21 ways to renovate your home with very little effort

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21 ways to renovate your home with very little effort

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  by Boscolo
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Is your home looking a little drab, dull or dowdy? Is it simply asking for a refresh and a rejuvenating remodel? And finally, are you on a budget? Updating a home to look stylish often costs more than most of us would like to spend, but luckily, there are plenty of inexpensive ways to give your home a chic boost, without breaking the bank.

We’ve gathered 21 simple updates that are sure to impart a revitalised aesthetic, while ensuring your don’t spend your life savings in the process. Would you like to learn more? Read on below and check out our top tips!

1. Take some time to clean and disinfect your bathroom tiles

2. Add recessed LED lights underneath cabinets for added ambience

3. Check out this gorgeous doorstop that is inexpensive and adds a little rustic style to your home

4. You know that old, shabby doormat? Replace it for a fresh new one!

 Windows & doors  by Boscolo

Upper Park, Loughton


5. Have your interior doors deteriorated? Renovate or replace them for new ones, lubricate hinges and voilà!

 Windows & doors  by Modern Doors Ltd
Modern Doors Ltd

Ravenna Oak Internal Door Prefinished

Modern Doors Ltd

6. Shield your floor by adding protective covers to your tables, chairs and sofas.

7. Look after your leather furniture by applying special wax or oil to protect the longevity of the material

8. Wall murals are creative, interesting and inexpensive – pick one to suit your home and brighten a hallway with ease

 Walls by Rebel Walls
Rebel Walls

ABC for the Spelling Bee, Black

Rebel Walls

9. Hooks are a useful way to keep small items out of the way and organised

10. Keep all of your fixtures and fittings polished and in good order

If your bathroom is looking a little worse for wear, you may need to chat to a professional. You can easily find a bathroom designer via the homify website – head over here and select one today!

11. Add fresh flowers to impart a feeling of energy and vivacity to your home with minimal cost

 Household by rigby & mac
rigby & mac

Ceramic Cactus Vases

rigby & mac

12. Check out this gorgeous wall stencil, which adds character and charm to the bedroom

 Walls & flooring by Vinyl Impression
Vinyl Impression

Hand drawn flower (pack 1) wall stickers

Vinyl Impression

13. Review your lighting and employ multiple sources to evoke ambience and mood within your room

  by Imperfect Interiors
Imperfect Interiors

Open Plan 1st floor Living room

Imperfect Interiors

14. Audit your closet and robe to provide your home an orderly and stylish update

15. Do you find laundry all over the floor? Try a simple yet stylish laundry basket to add a chic level of organisation in your home

16. Try interesting bulbs with colourful cords to add an eye-catching, mood-enhancing feature

 Household by An Artful Life
An Artful Life

Bare bulb fabric flex light

An Artful Life

17. Have your rugs or carpet cleaned professionally

18. Pay attention to your kitchen’s design and arrangement, adding a rail for utensils to increase accessibility and usefulness

19. Freshen your air, as well as your home’s ambience with oil burners or diffusers

20. Repaint furniture or shelving for a renewed aesthetic

 Study/office by Diagonal Furniture
Diagonal Furniture

Tomado Floor Standing Shelves

Diagonal Furniture

21. Frame artwork or photography for inexpensive wall décor

 Artwork by HAM

HAM Screen Prints


Did any of these tips or tricks assist your new home update? If you’d like more encouragement, we think you’ll enjoy: 12 budget ways to decorate a small living room

Do you have any other tips or tricks for our homify community?
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