Some decorating ideas are just over the top.

It’s not uncommon to see a magazine feature homes with unobtainable ideas.  The rooms are created to look good for two hours or until the photography crew leaves. Unfortunately, we don’t have photography crews visiting so we need to decorate our homes for real-life and real budgets.

This article shares a few of our favorite affordable mobile home decor ideas. you don’t have to be a millionaire to have a beautiful home. 

A white rug may look great in that photo but it would never work in my house with 2 dogs and 2 cats. And those fresh flowers we see in just about every decor magazine would be dead in two hours. 

There is a lot of interior design ideas and inspiration online, especially if you have a big budget.

The following mobile home decor ideas are meant for real life. Wear perfect for real life and real families. Don’t forget; you can always visit our Pinterest page for more mobile home ideas and remodeling tips!

Let Your Love of Books Work For You

Always have a stack of books laying around? Use those books that you can’t bear to part with to your advantage by stacking them and using them as an accent on your bedside table or living room side table. Or like we shared below, make a shelf out of them. (See more book ideas at Creamy Life).

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This is such an original idea!

Add Some Life to Your Mobile Home With Plants

We love a good house plant! Decorating with plants is one of our favorite affordable mobile home decorating ideas.

Don’t have much of a green thumb? This household plant guide is a perfect place to start on your path to a green thumb. ,

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We love this hanging planter. #affiliate
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With these self-watering planters, you take the guesswork out of watering your plants. #affiliate

Showcase Your Family

We have talked many times here at Mobile Home Living about creating a gallery wall in your mobile home as an inexpensive way to add style to your room. Why not take all those family photos you have taken over the years and use them as the theme. Using different size frames will create an eye-catching look.

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Use different size frames to add variety. (image from Shutterfly)

Light It Up

One of the easiest ways to add your sense of style to your mobile home is to change out the lighting. Whether it be updating your ceiling lights or changing your lamps, there are so many different choices. Don’t forget to upgrade your light bulbs as well. Not only are there many energy efficient choices out there, but you can also get different hues for different rooms, whether it be bright, soft or somewhere in between.

Related: 63 Affordable DIY Lighting Projects.

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Perfect for a side table or nightstand!
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This piece is a different look from the typical ceiling light. #affiliate

There are so many easy mobile home decor ideas to help add your own sense of style to your home. These are just a few that we love. Have a tip you want to share with our readers? Comment below, we would love to hear from you!

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