Is there a room in your home that's ready for a face lift? Adding a splash of color with a new coat of paint can easily and inexpensively transform a room. Many paints on the market today offer the ease of one coat coverage at an economical price. Many manufacturers now package paint in plastic jugs, rather than cans, which are easier and more handy for a do it yourselfer to use. Some paints even offer easy grip handles and convenient pour spouts.

Once the room is freshened up with a new coat of paint, add a few inexpensive accessories. A few well placed coordinating pillows and new vases or candles are all good options. Outlet and switch plates covers can enhance your new décor  too, as well as new controls. Adding a dimmer can change not only the lighting of your room, but also cut your energy costs.