Home Decoration At The Price Of Peanuts !!!

Some inexpensive ways to pomp it up

Decorating your home need not be an expensive affair always, with a little bit of creativity and imagination just about anyone can perk up their homes ! You can let your imaginations run wild, if you are a funky person or play it subtle depending upon what you want.Your home should reflect a part of your personality and there are no hard and fast rules actually. Just keep a check on color combinations, the ideal space for a decorative piece and voila ! the battle is half won:)

Doing it yourself is a lot of fun and am sure you will enjoy it , you will get enormous satisfaction chilling out at your place, enjoying the cozy ambience which u have created for yourself and your family.

You need not sweat with heavy stuff like carpentering, stitching, plumbing and stuff like that to revamp your home.Here are a few tips to fuel your imagination and get you going -

>Take some inexpensive fabric,fabric color, some sponge and cut it in the shape of a flower or a star or whatever you fancy.swirl this sponge in the color of your choice and press it on the cloth. Its like batik printing. you can use this fabric as a curtain, table cloth or a bed spread

>Take a dried tree branch , cut the stubs but do retain some because we do want the end product to look like a branch :).Paint it with varnish or paint. let it dry nicely and you can use it instead of a curtain rod !

>Take old car tyres, remove the spokes, fill the centre of this tyre with foam or old pillows and you have a nice seater!

>Take some soda crates, hammer & nail them together. plop a mattress on it and there ! a nice inexpensive bed or a divan ! actually u can make a book shelf or a table too this way,

>Take a helmet, remove the wizor, paint some real cool designs on it ,fix it on a rod and attatch a bulb in it to make a funky lampshade !

>Apply paper mash on inflated balloons and let dry, then prick and burst the balloon. what you have is a paper mash balloon now to use as a piece of decoration in a flower pot instead of flowers or to hang a bunch of them in a corner.

>Take old glass bottles, preferably empty wine bottles, wash them nice and clean and let dry. fill them up with buttons, gems, crystals or glitter and tie a satin or lace ribbon around its neck. looks very attractive as a center piece on a table .

>Take thermacol and glue.cut four pieces of thermacol in 4/2 inches and two pieces in 2 inches to make a square box. Apply glue all over it and sprinkle a lot of glitter. what you have is an eye catching show piece .

<Take a small tubelight and fix it under your bed.when you switch off all the lights and switch on just this one ...well a cozy,glowing,romantic little bedroom !

I hope you found these tips easy and interesting ! wishing you good luck and a lot of fun. Please do not forget to give comments ..they mean a lot to a new hubber :) Thank You !

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donotfear 7 years ago from The Boondocks

Very nice ideas!


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crayonbrains 7 years ago from The World Is Mine ! Author

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