December 03, 2020 3 min read

Congratulations on your new furniture! Now comes the exciting part – transforming your space into a personalized haven.

At Furniture Fair, we understand that accessorizing your home might seem daunting after investing in new furniture. But fear not! We're here to share some savvy techniques to elevate your space without breaking the bank.

With over 60 years of serving satisfied customers across Cincinnati, Dayton, Northern Kentucky, Louisville, Indianapolis, and Southern Indiana, Furniture Fair is committed to helping you find the perfect accessories for your home.

Read on to learn more about decorating your home on a budget.

How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget
How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Reflect Your Personality

When decorating, it's crucial to infuse your personality into the space. Your home should tell your story. Incorporate items that resonate with you, making it authentically yours.

For a comprehensive guide to home accessories, watch our Ultimate Guide for Home Accessories for invaluable ideas.

How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Cost-Effective Accessorizing

Let's delve into cost-effective ways to accessorize your home, focusing on three key elements: rugs, wall art, and lamps. These items can significantly impact a room's aesthetics without draining your wallet.

How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget
How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Rugs - Art for Your Floor

Rugs serve as art for your floor. You don't have to splurge on expensive hand-knotted wool rugs. Opt for more affordable options like polypropylene, nylon, or olefin rugs. At Furniture Fair, you can find an eight-by-ten rug and a rug pad for under a thousand dollars, ensuring both quality and affordability.

Consider thrift stores or inquire among friends and family who might be redecorating or moving; they may have rugs they're willing to part with at a bargain. With professional cleaning, these secondhand rugs can become exquisite additions to your space.

How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Wall Art - Personalize Your Space

Personalize your walls with art that speaks to you. Incorporate existing favorite pieces or explore thrift stores for hidden gems. Consider framing family portraits or children's school pictures to add a touch of warmth and sentimentality to your space.

For a creative touch, frame record album covers or antique finds. Consider canvases to bypass expensive framing costs while still enhancing your walls with captivating art.

How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget
How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Lamps - Illuminating Style

Selecting the right lamps can complement your room's style. Furniture stores offer a wide array of lighting options, and discount stores might provide customizable choices with separate lamp and shade selections.

Don't overlook antique or inherited lamps; a new shade or a touch of paint can breathe new life into these pieces.

How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Shopping Strategies

Your approach to shopping for accessories can be tailored to your preferences. If you prefer convenience, schedule an appointment with our designers, who will work within your budget to curate a cohesive look for your space.

Alternatively, if you relish the thrill of the hunt, embark on a treasure hunt among thrift stores or explore repurposing and upcycling opportunities. Start at Furniture Fair for foundational pieces, and then add unique finds to complete your look.

How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget
How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Embrace the Adventure of Accessorizing

Just like furnishing your home, accessorizing should be enjoyable and allow for creativity. Embrace the adventure, whether you choose to rely on our expertise or embark on your personalized journey of discovery.

At Furniture Fair, we're dedicated to helping you craft a space that reflects your unique style and personality. Let's dive in and transform your home into an oasis of comfort and individuality together!

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