Decorating on a Budget

Give your home a new lease of life without breaking the bank with our top tips for decorating on a budget. Sometimes the simplest solutions can have the biggest impact so try these easy ideas to transform every room in your home.

We have come up with these inexpensive ideas from top professionals on how to create a luxurious home on a minimal budget.

Start by looking at what you already have, and re-envisioning it. Move it to another room, or flip the floor plan. Reupholster, spray the wood pieces. Shopping at home can be your most inexpensive resource.


Wallpaper & Installation Services

Add Colour to your Walls

A lick of paint is a quick, easy and inexpensive way to give your home an instant lift. Whether you make a statement with a feature wall or decorate an entire room in an intense shade, or opt for a stylish two-tone scheme, you are guaranteed to produce a striking look.  Remember, less is more when it comes to painting.  Use classic natural colours to create a base.  It’s alot easier to Accessorize a neutral background than trying to co-ordinate coloured accessories & bright walls.  Consider using wallpaper as a feature wall, you will only need a strip & this will create a modern, contemporary look.


Custom Made Headboards


Custom Made Curtains


Custom Made Ottomans

Update your Cushions and Throws

Get your old scatter cushions recovered to revitalise your old sofa.  You can change these according to the seasons or trends.  Even use your old pillows to create big soft cushions.

Make Your Own Headboard

Give your bedroom an instant update for less with an easy make. Cut pieces of MDF to size and upholster it in a unique fabric to make an eye-catching headboard – you could choose the same fabric for your curtains on scatter cushions. Another idea is to fix planks of wood to a baton, or you could epicycle and old window shutter. Let your imagination run wild!


Recover your Lampshade

Recover Old Lampshades

The right lighting can transform the mood of your scheme at very little cost. Why not buy two old lamps from your second hand store, have them recovered to match your colours scheme or paint the bases to match. Place one on either side of your sofa or bed, and see how the room suddenly has cohesive style.

Flower decals, rope, embroidery floss, felt, and other crafting supplies are other ideal tools for transforming a boring lampshade.

Update your Kitchen on a Budget

  • Upcycle bed slats into a storage solution
  • Paint kitchen cabinets
  • Spruce up a fridge with wallpaper
  • Laminate new worktops
  • Make your own hanging rail
  • Use fabrics for blinds or updating your seating in your kitchen
  • Display colourful art

Mixing older collected pieces with new decor is a fun way to add sophistication and character in your home.  It takes considerable time to curate a special collection, but the payoff is gorgeous and it demonstrates a well thought-out space.