It’s easy to start thinking your home could do with an update when you have lived in a property for a number of years. But we often don’t have the funds to be able to do significant changes. However, you might be surprised there are some little things we can do which will make the room feel entirely different. In fact, here are some ways you can change the whole look of a room with three simple changes.
Repaint the room
Even though it might be tiresome to replace the whole decor of the room (that wallpaper took forever to do), you could update the wall paint. After all, with a new colour, it can bring an entirely different look to the room. And it can feel like you have stepped into a brand-new room. Therefore, it’s time to update the paint with a fantastic new colour. You should go for a colour which will help it to stand out from the rest of the house. Just make sure you pick a colour which goes well with all your current furniture. After all, you don’t want to repaint it just to find that everything now clashes in the room! Therefore, get a sample first to see what it will look like before you repaint the whole room.
Invest in new flooring
You might not realize, but it often can be the flooring which makes the room look old. After all, if you have carpet which has some permanent marks and has started to fall apart, it can make the room look tired. Therefore, you should update the flooring if you want to give the room a new look. For example, going from carpet to laminate could make the room feel more modern. And you don’t have to worry about it costing a fortune if you look online at sites like bigwarehousesale. You might be able to find laminate or vinyl at a discounted rate which will be perfect for your room. And don’t be afraid to go for a different colour than before when it comes to the flooring. After all, it will raise eyebrows when you go in the room with guests next time.
Move around the items
While you might not have the funds to replace the items in the room, there might be a cheaper way to give your room a new look. After all, by moving the items around in a room, you could potentially make the room look entirely different. For example, in the lounge, you could move the sofa to the other side of the room. And then you can put the coffee table in a different area. Even moving items like the photo frames and flowers can make the room look different. Therefore, don’t be afraid to have a move around this weekend to see how great your room looks after these changes. And moving items around can also make the room look bigger; bonus!
And check out our previous blog for some other ways to improve rooms such as the bedroom without spending a fortune.