How to give your room an instant makeover?



Most of the people assume that a drastic remodeling project clubbed with a huge investment is a must to impart the room with a fresh look. However, this is not true. There is a myriad of simple and easy things that can be done to any room of the house to give it an instant makeover.

Paint the walls – Painting the walls of the room is the easiest and the most cost effective way to impart a new look. The process does not consume much of time, and changes the complete feel of the room. In addition, if you do not wish to paint all the walls in new color, you may paint a single wall and create it as an accent wall. For the accent wall, choose a different color that complements the other walls.

Slipcovers for the furniture – Slipcovers are an excellent solution to give the furniture a fresh new look. If the furniture is in good condition and is just appearing outdated or tired, then you can breathe in life by dressing them with stylish slipcovers. Slipcovers are not expensive and you may easily purchase two sets of slipcovers also.

Accent pillows – Instead of selecting pillows that match with the bedding, choose pillows that are of the same color as the accent wall. Also purchase pillows of different sizes also.

Ornament the wall with a piece of art – if there is a large wall that is completely bare then you may make it the focal point of your room by hanging a large piece of art on it. The art you hang can be of any type and style. It is not necessary that the art should be a canvas only. You may hang framed fabric, or any other interesting motif. Framed photographs also look good.

Rearrange the furniture – Rearranging the furniture in one the most effective ways to give the room a complete makeover. Try to create a new focal point of the room and start working from there. For instance, if the focal point of the room is the fireplace, you may now evolve the entertainment center as the focal point of the room. The sitting area near the fireplace can be shifted near the entertainment center and so on.


Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on February 16th, 2011

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