For most homeowners the living room is one of the most used spaces. It can be used for relaxing, entertaining, and spending time with the family. The more time you spend in your living room the more you may want to have a new, different look. You don’t have to spend thousands of dollars to change the look of your living room. Here are a few inexpensive ways to renovate your room and make it exciting again.
Rearrange the Furniture in the Living Room
Get a new look without spending any money by rearranging the furniture. The best way to do this is to find a different focal point for the room and rearrange the room to focus on that new area. This gives the room a completely new look and flow to the room and is so simple to do. It doesn’t require any new furniture, but if you really wanted to mix it up you can add an inexpensive piece of furniture like an end table.
Change the Paint Color on the Walls
The great thing about paint is that it is fairly inexpensive but can dramatically change the look of a room. Choose a color that is already in your color scheme for the room. You can choose a matching color or a complimentary color and develop a whole new feel for the room. If you don’t feel like painting the entire room, then simple choose one wall as an accent wall. Paint it an accent color to give the room some more interest.
Add Inexpensive Accessories to the Furniture
You don’t have to spend tons of money on accessories for your furniture to change the style of a living room. Some inexpensive accessories that you may even be able to take from a different room from your home include decorative pillows, throws, vases and baskets, flower arrangements, candles, and lamps.New decorative pillows on a couch can make give it a totally different style. You can easily turn a neutral colored couch with a country style, to a contemporary style with different pillows. With items like tables and shelves, you can add candles and baskets to mix up the décor.
Change the Window Treatments in the Living Room
Different window treatments may allow different amounts of light to enter the room which can completely change the look. With window treatments you can change the color, patterns, and the type of material easily. You can also add other window treatments to the existing ones such as adding a fabric valance to a window that already has blinds. If you want to change the look of your living room but you don’t have a lot of money to spend, then get resourceful and creative to come up with a new style. Follow one or more of these tips and next time you have a gathering at your home, your friends and family may not even recognize the room.