Fed up of staring at the same four walls? If you’d like to spruce up a room but you’re short of time or money, don’t worry! We’ve got some great home decorating and makeover tips that will let you transform your space in just a couple of days – without breaking the bank.


Probably the easiest place to start (and probably the one that will have the biggest impact) is to give your room a lick of paint. A great way to choose your perfect colour is to take inspiration from the things around you – either match the colour with your favourite accessories or find a complementing colour for your furniture.


If you don’t want to paint the whole room, why not have a go at creating a feature wall? It’s one of the quickest and easiest ways to transform a room. Simply choose a focal wall in your room (chimney breasts are a good choice) and either paint or wallpaper it in a bolder colour or pattern to the rest of the room. It’s a fantastic way to get the maximum impact with the minimum effort.

Check out our wallpapering How To guide for tips on getting a professional finish when you’re wallpapering.

Even if you’re not into DIY and decorating, there are still things you can to do to alter the way a room looks and feels. Using the right co-ordinates and accessories can get some great results, without even having to look at a paint brush or roller. It’s amazing what a difference new cushions, matching curtains, or the right table lamp or rug can make. Check out our amazing new style trends. There’s one for every taste – and you can get some stunning results without spending a fortune.


If we’ve inspired you to make some changes, you’ll find loads more great d.i.y and decorating products, as well as 100s of completely new trend accessories and coordinates, in store and online.

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