With winter upon us, people will be spending more of their time indoors to escape the cold weather. With that in mind, the change in weather provides people with an opportunity to update the interior design of their home. Fortunately, the cost of upgrading your interior can be very cost-effective because My Voucher Codes has put together interior design trends that won’t cost an arm and a leg.

For those interested in doing some interior design upgrades, here are a few useful tips.

Color Trends

Dark colors are a big trend this year, grey especially seems to be a favorite because it provides a tranquil feel. For those that prefer a rich color scheme, midnight blue is a great color choice.

If you want to save some money, you can use a paint calculator, which is something you can find online, because it will work out exactly how much paint you will need to buy for your project. You can store the left over paint in a cool dry place for future use.

Upcycling 

This is a recent trend that has become a hobby for a lot of people who like to repurpose or refurbish old furniture. It is a great way to update your interior design without having to spend extra cash on buying new furniture.

The benefit of upcycling is you can also use it as an opportunity to customize your furniture to fit the new design and adding much needed flair without discarding the furniture.

If you want to get a new set of furniture without having to pay too much, you can get used furniture at auctions or even garage sales.

Retro-Inspired Technology

These days, it seems a lot of people are feeling a little nostalgic because there has been a resurgence of retro technology in recent years. Some people have gone back to using vinyl records, VHS tapes, typewriters, and video game consoles. Even technology brands like Nintendo are going with the retro theme, having released a compact version of the original Nintendo Entertainment System.

If you’re going for a retro theme for your interior design, you can complete the look by including retro technology like some of the ones mentioned above in your design.

Unlike upcycling, retro technology can be pricey because some of the tech are considered antiques, which increases their value. One of the best ways to get your hands on some retro technology is by checking out local pawn shops and electronic stores. If you can’t find them there, you can wait until shopping holidays like Black Friday or Cyber Monday to purchase them at a discounted rate.

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