While we always have enough money for a dinner night out, a new pair of boots and a mini-break to Ireland, decorating the home falls short on the list.
Furniture is an expensive investment and our toolbox never has the right instruments for Pinterest-worthy DIY.
But decorating needn't be so pricey, complicated or time-consuming.
The internet is full of golden tricks that can refresh your home in a few easy steps. From illusions that make a room appear larger to ways to make items look more expensive, we pick 20 of our favourite interiors hacks from the world wide web.