With the economy not doing too well, most of us are burdened with the high costs of living and sustenance. This applies greatly when you are planning to decorate your homes since money problem haunts all of us. However, not every house has to be a luxurious getaway, but can still look and feel comfortable where you can spend your precious time and relax. Here are the top 15 tips that will show you how to create a comfortable living space when you have a low budget. See below:
1. Use of dirt cheap antique furniture for decorating living rooms
Flea markets and even antique stores sell many items that are priced low and can be used to decorate your living area just like this gorgeous chair that was bought from an antique store at much lesser cost as compared to showrooms that sell the same chairs at double the rates. The chair is smart and trendy to look and makes for a cozy living room.
2. Use of color contrast for living room
The living room seen below is designed comfortably by imbibing lots of colors into the room that juxtapose efficiently with the white and light colors seen on the sofa set and printed curtains that lend a serene look to the room. The coffee table is an affordable piece and the items placed all around are not very expensive but cheap and trendy to look, just like the sunflower vase.
3. Decorative wall stencils for living room
Stencils on walls are an effective way to make your living areas look glamorous without spending extravagantly. The living room in the picture turns into a stylish place with the gray and white wall stencil design that isn’t too expensive. The design with the beautiful white flowers and butterflies looks elegant and matches well with the sofa and decor.
4. Pillow decoration for living room
One can make his or her living area look vibrant with big sized pillows that aren’t too expensive but look cute and colorful. The living room in the image comes alive with pink pillows that are big and draw the attention to themselves with their sheer beauty. These pink pillows look good with the cream sofas and the wall color too.
5. Beautiful sectional sofa design for living room
When you are pressed for space and money, the best way to beautify your living room is to use sectional sofas to save space and to lend a bigger look to the room. The white sectional sofas seen here are affordable and are also perfect to be fitted in smaller rooms. These are available in different price ranges and look quite smart.
6. Lamp shades for living room
Lighting goes on to make or break the look of any room. If done properly, a room can look mesmerizing and vice versa. Lamp shades are an economical way to make your living areas more warm and comfortable. The lamps seen in the picture are affordable and look smart too with no over the top exuberance. There are two big lamps placed on side tables arranged on either side of the sofa that offers the perfect setting for a romantic escapade. The look of the room is cozy and warm.
7. Suitable coloring ideas for comfortable living room
Adding the right color goes on to make a room look warm and inviting. Colors can be either pastels or bright, depending on your tastes. One can choose to color his walls with shades of light blue or pink without spending an extravagant sum of money on designer textured walls and spaces. The right color will help define your style. In the image, the color combo chosen is light bluish gray that compliments the furniture as well as the decor, also done up in pastels. The room makes for a comfy living space as it is serene and cool.
8. Affordable rug for decorating living room
Who said that you need to buy expensive carpets to decorate your floors? If smart, one can buy a rug that not only looks good but also suits the budget. The beige carpet with Orion Cancun border looks great with the decor, making the room look very warm and inviting. The rug matches well with the cane furniture and plants arranged neatly.
9. Picture frames for living room
One great way to make your living rooms look comfortable and warm is to decorate the walls with picture frames that you can design at home all by yourself or invest in low cost frames that are cute to look. Most people on a budget like to put pictures of their kids and their own selves by making a collage or taking bigger prints. The picture frames seen in the image are not very expensive and look good too. These match perfectly with the white decor and color.
10. Use of affordable furniture for living room
For you to feel relaxed in your house, you needn’t be a spend thrift. Instead focus on choosing the right type of furniture that isn’t too showy and expensive but still looks classy and chic. The yellow colored sofa and the chunky couch in the picture look beautiful and gel well with the light wooden flooring and white colored walls. A metal lamp makes a good style statement and so does the trendy shelved cabinet to store books and other things. The metal console table too looks very smart along with window curtains that are economically priced, but add glamor to the room in many ways.
11. Affordable decorative plant pot and showpieces
Seen here is a typical contemporary living room designed with smart yet economical decorative items that the owners have placed like a plant pot and some showpieces that are nice looking. The cushions also add a touch of glamor to the room along with white painted walls and an elegant looking painting.
12. Use of home made and affordable curtains
The living room seen in the picture looks quite cozy and beautiful with a home made curtain draped nicely on the window. The curtain is made at home and costs much less as compared to what is available in the market. It looks good with the red colored walls and the wooden cabinet arranged neatly.
13. Outdoor comfy living place with simple table and chairs
To save space and to add more utility, many people renovate their terrace or veranda to make them into comfortable living areas like the one seen below. The outdoor living area looks quite comfortable and can entertain a lot of guests too. There is a wooden table that can seat almost nine guests and offers a panoramic view of the green garden and the pool. One need not be extravagant in creating this look as the table and chairs are affordable and there isn’t much decoration that is required in the open floor plan.
14. Use of old products for decorating living room
For your living room to look comfortable, it need not be decorated with high end products all the time. The room as seen in the picture below, looks quite smart with an old cane basket that is placed here to be used as a table. Also, the center table is a thick block of wood that is not expensive but adds to the beauty of the room. One can use recycled and reusable products for decorating their houses.
15. Comfortable Living room with affordable slip covers
Slip covers for your sofas save you a lot of money in the long run since these help to protect your furniture from wear and tear and also add beauty. The sofa seen here looks smart and quite comfy with a white cover or slip-on that matches well with the white surroundings and decor.
Following the above tips will definitely help you decorate your living rooms at lesser costs while making them appear handsome and comfortable at the same time. One need not waste a bucket full of money to pep up the living quarters. Its just how wisely one mixes elements together to create a look of comfort and warmth.