Inexpensive Home Decor, Straight Out of the Magazines




Article by: Anne Clarke

Do you flip through home , Affordable Modern Furniture décor magazines, wishing that you could somehow make your home , Picking The Right Paint For Your Bedroom look like those on the glossy pages? Very few people have the money to decorate , Indoor Gardening their homes , Bringing the Inside Out in lavish fabrics and expensive woods, , Exterior Viny Shutters are Pretty and Protective etc. This does not mean, though, that you cannot find a way to make your home , Bringing the Inside Out look like those in the magazines.

In fact, next time you find a room , Home Interior Decorating in a decorating , Interior - Select the Correct Paint Sheen for Every Decorating Project! magazine that you just have to have, rip the page out and use it as your inspiration! No, you will not be able to have a room , Vintage Lighting: Action Lamps, Stained Glass Lighting and Lava Lamps Are Here to Stay! that matches it exactly, but you will be surprised at how close you can get! You do not need to go out and buy the same exact pieces as the room , Donít Wait for a Mate, Feather Your Nest Now! Part 2 in the magazine has. Rather, you can go out and find pieces that are similar in shape, similar in size, similar in color, , Designing Your Kidís Room is Childís Play! and/or similar in character -- but not similar in price.

Remember, you do not need everything to look exactly like it does in the photo. Think to yourself, , What Should You Know About House Flooring "What exactly is it that I love about this room? Is it the colors? Is it the size of the sofa? Is it the way that everything is arranged? Is it just the decorations...?"¬Ě

Once you figure out what it is that you like about the room , Cottage Style Home Decorating: Decorating Your Cottage With Creative Signs in your ripped-out page, the easier it will be for you to decorate , A Look at Custom Roman Shades your own room. , The allure of historical wall tapestries If it was merely the colors , Affordable Modern Furniture that you liked, then you can go off and find completely different pieces, as long as the color , Home Decor Trends for 2006 scheme is similar. Or, if it was more the innovative way in which the room , Donít Wait for a Mate, Feather Your Nest Now! Part 2 was arranged that you liked, you may only need a few extra decorative items and a few strong men (to rearrange your furniture! , Bringing the Inside Out ) to make your room , Practical Kitchen Design is Winning Recipe to 2006 Homebuyers your dream room. , Carpets: 8 Tips To Extend It's Life

The important thing is that you find pieces that fit your particular home, , A Look at Custom Roman Shades your personality, and your price range.

For instance, if you saw a beautiful room , Home Interior Decorating with walls , Vintage Decor For The Kitchen wallpapered in textured, lavish red silk, you can instead find a deep glossy red paint , Accent Lighting: How to Take Your Room from Now to WOW! for your own walls. , Budget Decorating: Making A Room Divider You can add texture or a design , A Cut Above by using a sponge, crumpled newspaper, or a stencil. It is amazing how much a new coat of paint , More Beds Than You Can Imagine can do for a wall. , Area Rugs - Accent Your Rooms with Area Rugs

If there was a huge mirror framed on the wall , Home Decorating On A Budget that you absolutely loved, you can instead find many smaller (and less expensive) stick-on mirrors that you can arrange in a pattern over your wall, , Vintage Decor For The Kitchen or stick them closely together so that they make one giant mirror. Or, you might find a smaller mirror with a beautiful , Decorating for Renters - Part 3: Quick Fixes frame. You might even find a wonderful frame at a garage , Furniture - Where To Get It sale, and then have a mirror cut to fit. Obviously, none of these mirrors are going to look exactly the same as the mirror in the magazine. But they will give your room , More Beds Than You Can Imagine the same feel of depth and elegance that you are looking for.

Garage sales and thrift stores are always excellent places , Furniture - Where To Get It to look for furniture , Cottage Style Home Decorating: Decorating Your Cottage With Creative Signs for your dream room. , Sofa Slipcovers - The Quick And Easy Makeover No, the furniture , Picking The Right Paint For Your Bedroom may not look perfect when you pick it up, but you just need to squint your eyes and imagine what a fresh coat of paint , Beds: Where is the Best Place to Find one? or a new upholstery job, etc. can do. Thrift stores and garage , Accessorize Your Bedroom To Match Your Decor sales are perfect places , A Guide To Skylights Vinyl Windows to find unique and unusual furniture , Vintage Lighting: Action Lamps, Stained Glass Lighting and Lava Lamps Are Here to Stay! and decorations for your home. , Vintage Lighting: Action Lamps, Stained Glass Lighting and Lava Lamps Are Here to Stay!

Sometimes you just need to use your imagination and think, "how can I make this piece look more like that piece in the photo."¬Ě Sometimes all it will take is a bit of sanding, paint, , Area Rugs - Accent Your Rooms with Area Rugs or some new drawer pulls, etc.

Good luck in your search for the perfect room. , The allure of historical wall tapestries I am sure that it is not too far away.
Anne Clarke writes numerous articles for websites on gardening, , Accessorize Your Bedroom To Match Your Decor parenting, fashion, and home , Sauna Steam Rooms decor. Her background includes teaching and gardening. , Interior Decorating - Select the Correct Paint Sheen for Every Decorating Project! For more of her articles on interior , Sauna Steam Rooms desing and home , Furniture - Where To Get It decor, please visit Home , Donít Wait for a Mate, Feather Your Nest Now! Part 2 Decor Matters.

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