Home Makeovers–Learn How Step by Step

The Floors: New floors would be ideal for your home makeovers, but we all can not afford that, buy a wonderful new throw or area rug. Try placing it on a diagonal on the floor to give the room drama.

The Furniture: We all want new furniture for all our home makeovers, although slip covers are a great way to make over your furniture and it will also add life for wear and tear to your furniture. Extra throw pillows with your color theme and maybe even a blanket or a quilt will add a personal and warm touch to your home makeovers. Buy new side tables or cover your old ones with the same fabric you are using for the curtains, buy a couple extra curtains to cover the tables with, it just adds a little more splash of color throughout all your home makeovers.

The Walls: First you must ask a professional or ask the pros at your hardware store before you start using primer, paint or stains for any of your home makeovers. Find out all you need to know before you begin. Always use a primer before you paint. It’s worth the extra effort, your wall color will last longer, you will get the true paint color, besides it just looks better. Try something new for your home makeovers, plaster one wall as an accent, it will give that old world look, or you can make it look like marble. Today you can buy plaster in every color or it can even be custom made to match your colors. It takes about the same time as painting, there are just extra steps to follow and it’s worth the extra effort. Use a professional to paint your room, if extra money is in the budget for your home makeovers.

The Windows: You can buy such wonderful curtains, try roman shades or scarfs to give an elegant look. Just go with your style and color.

Room accents: Today the skies the limit on accents, remember simple is best. Vases, bowls, stackable boxes, trays, candles just to name a few. Just stay with your colors and style and don’t go overboard.

Lighting accents: Lighting is an essential part of your home makeovers. You have so many choices too. Just think, if you makeover your whole home and leave your old outdated fixtures up what it would look like, if you add new fixtures how much brighter and more beautiful it would look. A couple of new table lamps, a floor lamp or whatever your style is, it just looks grand when you have new lighting to your home makeovers.

Remember creativity goes a long way. It’s easy when you know how. You can stretch a dollar and you CAN design your home makeovers in all the rooms of your home. . .Have fun with it.