As you welcome 2019, you may decide to give your surroundings a fresh, new look. But, at the same time, you may not want to spend a fortune or get swept up in trends that may appear outdated in just a few years. The following remodeling ideas allow you to create a chic and stylish environment without incurring unreasonable expense or expending too much effort.
RE-ENERGIZE A ROOM WITH COLOR
Nothing refreshes a home like a new coat of paint. Talk about a return on investment. For the cost of a gallon, you can transform the feel of the space in a single day. If you’re wondering which hues will dominate home decorators’ color palette in 2019, look no further. Muted pastels, soft blues, and bold greens will be covering walls in homes across the country. If you’re looking to add instant personality without taking on the full cost of redecorating, a fresh coat of paint may be just what your room needs.
GO FOR THE GOLD
Silver and stainless steel have stolen the spotlight long enough, decorators agree. Gold fixtures and finishes will take center stage for the foreseeable future. Brushed brass is also a popular pick. If you’re sticking to a budget, simple switches to faucets, hardware, and lighting will make a room feel modern and up-to-date in minutes.
BRING A BREATH OF FRESH AIR TO ANY ROOM
If you’re hoping to infuse life and color into your home, few things accomplish it as elegantly and affordably as plants. Placing greenery or flowering plants around your spaces improves the air quality as plants release oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide. In addition to physical benefits, greenery enhances homeowners’ emotional well-being. If you’d like to start with a plant that’s easy to grow, consider the , which is both attractive and hardy.
ENJOY THE VERSATILITY OF FLOATING SHELVES
Proving to be the ultimate space saver, floating wall shelves offer a clean, uncluttered look. Not only are they easy to install, they work well in a variety of rooms. From the home office to the kitchen, floating shelves provide easy access to those tools you use frequently. In other areas, they stand in for wall art as they display the decorative items you cherish. Regardless of your style, there’s a design that will complement your aesthetic. For example, reclaimed wood adds a rustic feel to a space while a white wedge shelf sets a modern yet minimalist tone.
If you’re hoping to usher in the new year in style, count on these simple updates to get the job done.