5 Decor Fixes When You’re Low on Cash

Tired of coming home to the same ol’ boring sight? Are your bare walls making you cringe? Wish you could give your little abode a revamp without burning a hole in your pocket?

Try out these cool, pocket-friendly decor fixes and give at least a corner of your home a makeover overnight!


Truck artMake that bare wall pop!

Staring at a wall will take on a whole new meaning with this statement Truck Art Photoframe

by Happily Unmarried, selling at an unbelievable price. Hang one up and have a cheery piece

of Iconic Indian art greet you first thing every morning.

Tip: Hang this frame in the centre of a black and white photo frame arrangement.

Alternatively, set it on your workdesk!


Our Pick: Truck Art Photoframe

Price: Rs.650




modelp1Your coffee table is your display space!

Make your living room centrepiece the centre of attention – with eclectic pieces that are both functional and fun. Choose from a range of quality coasters – from Bollywood to Charlie Chaplin – by Eco Corner or absolutely quirky ashtrays by Happily Unmarried.

Tip: Create a theme by subject, textural play, colour or make it wildly eclectic.


Our pic: Model P Ashtray

Price: Rs.600




upcycled bookendsBooks as decor!

Books can personalise a space like nothing can. They also make living rooms interactive, where visitors can reach out and immerse themselves while you fix a great Sunday meal.

Tip: Set them in unexpected places: a windowsill, a side table, in the loo!


Our pic: Upcycled Vinyl Record Bookends (Set of 2)

Price: Rs.699





Heart_Warming_LampCreate ambience with light

Playing with light and shadow is a surefire way to create mood and atmosphere, no matter how small the space. Pick an element that you would like to highlight – a side table, a sofa, an armchair – and then look for a lighting fixture that complements it.

Tip: If you’re going for a fun, quirky feel, get yourself a lava lamp to give your space a groovy ‘70’s feel. Fairy lights lighten up a tight space, while a compact table lamp adds warmth to a bare area.


Our Pick:

Heart Warming Lamp

Price: Rs.450





Ladyship_CushionJazz up that couch

Can’t afford to ditch your old couch? There’s still a way to make it look new by throwing in some statement cushions to lift the vibe. They may be a little pricier than your ordinary cushions, but they’re worth it for the personality they add to a space.

Tip: To give a themed feel to the area, add some coasters or an ashtray that match your cushions in either style or colour.


Our Pick:

Ladyship Cushion – Black

Price: Rs.850




Chipakk_Sparkling_ButterflyLiven up your doors!

Decals are a clever and budget-friendly way to brighten up any flat surface, such as doors, walls, mirrors and tiles. They add a visual layer to a space without the clutter of furniture. Infuse a burst of colour and vibrancy to any drab space for just a few hundred rupees!

Tip: Use multiple small decals, arrange close together, to create a wallpaper effect!


Our Pick:

Chipakk Sparkling Butterfly – HD Door Decal

Price: Rs.199



Ritisha Roy
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