Interior decor, along with renovation, is considered to be a very troublesome and costly affair. However, there are ways to turn your home into a masterpiece in a matter of minutes and without an impressive cost. By following simple guidelines, you can achieve a result comparable to the work of professional designers and decorators.
Do-it-yourself rugs, pillows, bedspreads.
Even if you don’t know how to crochet, it doesn’t mean that you cannot decorate the interior with your own hands. The now popular patchwork technique allows anyone to create with their own hands unusual decorative elements in the form of floor rugs, bedspreads and decorative pillows, giving new life to old things. To create a unique bedspread or rug with your own hands, sew several shreds of different fabrics. These can be pieces cut from old shirts, unwearable jeans, and other shabby clothing. Decorative pillows can be decorated with regular embroidery or applique, and old things will look like new.
We decorate the TV with a baguette or moldings.
Massive walls are gradually going out of fashion, replaced by lighter designs, and TVs look much more spectacular when hung on the wall. However, so that your plasma does not look boring and monotonous, it can be placed like a picture in a beautiful frame. You can make it yourself using a baguette or ordinary moldings. The latter in this case will be the most budgetary option. Paint them in the color you like, form a frame around the TV, and now such a familiar piece of furniture sparkles with new colors.
Do-it-yourself false fireplace.
Almost everyone dreams of their own fireplace - a kind of romantic place around which you can gather as a couple or a large friendly family. And it is not at all necessary to have your own home, because you can make a decorative fireplace yourself. Make a drywall frame, putty the unevenness. In the future, it can be painted in the desired color, decorating with moldings, or overlaid with decorative tiles to make it more similar to a real fireplace. Inside, the fireplace can be decorated with large candles - romance will be provided for you.
Paintings, photo frames and appliques made from scrap materials.
All of us in childhood once made applications from improvised means, why not use this skill in interior decoration? Any, sometimes even the most ridiculous, materials will be used: unnecessary paper clips, buttons, beads, wires, even food - everything that is enough for your imagination. Ordinary photo frames can be decorated, for example, with dry sticks or long pasta, it will turn out fresh and original.
Geometry on floors or walls.
If you are bored with the monotonous solid color of walls or floors, you can easily fix it without resorting to complex repair and construction procedures. Stencil the desired pattern, buy paint, and apply the pattern to your old wallpaper or paint. Stripes in the interior, for example, look very impressive and fashionable. You can independently choose the length and width of these stripes, colors and other characteristics. The main thing is that the result obtained is pleasing to your eye.
Original chandeliers from improvised means.
A chandelier is an integral part of almost any room. Replace your boring old chandelier with a new one made by yourself. There can be a huge number of variations here, everything will depend on your imagination. Inflate, for example, a few balls, wrap them chaotically with household twine. When the work is finished, burst the balls, you will have original sconces, in which you will only have to fix the shades.
Mirrors that expand the space.
Mirrors are a real lifesaver for small rooms. In this case, you can not only hang a mirror, but also decorate interior elements with decorative pieces. So, for example, decorate an old table or cabinet with mirror-like tiles. With these same pieces, you can lay out a kind of decorative panel at the head of the bed or along the entire length of the wall. Such a mirrored decor is able to increase the space of any previously nondescript room.
We decorate old furniture with moldings.
Moldings are a versatile decorative element, with their help you can decorate not only walls, but also old furniture. Do not rush to throw away your grandmother's wardrobe or chest of drawers, which have long gone out of fashion, pre-decorate it with moldings, creating the desired geometry, and then paint everything in the desired color.
We decorate rooms with LEDs, garlands, lanterns, candles.
With the help of light, you can radically change any familiar interior, while there is absolutely no need to spend money on expensive lighting fixtures. Take an ordinary garland and decorate the curtains with it - a light fabulous atmosphere is provided for you. She can also decorate mirrors, doorways, create a romantic picture on the wall, decorate a bed, etc. No less original, you can decorate a room with ordinary candles or LEDs.
Baguette on the ceiling.
Baguettes can be used not only as picture frames and plasma TVs, but also as a decorative ceiling element framing a chandelier. Pre-paint the baguette in the desired color or add a light shade and place it on the ceiling so that the chandelier stays in the center of the entire composition.