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Tips to Make Your Living Room Look Luxurious On a Budget

Tips to Make Your Living Room Look Luxurious On a Budget

Decorating and improving the overall aesthetic appeal of your living room can be a fun process, but most people are under the impression that it has to be notoriously expensive. Needless to say, the vast majority of DIY enthusiasts end up giving up due to financial reasons. However, it doesn’t have to go that way, and in fact, it’s quite possible to make your space look luxurious and stylish without spending a fortune. How can it be done, you ask? Follow some of these tips and tricks, and you’ll most likely end up satisfied with your new DIY masterpiece.

Think about art

Tips to Make Your Living Room Look Luxurious On a Budget
Most people aren’t aware of the impact of art pieces in a room. For example, a well-positioned collage of pictures will make a wall stand out as the dominant one in the room. On top of that, you can add things like tables of peculiar shape, a lamp that looks like a blooming flower or anything that is not an ordinary piece of a living room.

A good trick to use here is to be a bit of a megalomaniac and put oversized items in the center. This concept is especially effective when it comes to putting pictures on the wall. One massive one usually looks better and more aesthetically appealing than a group of smaller ones. However, it’s also a matter of personal preferences and taste.

Paint your living room and mix up the colors

Tips to Make Your Living Room Look Luxurious On a Budget
Most people spend their time in rooms that are usually painted in one color. It’s not a bad thing per se, but it definitely affects the whole experience. Instead of going with just one color, try including at least two or three. It will open up space and make the room much more pleasant to spend time in. On the other hand, make sure you don’t overdo it because there’s a thin line between good taste and a complete disaster. Also, make sure to mix the tones instead of mixing completely different colors. For example, instead of combining blue and green, go with dark blue, baby blue, and white. Once again, it’s a matter of personal preferences, but we strongly recommend against mixing colors that simply don’t match or look good.

One more thing you should consider is putting a themed wallpaper on one wall. There are thousands of different designs available on the market, and most of them are quite affordable. For example, if you feel like a red brick wall would go well with the whole concept, don’t hesitate to get a piece of self-adhesive wallpaper and follow your instinct.

Keep things simple

Contrary to popular belief, having more items in a room doesn’t automatically make it more luxurious. In fact, a cluttered space is usually more of a nuisance than a pleasant experience. That’s why it’s important that you only keep the necessary things on the floor and avoid bumping into something every time you walk through an area.

Bonus points go to things that have a strong sentimental value for you. In other words, instead of having a bunch of boxes and useless things lying around, keep the pieces that will make you feel better when you see them. For example, your grandma’s old jewelry box will have a much bigger impact on your experience than any other commercial piece.

Incorporate unusual shapes

Tips to Make Your Living Room Look Luxurious On a Budget
A space in which everything is lined up and square quickly becomes a tedious box of underwhelming experiences. That’s why it’s important that you include objects of unusual shape and break the monotony of your living room.

The important thing here to remember is that you don’t have to incorporate new pieces in order to follow this rule. Instead, you can change the existing things such as the shape of your coffee table, carpet, or even a side chair. Also, the said piece doesn’t have to be functional at all because it should leave an aesthetic and emotional impact instead of being of functional value.

As you can tell, re-doing a living room doesn’t have to have a massive impact on your budget. The key is in little things that don’t seem crucial, but once you tweak and change them, they stand out and improve the overall comfort and level of pleasantness. The whole project should be more of a personal adventure than an investment. If you’re an enthusiast on a budget and are willing to look for some affordable pieces that can change the way you feel every day, don’t hesitate to visit a thrift store or a flea market and look for some good deals. You will be amazed at how impactful a one-day remodeling project can be.

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February 14, 2018 | 0 comments

Top 5 Reasons to Buy an Organic Crib Mattress

Top 5 Reasons to Buy an Organic Crib Mattress

Once you are done with the hard task of choosing a perfect crib for the room, you have to go on to the next step which is choosing the right kind of mattress for that crib. There are tons of options available but like everything else including the organic fruits and vegetables, the mattresses these days are also coming in organic form. The organic mattresses are surely a bit more expensive than the other conventional ones but they do have. A lot of advantages that other mattresses do not offer. These advantages make the organic mattresses a better choice.

