There are a lot of very affordable condos in Montreal these days, and that’s good for buyers looking for discounts. But, a low price doesn’t mean your condo has to look as cheap as your bought it for.
There are tons of ways to make your condo look a lot more stylish for less money than you might think. You can decorate your condo without having to bust your budget. Take a look at these solutions, as they’re very simple and not expensive at all.
Choose the Right Paint Color
If your focus is on making your condo look more expensive than it really is, then you have two basic options. You can go for the soft and subtle shades, or you can pick the daring and dramatic hues. Which option you decide on will depend on your personality.
“Paint it black” is also a good rule for creating the illusion of greater space. You can have black for your interior doors so you get more visual space. Your bedroom ceiling can also be black so you don’t feel cramped in a tiny bedroom.
When you don’t have window treatments, your condo somehow looks somewhat dilapidated. It seems unfinished and it definitely feels cheap. That’s why it’s almost a cardinal sin not to have window treatments, because they can be very affordable. They add instant chicness to your place, plus they offer you some privacy too.
To make your place look more stylish, opt for cotton, linen, and silk. Synthetic fabrics aren’t a good idea, since they often look cheap or worn. You can also try wood blinds and bamboo shades for a modern feel.
Make sure to avoidpoorly made and flimsy materials, because they look just as cheap as they cost. You can find curtains off the rack with still affordable prices, yet they look classy and expensive.
Crown molding is the sort of detail that many people overlook, but they’re an important factor in how classy a place looks. Without them, a room feels somehow cheap and incomplete.
Even better, crown molding doesn’t have to be expensive. For the most dramatic impact, get the widest width you can afford. You can even get the plastic ones that you can paint. Add different types of molding and you will definitely notice a significant improvement in the look of your condo.
Pillows on your couch provide an extra bit of comfort, but they are also effective in boosting the level of elegance and style within your space. Pillows offer an often inexpensive way to increase the décor aspect of your home, and allow you to easily add a personal and welcoming touch to your space.
For your own comfort, you may want to skip the standard size throw pillows that measure 12 to 18 inches. Larger pillows are comfier, so go for the 22-inch version. They should be overstuffed too, with down inserts for the ultimate in comfort.
Hardware Finishes and Lighting Features
For affordable yet classy drawer knobs and pulls, your local home improvement store isn’t your best bet. You should look in flea markets and antique stores. These are where you can find unique yet inexpensive lighting options.
All of these improvements are easy to make yet very affordable and can greatly enhance the style of your home. So start your condo makeover today.