Having shelter is one of the basic needs of human beings. As our purchasing power increases our dreams grow and we wish to have a luxurious home.

Today, let me introduce you to a few home improvement tips on a budget that can elevate the look and feel of your home to greater heights.

1. Mirrors

Mirrors with beautiful frames can glam up any given space. They can also act as a focal point.

Mirrors can be placed above your sofa on the wall, or above your crockery unit in dining or any other place. They can make space look bigger. It will just not fail to do its job.

This is one of the easiest home improvement tips on a budget to glam up your home.

A designer mirror placed above the mantel piece in dining room is one of the easy tips for home improvement on budget.

2. Wallpaper

Wallpapers are the most affordable and creative product to elevate the beauty of your home.

There is no end to the choices you get when it comes to wallpapers. They can not only make the place attractive but they can also give an all-new dimension to the place when selected correctly.

3. Texture paint

Yet another fantastic way to make your home lavish is to use texture paint. It can be used in number of ways.

If you are facing difficulties in deciding a color, read this article to understand colors better.

“A Beginner’s guide to color psychology”

Be it on the entire wall, or as patterns or as stencils, colors will always bring in life to your space.

For example in the picture below, use of bold colors on the wall make the entire room so cheerful.

If you are wondering what paint finish to choose, here is your answer by The Flooring Girl.

“How To Choose The Best Paint Finish”

4. Wall cladding

Though compared to the other options this might workout a little expensive, its worth all your money.

Nothing like an actual stone or brick or wood on your walls. Though there are many more options for wall cladding, these three are the most common ones.

5. Art piece

You don’t have to be an art expert to have a piece of art in your living room. One large beautiful art work can just tie the whole ambiance of that area.

Art work can be either a painting, a vase, a statue or anything which is exclusive.

Pro tip: Try and pick something from your travel, they will be more affordable and memorable as well.

6. High Curtains

Increasing the height of the curtains almost till the ceiling gives a dramatic effect to your space.

You were anyways going to buy a curtain for your window, increasing the height by few feet will not be a too much of a burden on your pocket. Yet you will get a very different look all together by doing this.

7. Statement Chandelier

Instead of going for normal light above your center table or dining table, go for one statement chandelier there.

This will increase the glam quotient of your home. To make them budget friendly, you can even do it yourself. That will make them even more special.

Hanging lights from ceiling in a bedroom is one of the easy tips for home improvement on a budget

8. Gold accents

If you are open to experiment and if your already existing interiors permit the use of the color gold, just go for it.

Its just that you should use them in the right quantity. Nothing can make the place more luxurious than using gold accents.

It can be just a vase or a knob or your mirror frame, it will look just awesome.

White chest with gold knobs

9. Unique rug or carpet

If there is one easy fix to bid the place and make it look cool, its nothing but a unique piece of rug or carpet.

It can even hide the flaw on your flooring which you have been wanting to fix for a longtime 😛

Easy on maintenance and pocket. So its an absolute win.

Rug and carpets for home improvement

10. Introduce Plants

If you want the place just not to be luxurious but also warm and welcoming, using of right amount of plants should be your top pick.

I agree it comes with a little bit of work, but trust me its all worth it. The joy you get when you maintain your own indoor plants is priceless.

Just look at the picture below, isn’t it so pretty 🙂

A lot of green plants in a white dining room, which increases the beauty of this home.

11. Accessories

What do I mean by accessories? Your cushions on your sofa, that small dolls on your TV unit, candles, potpourri, photo stand etc.

So basically you can include anything and everything that adds character to your space.

Using accessories of similar colors and family can tie the space and make it look very well decorated at the same time.

After all how much will you spend on these items. Best part, you can always replace them with something new in no time and with less cost. Isn’t that lovely?

Accessories which helps in home improvement

Let me know if these home improvement tips on the budget were useful to you. I will be glad to increase this list if you have some ideas to add to it.

After all, decorating your home is an ongoing process and there is no end to it.

<strong>Manasa Bharadwaj</strong>
Manasa Bharadwaj

Manasa is the founder and principal designer, at Ambiance Design Studio.

She is also a home decor blogger, who is on a mission to help homeowners to beautify their homes with her easy home improvement tips.