Post-holiday cleanup is an ideal starting point for spring cleaning and home improvement projects. But if the sagging economy isn't inspiring costly updates, you can still create a new look, add pizzazz or a make decorative statement on even the tiniest budget. Just add your own creativity to some helpful tips from a few innovative decorators.
Here are some great ways to make the most of shoestring-budget decorating projects. If you're stuck for ideas on how to make low-cost, high impact changes to your home, check out my list of must-see shows; "Design Cents," "FreeStyle," "Mission Organization," and "Design on a Dime" on HGTV, and "Sell This House" on A&E. Each of these offers loads of inspiration and creative solutions that cost little to nothing.
Looking for No-Cost Decorating Ideas? Start at Home…
Design Tip Number 1: Shop… At Home
When was the last time you rearranged your furniture? Now go one step further. Have you swapped major pieces or decorative accents