Five Cost-Effective Interior Home Tips


If you love DIY projects, then you’re already saving money around your home. Did you know that with some forward planning, it’s possible to transform the interior of your home without spending too much. Here are five value-boosting upgrades that won’t cost you more than $500.

1. Update your paint colour

A lot of homeowners agree that choosing the perfect paint colour is one of the most challenging decisions to make. You have to take into consideration your existing décor and colour palette. If you want a colour that will instil instant elegance throughout your home, choose a warm, neutral colour. For a dramatic feature wall, consider a matt black. This will
automatically give your interior an expensive feeling without burning your pocket. If you’re going to choose this option, don’t forget to add some bold accessories in accent colours to match the overall paint colour.

2. Add some cushions

When chosen correctly, cushions can definitely make your home appear more stylish. Besides offering guests the comfort they need when sitting on a couch, multiple cushions provide a cosy ambiance. When choosing cushions, stay away from the standard 12-18 inch throw-pillows. Instead, opt for something larger and more luxurious such as a 22-inch cushion cover with 24-inch inserts. Never skimp on pillow inserts either, because they’ll always boost the appeal of your home.

3. Drapes, blinds and curtains

It’s obvious that a home without drapes, blinds or curtains looks cheap and unfinished. Luckily, you have a multiple budget-friendly options to choose from that will provide your home with warmth, style and privacy. Thermal backed, heavy cotton is one of the best materials to consider. For an easy-to-clean alternative you can opt for bamboo or wood blinds instead.

4. Stand out accessories

As you walk inside any home improvement store, you’ll be faced with a wide selection of knobs and handles. Although bulk hardware pieces are definitely affordable, they are not the most elegant-looking either. Smaller hardware stores tend to have more unique accessories that will really make your home stand out. Consider changing your door knobs and handles on your kitchen units to put your own style stamp on your home interior.

5. Rugs

There are some carpet stores offering high-end carpets and rugs at very affordable prices. Seek out the advice from one of the sales assistants who will be able to show you the best options for your home interior.

Have fun implementing the five suggestions above. However, if you want to take your interior decorating to the next level, then make sure you visit David & Maria Flooring. They offer the most affordable carpet installation in Wellington. Check out their website at


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