Any person who is lucky enough to own a home nowadays can consider such home as his castle. The present state of the economy has made home ownership a rarity indeed especially if a person is a wage earner.People who have had their homes for a long time are definitely thankful that they have something they can call their own. However, the wear and tear as well as the abuses of nature can take its toll on the inside and outside look of any home. Thus, most homeowners have plans of redesigning their homes depending on the available resources.Redesigning a home that has been in existence for a long time can be difficult and expensive. However, a person who is creative and industrious enough will find the time and the energy to redesign his home using the basic and affordable guide in home design.Redesigning a home need not be expensive because there are techniques that can be applied to make an old home as good as new. A person can work on a minimum budget and introduce basic changes in his home which would result to a more aesthetic abode.The people living in a home will certainly have developed a new style or preference after so many years. It is advisable that a person looks into his preferences, the way of life of the family and of course the available budget before making any change.It would help to browse architectural or interior magazines to have an idea of what is new is home redesigning. More often, less is best so make sure that the design would be simple and would fit the personality of the people living in the house.There are several designs to choose from like country, modern, traditional or pop art. It will depend on the taste of the designer and of course, the people who will be living in the home that will be redesigned.A person can make amazing changes in any home just by changing the color scheme of the home. It can be a change in the paint of the rooms, or a change in the colors scheme of the draperies. No matter what, the color should match the size and the location of the rooms to be redesigned.Also take a look at the appliances, furniture and trinkets that are available inside or outside the home. These factors can affect the design and can even have a great impact in the choice of colors.To make the home more airy and relaxing, it would be a good idea to bring in some plants. The plants should however be of little maintenance so that the homeowner would not have a hard time taking care of the plants.Also take note of the lighting scheme of the home. Placing the right kind of light at the right place can make a difference in making the home spacious or narrow, cheerful or dreary.A nice chandelier with a classic can make a room sophisticated so it might be a good decision to buy one. As a general rule, plan ahead of time before purchasing the items that needed to be added into the newly redesigned home so as to make sure that the items are essential to the design and they would not look misplaced in the new design of the home.