5 Easy Ways To Brighten Up Your Home On a Budget

Your home is one of the few places where you can escape from the business of the outside world. However, the last thing you want to do is to spend a fortune trying to add a little bit of light to your home. With the right kind of decorating elements, you can brighten up your home without having to break the bank on expensive home renovations.

If you’re in search of ways to brighten up a your home or a dark room, keep the following affordable tips in mind:

1. Add a few mirrors.

Not only can mirrors be quite cost-effective depending on where you but from, they also able add the illusion of more space by transferring light from one side of the room to the other. Thus, if you do find that you have limited space and struggling to add light to an already small room, it may be worth looking into purchasing a few handy mirrors around your home.

2. Install aluminium window shutters.

Aluminium window shutters are extremely versatile, as you’re able to use them in various locations around your home or office. Apart from being low maintenance and easy to clean, aluminium window shutters are also aesthetically appealing and create a sense of sophistication in the room.

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3. Trim your trees.

If you’re fortunate enough to have a few trees in your garden/backyard that are close to your windows, it may be a good idea to trim them to allow more natural light to pass through. Not only will this brighten up your home by allowing more natural light in, you’re also going to have a better view of the outdoors from inside your home.

4. Paint your walls.

The choice of paint colour can greatly affect the way your home looks on the inside. By choosing white paint for your walls you’ll create the illusion of more space and a lighter setting without having to blow your budget on fancy paints. Remember, natural tones such as white and beige tend to add an element of sophistication to a room by bringing more attention to your decor.

5. Do a little bit of spring cleaning & de-clutter

Cleaning and decluttering your home will create the illusion of more space, which will enhance the effects of the aforementioned tips in this article. It may only be a slight change, but the effects are much bigger.

Bonus tip: Opt for reflective surfaces.

If you have a glass coffee table, make the most of it and ensure that it’s clean and streak-free. Shiny surfaces tend to bounce natural light around and contribute to a room looking brighter, which is a similar effect to having mirrors in your home.

Brightening up your home doesn’t have to be an expensive task, simply adding a few important decorative elements and cleaning your surfaces every once in awhile can make all the difference.

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