Tuesday, July 12, 2011

15 Stylish Ideas Under $50

Make your home sparkle with inexpensive and affordable tips from the experts.

Interviews with 5 designers and bloggers for their best budget decorating ideas.  With ther insider tips,    ideas, and product choices that will make your house look like an expensive interior designer put their personal touch on it. 

     1.  Table lamps can add a splash of color like this ceramic orange table lamp that adds a pop of modern to any interior.  Buy at budget price: $ 28.81 from BrandsPlace.com.

2.  Add new door knobs for an elegant look.  Ceramic blooms look petal-perfect on aged wooden doors.  $8.00.  From Anthropologie

 3.  Add a round mirror with rattan accents for an element of surprise.  $19.95 from Crate & Barrel.


4.  Instead of using typical style coffee tables create a unique setting with a twist by using two side tables with a birch effect by IKEA.                        

5.  Vases & planters are an easy way to balance out a mantle or shelf and create diversity in your design scheme.  The vases pictured here ad a bit of glam and brilliant color.  With a variety of shapes & colors of sea and sky.  $4.99 from West Elm.

6.  I love this Tribal Jute Rug with its eclectic pattern & texture.  $39.00 from West Elm.

7.  Check the bath accessory section to dress up any bathroom - such as these collapsible basket and cover.  It's shaped like a picnic basket and so versatile.  They come in all colors & designs.  $11.00-$40.00 from Garnet Hill.
8.  Add some beautiful vintage mid-century modern furniture or accessories to your home home decor and spice up any room.  Check out this cool store on eBay called U TURN which has vintage wallpaper where prices range from $19.00-$90.00 with tons of pattern choices from the 40's-70's and beyond.  From U TURN.

9.  Three Potato Four.  $25.00.  3-P4 8 oz. Milk Bottle Carafe 3-Pack.  Add some funk with these accessories. 

10.  White Elephant Vintage.  The pillows shown here have the most gorgeous "feathers" illustration.  $38.00
11.  Blue Bell Bazaar.  Take from an Ohio factory and turned into modern day light. 

12.  Spruce Home.  Monet Pillow - $50.00 - Featuresan abstract floral print.

13.  Vintage Supply Company.  Vintage set of 2 Shafford Black Cat Planters $30.00.  Great pop of color to any area of the home. 

14.  This Is Not IKEA.  Black Wall Sconces is a clever little perch for any accessory.  If you paint it a bright color it will create an attention grabber.  And whatever you want to display will stand out.  45.00