Budget decorating
Jan 7, 2016

10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

By: Natalie DiScala
10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

Mixed Metals Pot, Terrain. Author: Terrain

Budget decorating
Jan 7, 2016

10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

By: Natalie DiScala

It's time to update your home decor for the new year and we've got the perfect 10 items to help.

 

You did it! You survived the holidays and hopefully your wallet did, too. But if you’ve got plans to shake things up at home this year, there’s no need to panic at prices. You can give your home a whole new look in 2016 with budget-friendly items that are big on style but small on cost. We’ve done the legwork and sourced 10 pieces that’ll help reinvigorate your home without breaking the bank – and they’re all under $50!

 

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10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

1 Patterned cotton rug

We all know that rugs can cost a fortune but if you’re looking for a cheap and cheerful way to update a space, this pretty patterned rug is just the thing. In a lovely neutral combo of grey and white, it will fit in easily with most colour palettes. It’s 100% cotton, which means that it can be machine washed. Score! Patterned Cotton Rug, H&M Home, $29.99.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: H&M Home Credits: Style at Home

10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

2 Mixed metals pot

This little piece is perfect for planting pretty succulents and bringing the outdoors in, especially during long winter days. The pot is brushed with metallic paint to create a gleaming gold finish. You’ll love the difference this makes to any room in your home. Mixed Metals Pot, Terrain, $8.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Terrain Credits: Style at Home

10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

3 Square frame and print

Get those photos off your computer and turn them into a piece of artwork you’ll cherish for years to come. This photo collage is completely customizable. Simply choose eight photos, maybe of your family or of your travels and choose from 15 different frame options to create wall art that will not only look great but will bring a smile to your face every time you walk by and relive the memories. Square Frame and Print, Minted, $42.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Minted Credits: Style at Home

10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

4 Golden butterfly hook

Well, we just can’t resist this beautiful butterfly hook. Hang a single hook or a series in your hallway for coats, in the bedroom for loose clothing pieces or in the bathroom for towels. However you decide to use these hooks, they’re sure to become a favourite statement piece in your home. Golden Butterfly Hook, Zara Home, $13.90.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Zara Home Credits: Style at Home

10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

5 Gold spike decor sphere

The simple addition of a decor piece like this one can add oodles of interest to a desk or coffee table. This structural spike sphere is a work of art in and of itself and we just love the shiny gold finish. And at this price, you could consider buying more than one to cluster and create a pretty vignette. Gold Spike Decor Sphere, Indigo, $29.50.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Indigo Credits: Style at Home

10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

6 Moroccan embossed metal candle

Scented candles will update the look, feel and fragrance of your home and these scented soy candles, which come in an embossed metal tin are just perfect for that job! Not only are the tins gorgeous, but they can also be used for odds and ends once the candle has burned out. They’re available in two rich fragrances and you’ll get 40 hours of burn time out of them. Moroccan Embossed Metal Candle, Urban Outfitters, $30.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Urban Outfitters Credits: Style at Home

10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

7 Belgian linen pillow cover

It may be dark and dreary outside but you can easily bring the feeling of spring into your home by switching out pillow covers. This pretty watercolour floral patterned cover is made with 100% Belgian flax and is washed for a unique, shabby chic look. Belgian Linen Pillow Cover, West Elm, $44.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: West Elm Credits: Style at Home

10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

8 Admiral hanging mirror

This sweet Admiral Hanging Mirror from Anthropologie is perfect for a foyer as a last-look mirror before you head out the door. Made with iron and glass and hung from a jute rope, this mirror is an easy way to fill a blank space stylishly and inexpensively. Plus, it’s got a full felt back so it won’t scratch your wall. Admiral Hanging Mirror, Anthropologie, $18 - $24.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: Anthropologie Credits: Style at Home

10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

9 Golden lantern votives

Simple votive candles will assume a whole new pride of place in your home when displayed in these stunning lantern holders. Available in a soft brushed gold, they will look spectacular clustered on a coffee table or dining table as a centrepiece. Or hang them like lanterns for a more dramatic look. Golden Lantern Votive, BHLDN, $8.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: BHLDN Credits: Style at Home

10 ways decoristas update their decor for under $50

10 Copper wire storage basket

A copper storage basket will add both form and function to your home. Not only will it look great but it will also provide a handy spot for all kinds of items around the house that need a home, like magazines or throw blankets. Copper Wire Storage Basket, CB2, $27.95.

By: Natalie DiScala Source: CB2 Credits: Style at Home
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