How to decorate your home on a budget

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Decorating your home shouldn’t have to break the bank and no one should have to sacrifice style! Here’s our top tips to help you make your home look on trend, on a budget.

Pre-loved furniture

With the likes of Ebay, Gumtree, Facebook Marketplace and Vinted, it’s never been easier to pick up quality second hand furniture. Pre-loved furniture boasts character and charm and often comes without the costly price tag of a brand-new table or chair.

Shopping vintage doesn’t just save a few pennies, it’s impact on the environment is extremely positive and keeps furniture from being unnecessarily sent off to landfill.

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Non branded Paint

Sorry Dulux, but when it comes to saving money, ditching branded paint for more affordable, unbranded options is the way to go.

Wickes own paint has hundreds of on-trend options. This season we’re loving their range of muted green and stone colours and with a price point of just £6 per litre, it’s a brilliant way of transforming a space for less.


We know D.I.Y isn’t for everyone, but upcycling doesn’t have to be hard! Giving a tired piece of furniture a second life is a great way of saving some money and adding a personal touch.

Plank Hardware stock an array of trendy hardware options, from brass handles to minimalist matte black doorknobs, replacing hardware is a great way to keep your furniture current without having to shed out for a completely new piece.

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Wall Art/Prints

There are thousands of budget-friendly wall prints available from independent sellers on Etsy that can help add colour to a bland space.

Lovettedesign’s Etsy store features bold prints and retro colour pallets, there popular cocktail prints start at just £4 each and are an amazing touch to any kitchen/bar area.

For more tips on how to style your new build home, browse our latest interior design blogs.