Interior design on a budget requires a little extra planning and a little extra imagination, but that’s half the fun of it. Keep these tips in mind, and you and your wallet can both be happy in your newly designed space.
Make a Budget
If you want to transform an interior on a budget, you have to know what that budget is. Be honest about how much you are willing to spend from the get go, and you’ll save time and energy (cross the trip to the crystal chandelier store right off your list). Even if you’re prudent your new interior design is likely to cost at least ten percent more than you expected, so budget below your actual limit.
Avoid Costly Mistakes
Measure your space so you don’t end up paying for delivery of a table you can’t fit through your door. Be cautious with big ticket items. A failed experiment with a daring lamp is a lot less expensive than a failed experiment with a daring couch. (more…)