An attractive home does not depend on how much money a homeowner is willing to spend for renovation and enhancement. As commonly heard, money does not buy taste.
Excessive and luxurious home furnishings or decorations do not really make a home beautiful more so, classy. If such decorations or furnishings are mismatched, they eventually just turn out to be useless adornments. This is pretty much money down the drain. In this light, it is really possible to have a beautiful home and not spend a lot on it. Related read: Save on Angie’s List
Commonly ignored is home cleanliness. Homemakers are consumed with adding new home decorations and giving less importance to home maintenance. A clean home is an attractive home even if it is old and outdated. The sparkling floors, streak-free mirrors, and polished cabinets can really make the home appealing to the eye.
Excessive and luxurious home furnishings or decorations do not really make a home beautiful more so, classy. If such decorations or furnishings are mismatched, they eventually just turn out to be useless adornments.
Home organization is also one of the most affordable way to make homes look attractive. Toys and shoes scattered around the house are eyesores. It will be hard to notice the sparkling floors under a pile of toys and shoes. By simply providing toy baskets or containers and teaching kids to stow their toys, simple home organization takes place. This way, order and cleanliness are maintained. Related read: Angie’s List review
The addition of inexpensive and small purchases such as new pillow covers, candles, or flower vases can add so much beauty to a home without going beyond the budget. Properly placing these additions can, definitely, add beauty and freshness to the home.
A new coat of paint can also do the trick. Spending a few dollars to repaint a room can leave a remarkable visual effect even if it still decorated with old furniture or other household fixtures.
It is really possible to have a beautiful house in spite of being on a tight budget. With creative imagination and ingenuity, a home can be beautifully and easily maintained for a long time.
What changes have you made which you thought were affordable but had a great impact on your home? Feel free to share.