The task is challenging, as the renovations should reflect your personality and your unique sense of style and fashion, at the same time be able to radiate a cozy and comfort feeling. The task becomes tougher when you need to do all this on a tight budget. Keep these few things in mind to prevent yourself from straying away from your budget or your plans.
Another idea is to paint one of the walls with your favorite color and make it the focal point of the room. It can be accentuated further with a nice wall hanging or by placing an elegant piece of furniture near it.
You know that for new furniture, you have to shell out a good amount of money. So you can purchase second hand furniture from garage sales. No need to buy bulky sofa sets as they will be more expensive. Rather, opt for small comfortable chairs which are far less costly. Polish them or paint them and they will look like new furniture.
Another easy way to make the old furniture look attractive is to change the upholstery. You can buy new slip covers for your couch, new cushion covers, a throw rug for your coffee table, and use them to decorate your furniture. These will just cost you a fraction of the total cost of furniture.
A beautiful piece of wall art can make the walls more appealing. Frame up a collage of beautiful pictures in an attractive frame and hang it up. Mirrors with nice frames can also serve as a piece of wall decoration. Another advantage of using mirrors on the wall is that it make the room look more spacious.
Since you are redecorating on a budget, you need to use your own creative and innovative ideas very efficiently. These are some ideas that you can modify according to your needs. One thing to be kept in mind, is that you should use the available space in such a way that it does not give a cluttered look to the room.