Nonexistent backsplashes, barren floors, dull walls — some homes just need a little extra TLC to get them looking as good as possible. But if you’re trying to stick to a budget (or if you don’t know where to start), don’t worry. I’ve reached out to a few professional decorators and designers who were more than happy to share their favorite cheap home-decorating tricks when it comes to making any space look 10 times better.
Look at the wall behind your stove: Is there a backsplash there? If not, the founder and CEO of DecorMatters, Farris Wu, suggests using a peel-and-stick backsplash as an affordable alternative. There are also rustic area rugs for your common spaces, rolls of removable wallpaper that come in gorgeous prints, as well as stylish cabinet pulls for your kitchen — all recommended by decorating professionals. By adding a few of these items to your home, your space could look brand new again.
Working with a budget doesn’t mean you can’t make your home look expensive, either — and these cheap decorating tips from the professionals are proof. Keep scrolling for more ways to make your home look great without spending a ton of money.