5 Easy Ways to Transform your Living Room on a Budget

5 Easy Ways to Transform your Living Room on a Budget (and in a weekend!)

We all get tired of our surrounds from time to time, as they become overly familiar and don’t inspire us the way they once did.

Updating your space doesn't have to be a big, expensive project. In fact, with a little creativity and elbow grease, you can easily transform the look of your living room without breaking the bank, in as little as a couple of days.

If you’re looking for a change, then look no further - here are five affordable and simple ways to update and inject new life into your living room.


  1. A lick of paint:

A fresh coat of paint can go a long way in transforming the look of your living room. Choose a color that complements your existing decor, or change things up with a pop of colour, or statement wall.

Be sure to invest in high-quality paint and brushes, and take your time with the prep work to ensure a smooth, professional-looking finish.


  1. Play with Plants

Adding plants to your living room can bring life and color and depth to the space. Choose low-maintenance options like succulents or spider plants, or opt for larger plants like Fiddle Leaf Figs, Monstreas or Rubber Trees to create an indoor garden feel. Hang vines from bookshelves or group several plants together for fresh impact.


  1. Install an electric fireplace

An electric fireplace can be a great way to update your living room and add warmth and ambiance to the space. Not only do electric fireplaces provide heat, but they also offer the cozy aesthetic of a traditional fireplace without the hassle and expense of a real one.

They are easy to install (you can easily do it yourself!), low-maintenance, and come in a variety of sizes and styles to fit any decor. Opt for modern, linear fireplace, a quirky corner fireplace or retrofit a square fireplace into an existing chimney. 


  1. Change up your furniture

We all remember the satisfaction of rearranging your childhood bedroom. New room, new you right? Well, the same feeling still applies.

Rearranging your furniture can instantly change the look of your living room and give it a fresh new feel. Move the sofa to a new wall or add a cozy armchair for a new seating option.

Or, if you're looking for a bigger change, consider investing in a new piece of furniture, like a coffee table or sideboard, in a style that complements your existing decor.


  1. Update your lighting

Lighting can have a big impact on the look and feel of your living room. If your space has overhead lighting only, consider adding a table lamp or floor lamp to add depth and create a cozy, warm atmosphere.

If your existing lights are outdated, replacing them with something modern and stylish will elevate your space immediately.

For a truly unique touch, consider adding string lights or fairy lights to your living room. This can create a soft, warm glow and add a touch of magic to the space.


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Something as simple and affordable as a lick of paint, a rearrange or an electric fireplace feature can complete transform your space.

Whether you're working with a small budget or just looking for a quick update, these five tips will help you achieve a fresh, new look that makes you feel inspired, energised and proud of your space.

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