Affordable Design Ideas For Your Starter Home

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Last Updated on April 10, 2024 by Steal the Style

There is nothing better than the feeling of getting the keys to your own place. You must have gone through a lot of catalogs to get ideas on how you can design your home. After looking at the costs of furniture and flooring you probably must have realized the reality by now that it’s not an inexpensive task to get done.

So what can you do to make your home feel like the way you want it to without having to create a hole in your wallet? Here are some tips to help you do just that.

1. Start With One Room

When you’re moving in a new home you need to start off by setting up the room you’ll spend most of your time in. This is a budget friendly way to get you started with the decorating process. Once you move into your new home you’ll have a place to relax when the rest of your house is still in the process of being designed.

2. Floors

To make your space warm, cozy and inviting you need to add soft items to your space. A great soft item for your floors is a rug. It makes your room elegant and beautiful. Check out wholesale rugs online to make your home look unique.

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3. Furniture

You don’t necessarily have to spend a lot of money to decorate your home in a fabulous way. You can go to yard sales or thrift stores to get inexpensive furniture for your home. Most times you’ll be surprised by the prices of the furniture. You can also retrofit your old furniture. All you need to do is to repaint it and add new knobs to it if needed and you’ll have brand new looking furniture for your place.

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4. DIY Décor

An amazing way to incorporate your taste in your home décor is to get creative and make décor pieces yourself. Not only is this an easy way to make your home look beautiful but it’s also pretty inexpensive.

5. Give Your Room the Illusion of High Ceilings

High ceilings can make your room look large and wide. You can do this by having your cabinets all the way up to the ceiling so that they take your attention all the way up to the ceiling which will make your room feel spacious. If you think that option is too difficult for you then you can also hang curtains from all the way up to the ceiling as this will make your ceilings feel high as well.

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6. Create a Focal Point

There needs to be one main focus point in your room so that the interior looks very put together and the room doesn’t look cluttered. Focal point in a room can be the fireplace, a window or a painting. To create an inexpensive focal point repaint an old canvas yourself and look online to get some ideas on how you can do it.