If you are buying your first home or updating your
existing home, and need to stick to a tight budget, there are a few things to
Before you get started on buying furniture, consider
which rooms you would like to focus on the most. Work out a rough budget for
each room and write a list of must-haves and concentrate on those first. Big
changes don’t have to be expensive.
2. Up-cycle and recycle
You may already own some furniture or have some
recycled pieces. It’s not too hard to
keep these things looking fresh. If it’s
an old sofa; add some new cushions, an old table; add some new chairs, mix old
with the new and, remember, less is more.
on current trends
Have a browse through the glossy mags and get some
inspiration from the experts. Moody hues
and luxe fabrics are on trend for winter.
on the best value for money
Shop around and compare the prices, midyear sales
are great time to start looking for a bargain.