Did you know what
the easiest way to give your house or a specific room an inexpensive
makeover, and one you can do yourself? Simply by changing
the color of your walls. Tired of that light green in the
living room? Repaint it to an ecru which works with nearly
Is your daughter
tired of the pink on her walls? Pick out one of the accent
colors in her bedding, and paint the walls that color - even
take a pillowcase into the paint store and they can color
match it exactly?
Or simply repaint
one wall as a feature wall, taking the lighter color from
the other walls and darkening it multiple times.
The most important
think when repainting a wall to freshen the look without spending
an arm and a leg is to make sure that the new color is different
enough from the old color,but also compliments the furnishings
and accents in the room. This will help your budget because
you won't be so inclined to run out and buy a new sofa to
match your newly painted walls because you discovered after
the fact that the shade of blue you chose clashes with the
color of your sofa.