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January, 2023 | Mandy Schremmer

10 Easy Home Decorating Ideas You Can Do in an Afternoon or Less

We want our homes to be familiar and comfortable. But sometimes if we go too long without changing the decor, we can get a bit too familiar. That’s why you need some easy home decorating ideas. Because it can be easy to tell when your space needs some sprucing up. What’s usually harder, though, is figuring out when you’ll have the time to actually redecorate. With a few simple swaps and decorating ideas, you can make a big difference. 

Whether you’re looking to make a statement, or just need a change of pace, we’ve put together a list of easy home decorating ideas that will look great and can be completed in a few hours. That way, you’ll only need a free afternoon or so rather than a month to transform your home from the inside out.

1. Scott Living Gold Aurum Self-Adhesive Wallpaper


There’s a whole lot more you can do with a roll of wallpaper than you may have thought. Design an accent wall, cover a whole room, or even frame a few panels to create statement wall art. Whatever you choose, this geometric print will look elegant and stylish wherever you use it

gold and white wallpaper
decorative bookshelf

2. ruboka 4-Shelf Tree Bookshelf 


Need a place to store your books but don’t want to have to rearrange your entire room? This bookshelf is compact and easy to fit anywhere and has a unique, tree-like design that adds charm and personality.

3. Scott Living Stainless Steel Table Vas


There’s nothing like the fresh pop of colors a bouquet of flowers can bring. While changing them out can be a tedious chore, if you place some faux ones in this striking vase, they’ll brighten up your space forever.

table vase
golden mirror

4. Longwin Wall Mirror 


A mirror can help make a space feel bigger, brighter, and totally different. Whether you want to freshen up your entryway or spice up a living room, its Nordic design will spice up any style.

5. Mohawk Home Scott Living Origami Diamond Gray Area Rug 


This neutral patterned rug not only fits both casual and traditional interiors, but its low profile is stain-resistant and easy to clean. Place it underneath your doorway or favorite piece to make that space pop.

patterned rug
rustic light fixture

6. Huryee Hanging Lights


Transform any corner into a relaxing reading nook with this handmade light fixture. Its shade transforms its warm light into charming, unique patterns that will give off an idyllic and natural feeling.

7. Scott Living Lamont Cabinet 


If you have a ton of stuff lying around with nowhere to put it, consider a stylish accent cabinet. It hides away the clutter and looks good doing it.

black cabinet
floral wall print

8. Lark Manor Indigo Botanical Canvas Print 


Good art is something that everyone, everywhere, can appreciate. All you need is the right piece to help reinvigorate a dull, boring room. This set provides three charming florals that will look great hung separately or together.

9. Scott Living Delton Verge Geometric Curtain Panel 


Add sophistication and distinction to any space by putting up a new set of curtains. The semi-sheer fabric allows light to filter in so that your home will remain bright, airy, and private.

white curtains
colorful throw pillows

GALMAXS7 Boho Throw Pillow Covers


Throw pillows are a simple yet effective way to make any couch or armchair feel refreshed. With four different designs to choose from here, you’re sure to find a modern farmhouse look you’ll adore.

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