Are you sick of the look of your home but do not have the money, or even time to fix it up the way you want? Well, I have the answers for you. Try these easy affordable essentials that will give you a big bang for your dollar.

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Chaenomeles, Inc.

Lets start at the very beginning. Anyone who comes to your home is always going to see your front door. Why not spruce it up with a new mail box. This is a low cost way of adding a clean new detail to the space. Keep in mind that even if you do not actually use it, it still adds a great detail to a usually bland space. Also, remember that if you do have a few extra bucks, go custom add you family name or house number. Create a focal point.

 

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Door Knocker

If a mail box isn’t a option for you, upgrade to a new door knocker. This is also a great way to add in a bit of detail and is also on the low end of the budget.

 

Townhouse renovation in Brooklyn, New York.
Townhouse renovation in Brooklyn, New York.

Walking into you home is a very important moment. By this, I mean lighting in that space is what will create that area. Having the right lighting in a space is the most important thing you can create. I say this because if the lighting is off, the space can look dark and cold. If it is too bright, it can turn people off or basically blind them. So, depending on your space, if you have a lot of natural lighting or barely any lighting your best investment is going to be a dimmer and a great light fixture. Both are cheap and easy to install.

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Greige Design

Another great way to spruce up your entranceway is to add in a vase. Here you can add fresh flowers, faux flowers or even branches. This is an easy way to change up your space, by this I mean change them out for seasons or even when you get bored of them. This is also a great way to add in colour to your space, so keep this is mind.

 

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Loloi Rugs

Add in a rug, any space can benefit from this. It  will bring in texture, colour and even depth into a space.  However, please don’t be one of those people who put a rug on top of a rug. Not only is it a tripping hazard, it is also god awful.

 

These are only a few ways you can bring life back into your home. Tomorrow we will tackle how to update your kitchen without breaking the bank or your back. So, make sure you tune in to get some great ideas!

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