7 Habits of People Who Are Able to Decorate Their Home on Dime

Written by Grace & Silas

It’s not always the easiest to decorate our home, especially when we’re on a tight budget. However, there are people out there who are experts at this, but they didn’t get there overnight. In fact, they developed certain habits that helped them create the home they have now. So read over these habits and see which ones you want to adopt!

Just Do it Yourself

DIY ideas can be very helpful since things often cost a lot more because of a brand name. But you can still get an incredible look for your home, just by finding a beautiful DIY project online.

Renew Old Things

At first glance, you might want to throw the old furniture away. But try to paint it another color and give it new life. The results might just surprise you and others.

Focus On Details

Details are particularly important in this case. Vintage vases, curtains, or chairs make the design unique and add contrast to other parts of your decor. So head to a thrift store or antique shop to get a fun new look.


When you go to the store, make sure to check out the discount area, but don’t just buy anything! Make sure that if you do buy something, it’s an item that will actually work with your home. You don’t want to just buy something because it’s on sale.

Small Details

Pay attention to the small details that will have a big impact (and help you save money). Whether it’s that paint trim that pops or a lamp that stands out, you want to find something that will make a statement without spending a ton of money.

Focus on the Living Room Walls

If you don’t have a ton of money to spend on decor, then it’s important to pay attention to the places people are going to notice first. Living rooms are one of the most commonly used rooms, and the walls draw the most attention since there’s so much space. So if you’re going to spend money on this part of your home, then a great place to budget your money would be for this.

Don’t Buy the Unnecessary

Try to become an organized person and plan to buy intentionally. It will help keep your home in order and keep you from spending money on decor you won’t like down the road. 

It may not always be the easiest to decorate your home on a dime, but thankfully, there are people how have done it before and share how they’ve done it too. So try these ideas out and let us know how it goes!


Meet Silas & Grace

Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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