How To Redecorate Your Room For Under $100

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We all want to look better, eat better, drink better and feel better, but it’s not always easy to do it on a budget. Or is it? From food and entertaining, to travel and decor, SPY is showing you how to throw the best parties, cook the healthiest meals and decorate up a storm without spending more than a hundred bucks. It’s all part of our new Facebook video series, called Life Hacks (For $100 Or Less).

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Each episode will break down just how to spend that $100 bill, to hack every dollar in your favor. This week, we’re showing you how to redecorate your room for less than you’d think. All it takes is a little bit of planning — and some inspiration.

See a couple of our ideas below and then watch the full video here to see how we transformed our living room into a whole new space.

1. Start With a Bold Rug to Define The Space

A great rug can add color, texture and dimension all at once. Plus, it can help delineate the space, to separate it from other parts of the room, especially if you have an open space. If you’re going to redecorate a room, start with a large rug and work your way from there.

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2. Frame Clusters Help Spruce Up a Blank Wall

You’re too told to be sticking up posters from Ikea, but maybe you’re not in the market for fine art just yet. Our suggestion: find a bunch of images that inspire you, print them out and put them in a frame. Have multiple frames ready to arrange into a casual cluster on the walls. We found these at the dollar store, proving that — like they say about people — it’s what’s on the inside that counts.

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Dollar Tree Wood Look Photo Frames



3. Use Throw Pillows to Add Texture and Color

You don’t need to get rid of your couch to give your space a fresh new look. Save yourself a ton of money (and a ton of moving headaches) by simply adding to or switching out the throw pillows on your couch. Start by picking out some bold prints to help your couch pop — don’t be afraid to mix and match prints and patterns either. Just make sure they’re all within the same color family.

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Valery Madelyn Set of 3 Blue Silver Cotton Linen Throw Pillow Covers


4. Accessorize With Artificial Plants 

We can’t all afford fresh flowers every week — and let’s face it, half the time we either over-water or forget to water the plants. Solve that problem by accessorizing with artificial plants. These days, you can get incredibly life-like faux plants, that add color to a room and don’t require any work to look after. Re-use old wine or sparkling water bottles as vases for a nice, DIY touch.

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Dollar Tree Floral Garden Fern and Spider Bushes


Want to see the rest of our decorating tips — and how we put it all together? Check out our latest episode of Life Hacks (For $100 Or Under) airing right now on Facebook.