In prettifying your home, decorating on a budget is not an ordinary adventure. One must put planning, creativity and patience altogether. Why not follow these helpful tips to have a home that will surely look like a page from your favorite home styling magazine.

1. There are furniture showrooms that you can visit. Jot down notes of furniture styles that you like. Take note also the colors and fabrics you prefer. Through going over some showrooms, you will be able to get an idea of the new styling trends.

2. Read through decorating magazines to get inspirational ideas. You can create a scrapbook with magazine clippings and refer onto it while shopping for your home.

3. Go over some thrift stores. It is true that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Look in classified ads in your local newspaper. Great deals on home furniture can be found on second-hand stores and auctions. If an item is not in the best shape, a coat of paint can do the trick. Slipcovers can update an old couch or chair.

4. Create a dramatic and inexpensive change to your home sweet home by painting the walls with new color. Purchase new curtains to add up on the drastic change.

4. Create a dramatic and inexpensive change to your home sweet home by painting the walls with new color. Purchase new curtains to add up on the drastic change.

5. Explore your artistic side and create your won works of art. It could be wall decorations or a picture collage. You can take a drawing, photography or painting class at your local community.

6. Visit discount stores. The place will save you so much on home accessories. You will find great finds such as candle holders, candles, potpourri, and knick knacks for very little money.