Home updating tips
Home renovations are typically thought of pricey, time-consuming projects.You don't need a costly contractor or interior designer to update your home — instead, try one of these DIY ways to update your home on a small budget.Shop a similar look: red Moroccan rug, 8, overstock.com"Floating furniture away from the walls creates more intimate seating," Burnham says.That means all you have to do is shift your furnishings a few inches to totally transform the vibe in a room — as seen in this California home.
Here's a handy guide on how to update your décor with a new lamp shade. Pick a piece with sentimental value, or choose a unique home accent at a flea market or estate sale. Here's an easy technique for hanging wall art that will make installing your gallery wall a breeze. Be sure to properly sand and prime the piece before painting to ensure a uniform, glossy finish. Close-to-ceiling lights (typically found in hallways, kitchens, and bathrooms) are easily exchanged with more stylish options. Area rugs are often viewed as a design necessity for living rooms and dining rooms - but why not in the hallway and entryway too?Shop a similar look Half of the wall means half of the time, right?Here, gray creeps up to the middle, while the rest remains white, creating a subtle, yet super stylish, statement.Shop a similar look Designer Betsy Burnham picked out Turkish runners from Rugs & Art to add instant style to this California home's hallway.