting the walls isn’t feasible because you’re renting an apartment, why not change the color of some of your furniture?

Painted orange bedroom

Upcycle or repurpose vintage decor

Estate sales, thrift stores, and antique shops are some of the best places to find inexpensive furniture and home decor. Of course, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention our monthly Combined Assets Gallery Estate Sales as a source for deals on just about any type of home decor. You can refer to this past article for ideas on repurposing vintage or antique items.

Update your sofa

A sofa can be one of the most expensive items to replace, but you can give your old sofa a new lease on life by having it reupholstered with new fabric. You can also buy new pillows to change the look and feel of a living room. The same can be done for lounge chairs or dining room chairs.

Pink chair

According to the Zoe Report, one vintage decor trend to look out for is glassware. Whether it’s art deco crystal or vintage cocktail glasses, more people are on the hunt for glass pieces. By the way, we always have fun vintage glassware in our estate sale auctions.

Host a Decor Swap Party

Get together with some of your close friends and exchange decor that you no longer want. This is a great way to get something new without spending any money, plus you get some quality time with friends as a bonus!

Remember that the things in your home should spark joy. Whatever you do, have fun with it!

Have you redecorated your home lately? Do you have any tips to add?

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