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Home Decorating Ideas on a Budget

Laurence Wood

Posted on October 09 2018

Often, our Pinterest moodboards of our dream home décor can be a mile away from our real life budgets. But with a few tricks up your sleeve, and a little extra effort, you’ll be able to recreate what you were envisioning. If you’re searching for home decorating ideas on a budget, all of the tips below will have a big impact for little harm to your wallet.

Make Plants a Feature

Plants have a unique ability to breathe life and freshness into a home. Not to mention, they look stunning in just about every room. If you’re searching for a piece of décor to fill up a space on a bookshelf or something else to add to your coffee table, you won’t have to go much further than your local nursery to find the perfect addition.
Even though large plants can be quite expensive, if you’re willing to buy a smaller plant and be patient while it grows, you can get yourself a beautiful décor item for next to nothing. We stock a selection of planters and vases ready to house any number of plant varieties.

Baskets as Storage

If you’ve been watching Marie Kondo tidy up a storm on Netflix lately, you’ll know that organising your belongings can have an enormous impact on a home. But even if new storage units are outside of your price range, it doesn’t mean you can’t harness the power of tidying in meaningful and stylish ways. Search ‘basket storage’ on Pinterest and you’ll see what we mean.
Placing a large basket in the corner of a children’s room will help contain all the toys to one small space. And using a series of small baskets underneath a hall table is an elegant way of clearing some of the hallway clutter. See our range of individual baskets and basket sets.

Add Some Pendants

One of the fastest ways to transform a room from good to great is to change the lighting. And one of the most affordable ways to do that is by using pendant lighting.
If you have a kitchen bench or dining table that you would like to add a bit of sparkle to, consider hanging two or three pendant lights above it. This will add height to your room, and provide a soft warm light that just radiates sophistication.
If our interior designers had to pick one pendant light to recommend, they’d point you in the direction of the Luciana pendant in marble white. You can also browse our other pendant lights.

Find Your Home Décor Online

By shopping for home décor with businesses that only have online stores, you’ll avoid the markups that are so common with brands that are paying high prices to operate retail stores.
Plenty of great furniture and home décor stores (including Home-Buy) are now solely operating online, and shipping their products straight from the warehouse to the customer. Not only does this reduce prices for customers, but it reduces the carbon footprint of the products you’re buying.

Want More Home Decorating Ideas on a Budget?

If you’d like some more ideas on home decorating within a budget, head to our blog. Or contact our customer service representatives for information about our furniture and home décor products.