Yet another way to decorate your home elegantly without spending a fortune is to accessorize. Most people over-accessorize. If you want to budget, look for a small selection of quality pieces and if anything, consider “under” accessorizing your home. A few special pieces well placed in your home will prove much more interesting than a home full of multiple cheap ornaments.
Accessories include wall hangings, lamps, vases, paintings, plants and other items that can add a sense of sophistication and peace to a room or your home. You can also add items you make, including dream catchers, paintings or items your children make at school (hang their artwork on the walls). Remember, you want to create a home that provides appeal, but one that also reflects your personality. Put what you like out, and place your accessories in convenient, eye-catching locations.
You can also create a unique appeal by selecting one distinguished item and using it as the centerpiece for the room you decorate. Simplicity is key if you plan to feature an exclusive item in your home.
Let’s say for example you want to decorate your dining area. You first repaint the walls in an elegant color. You then have a dining room table strategically placed in the center of the room. Select one elegant item as the centerpiece for your dining area. This may be a vase for example, that you can fill with fresh flowers.
The tinted walls and centerpiece are going to be the items that stand out.