5 Best DIY Decor Hacks To Transform Your Home On A Budget

by Devna Tiwari | February 27, 2024 | 3 mins read

DIY home decor hacks

Owning a flat in any large city is a Herculean task on its own. With real estate prices touching the sky, all that a homeowner is left with after buying a flat is the satisfaction of owning a place. But what is a house without subtle touches of your own personality? That’s right, we are talking about home interior design. 

There is a lot you can do within the four walls of your home with a little design and décor. You can rely on professionals for this, as they bring in years of experience and expertise. What if you don’t find the perfect home interior designer? Or when your carpenter does not understand small nooks of decor you need? And when your builder has not built bookshelves in your bedroom to look exactly as you’d like them? So on those days when your carpenter doesn’t pick up your call you have the freedom to design your home and give it a fresh look with some really simple DIY hacks. Read on for solutions to designing and decorating the perfect home you always wanted!

Play With Textures For Magical Home Decor

We all love Vada Pav, don’t we? The soft pav combined with crispy patty just seems to be the perfect thing to have with a steaming cup of chai! A little variation in texture goes a long way. Play with textures in various elements in each of your rooms and see the magic unfold!

DIY home wall decor with textures in various elements
A textured wall adds colour and livens up a dull room

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Gallery Style Home Decor: Show Off Your Memories

What is the use of living in the city of dreams and creating so many memories if you don’t show them off? Hang those pictures, your art collection and the paintings your kid made in a proper fashion and you get yourself a gallery style feel in your home.

DIY home decor with gallery style to showcase your memories
Do It Yourself A Gallery Style Feel In Your Home
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Perfect Contrasts: The Key To Luxe Home Decor

What is life, if not punctuated with correct contrasts? The furniture, rugs, curtains and assortments that you use, have to be in perfect contrast. It will give your home a luxe look without much ado.

Home decor hacks with colour contrast to make luxe home decor
Steel grey contrasted with neutral shades is elegance simplified

Choosing Perfect Colors For Walls, Woodwork & Ceilings

The walls, woodwork and ceilings. Perfect the colours to be used in them and watch your house get elevated to a different level altogether. Go for pastels with subtle pops of colour, in order to bring out the fun side of rooms.

DIY decorating ideas with colors for walls and ceilings
Baby pink walls with thin white stripes are pastels that never go wrong

Also, check out DIY Bedroom Decor Ideas

Personalize Your Home With Travel Souvenirs And Hobbies

Now this house you have invested so many months into, is yours and should look like it is yours. All the travel souvenirs you have, the hobbies you have given a form to must find their place in your new home. It not only adds originality to your home but also adds to the grandeur and ambience.

DIY home decor - personalized living room walls with family photographs on it
A wall covered with family photographs from over the years is a perfect way to personalise your living room

See? It’s easy peasy. Small tricks with a big impact, that is what they are. So the next time your builder, carpenter, designer gives you a hard time, just resort to these itty bitty tips and convert your sweet home to something that everyone envies!

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Devna Tiwari is a content writer at Design Cafe's home interiors blog.

Devna Tiwari

Devna Tiwari is a content writer at DesignCafe and comes with four years of experience. She walks undeterred, heads up against all odds and sits down to write about them. When she is not out there capturing every moment to permanence or trying out new restaurants, she is busy planning her next voyage. She is also the author of the book The Surrogate Girlfriend.

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