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Designing Your Living Room on a Budget

When it comes to designing your living room what is the biggest problem you face? For most people it is the budget that is the hardest thing to work with since they don't leave a bunch of money set aside to design a single room.
Always make sure that whatever your budget is that you don't use more than 85% of it when planning or you will run the risks of overspending.
The trouble that you will find when designing a room isn't the fact that you don't know what you are doing, it is just getting started and doing so without hiring an expensive interior decorator.
If you just follow these 5 tips you will be able to have the living room you want for a price you can afford.
Tips to designing your living room Plan ahead - The first thing you need to do is plan ahead.
If you are going to do a totally new design then you need to make sure you know what you want to do, the price of items you will need and what you will have to overcome in order to make it happen.
Monitor your money - If you don't know how much money you have spent then you won't have much to go off of when it comes to your budget.
The best thing to do is to keep a running total of the money you have used and only spend when you have some extra.
Buy discount items - Another thing you need to know is that buying discount items can extend your buying powers and will give you the same items for a cheaper price.
Most people stay away from discount items mostly because they are out of style pieces but in reality they are only out by like 3 months.
Sell items you don't need - Never keep an item you don't want or can't use, it is a waste.
Just sell them and use the extra money for some other things.
Reuse items you already have - If you have items that you can use then use them.
If you need to refurbish something then do that as well.
It is better to use items over and over again then waste money on buying new ones.
These are the 5 tips to designing your living room and should help you out a ton.
The best part about each one of these tips is that they are easy to follow and won't take much time to understand.
One thing that I always do is place a small coffee table in different places in the room to give it a more relaxing and spacious feel.
Try it.

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