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Low Budget Creative Decor Ideas for Opening a Cafe

A cafeteria with finger licking food, good coffee, and friendly hangout is anyone’s first choice. Those words are easy to  read but trust us! It’s much harder to create such a place in reality. Even if you create magic with food, you still need to get your ambience right. Another key which adds up for your cafeteria is marketing.  Good marketing can lead your business among top ones.  But environment of your coffee shop matters the most. Imagine being in your favorite cafe, you will find soothing lights, slow music and a good to look at place. Well! If you’re planning to open up a cafe yourself, this is exactly what you want your costumers to feel. Honestly, interior designing isn’t a cheap or easy task; in fact it may be the most costly one. Therefore, here are few ideas which will help you to get a fascinating cafeteria without investing lump  sum amount.


Walls are the first thing observed after entering into a cafe. You definitely want your walls to attract attention. Walls offer lot of creative space, use it. There are thousands of ideas you can apply, for first, start by keeping the walls of lighter contrast, even white walls add a lot of grace. If you want to go for a darker look, brick texture or brown woody theme will provide artistic touch to your thoughts.

One of the most trending ideas for a snack bar is all about painting your walls as black board and then creating charm using chalk. This art may look like a master piece but it’s actually very easy to try.  So, you can just paint walls black and white and add a crispy trend to your account.




Wall Hangings

You can frame your creativity and display it on your wall. There are thousands of choices to make, either you can go with popular paintings or their prints used as hangings, or you can paint/illustrate your own eye catchy ones. Making wall hangings isn’t that difficult, there are some really easy DIYs waiting for your opinion. There is a small list, which will help you open the door for bigger ones.

Newspaper Wall Hangings

You must be having a stock of useless newspapers and magazine that you will be throwing away. Guess what! They can be of great use. You would need few basic things and skills to go with. Those pieces of cuttings together would make a magnificent collage or deco patch, and moreover, these pieces will be ready in less than an hour. 



Wool art

Remember seeing your grandma knitting a sweater for you, well that ball of wool has other uses too. ‘Balloon orbs’ is name of a creative idea using a simple balloon, glue and wool or thread. You don’t need to be a master at knitting for this, but you have to know how to blow up a balloon. It is easy peasy and looks really elegant. Modification in those can even give you a woolen lamp or a hanging, as you wish.



Quote Frame

You are familiar with those quotes which make you say ‘nice!’ and feel joyous. Those quotes can be a part of your walls too. Just get a coffee or food quote printed as you like and attach in a frame. You can even shape up a frame using wood cuttings or cardboard, as per your vision.



Furniture for Cafe

It’s time to furnish your cafeteria now. Think a lot before choosing furniture, because that’s the essence of your place. Fixtures looks best in wooden texture. But let’s face it, even that costs a lot. The furniture should replicate your idea about the place.  If you prefer vintage look, start searching for old tables or rocking chairs in your backyard. Fancy furniture offers tremendous choices, you can purchase some or you can make some best elements out of waste. Metallic drums or used tyre can be your best resource. Images below will clarify this statement.





Center Pieces

As a general view, center pieces for a table are quite avoided. For some minds it’s just extras, but your cafeteria glows because of those extras. So don’t hesitate to get some center pieces and in case if you aren’t comfortable purchasing them, the option of doing it yourself is always open. Get some menu holders too, and never to forget about salt and pepper sprinklers. Reuse glasses or plastic bottles by adding, shiny paint or glitter to them, and you have a gorgeous center pieces for all your tables. 

You can even use pretty little lamps, so that your cafe shines and becomes a perfect place to click selfies. Balloon orb night lamp is one of the best ideas for attractive night lamps. Decorating bottles with led lights is also a preference of many DIY artists.


We hope that we have helped you a lot in saving your pocket. Invest your saved money on bigger aspects like crockery, chef or more importantly marketing.  These are all ideas in which you can use your own hands and stock bought in bulk to add stars to your cafe. Make a note of reception and exterior as they are the foremost preview of your business.  Put some small and tricky games or books at sidebar, will help your single friends to enjoy coffee. You are all ready to start your new cafeteria, make the finest coffee, and spread happiness!

And don’t forget to register your cafe here if you have a brand new opening in Indore.

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