Spring is around the corner, it’s time for us to start preparing our homes for “spring-cleaning,” as well as, for the next season. It is never too late to fall in love with your home again, all you need to do is add or change a few little things and you will feel like your home is new again. Whether you want to renovate an old home, convert an existing space into your dream room, or refresh your colors and décor… the right professionals and a fresh set of eyes can help you accomplish your objectives.
Below are a few ideas for décor updates that cost $500 or less and some strategies for preparing for spring cleaning.
Mirrors- Large mirrors with fancy frames can be very expensive. One way to save money is to make a custom frame by building your own around a mirrored closet door. You can incorporate a piece of paintable textured wall cover to the inset panel above the mirror, or add decorative trim or molding for an extra design motif.
Another way to integrate mirrors into your home inexpensively is to go to your local Habitat for Humanity, or Salvage store (like South Eastern Salvage or Preservation Station, in Nashville). These stores are hit and miss, since they have new items everyday from overages or tear-downs. However, if you’re willing to hunt, you can find some amazing, unique mirrors and frames that can help you create the look you want.
Fireplaces- A few ways to dress up your living room for a few hundred...