Whether you’re renting a space or own your home, it’s important to keep it lively. How do you keep the place you live more lively? You update it to your current taste and preference.

Just like your wardrobe, your home needs a refresh every so often. With furniture and various pieces of home décor that are expensive, we’ve put together some ways to update your space within a budget. These projects don’t need to cost a lot if you’re smart about the updating process.

Add Paint

By adding a fresh coat of paint could instantly brighten up the space. Painting the walls a brighter white or adding splash of accent color can bring liveliness to your home. Test out different patterns on an accent wall for a fun project and new look. Some other ways to incorporate paint could be breaking out the spray cans and touching up furniture such as an end table or mirror. Changing the colors to these items make them look brand new!

Swap out Hardware

The kitchen is one of the most used areas within your home, so you’ll want to keep this space up-to-date. If your kitchen or bathroom has old and rusty knobs or switch plates, it’s time to swap those out for new. This small project is super easy, doesn’t cost too much (depending on the hardware you choose) and will brighten up the room.

New Artwork

Do the walls in your home look bare or outdated? There’s no need to go out and spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on artwork for your space. Instead, you could do a DIY with photos you’ve taken or have purchased inexpensively and frame them yourself. Not only do pictures look great on a wall, so do hats, accessories, and knick-knacks!

Fresh Plants and Flowers

The best way to bring livelihood to your home is to bring life into the space. Various plants and flowers can be placed within your home to make it pop with color and greenery as well as make the space smell good!

There are many ways to spice of your space without having to spend a lot of money. Happy styling!