How to Spend $100 on Design

How to Spend $100 on Design

Everyone deserves to live in well-designed spaces, but that doesn’t mean it has to cost an arm and a leg. We’re always on the lookout for ideas and projects that you can use to improve your home that won’t break the bank.

We’ve previously covered ways in which you could update your home’s design for less than $50. You can check those out here: How to Spend $50 on Design and How to Spend $50 on Design – Part 2.

Here’s what’s possible by upping the budget a bit:

Framed Panels

Framed Patterns - Homelement Furniture Design
Image courtesy of The Peak of Tres Chic

This design tip is an effective way to convert almost any images, prints, patterns and fabrics into hangable wall art. One of the most appealing aspects of framed panels is their flexibility to fit any style or space.

For instance, recreating the effect of the panels pictured here is a relatively simple process.

Start out by finding a print, pattern or fabric you would like to see on your wall. Then, take a minute to visualize how you can convert that into panels or separate sections. As you can see in the photo, the print was separated into 3 evenly-sized parts.

The possibilities, however, are as endless as your imagination. Other combinations can include a 3-panel setup in which the middle panel is the largest while the other 2 panels evenly share the remainder of the print.

Experiment with different arrangements or different frames to really incorporate visual interest to your rooms on a dime.

Wallpaper Feature Wall

Wallpaper Feature Wall - Homelement Furniture Design
Image courtesy of eHomeBuilder

Wallpapering an entire room can become quite a costly and time-consuming endeavor. Not to mention, the results can have an even, standard look; even though it’s an improved, new design. What usually happens after that is the new wallpaper becomes stale as you become accustomed to looking at it over time.

By only wallpapering one wall, essentially creating a feature wall, you’ve added a striking visual element that stands out and. As a result, the feature wall will always draw the attention of you and your guests; no matter how many times you’ve seen it.

Along with the added design element, a wallpapered feature wall is also a great idea because you can install it in a fraction of the time and effort it would take to wallpaper an entire room; and for only a fraction of the cost.

Good design doesn’t have to be expensive. Hopefully, we’re busting up that myth with these budget-friendly ideas. Stay tuned as there are even more $100 dollar design ideas on the way.