I live in a small council house – people say I can’t make it look nice on a budget but I’ve managed using B&M bargains | The Sun

SHE'S fed up with the assumptions that are often made about council houses.

One such assumption is that you can't make it look nice on a budget, but one woman is determined to prove people wrong.

She took to her A Bit of Me TikTok page to share a video tour of her front room, writing over the top: "When someone says you can’t make a council house look nice on a small budget."

"Of course you can!!" she added in the caption.

Along with MDF on the wall to look like panelling and a chic wire ceiling light, there are stylish black sofas and cream accessories everywhere.

People were quick to ask her where she got her home accessories from, with the woman admitting she always hunts down bargains to deck out her home.

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"Goes to show what matters above all is style, a good eye for aesthetics, understanding of space and budget to work it all out and make it happen," one person commented.

To which the woman replied: "Absolutely! you don’t to spend thousands of pounds to make some look nice."

"The square panelling on that feature wall is so classy and elegant. Entire room Straight out of a showroom or magazine," another added.

"Thank you so much! My kids would never let it be a show home though they trash it, daily," the original poster replied.

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"in love, i want my room like this kind of but i can’t afford it lol," another added.

To which the woman wrote: "Look for all the sales, hunt down discount codes and do it all yourself to save money.

"That’s what I always do.

"And do it little bit by little bit, Rome wasn’t built in a day."

"This is stunning – but a small budget to some could be very different to others…" another person pointed out.

With the woman writing: "Yeees! This is such a good point!

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"Maybe I should used a different word, but was trying to say basically you don’t need to spend thousands to make something look nice."

She picked up other items from The Range and Dunelm – mostly in the sale or reduced for other reasons.

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