Looks can be deceiving. But this is not always a bad thing. When it comes to decorating, you can make your home look expensive without spending thousands of dollars as celebrities do. In fact, there are countless items that you can find on a dollar store that you can put together to come up with glamorous and upscale-looking displays and decors.
Intrigued? Here are clever ways to do so:
Needless to say, painting the interior and exterior walls can give your home a new look. If you want to achieve a minimalist look, which is the trend these days, you can make use of black and white paint. Then you can base your home decor from there.
A fresh coat of paint will significantly improve how your home looks like without breaking the bank. From paint rollers, paintbrushes, trays, and even painting sets, you can get them all from the dollar store.
Vases are a staple when talking about home decor. You can fill your home as well as event tables with vases of varying colors, sizes, and designs to complement all decorative accents. And believe it or not, you can definitely get luxurious-looking vases for $1 each!
Glass Jar With Lights
Tired of the traditional looks of lampshades? Look for a nice, clear jar at the dollar store and fill it with decorative lights. You can also make use of the colored ones, depending on the theme of your home. All of this won’t make a dent on your wallet. Super cheap, but it’s definitely unique and very impressive!
Throw pillows are another home decor staple. They don’t cost much either. It’s their colors that would make a huge difference, so make sure that you choose them carefully. Looking at the picture below, you can see how those gray and orange throw pillows accentuated the paint. Looks really nice and ‘expensive’!
Painted Mason Jars
Mason jars are versatile. There’s no limit to what you can do with them. Aside from serving as containers, they can make creative home decor as well. You can paint them with any color that you want, put flowers on them, or display them as is. Some even make vanity lights out of them.
And again, all the materials that you would need when decorating mason jars are available at any dollar store.
Buy different sizes and colors of picture frames, remove the center, and hang them on the wall. You can also paint them if you wish to. You can go with bright colors, pastel, or even wood, especially if you are trying to achieve a rustic theme. Now, if you have more time, you can create designs in the middle. The options are endless!
Wine Glass Vases
This is one here is one of my personal favorites. Simple, but it’s really creative. All you need is wine glasses (preferably the big ones) and roses. Put water in the wine glasses, but do not fill all the way. Cut the stems of the flowers and put each in the wine glass with water. Voila! A very nice display!
Flowers and houseplants are fashionable and really pretty. They bring more colors and life to any space. More so if you have some kind of ‘vegetation’ inside your home. One great way to do this is by creating glass florarium. You just have to get some glass bowls from the dollar store, fill it with soil and pebbles (paint them if you want), and put a plant of your choice.
Do you have cactus growing in your garden? Well, you can actually utilize some of them to decorate the interior of your home. For this project, you might have the materials already. But if not, you can always get them from the dollar store.
You need to have a planter, paint it, and design in any way you want. Afterwhich, put some soil and, of course, the cactus. Position the end product anywhere in your living room. That would surely be an attractive piece!
Empty White Frames
Get some white frames from the store and arrange them on a table or against the wall. To add more luxury look to it, design them with white fur. This works great for a minimalist design. Try it!
So there you go with just some of the many clever ways to make your home look glamorous on a dollar store budget. These are proof that you really don’t need to spend all your savings to beautify your dwelling place. With due diligence in putting together the right materials, you can come up with cheap yet expensive-looking decorations!