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10 Decorating Ideas Under $20

Have you ever wanted to dress up a room or change it up a little – without breaking the bank or taking several weekends to do it? Well, take a look at these 10 Decorating Ideas Under $20.


Have you ever wanted to dress up a room or change it up a little – without breaking the bank or taking several weekends to do it? Well then, you’re going to love these 10 Decorating Ideas Under $20!

Have you ever wanted to dress up a room or change it up a little - without breaking the bank or taking several weekends to do it? Well, take a look at these 10 Decorating Ideas Under $20.

10 Decorating Ideas Under $20

1. Gallery Walls

Create a gallery wall using a collection of family photos, free printable art and collected pieces. Print photos out in black and white for a cohesive look if you like.

gallery wall

2. Small Details

Add some small details: a silver tray, a scented candle, funky coasters. Create vignettes with your finds to avoid cluttered surfaces.

the secret to creating a pretty vignette every time

3. Change the Lampshades

Swap out lampshades for different shapes or sized to see what works. DIY lampshades if you can’t find any for a good price.

4. Change or Paint the Hardware

Use some oil rubbed bronze spray paint to freshen up a few door knobs a la Young House Love. Or replace them if budget allows, like my sister did in her kitchen when she found knobs for $1 each!

5. Create an accent wall

Stencil an accent wall either in another color or even using a glossy version of an existing wall color.

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6. Rearrange the Furniture

Rearrange the furniture to see if you can come up with a fresh new look. Like when we swapped our living room and dining rooms.

7. Add Greenery

Bring in some of the outdoors: potted herbs for the kitchen, a vibrant gerbera or an aloe vera plant perhaps. Even inexpensive tulips can brighten a space.

8. Make it Cozy

Add a few textured throw blankets to cozy up on the couch. Change out the throw pillow covers too!

farmhouse-style-living-room

9. Look at the Shape

Find an accent piece you like the shape of (but perhaps not the colors) and give it a coat of spray paint – like our owl. Ceramic pieces are great for this – a can of spray paint can do several pieces at once.

10. Add Some Fun!

Paint a wall with chalkboard paint for a fun surface for doodling or making your own art. A can of chalkboard paint goes a long way!

BABY IT'S COLD OUTSIDE WARM UP HERE CHALKBOARD WALL

What other simple cheap and cheerful decorating ideas have you employed in your home? Have you found any fun little accents for less than $20 lately?

xo,
Shannon

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12 Comments

  1. I recently posted a quick DIY using busts that I purchased from my local goodwill store and the price for the total DIY was $9.00. Stop and let me know what you think.

    Nicole

  2. Shannon, love these tips! So great and effective for changing the look of one’s home! I plan on doing a chalkboard wall in the new home. Did you roll the chalkboard paint on? And is there a specific brand you’d recommend?

  3. Great ideas! I just found a set of 6 blue Ball jars on Amazon.com for less than $13 – some of them will be gifts, but I’m looking forward to using the “leftovers” in my decor 🙂

  4. All are excellent tips but the one I like the most was the #10 “Paint a wall with chalkboard paint for a fun surface for doodling,” since I have kids aged 4 and 5 yrs old, I’m sure they will enjoy this.

  5. Great tips and everyone loves decorating on a budget! I am working on my wall gallery now.