Furniture is a big deal when it comes to home décor and most people want their homes to look beautiful with up to date furniture. If you are still working with the furniture that you bought from a thrift shop or ones that your parents gave you, there are ways that you can make them work if you want a new look for your house. Here are simple tips that you can try to create a new and better look for your home décor.
Create better cushion covers
Create new prints for your cushion covers and make them look pretty by using cloth napkins. Bright colored and cheap, napkins are the best material to use if you want to revive your old cushion covers. If you know how to sew, then this tip is what you can work with to create a more vibrant and attractive cushion cover.
Use Mayonnaise on Old Wood Furniture
A lot of people do not know about this trick and I am sure that you will also be surprised when you try it. Finding wood furniture in shops or sales is the best way to find good but cheap furniture that you can restore and make into something pretty again. Most wooden furniture are on sale because of the watermarks and stains on the wood that makes it look dirty, so they are sold cheap. Let me tell you how you can make those stains go away—mayonnaise. Yes, you can apply a thin layer of mayonnaise on the affected area of the wood furniture and then wipe it off after a few hours. This will make the stains and watermarks go away after you wipe it off. Try it to believe it.
Buy a lot of spray paint because you can use it to upgrade almost any old furniture in the house! Look around and find old furniture that needs new paint. This can be chairs, door knobs, vases, lamps and many more. If you do not know how to use spray paint, there are many tutorials online that will help you learn how to do it. This is the best and cheapest way to bring life to your old furniture in the house.
Be Creative with Paper
Use your creative side and use papers to make trendy patterns on old furniture. Patterned papers are cheap and easy to use and will go along with a lot of things that you have in the house. Use it on night lamps, side tables or walls and you will see that it will give a better, more beautiful effect. The designs are up to you and you only! Mix and match your favorite colors and patterns for a more effective look. Read up on tutorials and fashion magazines to be updated on the most popular trends today.
As you can see, there are many cheap ways to get that new look that you have always wanted for your old, boring furniture. You do not need to spend so much money on high-end products, you just need simple art supplies and you can do it yourself!