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10 tips to change the decor of the dining room on a small budget

10 tips to change the decor of the dining room on a small budget

1. We mismatch the chairs


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The dining room furniture looks gray? We mismatch it! And no question of straining the budget for dress up the chairs, one finds some in the signs of decoration at low price for not expensive. Second option, we get chairs in the house, at the grandparents or in flea market: once painted the same color, they form a mix & match that is both design, trendy and harmonious.

2. We accentuate the wall


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Two or three wallpaper strips, and voila. To revamp the dining room without breaking the bank, we dare the accent wall with a trendy pattern! Geometric, art deco, wood or stone, brick or abstract? We walk the aisles of DIY or decoration stores to find the perfect wallpaper, and for those who are not fans of wallpaper, we can also opt for an accent wall in paint, quite simply.

3. We play the mirror


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The mirror boosts the brightness, enlarges the space and dresses the walls. For a bit that it adopts a design look, it turns into cheap tip to revamp a dining room ! The best of the best? An ultra-trendy round model in XXL version or an accumulation of small models. They are found in low-budget decorating signs, even the big one, and the result is as chic as practical.

4. We go to the bench


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Entry-level benches are everywhere, and they completely transform the look of the dining room. Rather than changing chairs, we put on a bench, more original, more user-friendly, not more expensive, especially since we can double the pleasure for Chinese fans by tracking down a vintage model to customize ( or not) in flea market… for more style but less budget!

5. We dress the table


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A simple tip to change your look without spending too much? We play with table linen. Tablecloths, napkins, sets and table runners transform a dining room table in the blink of an eye, enough to bring the table from the traditional ambiance in white and gold to a modern decor in red and black at will. And all the options are equal, from the grandma tablecloth to monogram to the homemade table runner!

6. We try the carpet


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Double use decoration tip, the carpet allows revamp a dining room on a small budget while marking the space dedicated to it. An ideal decorator's secret in open dining rooms or in small spaces, as long as the carpet is large enough to hold the table and its chairs. Square, round or rectangular, natural or graphic, patterned or solid, we adapt the style according to the price, tastes and furniture!

7. We work the walls


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With or without wallpaper, with or without paint, we can work on the decoration of the walls to change the atmosphere of the dining room ... and all without a big budget, please. The right idea? Transform a wall into a gallery for a series of framed posters, a herbarium-style plant collection, real paintings or photos. And in the absence of a budget for the frames, we create them in masking tape by framing scraps of wallpaper or printed images!

8. We twist the suspension


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A beautiful chandelier XXL above the table does wonders for changing the look of a dining room, without big expense, of course. The most trendy pendant lamp of the moment comes from the Swedish giant, and its natural appearance adds a Scandinavian artisanal touch of the most beautiful effect. The option remains valid in most of the inexpensive decoration signs, since the large chandeliers are fashionable, accessible and in a wide range of looks, rattan version as paper!

9. We rethink the table


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Isn't the dining room table of early childhood? First option, we repaint it for transform the decor without breaking the bank. Second option, we replace it with a table at a low price or even a board on trestles. In both cases, the fresh air beautifies the whole room, and allows to modernize a dining room for the price of trestles or a can of paint!

10. We don't forget the color


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No need to look too far to refresh a dining room. A few pots of paint are enough to revamp the room, for a reasonable budget provided you get your hands dirty! And with an assumed color, the whole atmosphere changes style, from funky coral to vegetable green or classic beige. At worst, we can always come back to white afterwards!