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Cheap Oriental Décor: Asian Lamp, Wall Hanging, Scrolls

Updated on June 2, 2011

Oriental decor is a growing decoration trend for today’s modest home. Every family is trying to stretch their dollar to the maximum. Many enthusiasts look for cheap home furnishings, easy to buy or ready made ornaments to spruce up their surroundings.

Oriental décor gives us the feeling of sophisticated yet pricey Asian furniture or accessory. I fact, it does not have to be. There are plenty of cheap décor ideas for modest or small homes. If you are looking for budget buys, here are my suggestions.

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Oriental Lamp

Start you decoration plan with an Oriental lamp. Why? Lights add a special touch to your home. The intensity of the light can create a stunning magical feel to your space. Choose:

  • Asian paper lamp
  • Chinese lantern
  • Asian porcelain lamp

Oriental lamps come in a variety of shapes and styles. If you priority is budget décor, you should check out Oriental paper lamps or Chinese lanterns. They are pretty cheap compared to other types of lighting. Paper may not last a long time because of its texture. Nevertheless, it will add an instant boost to your home interior. Porcelain lamp is another great buy. If you look for real traditional atmosphere, choose Oriental lamps that look like a vase, pagoda, teapot or so. They are marvelous to look at in the dark.

Oriental Wall Hanging – 4 Types

The wall is a plain yet essential element for your home. Even if you have a small home. You should never ignore your wall décor. Why not enliven your wall with exotic Asian hangings? There is a myriad of cheap Oriental wall hanging to suit every taste and budget. Oriental wall hangings include:

  • Asian panels
  • Asian textiles
  • Chinese knots
  • Asian fans

In sum, Oriental wall hangings provide a great home décor solution. However, most people usually stick to the typical ornament. There are a variety of cheap ornament décor to consider. Add vibrancy and color to your wall with Asian scrolls, panels, Oriental textiles Chinese knots or fans.

Asian Scrolls & Wall Hangings

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By Connie Ho

Oriental Wall Hanging – Panels

Asian panels can be used to accessorise your home. They usually come in a set of 2, 3, 4 or more depending on the theme. Some have small decorative pieces of mother of pearl. Choose the smaller ones so it is easy for hanging. They look decidedly Asian and classic.

Oriental Wall Hanging – Textiles

Oriental textiles are another wonderful addition to your home. Most people think of Asian textiles as clothing, fashion or what you wear. This is not true. Asian textiles such as embroidery can be used to decorate your living space. They have intricate ancient designs like bamboo, Chinese figures, emperor emblem, etc.

Oriental Wall Hanging – Chinese Knots

Chinese knots are made of strings with decorative Oriental pieces like jade, ivory or precious stones. In the older days, knots are used to decoration clothing enhancement. Today, they are used also in home décor. Chinese knots are a wonderful décor idea if you have a small budget.

Oriental Wall Hanging – Fans

Asian fans are one of the most common Oriental home décor these days. Why? Asian fans have a special allure that isn’t found elsewhere. In the past, ladies with Asian fans are seen with dignity. This shows the power of the fan. Today, home decorators choose Asian fans to enhance their surroundings. Fans add magic and dignity to any home. They come in various sizes.

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By Connie Ho

Oriental Scrolls

Most people think of Oriental scrolls as fine art or museum exhibits. True, those are priceless pieces and of course are very pricey. However, Asian scrolls can indeed be home décor idea. As long as you are not looking for artworks by well known artists or specific pieces, Asian scrolls can be quite cheap. One of the reasons is that they don’t require framing. Simply hang it on your wall. Oriental scrolls compliment any modest home. They are traditional Asian watercolor paintings. These artworks are mounted on silk or other delicate Asian fabric. They give a mind calming and unearthly feeling that you will love. Asian scrolls come in different themes, e.g. landscape painting, bird painting, tiger painting, peony flower, mandarin duck, Asian legendary animals, etc. The choice is endless.


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    • jamterrell profile image

      jamterrell 6 years ago

      This is very nice for Home, someday I wish I have this stuff.

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      asian style lamps 6 years ago

      thanks for the good read

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      Connie Ho 7 years ago from Quebec, Canada

      Thanks for reading. Décor can be quite affordable indeed.

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      katrinasui 7 years ago

      These Asian lamps and wall hangings are wonderful. They are very cheap and one of the best items to decorate your room.

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      Connie Ho 7 years ago from Quebec, Canada

      Yes Asian lamps add a romantic and sensuous aura to your surroundings. They don't have to be expensive, just check for several sources to get the best deals! cheers

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      BanjDog 7 years ago from Travel Around

      I love Asian lamps at home. They are romantic and very serene.