Upgrades that make your home more functional and beautiful don’t need to involve an extensive budget or team of contractors; experts in home design and renovation provide simple ideas for making it feel fresh.
Boldly patterned wallpaper creates an upscale aesthetic without breaking the bank. Peel-and-stick options offer affordable paneled looks without spending a fortune!
If you want to give your home an updated appearance without undertaking an expensive remodel, painting it will do the trick. Choose bright and cheerful hues to liven up any room while neutral shades provide a suitable background. Adding patterns on wallpaper gives a bolder statement in family rooms, bedrooms or home offices; upgrade walls with wainscoting, board and batten or beadboard for high-end finishings; paint trim in an updated hue to draw additional attention towards walls, windows or staircases.
Home upgrades usually involve large budgets and months of planning; however, just rearrangement furniture can help give a room new life and give an illusion of an entirely different space.
Upgraded light fixtures can give your home an instantaneous upscale appearance, without breaking the bank. By replacing outdated entry lights, dining room chandeliers, and other lighting options with more contemporary options you can instantly make it appear more expensive without breaking your budget.
Picture framing is an inexpensive way to transform plain walls in your home into eye-catching focal points. This wall treatment, which can be achieved using wainscoting, board and batten or beadboard panels, adds an eye-catching custom touch that makes every room unique in your home.
Clear Out Clutter
Just one cluttered spot can have an immense effect on the overall aesthetic and experience of a room. Start by clearing away clutter like papers and magazines from visible areas like kitchen counters and tables; toss trash; return items that belong elsewhere to their proper locations; and straighten what remains.
To create walls with an appealing and textural appearance, consider applying peel-and-stick wallpaper in eye-catching patterns or installing wainscoting such as board and batten or beadboard wainscoting treatments in bathrooms, powder rooms or laundry areas.
Replacing hardware can also help spruce up your home without breaking the bank. Mismatched knobs and pulls can give the impression of disrepair; switching out for matching pieces is an inexpensive yet instantaneous solution that will enhance its appearance throughout your home.
Invest in Organized Storage
Storage solutions can help declutter rooms, create an airy feel and feel more spacious. Look for innovative space-saving systems such as stackable bins, shelving units and underbed baskets to achieve this result.
Upgrading hardware can be an inexpensive home upgrade that makes an instantaneous difference, from drawer pulls to doorknobs. By replacing drawer pulls or knobs you can instantly refresh a room’s appearance.
Before listing your house for sale, investing time and energy into some key tasks like trimming shrubbery, mulching flowerbeds and around trees and mowing the lawn should be given priority.