You don't need paint to makeover a room. Check out these easy, affordable ways to add color to a room.
Crown molding is an easy way to give your room a polished appeal. With so many products to choose from, installing crown molding
is easy and can be less expensive than you think. Solid wood is the traditional choice for crown molding, but installation
can get tricky if you don’t have the proper tools and instructions. There are a few easier and cheaper alternatives, such
as plastic and foam crown molding. Research your options and decide which material is best for your home and budget. Check
out: easycrownmolding.com, foamcrownmolding.com or sosimplecrown.com.
If you’re getting bored with the neutral color of your walls and need something to add a bit of interest, use a wall stencil.
Add an interesting stencil design over the sofa or mantel to bring some depth and color to your walls. Make sure you keep
your original paint color on hand in case you need to paint over the stencil.
With a few coats of paint and some new fabric, you can update a side chair in one afternoon with a few easy options. If you
want to give your chair a rustic look, use sandpaper to distress the edges and sides. If you prefer a polished look, choose
a high-gloss spray paint and use several coats to ensure an even finish. If you love the current color and want to update
the fabric, take a trip to your local fabric store and find a modern pattern to re-cover your seat cushion.
Give your bureau a makeover with an artistic touch. Add a floral motif, or use a stencil to get an exact design. Finish off
your new piece of furniture with some updated drawer pulls.
Let Mother Nature inspire your new coffee table. This budget and eco-friendly table will complement any décor.
Mirrors are a great way to give a room the illusion of more space. If your mirror is going unnoticed in a plain gold frame,
spice things up with an unexpected color. Pick a color that is used elsewhere in your room, or a color that complements your
current décor. If your mirror has a slender frame, pick a bold color without fear of overpowering the space.
A simple accent like this ribbon tassel is an easy way to give a room personality. Use leftover ribbons pulled from other colors in the room to help tie everything together. This is an easy way to give your room a unique touch.
No need to buy an expensive area rug when you can assemble your own. You can easily find smaller and inexpensive rugs and stitch them together with silk cording or use heavy-duty industrial tape along the seam underneath. Place the rug underneath a coffee table and no one will ever know the difference.
If you’re tired of looking at the same beige couch and buying new furniture isn’t an option, the best way to freshen up a room is by moving a few items. Sometimes all a room needs are a few simple changes to update the look and add interest. While you’re at it, add a new bright pillow or throw for a splash of color.
The best way to add a pop of color to a room without committing to the hue is to use brightly colored flowers. There’s no need to buy an expensive floral arrangement either. Simply gather some tinted glass jars and place a few colorful flower stems in each. Use jars of varying heights to create interest and depth.