25 Creative Ideas To Decorate Your Home Without Spending A Ton Of Money

When you want to renovate your home, you usually think to yourself, “this could be a rather expensive pleasure.”  But here are a few decorating tips that are inexpensive and will brighten up any space in your home!

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One of the most simple methods: decorate the wall with different colored pieces of paper to create a beautiful ‘cell’ effect.

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You can also try a more unruly pattern using paint samples.

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Make a wall map from newspapers.

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Knit a cover for chairs and stools.

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Or even for armchairs.

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Print off and hang up your favourite photos in frames.

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You can make these decorative ‘wall flowers’ from paper with just your hands

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Make your table more colourful with the use of coloured tape.

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You can make an unusual lampshade from plastic spoons.

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The books you’ve read can make a good coffee table.

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A wide, embossed ceiling cornice made from ‘foam plastic’ glued to the walls.

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You can use a branch instead of a curtain rail.

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Put all the keys from all the houses you’ve lived in into a frame. It makes for a great, sentimental picture.

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A simple decoration made from coloured paper can look great above a bed.

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You can put anything in a picture frame – even scraps of wallpaper can look beautiful.

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As well as maps.

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Or even old t-shirts.

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You can make plenty of things out of old wooden pallets – like this set of shelves for some wine bottles, for example.

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As well as a stylish coffee table.

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Coat hangers can be used in place of shelves.

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Carpet samples can be stitched together to make a really quite attractive rug.

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You can make hooks for the kitchen or garage using ordinary clothes pegs.

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Old magazines can find new use as part of a small stool.

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The lampshade for a free-standing lamp can be made from newspapers, a map, or indeed any piece of loose paper.

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A striking alternative: Patterns drawn with a pen instead of wallpaper or items of furniture. Genius!


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