While the initial stressful months of building your home are now over, your expenses and your work are far from over. You still have a lot more things that need to be done for your home until it is suitable to live in however, in these first few months you will need to move in to your home with the most basic of facilities and add to it every month whenever you can afford it.
Of course, to move it to your home there are a few basic essentials that you will need to have such as bathroom shops and a place to sleep. While you will not need to have a bed in those first few months, you will certainly need to have in the very least a number of mattresses for your family members. One great way to have a beautiful bed and also save a lot of money is to opt to make the bed yourself. It would be useful for you to go online and do some research on do it yourself furniture. You will find that you can have beautiful, rustic looking furniture at an almost negligible cost if you choose to make it yourself with old wooden pallets and crates.
It is important however that you do not attempt to save money on your shower heads as you will need these to last you a very long time. Buying cheaper versions in an attempt to save money could mean you will need to spend much more to renovate your home in the future in case these cheaper versions give trouble or break.
It is important that you do not spend too much money on decorating your home even if you feel tempted to. As you are on a budget, look for ways to decorate your home for free instead of spending a lot of money. If you visit home decoration stores, you might feel tempted to invest money on a few things for your home however, there are many ways to decorate your home beautifully without spending a single cent. Focus on what you can obtain for free. Look online for home design ideas out of recycled products such as old jars, old bottles and old cans. You will find many friends and relatives will be happy to get rid of most of these items by giving them to you whereas you can create amazing home décor using them. Jars and bottles make for some beautiful decorations if decorated correctly.