You want to change the look of your home but don't want to break the bank. Paint is one of the easiest ways to breathe new life into your decor. Change a room's colour and you not only change its look, you change its vibe. Large rooms feel cozier when painted in darker shades; bright rooms feel more calming when painted in cool hues like marine greens and blues. But there are many more applications for paint than just changing wall colour. Use paint with stencils to create faux finishes, or paint just about anything, bookcases, tables, lamps, even floors. Check retailers for mis-mixed paint that can be picked up for a fraction of the cost.
Rugs, artwork, pillows, pictures frames, lamps, vases....repositioning accessories are a great way to revamp a room. Rearrange accessories or rotate them so only some are out at any one time. Want to introduce a theme into a room or change one that's already there? Accessories are a great way to do this - limiting your thematic expression to accessories helps to avoid overkill and allows you to easily and inexpensively change the theme when you tire of it.