1.) Paint, Paint And More Paint
When you want to change your look, the easiest and quickest way is to change your hair color. A fresh new color can make your standout and give you some extra attention, well, the same goes for walls in your room. Cosmetic updates are the quickest and easiest way to totally transform a room from boring to beautiful. Not to mention, a fresh, solid neutral color can make selling a house easier. Light gray or beige walls allows for a buyer to envision their furniture and style fitting into a room, as opposed to a bright red or green splattered everywhere. Paint does wonders, and its uses for updating a home are endless. Paint is essential when fixing up an old vanities, cabinets or fixtures while on a budget.
Replacing old wooden baseboard trim with a bright white, or even a black can bring out the boldness and beauty of a room. If you can't afford to replace all in the trimming in the house but are blesses with time and patience, try paining it with a semigloss white.
2.) Adding dimension, depth and design
There's nothing worse than a boring, plain wall that's screaming decorate me! Your home is your sanctuary, don't be afraid to experiment with design by adding depth and dimension. Crown Molding can easily add value to your home and give it a little charm.
Wall framing and wainscoting are both easy ways to break up paint color and add character.
3.) Fixing up Fixtures
Old fixtures can make a room look like your stuck it's stuck in a timezone. Lets face it, brass gold knobs and faucets are not exactly in style anymore. A simple replacement of bulbs, knobs or change in paint color can make a dramatic difference in the look of your home. These easy tricks make all the difference and the best part, it's not expensive.
Cover it up with Curtains
Floor length curtains give the illusion that they are hiding big and tall open windows. It makes the room look more elongated and can add some class. Floor length draperies should hang just below the molding and gently kiss the floor.
Curtains are also an opportunity to add a pop of color or a playful design.
5.) Facing the facts about flooring
When you hear the someone say "we have to replace the flooring," the first image that may pop into your head is, $$$. Brand new hardwood floors or fancy carpeting are not cheap, but it's important to splurge where you see fit. There are many quick hacks and other flooring options that are made to look just like, the real deal.