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November 13, 2017 | 0 comments

How To Choose The Perfect Rug For Your Family Home

How To Choose The Perfect Rug For Your Family Home

Choosing a rug is not a simple task -it should be, but it's not! There are so many different things to consider - What size should I buy? What color? Which rug fibre is best? And having kids means more considerations - What rugs are the softest? The sturdiest? The cheapest? The easiest to clean? There is so much choice out there...let's try and make life easier for you. When choosing a rug for your home consider the following top tips:

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August 08, 2016 | 0 comments

Nest Cam Ultimate Home Security Camera

Nest Cam Ultimate Home Security Camera

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Talk and listen - Hear the baby. Or talk back to get someone's attention
Quick, easy setup - Plug in Nest Cam and download the Nest app to get started. No hub needed.

Price: $199.99



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December 05, 2015 | 0 comments

Author: Deepa  Raj Deepa Raj Spaceio Blogger
Is your child safe in your home - See how to childproof your home

Is your child safe in your home - See how to childproof your home

Homeowners mostly avoid the plan of getting their complete home designed or renovated, during the kids blooming period. But there is no reason why one needs to restrict themselves, if they could incorporate designs which are not only stylish but practical ones too!

Here are a few tips and tricks which, if implemented, can provide one with amazing space for adults to enjoy, along with room for the kids to play and grow too.

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July 13, 2015 | 0 comments

Author: Deepa  Raj Deepa Raj Spaceio Blogger
Swing In Style! - Hammocks Styles  For Interiors And Exteriors

Swing In Style! - Hammocks Styles For Interiors And Exteriors

When it comes to styling a home, most of the times you can reinvigorate a look without reinventing it, with the help of amazing home accessories like hammocks! Whether you want to add some glamour to a room or want to curl up and be in your own little world, where better can you do this, than in an indoor - outdoor hammocks for one or two!
Here are a few styles of hammocks for sale, for homeowners to get inspired and shop from, to create a style statement in any home.

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June 19, 2015 | 0 comments

European furniture Miami

European furniture Miami

Looking for European furniture in Miami. Well your search ends here. We are the largest custom built European Furniture provider in Miami. Please see some of our designs, and contact us for any question or quote. We will be happy to assist you with any information. Contact Details of Nabu Homes

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January 03, 2015 | 0 comments

Author: Deepa  Raj Deepa Raj Spaceio Blogger
How To Design A Kids Friendly Kitchen

How To Design A Kids Friendly Kitchen

The door to the kitchen can no longer be closed to keep children away, as most homes have open kitchen design. Hence kitchens need to be not only functional and aesthetically pleasing, but must be kids or family friendly too. If you worry about their safety in the kitchen, implementing a "kids friendly" design concept is undoubtedly a great idea.

Usually when folks plan or think of a makeover, they spend a lot of time in trying to decide only on the kitchen layout, color concepts, the cabinets, appliances and the counter tops. And in most cases, only little thought is given at this particular idea of creating a kitchen which is kids friendly too! But do give it a thought, as this will allow you to work and engage with your kids at the same time.

Here are a few facts and tips, you need to consider, while creating a safe nest for your kids right in the kitchen, no matter whether you own a large or small space.

