6 Ways to Decorate Your Home Like a Pro (on a Budget)
Decorating a new home can be expensive.
While you may not have $20,000 to overhaul the design of your home, that shouldn’t matter, says Ariel Farmer, an interior designer with Homepolish, a popular interior decorating startup. Homepolish is among a crop of new sites — like Hem, Remodo, and Houzz — that help homeowners decorate their homes at reasonable budgets.
“A small budget doesn’t mean you should settle for subpar design. There are so many opportunities to create big impact at an affordable cost. My go-to design trick is the Ikea Rens sheepskin — whether on the floor or thrown over a lounge chair. It never ceases to be chic and sophisticated,” says Farmer.
To help you find the right design for your home, Farmer offers six simple home design guidelines for you (and your decorating budget) to follow.
1. Make a plan and assess what you need