New Year, new motorised blinds

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The New Year is a time for new beginnings. It’s the perfect opportunity to breathe new life into your home and give it a fresh start. Of course, this can be a costly endeavour if you’re not careful. But don’t worry; we’re here to help!

This guide is full of some of the best ways to redesign your home on a budget, so you can get the look you want without breaking the bank. So let’s get started!

#1. Paint it up

There are few ways to bring your home back to life than a fresh lick of paint. A fresh coat of paint is one of the quickest and most affordable ways to give any room an instant facelift and help it feel like a brand-new room.

Choose a colour that will bring out the best in your furniture and decor, or try something completely new. The bolder the colour choice, the more excited you’ll feel with the results!

#2. Freshen up the window treatments

Change the look of any room by upgrading your window treatments. Installing motorised blinds can be a great way to bring in some extra style and convenience while still staying within budget. Motorised blinds are easy to install and come with various control options. 

Plus, they can help you save on energy costs in the long run!

#3. Give your furniture a makeover

Don’t have the budget to splurge on new furniture? No problem! Furniture makeovers are an easy way to give tired pieces of furniture a much-needed upgrade without breaking the bank. Try reupholstering pieces with new fabrics or repurposing old furniture with a bit of DIY.

This is also a great time to save some money and go charity shop hunting! You never know what steals you may find and what amazing pieces of furniture you may get to enjoy.

#4. Invest in lighting

Never underestimate how much of a difference good lighting can make in your home. For too long, you may have been plagued with dark shadows and gloomy corners.

Lighting can make all the difference when it comes to transforming a space. Whether you choose ceiling, wall, or floor lamps – adding some extra lighting will help open up a room and give it a modern feel.

#5. Add some plants

Plants are a great way to bring energy and life into any room! Pick up some low-maintenance houseplants, like succulents or air plants, that can survive in various climates and don’t require too much attention. Not only will they look beautiful, but they’ll also help purify the air, too.

#6. Hang up some art

Whether it’s a framed piece of artwork or a simple collection of photographs and prints, hanging up some wall art is a great way to make any room more inviting. Plus, there are so many affordable options out there that you’re sure to find something that fits your budget.

#7. Edit your decor

One of the simplest ways to give any room a facelift is by editing your existing decor. Take a look around and see what items you can get rid of or rearrange, then invest in some eye-catching new pieces to add interest and texture.

And there we have it. With these seven simple tips, you can easily breathe new life into your home this New Year without breaking the bank.

Get started with these today, and check out our collection of motorised blinds here at Newton Blinds.

We stock everything from Venetian and roller blinds to blackout motorised shades – so you can find the perfect window treatment for any room! Shop our motorised blinds now to get started.

Happy New Year, and happy decorating!