Do you love to decorate your home and often find yourself Google-ing about home décor tips? However, while Google and Pinterest do give beautiful suggestions, they are also quite expensive.

It often becomes a concern of how will I afford all these renovations and new décor items?

While home décor can become pretty expensive, you can always look for an option that is budget-friendly. Talking about budget-friendliness, the easiest way to do that is by looking at DIY decorations so that you can save up a lot of your money and make things for your space yourself.

Not only is it cost-effective, but it also gives you a wholesome feeling knowing you have created your space yourself, literally. The only drawback of DIYs is that they often take up a lot of your time if you compare from simply going and buying the item. So if you are someone who has a tough routine and little time to space, then it's time for a little bit of juggling.

Let's have a look at 10 DIY decorating ideas which you can make while staying on a budget:

1. Rearranging Furniture

Yes, it is tempting to completely revamp your space and change the furniture of your house but remember, sometimes it's not the space that needs new furniture. Instead, a new arrangement can also help you change the whole ambiance.

You can think of rearranging the sofas in the living room or shuffle the pieces a bit by bringing a sofa chair from the rooms to the living room. You can also make it spacious by rearranging the positioning of the sofas. Before you go out shopping, thinking of shopping at home first. Trust our word for it; it is going to make a big difference.

2. Repurpose Furniture and Accessories

If you think furniture cannot be rearranged at your place, don't lose hope! Another thing that you can do with the furniture is repurposing it. Yes, you can use that old, worn-out table as your new dining table simply by painting it.

Try to find furniture pieces at your house which you can alter and modify a bit to repurpose it while giving a whole new look. You can repaint or refinish a wooden table and use it as a desk. You can even add an ottoman in the corner and use it as a mat at prayer times .

Some of the few ideas to repurpose your existing pieces are:

• Make a book rack from dresser drawers.
• Use old shelves for dresser
• Make a vanity using dresser shelves
• Changing a side-table into a sitting stool or ottoman

3. Shop Secondhand

Ever considered thrifting? You would be surprised to find the most gorgeous pieces from garage sales and flea markets at an amazing price. You can buy secondhand things and modify them as you wish or even use them as they are if they go with your interior. You can save up on a lot by shopping second hand and repurposing those pieces into your house. Even experimenting with secondhand items is easy and can be pocket-friendly.

4. Use Paint

Sometimes small changes can create a big impact. If you have had your walls painted the same color for a long time, then simply changing the paint of your walls can create a huge impact and completely uplift the ambiance of your house. Try considering lively colors for a spacious feeling in your living room. This is one way of uplifting the outlook of your house and add more style to it. You can use different techniques of painting, including stripes, polka dots, ombre, stenciling, or sponging.

5. Use Paper

Wallpapers are also an inexpensive way to add more style and uplift the outlook of your walls. You can use different colors and patterns depending upon the look and feel of your rooms. Not only are they cost-effective but easy to install and clean as well. An easier solution to changing the walls without the hassle of paint, you can use Wallpaper in Nooks and Cabinets, tiled backsplash, on furniture or headboards to highlight the pieces without spending a lot of money.

6. Play with Fabric

Other than changing the color of walls, you can also play around with the colors of fabrics in the rooms. The fabric items, including beddings, cushions, carpets, curtains, etc., switching up the colors of fabric on your house can make a big difference in the overall look and won't even cost you a lot.

7. Woodwork

Woodwork details look beautiful and give a pretty-looking feel to the exterior of your house. You can add a few wooden details to your house without having to spend a lot of money on it. This detailing can be done on a basic budget with the help of a few skilled workers or even yourself if you know how to work with wood. You can try base molding, chair rails, wainscoting, and crown modeling at home for a refreshed outlook.

8. Details

Sometimes improving the smaller details can create a huge change in your house. Consider putting efforts into the details of your house and change the things that look worn out for a fresh outlook. Changing cabinet pulls, replacing your faucets, adding lights, hanging lamps, adding accessories can make a huge difference in the ambiance of the house without spending a hefty amount on it.

9. Make Use Of Plants

Have you considered using indoor plants to uplift the mood of your living room? Plants require effort and attention but add a very refreshing feel to the inside of the house. You can add a few indoor plants at the corners of your living room or even bedroom to give a more natural and subtle look to the house. Indoor plants won't even cost you a lot and can be placed in pretty DIY wooden planters, which you can paint to match the interior.

10. Adding Affordable Artwork

To add a little style to the walls, you can hang up some art pieces which aren't too pricey. You can purchase printable sceneries and panting and get them framed yourself to make it affordable. The pages of a colorful calendar, pictures cut out of magazines, or completed jigsaw puzzles can also be used as an alternative to wall hangings.

Author's Bio: 

Author Bio:
Arslan Hassan is an electrical engineer with a passion for writing, designing, and anything tech-related. His educational background in the technical field has given him the edge to write on many topics. He occasionally writes blog articles for Muslim and Quran