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September 03, 2014 | 0 comments

Author: Keren Amaechi Keren Amaechi Spaceio Blogger
Decorating Small Spaces in a great way

Decorating Small Spaces in a great way

Hey everyone! So, I just moved in with my hubby and we both realized that the space was suddenly too small for both of us, since our apartment wasn't ready as at the time of the wedding. But we had to devise a way to fit both our stuff until a time that we can conclude our moving arrangements. This situation inspired me to write this topic. To help people living in small spaces manage it properly. It can be quite difficult designing any space at all but designing, organizing and decorating a small space has to be done with even more effort.
Thank goodness I'm an interior designer. A few weeks ago, I posted something on tips and tricks to organizing, you can check it out here. Today, I'll be focusing more on how to make your small space look adequate if not large, and organizing your home . Some major items need to be taken into consideration and they include:

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June 16, 2014 | 0 comments

Kids Room Design - Aircraft

Kids Room Design - Aircraft

new room for children, is based on the Disney movie of aircraft, but has been given a more commercial twist. The headboard is the logo of the film, where instead of putting the name of the aircraft, puts the name baby. The dressing has been designed as a hangar and the rack is front plane, but in the center incorporates a clock. There is a choice of many colors to choose, but I opted for the protagonist.

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February 22, 2014 | 0 comments

Author: Architect & Designer Architect & Designer Spaceio Blogger
Baby Nursery Ideas And Nursery Room Decor

Baby Nursery Ideas And Nursery Room Decor

Designing your dream nursery isn't just about choosing a cute theme and pouring over paints, a bedroom for babies requires mainly a safe spot. While its easy to get caught up in all that fun stuff, you need to spend just as much time in making sure whether it's a safe space for your newborn.

Of course the design process can be fun and a rewarding one, if you implement a few of these tips before your new baby moves in. And moreover, not only your teeny-tiny one be spending a lot of time in here, but you will too, so make sure it's a room you both will love!

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February 19, 2014 | 0 comments

Author: Nora Kay Nora Kay Spaceio Blogger
Hues of Yellow, Blue & Grey - Inspirational Interiors

Hues of Yellow, Blue & Grey - Inspirational Interiors

Sunshine yellow brings the brightness to any decor. And if added with shades of blue or grey accents, it brings the calmness to the interiors. I have collected some inspirational designs with these beaming colors. These are practical decorations which can be done easily with little budget.
These zig-zag pattern of blue and yellow, on the wall, by adding the wooden boxed wall panel, is adding a wonderful character in the room. These colors have subdued the boldness of this leather sofa, and brought the tranquility to overall interiors. Check out Living room sofa from Wayfair!

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December 09, 2013 | 0 comments

Author: Deepa  Raj Deepa Raj Spaceio Blogger
Get Creative For Your Toddler - Bright & Cost Effective Ideas

Get Creative For Your Toddler - Bright & Cost Effective Ideas

Decorating a child’s room can be a challenging task for the parents, as you want a design that won’t outgrow too quickly, and something you can live with too! Its quiet obvious that, you won't find a kid's room without toys and accessories, but if you want to save those extra bucks for wall coverings, then too you can turn out your toddlers nest into an interesting one!

Check out a few of these cost effective and easy ideas, to create amazing walls as a background.

Show Your Artistic Side

Wall art is a creative way to personalize your child's room. Individuals who feel confident in their artistic abilities can get away with drawing and painting a picture free-hand, but those who want a little additional assistance can use stencils or projections to create a cleaner image. Stencil work especially well for simple designs, while projections often work better for detailed murals. Regardless of the method you use, you should choose a design and colors that suit your child's unique personality and tastes.

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September 30, 2013 | 1 comments

Author: Deepa  Raj Deepa Raj Spaceio Blogger
Customize Your Kids Zone - Kids Bedroom Sets

Customize Your Kids Zone - Kids Bedroom Sets

When it comes to a kid's room decor, it can be a tough task yet an intriguing project as it is definitely not just about the application of various colors in interiors or toys! If you think more deeply you will realize as day passes by, the needs and desires of your child also evolve. But transmuting the kids room design frequently is not a pretty economical conception. Hence, design in such a way, that by a few assemble or dismantle of objects, you can engender a fresh new look.

Here are a few kids room ideas, that will suit kids of age till 12. As teenagers zone is completely different, set these ideas only for your toddlers.

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September 22, 2013 | 1 comments

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