You don’t need a fortune to transform your simple home into a luxurious retreat. Even if you are on a shoe-string budget, there is still plenty you can do to create a stylish, inviting home. The best way to go about it is to decorate the space that covers a vast majority of the area in your homes, i.e. your walls.
With several years of budget decorating experience, we bring you some easy-on-pocket tips to give your wall a makeover:
Add a pop of colour
Paint is extremely cheap and can make a big difference to your home décor. Whether you want to follow a monochrome look or add a bold colour to make your space lively, painting the wall is one of the best ways to give your home a makeover.
With so many online apps, you can virtually check how a given shade of colour will look so that you get the colour right. You can also create an accent wall by painting one of the walls in a complementary shade to other walls. In India, the average price of painting a wall starts from as low as Rs 12 per sq. ft.
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Photos, paintings, artwork
A great way to give your empty walls a makeover is to hang artwork, a photo frame, a painting, or anything that can help convert the walls into a part of your home. If you are someone who loves to do creative experiments, you can even create custom artwork for your wall.
But remember that you don’t need to hand artworks or photos on every wall of the house. Select a couple of best art frames/photos and figure out the best way to hand them in a wall. Make sure the art or the photo frame you have selected is of the right size and scale.
Wallpapers are one of the cheapest ways to ensure that your plain boring wall makes way for a striking accent wall. You can incorporate a vintage wallpaper or choose a modern-day 3D wallpaper. Even if you are living in a rented apartment, you can use removable wallpapers that are easy to paste and remove and won’t leave any permanent residue on the wall. And the best part is that wallpapers are dirt cheap. This wallpaper from Amazon can be bought at just Rs 500.
However, if you are opting for a patterned fabric, be sure to align the pattern correctly for a professionally installed look.
Is wallpaper too much? Go for wall stickers instead
Wall stickers are the latest home décor fad among interior designers. It is one of the most pocket-friendly ways to instantly give a lift to the plain walls. From funky graphics to motivational quotes from nature-reflecting stickers to stickers of religious deities, the choices are endless. And the best part is that if you are bored, you can change it whenever you want. It is that cheap.
Use statement lights
Brighten up your home by using statement lights. Play around with geometric lamps or highlight an art piece using focus lighting. You can even go for LED drop metal string lights that hang over the wall and give your house a festive feel. Decorate glimmering mirrors or royal jharokas with statement lights to give your wall a royal touch.
Walls are the most visible portion of a, and with these pocket-friendly décor ideas, you can convert them into accent walls that will attract everyone’s attention.