Does your room need a little “oomph”? Do you need to change the “feel” of the room, the colors of the walls and the furniture but don’t have the resources to do so? Then a room makeover on a budget may be just what you need.
One benefit of renovating a room is that you can employ certain design themes to suit your personality and atmosphere.
Keeping in mind that people sometimes spend up to 10 hours or more in a room for relaxation, sleeping or work, hence, a room needs to be treated as a form of retreat in order to instigate a peaceful mindset.
Room makeovers can be very costly and you may have to spend hundreds, if not thousands of dollars if you do not focus on money saving fundamentals as far as renovation is concerned.
Here is a list of useful tips and pointers that you can consider on your next room makeover:
(1). Calculate the approximately costs for your makeover.
This does not necessarily mean that you must consider items that you dream of owning or having in a room. Be a little bit more practical in this case. Consider first the things that are top of the priority list such the walls, the ceiling or the flooring. These three are usually the basic foundation for a good room makeover.
After you have set your budget for these items, you can then consider additional features for the room, such as, the theme of the room, the type of storage facilities and things that would complete your room makeover.
(2). Do your homework.
Before you start with any room makeovers, you must do some research of possible blueprints that would further enhance the layout and design of the room without exceeding your budget. Be if you will an architect or interior designer for a brief moment.
“A picture says a thousands words”. A good research start would be browsing the different websites on the internet to find pictures of what you would like your ideal room to look like. By doing so, you can inspire workable ideas that you can then incorporate in your room design and layout.
(3). Decide on whether to hire a professional contractor or if you should D.I.Y.
It is important to honestly assess your skill level, resource (anyone you can turn to for help) and most importantly confidence to determine if you are capable of completing the job. If not, hire a professional to get the makeover done.
Room makeovers can be life changing, simple, effective and low-cost by making the right decisions and using the proper approach.
Source by Sarah Young