Money Saving Home Decorating Ideas By Lubna Ali Khan

1~ You can always go out in your backyard to find beautiful things like cones or flowers and bring them in your home to add a beautiful and natural feel to the room.


2~ A room’s floors can add to its beauty because floors are an important element. Redoing hardwood floors can be very expensive so you can place rugs or carpets instead. They create a sense of warmth and coziness in the room. You can look for amazing overdyed rugs for sale and pick the ones that are the best match for your home.


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3~ Decorate with affordable toss pillows. Toss pillows are relatively affordable and the right pattern and color can really add an impact to your space.


4~ You can look in magazines or on the web to find a room that speaks to you. You can choose picture of a high end room and then mimic that in your space. Look at all the details of the room that you like and recreate those details in your space by going to inexpensive and budget friendly stores. Look at the placement and execute your design.


5~ Make sure that those budget friendly things are not low on quality. The last thing you want for your home is to look like you have designed it with a bunch of second hand items. Plus it won’t come together like you want it to.


6~ Calender’s are an excellent budget friendly way to get artwork in your home. Basically they’re printed on quality paper and they look good when framed. You can get inexpensive frames from yard sales, discount stores or thrift shops. If they look old then you can always paint them a nice color to give them a fresh new look.


7~ Take your time and don’t feel like you have to rush in and design your home all at once. If you do that you won’t be happy with it because you rushed into it.


8~ Take your old furniture pieces that are worn out but are in a great condition and paint them white to make them refresh and new again. Painting anything white totally brightens up the room.


9~ If you don’t have the time and money to spend on curtains then you can take some spare bed sheets and make curtains out of them.


10~ If you keep your eye out then you can get really good deals on furniture. You can go to auctions, yard sales or garage sales to buy inexpensive furniture or decorating items.


11~ You can make your own picture frames by repainting old frames and gluing pearls or beads on them to make them more sparkly and pretty.


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12~ If you’re tired and bored of looking at the same sofas everyday then instead of buying a new sofa set or dining chairs you can simply change the fabric as the trends change over time. This is an inexpensive way to make your home look completely different and better.

Author Bio: This article was written by Lubna Ali Khan. She is passionate about home improvement, beauty, arts, writing, healthy living and entrepreneurship. She blogs at alrug













Simple Ideas to Decorate Bedroom By Lubna Ali Khan

Simple Ideas to Decorate Bedroom

A bedroom is the most personal space that needs to reflect individual personality instead of just ensuing design principles off an interior décor book. This is the only place where you loosen up and relieve yourself of an entire day’s taxing issues. Other than the right wall colour, wall paper and floor rugs, there are simple techniques you can infuse into your bedroom to add personal ambiance. These simple ideas are sure to send you into a blissful slumber ensuring your personality stroke is present in your bedroom.

  1. Ruffle The Things Around

Revamping the positions of objects in your room like changing the furniture arrangement and changing the frames on your wall arts will give a fresh look for a space very familiar to you. Don’t think twice to shake up the contents of your bedroom to add new life to it. A ruffled look to a very familiar place is an instant way to decorate your room. Go ahead and reorganize the stuff in your room to beautify your space in a jiffy.

  1. Keep It Dim & Soothing

Dim lightings not only add a touch of warmth to your personal space, but also minimize visual stress on one’s sight. Wall scones, night lamps, chandeliers could be your best pick; you can even opt for three-way bulbs to adapt the wattage to suit your need and mood. Top your bed with covers meant for snuggling like an ultra soft comforter to create a soothing and welcoming atmosphere. Light-colored walls best harmonizes the dim lighting effect in your room.


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  1. Revamp The Look Of Your Bed

Changing the outlook of the substantial objects can change the look of your room completely. Your bed is one of the substantial objects of your room other than the dresser, cupboard and other large furniture. A change in the patterns of your bed spread, comforter and pillow can go from graphic to girly, primary to pastel and modern to classic; changing your room’s outlook entirely. You can even make smart use of a combination of geometric, floral and polka designs on your pillows and cushions.

  1. Add Gleaming Glamour

An instant way to add glamour to your bedroom is to involve stuff that can reflect light. Shiny surfaces like mirrors, satiny bedding, silver fixtures and frames reflect light. Think gleaming interior additions as jewelry for your room. A ring cocktail table set in gold, silver or bronze could be an ideal addition to bring a lavish look for your bedroom. Silk rugs and cashmere throw blankets could be a shimmering addition to make your bedroom befit celebrities.


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  1. Colorful Chaos

Nothing better complements you bedroom than a fresh burst of cheers colours have to offer. Adding colorful layers of patterns can create rejuvenated environment; quilted silk-blend bedding and a faux-fur throw, with colorful patterned pillows and cushions can signal an extravagance of colours elevating the scene. Persian rugs for living rooms add a perfect blend of natural colours for your flooring so your bedroom feels cohesive and looks perfect as a whole.


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  1. Oddball Accessories & Furniture

Quirky accessories are an evergreen alternative to pep up your spirits every time you enter your bedroom. By keeping your bedroom far from being formal, you can instill a light atmosphere to your room. Don’t think twice even if it means setting up a wooden wine barrel for a night stand! – Or even an old wooden trunk can serve as an antique table. DIY ideas are best suited to enhance personal ambience of your room. Flaunt out of the box ideas by mixing odd stuff fearlessly.


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  1. Add Arresting Prints

Large prints augment the size of small spaces. Do not limit bold prints to your bedding alone; convert a side of your bedroom wall into a giant-sized canvas; printed lamp shades and print patterned wall-hangings best complement bold interior décor. Large prints add a solemn dose of striking personality that can be subdued with the use of subtle hues in smaller accessories; to be able to create a soft atmosphere.


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  1. Accessorize With Art

Art masterpieces have adorned walls of palaces and farm houses alike. Art is a great way to add focal point to your room while infusing a perfect balance of colour to your bedroom. As per Feng Shui, art helps to balance the energy flow within your room. Adorn those walls with art or get personal with family pictures to create a complete look for your bedroom. To start experimenting with colours, start by adding minimalistic colours; wall art would be your best pick for trials before settling for bold colours in your bedroom.

  1. Saturate With One Colour Theme

While combinations of various colours add a lively atmosphere to a bedroom, a single colour of your choice equally offers immense visual delight. If you are not able to settle for one favourite colour of your choice, sky is the limit when you are looking for an ideal colour to suit a bedroom. Different hues of the same colour can be used to create a cohesive feel in your room.


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  1. Bring In Life with Plants

Plants are one of the sure shot ideas to add life into your room. With benefits associated with sharing your personal space with plants, you are sure to gain calming and relaxing effects from having plants in your bedroom. Parlor Palms, Snake Plant, Pothos, Rubber Trees, Peace Lily & Fiddleleaf Fig plants are some indoorsy foliage you can choose to have in your bedroom. If you are not much of a green thumb person, you may want to bring plants that are hard to kill!


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  1. Patterns Work Best

Patterns paired with solid or neutral colours are a smart way to elevate the look of your bedroom. Keeping the magnanimous compositions plain while choosing patterns for the minimal stuff in your room ensures there is a perfect accord of colours; solid colours keep patterns from overpowering the room.


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Author Bio: This article was written by Lubna Ali Khan. She loves interior designing, home décor and art & craft. She recently published an article about 7 Most Expensive Rugs of the World