Spring, for many, is all about getting the garden and conservatory ready to best enjoy the coming summer. Decorating a conservatory on a budget can sometimes prove a challenge and with a wealth of various furniture and accessories available, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by options. Today, we delve into our 6 favourite tips for decorating a conservatory on a budget in 2021.

1. Bistro Sets are worth considering instead of larger conservatory furniture


Bistro sets are especially great if your conservatory is short on space, as not every home has the luxury of being able to fit a full garden dining set into their conservatory. They tend to be more affordable owing to their smaller size, however, they’re also a great idea for sizeable conservatories too, giving much-valued space to fill with other pieces of furniture and modern conservatory decor. There are a wealth of options to consider, of course, but we think both Bramblecrest rattan furniture bistro sets and Hartman rattan furniture are lovely options to consider. The beautiful thing about rattan is that it doesn’t fade at all when exposed to sunlight and is lightweight enough to move around at will.  With Inside Out Living there are also excellent freedoms in paying on your preferred schedule, using the DuoLogi payment facility.


2. Reclining Chairs also prove to be a great option

By the same token as bistro sets reclining chairs can be a great option in lieu of larger furniture. Keeping the furniture stripped back but at no loss to cosiness and relaxation is a great way to make your spending power stretch a little further. There are impressive options from Hartman to consider, for instance, the Heritage Reclining Companion Set is an ever-popular option for conservatories and gardens alike. Again, this is rattan furniture built around an aluminium frame, which means the fibres won’t fade and it’s light enough to mean taking it into the garden will be a breeze too. We really see value in investing in rattan garden furniture, as it unrivalled freedom to move outdoors when the weather allows. See our blog post on bringing furniture from the outdoors indoors for more insight.


3. Accessories are a great cost effective brightener for modern conservatory decor.

Close up of Bramblecrest Moroccan citrus square scatter cushion on outdoor chair


Conservatory furniture sat on its own can at times be frankly – drab, so why not sprinkle some pattern and shading into the mix? Maybe introduce outright pops of colour that may better suit the room. This is a great way to make the most of your space at very little cost, creating a homely hub brimming with personality. Inside Out Living has a bevy of indoor accessories that work just as nicely as conservatory decor ideas as they do garden decorating ideas. In particular, the Bramblecrest Scatter Cushion range complements any brand rattan conservatory furniture you may own.


4. Keep it simple – plant life indoors

We don’t think that decorating a conservatory on a budget needs to be an overly complicated task Sometimes the simple touches work best, and adding plant life to your pool of conservatory decor ideas will give you the option to brighten and bring natural textures into your sun-room. If you’re like us, however, you may find a good percentage of the time a wilted shrub is the outcome of home horticulture, which is why artificial plants and succulents can prove to be a great way to go. Again, all a completely affordable way of decorating a conservatory.


5. Console tables and side tables make great conservatory furniture.

The Atlantic 1 Drawer Console Table Neutral

The beauty of the conservatory is that it melds home and garden so beautifully. We like to think of it as a lounging greenhouse; a room with all the home comforts but with the beauty of the garden at arm’s reach. When decorating a conservatory on a budget, it’s good to consider what homewares should be added to your room. Smaller can again mean affordable, but importantly at no loss to quality and craftsmanship. This is why we think both console tables and side tables make a great addition to any conservatory decor ideas list. There’s a healthy amount of options for both console tables and side tables under £300 to peruse on Inside Out Living, with styles ranging from modern to shabby chic to art deco. Furthermore, they often complement rattan garden furniture thanks to their neutral wood shades.


6. Definitely not a throw away idea.

Our final affordable tip for decorating conservatories is the simple addition of a comforting and soft throw. These super soft and warming blankets-come-decor are enduringly popular in interior accessorising and increasingly in modern conservatory decor. Rarely breaching the £50 mark, they’re made from mohair or plush acrylic and look splendid draped over a sofa or chair. The colour palette tends to range from pastels or calming tones to pops of bright colours and vivid patterns. As with scatter cushions, these can add much-needed vibrancy and tonal shading, particularly to neutral rattan conservatory furniture, and they should be worth considering when decorating a conservatory on a budget.

And that brings our tips on decorating conservatories when working with a budget to a close. We hope you found something in our round up to help your project, and we’d love to hear from you if you have any affordable decorating tips of your own that you’d like to share with us..  



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