If you're looking to update a room in your home, but cash is a little short, never fear. The Budget Decorator has ten of her best home decorating finds, all of them for less than $10 each! Anyone can afford to decorate their home with these home decorating tips.
Fat Quarters are quarter yard pieces of fabric sold singly or in coordinated bunches. They can be used for a number of projects around the home, are inexpensive, and a great way to introduce an accent color or pattern to the room.
Dollar Store Frames
I love dollar store frames. You can generally find a selection of sizes of basic, classy frames that mix with just about any style. I very rarely buy frames anywhere else, because of how cheap and clean these look! You can easily make a gallery style picture wall under $10 for a look that will pull together a room. Ideas for framing on the cheap?
Graphic Poster Art
This can be a bit trickier to find under $10, but it can be done! Try looking at places like IKEA, Michaels, or Hobby Lobby. IKEA has great graphics for very little price, in a multitude of sizes and styles. Michaels and Hobby Lobby generally have good prices on their prints, and they usually offer a 20% or even 40% off coupon weekly in the local ad or online.
Quart of Paint
A quart of paint may seem small, but it goes a long way to freshen up your home.
Stencil Brush and Craft Paints
Stenciling can be used on far more than just walls.
Glue Gun and Sticks
This is probably one of the most essential tools of The Budget Decorator and can be used in almost every decorating project.
Patterned Contact Paper
Patterned contact paper can be great for making a room look completely different, without the cost or hassle of painting or the permanency of wall paper. This is a great option for renters, as most are not allowed to paint.
Flat sheets are so inexpensive, especially at places like Walmart. They probably aren't the kind that most of us want to sleep on. However, they are affordable large pieces of fabric, which can change the way a room feels in a pinch!
Fresh flowers instantly revitalize a room that needs a boost. The colors and fresh smell bring instant gratification, and you can get a lovely bouquet for under $10 at the grocery store... sometimes even under $5! If you splurge in one area of home decorating, make sure you don't forget the flowers!
No matter how short you are on cash, these are our top decorating finds under $10. What you do with them is up to you!
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