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15 Cheap And Easy Decorating Hacks To Make Your Home Shine On A Budget

Diply 3 Jul 2018

When you spend a ton of time on Pinterest, you're always thinking about the next room you want to decorate. But decorating on a budget can be difficult, and doing it well can be even harder.

Luckily, there are a lot of really great ways to make your home look and feel amazing without dropping a ton of cash.

1. Clothes Hanger Gallery Wall

Apartment Therapy | Apartment Therapy

These clothes hangers might be meant to hold your pants, but they actually make a great solution for hanging larger prints, too. How funky do they look as a gallery wall behind this couch?!

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2. White Picket Fence Cord Control

Woo Home | Woo Home

Having cords sticking out along your walls is definitely an eye sore, but there aren't too many solutions to fix that. I love the idea of covering the cords with a white picket fence!

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3. Washi Tape Covered Light Switch

Home Esthetics | Home Esthetics

If you're decorating on a budget, washi tape is definitely your best friend. It's cheap to buy, easy to remove, and super colorful, too! You can definitely use it in every room in the house.

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4. Washi Tape Statement Wall

Home Edit | Home Edit

See?! Washi tape is not only great for home accessories, it's also pretty fantastic as a statement piece. I'm definitely adding this to my home decor to-do list!

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5. Spray Painted Home Accessories

One Hundred Dollars A Month | One Hundred Dollars A Month

I hate the gold chrome accessories that are popular in older homes. My favorite solution? Find yourself some matte black spray paint and go to town!

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6. Laundry Basket Polka Dots

Pinterest | Pinterest

An old laundry basket can help you get the perfect polka dots. Whether it's for a statement wall, a piece of art, or a small section of a room, it's the perfect painting hack!

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7. Sponge Painted Polka Dots

Oh Oh Blog | Oh Oh Blog

Here is another great hack for creating the perfect polka dots on your walls! A sponge is all you need to create this look, isn't it darling?!

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8. Contact Paper Polka Dots

At Home In Love | At Home In Love

Not sure you want to commit to painting polka dots on your walls? Well, contact paper is a great way to add something fun without worrying about painting over it later.

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9. Faux Wood Paneling

Lovely Crafty Home | Lovely Crafty Home

Having someone come in and add wood paneling to your home can definitely get pricey, but you can do it yourself for a fraction of the cost!

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10. Rustic Wooden Wall

Thrifty Decor Chick | Thrifty Decor Chick

And if the faux paneling above isn't your style, why not try out a wooden wall instead? It definitely adds a rustic touch for a heck of a lot cheaper.

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11. Stenciled Flooring

Cutting Edge Stencils | Cutting Edge Stencils

If your floors are a little outdated and need something to take them to the next level, don't rip them out! You can actually paint them! How cute is this stencil?

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12. Faux Baseboard

The House Of Smiths | The House Of Smiths

Creating baseboards doesn't have to be expensive or a pain in the butt. All you need to do is get creative! This uses craft wood and white paint to give the illusion of a baseboard!

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13. Framed Mirrors

HomeTalk | HomeTalk

There's something about framed mirrors that instantly makes them look 10x more expensive. It also makes the room look a lot bigger!

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14. Liquid Starch Book Wall

The Poor Sophisticate | The Poor Sophisticate

How great is this for a book lover?! I immediately sent this one over to my colleague Brianne who is actually moving very soon. Do you think we can make it happen?!

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15. Removable Fabric Wallpaper

Fun Cheap Or Free | Fun Cheap Or Free

Similar to the way the book wall was created, you can use fabric and liquid starch to create removable wallpaper that you don't have to commit to. This is perfect for renters or commitment-phobes like me.

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Who's ready to turn their home into a total palace?!

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COMMENT to let us know which of these hacks you can't wait to try, and don't forget to SHARE with your friends!

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