19 smart ways to renew your home on a tiny budget

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19 smart ways to renew your home on a tiny budget

Leigh Leigh
Dining room Minimalist dining room by Pixers Minimalist
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We all know that a beautiful home makes for a happier home. Not only is it more appealing for visitors but it's much more pleasant for family members too.

The elegance and style of a home comes in the form of decor and furniture, but sometimes we don't have a very big budget to work with. But that's alright! Today at homify, we are going to show you how you can recycle old furniture or give your home a whole new modern look and feel on a very small budget.

There is no doubt that this isn't an easy task to achieve, but it all comes down to simplicity and a little bit of innovation. Then there are so many ways to transform a home into a paradise, while still meeting the needs of the family.

So let's explore these smart tricks today, which will help you to renew and decorate the house, starting from the entrance to the house all the way to the bedroom and the bathroom. These designs all come from top professionals from around the world and show us how we can achieve the same on a shoestring!

1. Use furniture polish to give tables and chairs in your home a refreshing look and feel

2. Paint your walls interesting colours and shapes and you'll never have to invest in an expensive art piece

Mondrian Minimalist dining room by Pixers Minimalist
Pixers

Mondrian

Pixers

3. Be creative with your artwork, framing it for an elegant and sophisticated design

4. Remove old wall paper and let the raw bricks stand out for an industrial chic and modern design

Shoreditch Project by The Wood Galleries Modern
The Wood Galleries

Shoreditch Project

The Wood Galleries

5. Use simple shelves of different sizes for an eclectic yet functional look and feel

6. Fill your library with books, adding an organic form of decor and colour to a space

Broadgates Road SW18 by BTL Property LTD Modern
BTL Property LTD

Broadgates Road SW18

BTL Property LTD

7. Polish your wooden floor to make it look brand new

Upmarket St Johns Wood hair salon installs Designer Stripes by Floorless Floors Ltd Country
Floorless Floors Ltd

Upmarket St Johns Wood hair salon installs Designer Stripes

Floorless Floors Ltd

8. Invest in funky lampshades and you'll refresh a room in an instant

Lighting detail by WN Interiors of Poole by homify Industrial
homify

Lighting detail by WN Interiors of Poole

homify

9. Adopt colourful light bulbs, which will give a very original form of decor to a home

Kensington luxury modern warehouse by Quirke McNamara Industrial
Quirke McNamara

Kensington luxury modern warehouse

Quirke McNamara

10. Bright and colourful cushions inject a room with life and soul and you don't have to spend too much!

11. Paint one of the walls of a room a bright and original colour, changing the design without overwhelming a space

A Rented NY Apartment with a Sense of History by Heart Home magazine Industrial
Heart Home magazine

A Rented NY Apartment with a Sense of History

Heart Home magazine

12. Use old kitchen appliances to make a beautiful and modern lamp, recycling items

TALL FLOOR LIGHT 'FREE AS A BIRD' by it's a light Industrial
it's a light

TALL FLOOR LIGHT 'FREE AS A BIRD'

it's a light

13. If you are an amateur carpenter, make simple shapes such as letters and you'll fill your home with original artwork!

14. Take advantage of nature. Plants are inexpensive but very valuable, making an impact in any room

15. It's the small details that make a big difference. Use ironwork pieces like this to give a room a rustic touch

16. Don't throw away old accessories and decor items. Repaint them and use them for a whole new use!

A Converted Warehouse in East London Industrial style bedroom by Heart Home magazine Industrial
Heart Home magazine

A Converted Warehouse in East London

Heart Home magazine

17. Are you a traveller who gathers lots of memorabilia? Hang them in a room for a Bohemian look and feel

18. Use coloured bottles to store your liquid soap, giving a bathroom an eclectic design

Bathroom by WN Interiors Industrial style bathroom by homify Industrial
homify

Bathroom by WN Interiors

homify

19. Use curtains to bring a dynamic sense of colour to a room. A shower curtain, for example, can completely enhance a bathroom

Also have a look at these: 10 habits to keep your home clean and tidy.

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