Yes, DIY has been trending for several years, but with inflation driving prices up, finding ways to save a few bucks is more important than ever. Re-doing the house, or even a single room, is definitely not a cheap endeavor, so if you plan on doing it, you’ll probably be looking for ways to cut corners. However, we’re here to tell you that you can save money without compromising on style or trendiness. Yes, most of the decor items you see on TikTok cost a fortune, but there are some techniques or objects you can make yourself. Here are some helpful ideas to try.
Did you know that Roman villas were bursting with color? Much of the paint that used to adorn the buildings has worn off, but there are still some remains that showed limewashing was a favorite technique of theirs. It has recently made a comeback.
This painting technique leaves a chalky, textured look that gives a lot of visual interest to a room. It’s achieved by applying the paint in a cross-hatch pattern and dries down with slight tone variations of the color you selected.