07/26/2012 08:31 EDT | Updated 09/06/2012 04:57 EDT

Decorating Ideas: 30 Unique And Inexpensive Ways To Redecorate Your Home

Dr. Jonas Salk was a prize-winning biologist who came to believe architecture could influence the mind; spaces, he believed, can promote creativity, keep us alert, lead to relaxation and even enhance social intimacy.

So why is it so many of us are afraid to redecorate our space? Blame it on our budgets (it's not like we can all live in something that looks like this).

Which is why we've come up with 30 unique décor tips that will help you spruce up your space without breaking the bank. From adding some architectural oomph (without actually tearing down a wall) to making windows look larger, we've got each room in your home re-covered.

Let the décor games begin!

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