How to Decorate a Home on a Budget

With the word “budget” in our name, Budget Blinds knows a thing or two about wallet-friendly home improvement. Getting you the best products within your budget is important to us. We have gathered a few ideas to help you create your dream home, without breaking the bank.

Furniture on a budget

Have you ever been to a furniture store, even a discount furniture store, and the sale price wasn’t much of a discount? While there is benefit to buying new furniture from the store, consider resale options too. Many times, furniture being resold is in good condition. You can get an amazing deal on the perfect item for your home.

Some in-person resale options include local consignment shops and garage sales. Some online options include Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist, and LetGo. There are many other options, but these are a few good suggestions. If you are going to look online, do not buy a product without seeing a photo first. Ask questions about the item like why it is being sold, how long it was used, what size it is, or what it is made out of. While most people are friendly, it’s important to exercise caution when buying from a stranger. Ask to make the sale in a public place, like a well-lit parking lot, and bring a friend with you.

Window treatments on a budget

If your window treatments need an upgrade, there’s no one better to help than Budget Blinds. With hundreds of styles, colors, designs, and customizable options, there is sure to be something you love that also fits your budget. Better yet? We offer a FREE in-home consultation with one of our experts. Nothing is more budget-friendly than free, right?


Physical labor on a budget

That home project you’ve been dreading can be done in a snap with a little help from good friends and family. If you feel bad asking people to help you with labor, make a fun day out of it with food, good music, and good company. It won’t even feel like work. If you’re lucky, you know someone who is an expert at a home project. Many times, friends can cut you a great deal or even offer free work. Hire friends for projects like painting, construction, carpet replacement, and more.

Small projects on a budget

In this technology-driven world, you can learn to do just about anything on the internet. Do you have a small project like installing a new ceiling fan, installing light fixtures, re-caulking, or refinishing a wood door? Check YouTube tutorials for a do-it-yourself method before hiring out the job.

We hope these ideas help save you some money on your next home-improvement project.

Budget Blinds of Marion wants to help you make your next project easy.  We are the areas premier window coverings dealer. The process all starts with a FREE in-home consultation.  Our designers come out to meet with you at your home. We help pick the color, styles, options, and products that are perfect for your home.  We order the product for you. Then we send one of our expert installers to install your brand-new product. The whole process is fun, easy and fast.

We serve Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha, Robins, Atkins, Palo, Anamosa, Ely, Mount Vernon, Cascade, Dubuque and much more.  We are locally owned and operated to ensure you’re getting the best service possible. We are backed by the nations largest window coverings franchise to ensure you’re getting the best products and warranties.  These two combinations make us the perfect fit for any project both big and small.

Do you want to schedule a FREE in-home consultation?  Give us a call today at 319-393-4626. We look forward to working with you.

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