Interior Design

How can I decorate my home at a low cost?

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We all love living in a beautiful environment. We love hearing our friends and family marvel at how astonishing our homes are. Unfortunately for some people, budgetary constraints face them and they are unable to have a home make-over of their liking. When we sometimes scroll through social media posts, YouTube, or even some TV channels, we see some house decorations that are just breathtaking.

Knowing that you may not afford such, you might even go to a state of depression. For you, that should no longer be the case. We have tested and experimented on some of the ways one can decorate their home with a low budget.

Getting started

When you watch home make-over shows or read about them in magazines, you will notice that they use very expensive materials, products, and even services. They hire the best contractors there are who use sterling materials. The first thing before getting started on decorating your house is to turn off the TV or whatever home make-over channel you are watching.

Throw out those magazines as you will not need them. After that, shun away the idea that you will have to replace all old items in your house. That said, take a look at our top 5 ways on how to decorate your home at a low cost.

1. Do it yourself!


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What better way of saving up cash than to do all the work yourself? Hiring contractors and other professionals can prove to be expensive. You can watch tutorials on how you are supposed to perform a particular task or get help from a friend. That way you even save some cash for the purchase of some items you wished to buy.

2. Repurpose furniture


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You do not have to buy some extra furniture or accessories when going after that new look or your home. Just repurpose them! You can change an old item to serve a new purpose by maybe adjusting it a little bit or even just by painting it. Just take a look at your house, each furniture or item there can serve more than one purpose if you only think out of the box.

3. Shop second-hand

Sometimes you may not possess everything which you may repurpose. You may require a new table, TV stand, and many other items but you are on a tight budget. There are very many places wherever you live which second-hand items are sold. Check them out.

4. Hang Art on the Wall

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Your home becomes more attractive when there is artwork on the walls. Moreover, it does not have to be a painting or drawing, you can hang pictures of your family members and friends on the wall too. Just know exactly which wall requires what art as stuffing them too might appear unattractive. Some people actually prefer to put up their own DIY artworks. Remember not every wall in the house is to have art on them.

5. Use Paint


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Probably one of the oldest and most common methods of renovating a house, using paint does the magic. From transforming an old wall to a brand new one, paint gets you a full home makeover. Pick out the right colors that suit you and have the house repainted. For a complete makeover, you may choose to paint other furniture in the house too.


There are various reasons why we need to redecorate our homes. Some want to have a new beginning while others have their own reasons. Even while on a budget, you can contact professional freelancer interior designers in Dubai to help you out.


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