Irwin Weiner ASID - Decorating your home on a tight budget - where to begin? If you're not blessed with a budget to hire a professional interior designer and shop your way to a perfect home, you're not alone. A small percentage of homeowners can go the route of luxury decorating, and TV makeover shows make remodeling look deceptively easy and inexpensive. We're here to help stretch your dollars.
ONE: Download our free thrifty decorating guide (just click on this link): Home Decorating/Redecorating on a Budget. The guide was made in collaboration with Toronto-based kitchen contractors we highly recommend.
TWO: Here are 5 Tips for Buying Furniture on a Budget by The Money Times.
THREE: You'll love this helpful, how-to article I wrote on the subject: Shopping Around for a Great Look.
FOUR: Here's a great Design2Share video, designed to help save money and stay on budget; I shot it with colleague Nicola Chernicoff: What Can Make My Renovation Less Intimidating?
FIVE: Finally, we have a Design2Share video showing some tips from Westport, CT interior designer Katy Cleare - she'll show you some amazing things she did with broken-down antiques and how you can convert trash to treasures with a bit of imagination. Great job, Katy!