20 must have home decor items on a budget

Posted on: February 18, 2009

Your home is your sanctuary. You can embellish it with whatever you like and why shouldn’t you; after all it’s the one place where you have complete control on the way that it looks. Let’s look at some great home décor items that can liven up any space. 

Top home decor items on a budget: 

1.       Decorative Vases

Vases come about in different materials and designs. You can go for vases with ceramic round tops, painted, carved, hexagonal bases, boat-shaped, single or dual shaded. Since they come about in a variety of sizes, you can even get a brightly colored tall vase for your room’s corner or a smaller one to fit the table top. Vases help draw interest to specific areas in the room and add as an interesting accessory to the furniture. You can make them more fun by decorating it with a dry arrangements or freshly cut flowers from the gargen. The best thing about vases is that they are an economical way to add character and oomph to a room. 

2.       Table top fountain

This particular item would not only give an exquisite touch to your table but the sound of the rushing water would add further to the natural aura at your home. It is perfect for lobbys, entrances or patios.  

3.       Flower wreath

Fashion out a wreath of your favorite flowers, tulips or wild roses, to decorate your front door with. The scent of flora at the outset of your house would act as a refresher for you every time you get back home. Or you can try building your own wreath from dry flowers and leaves. 

4.       Decorative mirror

Hang a wide mirror in your lounge or lobby, with borders either decorated with some glass paints, or ceramic flowers or family photos as the border to make the room look bigger. Adjust bulbs on the top right and left of your mirror, to accentuate the décor on the glass.


5.       Photo collage frames

An abstract photo frame collage set on the wall will quite definitely serve not only as a eye catchy wall hanging but also have some emotional appeal for you.

6.   Decorative lamps 

Lamps if placed at the right position harmonize the surroundings. They set the mood of the room through illumination and allure. Choose the light bulb of the color that aligns with the décor so as to balance the background. Arch lamps serve as a viable option to enhance flower arrangements and fountains.

7.   Curio

A curio cabinet in your dining room in black or mahogany to show off your chinaware would add sophistication to your dining room décor. With sliding glass doors, not only would it provide ease of use for you but with a mirror at the back it would enhance the beauty of your china.

8.   Rugs:

Hand weaved rugs can really liven up your rooms and fill the empty and dull spaces on your floor, aligned to the prevailing colors and decoration in your room. For example, rectangular rugs would serve the purpose in the lobby while a circular one might do the job for the centre of your lounge.

9.   Curtains: 

embodied or beaded curtains can greatly help enhance the outlook of your room. If you want to go for something a lot more unique, you can try net curtains with sequence work on them, which will add elegance to the room.

10.   Étagère: 

A stylish étagère would serve as a plausible display unit for your collectibles or souvenirs you have collected over time.

11.   Candle holders:

Candle holders matching with the contrast in your room will blend in perfectly. With decorative candles embedded on to them, it would add all the more value to the décor.


12.   Decorative planters: 

With these decorative planters, you can bring the outdoor to the inside of your house. A tinge of nature in the room not only would bring in the natural aroma but add versatility to the decoration of your house.

13.   Wrought iron magazine racks:

A stylish magazine rack in the study room would definitely enhance the outlook. A wrought iron rack, with floral designs in a V shape or would complement the outlook provided the other furniture is also of wrought iron.  If not, then you can choose from a maple or mahogany magazine rack. The idea is to complement the other furniture giving a sophisticated and elegant look to the room. For kids, you can try out a jungle safari or a pink Barbie cartoon imprinted rack in different shapes, such as a dragon.

14.   Monaco comforter sets:

This is a must-have for your bedroom or the guest room. Choose the one that goes along with the color and theme of your room. A comforter set, if perfectly designed and managed can really add light to your room.


15. LED Vase Illuminator:

This illuminator is perfect for adding some fun in to your decorations. Its color switching capability allows it to provide diversity to your décor, particularly the centre pieces. You can use it with a transparent vase with transparent ice cube to enhance the effect. Pair it up with some glowing balls and you have an exquisite centre table decoration.



16. Art Glass Windows:

Stained glass paintings can contribute to the aura you’d like around in your house. You can choose the pattern and color fitting your choice and use these windows on your front door, or make a focus in your lounge with this classic piece of art.


17. Crystal Fibers:

Delicate, intricate and unique. You can add these crystal Fibers in candle bowls or flower bowls to add more flair to your interior. 



18. Canvas Art:

A touch of sophisticated art forms adds innovation and class to the interior of your house. Canvas paintings are thus a perfect item to incorporate on the empty wall in your house, adding diversity to your house décor.


19. Spanish Cross wall clock:

The presence of an antique in the house is a great refresher. This Spanish Cross wall clock resembling those found in Spanish Cathedral is mounted on hand-hammered wooden cross. A great representative of your taste in antiques.


20. Amber Wind Chime:

Wind chimes embellish your home with pleasant harmonies. This amber wind chime, an antique art, is made up with hand string beads with ornate decoration. Bound to add more value to your household decoration.




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