Big on style, low on cost.

Call us optimists, but we think everyone under the sun can have a beautiful home if they want one. Even if you’re pinching pennies, there’s still plenty you can do to create a stylish, inviting home for yourself and whoever you have over. The first step is to clean your home and get organised. Doing those two things alone will drastically improve the quality of your space. Then for the fun part – on to decorating. With years of budget decorating behind us, we’ve amassed a few helpful tips for making house with a slim wallet. Follow our economical home decorating tips and get inspired by the ideas that prove that style doesn't need to come at a price below.

Pot a plant

Faux plants can make for chic décor at a low price. Find an affordable option and then style it on a beautiful stand or in a handcrafted pot.

Pick out a new lamp shade

This small detail can make a big difference. Treat yourself to a fresh lamp shade to give new life to an older piece.

Turn plates into wall art

Plates can make for some seriously chic wall décor. Hang a few in a cluster on a blank wall for an instant update.

Hang prints

Framed prints don't have to be expensive, but they can transform a room.

Buy a woven basket

Woven baskets are cheap and give a room a bohemian flair and offer a place to store spare items to keep any space free of clutter.

Turn glass bottles into vases

Hold onto a few glass bottles and repurpose them into eclectic vases.

Stock up on candles

Candles are an affordable feature that can seriously shift the mood and atmosphere of a space for the better.

Customise an end table

With a bit of paint and a little imagination, you can make a tired end table feel brand new.