If you buy a house and can't afford upgrades: Change out your builder grade brass shower trim using Rustoleum's Oil Rubbed Bronze spray paint. Holds up well with the water because it is indoor/outdoor paint. also works with light fixtures
Great idea: "Buy tablecloths to use as draperies.much less expensive, already hemmed, meant to launder often, and many patterns and colors available! or buy so you can hem them AND still have matching fabric left over for pillows.
Basement-Great tutorial on how to replace carpet on staircases and then install new stair treads. at a cheap cost rather than buying them premade from some website thats waaayyy more expensive. exactly the info I was looking for!