“I would have an awesome home if I had plenty of cash”, “I’m not very creative, so I’d need an interior stylist”, “I’ll save until I have enough for an entire redesign.” Sound familiar?
If you’re thinking your home interior is less style and more stale, there are small ways you can update your abode on a budget. So whether your home needs a bit of sprucing up or you're just tired of looking at the same old things, here are the stylish home finds to make it happen under $150:
We’re wholeheartedly embracing the tropical trend this season. From palm leaf prints, right through to infamous pineapples, tropical interiors are making a big splash in our abodes. Bring a hint of sunshine in with luscious greens and pops of orange for a real vibrant and fun update to your home.
1 Orange flare chain rug 160x215, Rugs A Million $117.50
If you don’t want to paint the walls, another way to inject new colour into a room is by buying a rug. This way you can also change the rug seasonally and you save on the paint job.
2 Scape mirror 40cm in natural, Freedom $59.99
Round mirrors immediately draw the eye, while increasing the perception of space in a room.
3 Succulent, Vast Interior $20
Plants are increasingly being used as decorative accessories, but if you’re not much of a green thumb and want the plant to actually look after itself a succulent is the way to go.
4 Bamboo palm cushion, Vast Interior $45
5 Outdoor inspirations Bondi pineapple cushion, The Furniture Shack, $39.95
This trend favours bright prints, and plenty of them. Clash, clash, clash! We particularly like anything pineapple print or urban safari.
6 Abbeville wood tray with five glass bottles, Early Settler, $59
Quirky bottles and jars are a unique way to display flowers both indoors and out.
7 Driftwood candle holder, Rice Furniture, $80
You can't beat the glow of a humble tealight candle to add instant ambience to a room.
8 Franklin table lamp in concrete, Freedom $89
Introducing this season’s freshest metallic... GOLD! A little glitz complements this season’s strong primary colour palette.
Striking, dramatic and guaranteed to make an impact, monochrome is a classic trend that is dominating interiors this season. Boldly standing the test of time through the ever-changing eras of style, this trend is one that will never go out of fashion.
9 Marcella clock 30cm in marble, Freedom $59.95
Marble is one of the most on-trend chic homewares materials of the moment, and will make any space unmistakably elegant.
10 Butler folding tray table, Fantastic Furniture $35
Practicality is always key when redecorating, and if you’re a TV at dinnertime type of person (Bachie anyone?) a stylish TV tray that you can tuck away in the ad break is perfect.
11 Hartford No.17 clear glass single pendant, Andrews Light Up $96.75
This shapely glass pendant offers a refined detail that won't overwhelm your space, but will add a bit of flair.
12 Living space home cushion, Spotlight $29.99
A living space is always made a little cosier with a cushion, and the use of inspirational quotes can add a unique and personal touch to a room.
13 Surya cutwork stool aluminum medium, Early Settler $149
Geometric stools and side tables in neutral metals are a sophisticated way to add visual interest to a space without being over the top.
14 Sunshine fairy candle holder, Rice Furniture $32
Lighting a candle in a minimalist and monochromatic space adds to the bold and simplistic vibe.
15 Black geo rug, Fantastic Furniture $59
Think fresh and simple. A black and white rug lends both timelessness and versatility to your scheme.
Which look is your favourite?