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Mother-of-three revamps dining room into a modern interior for just £94

Mother-of-three transforms her drab dining room into a chic modern interior for just £94 using cut-price furniture and discounted decor

  • Cheryl Edwards, 49, from Norfolk, revamped her dining room for just £94 
  • Felt restless during furlough and decided to transform the room in her home  
  • Tracked down bargain furniture and discounted decor from B&Q, Aldi and IKEA 

A mother-of-three has revamped her dining room into a beautiful modern interior for just £94 pounds using reduced and discounted items from budget retailers. 

Cheryl Edwards, 49, from Norfolk, who works as a barista, was feeling restless at home while on furlough and wanted to keep herself busy with a DIY home project.

Cheryl had always wanted to change the walls and floor of her dining room and since she had some free time on her hands, she felt it was the best time to complete the job.

Posting the transformation on Facebook, she revealed: ‘Everything has been done by me alone, learning as I go…I’m happy with the result so far and quite proud of myself.’  

Mother-of-three Cheryl Edwards, 49, from Norfolk, revealed how she transformed her dining room on her own for just £94 (left, before, and right, after)

Mother-of-three Cheryl Edwards, 49, from Norfolk, revealed how she  transformed her dining room on her own for just £94 (left, before, and right, after)

The mother-of-three spent just £94 revamping her dining room into a quaint and modern home setting for using reduced items bought from B&Q, Aldi, Dunelm and IKEA. 

Cheryl purchased one roll of wallpaper for £8.99, seven adhesive vinyl floor planks from B&Q for £58.20 and already had some leftover paint lying at home.

She ripped out the old wallpaper to replace it with a new one and painted the walls and window sills with a fresh coat of paint.

She decorated the space with curtains from Dunelm discounted to £20, a variety of shelf plants from IKEA and Dunelm reduced to £2.40 and a shelf from Aldi reduced to £3.99. 

Cheryl shared the incredible transformation on Facebook, saying she was 'happy with the result' and 'quite proud'

Cheryl shared the incredible transformation on Facebook, saying she was ‘happy with the result’ and ‘quite proud’ 

Cheryl revealed how she felt 'a bit daunted' taking on the DIY transformation initially, but is now overjoyed with the results (pictured, during the renovation)

Cheryl revealed how she felt ‘a bit daunted’ taking on the DIY transformation initially, but is now overjoyed with the results (pictured, during the renovation)

Cheryl said the task was a bit daunting at first but she managed to complete the home renovation all on her own. 

Speaking about how transformed the space, Cheryl said: ‘I did it all on my own.

‘I was a bit daunting at first but with plenty of time on my hands due to being furloughed, I thought I’d knuckle down and get on with it as I was fed up off the hideous floor and walls.

‘The wallpaper was £8.99 per roll and I used 1 roll plus some extra from another roll.

The mother-of-three explained how she laid down self-adhesive vinyl plans from B&Q before painting the walls and hung the wallpaper

The mother-of-three explained how she laid down self-adhesive vinyl plans from B&Q before painting the walls and hung the wallpaper

Cheryl revealed how she felt 'quite proud' completing the project all on her own having hung the wallpaper and curtains, painted  the walls and laid the vinyl floor

Cheryl revealed how she felt ‘quite proud’ completing the project all on her own having hung the wallpaper and curtains, painted  the walls and laid the vinyl floor 

‘I already had the paint for the walls.  The shelf was reduced in Aldi for £3.99 and the plants on the shelf were from IKEA and Dunelm, reduced to £2.40.’

‘The vase on the table is from IKEA and the I sourced the pampas grass in the vase at a from a field in a rural train station.

‘The flooring was self-adhesive vinyl planks from B&Q which I purchased last year that were on offer 3 for 2, I bought 5 and got 2 free so I got 7 in total for £58.20.’

‘I painted the walls, window sill and hung the wallpaper. Then I scrubbed the floor and dried it. I used extra adhesive on them to ensure the adhesives stuck well and I cut them to fit with a Stanley knife.’

Cheryl advised others to 'do their research and watch YouTube videos' before trying any at home-renovations

Cheryl advised others to ‘do their research and watch YouTube videos’ before trying any at home-renovations  

‘The curtains were purchased on discount from Dunelm as they were a display, I paid about £20 for them and they retailed at £70.’

In a few words of advice for those who want to revamp their homes, Cheryl said: ‘Just do your research, look at YouTube videos ask other people on Facebook groups, take your time but most importantly prepare.

‘Make sure everything is prepared properly for a good job and don’t cut corners.’

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