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How to Refresh Your Living Room on a Budget


edited by Keemia Fera

The great Winston Churchill once said that, “We shape our homes and then our homes shape us,” and being intelligent, stylish girls, we want our home to be a reflection of our personal style—and of course, when it comes to entertaining, what’s not to love about a stylish living room?

Well, if that involves buying décor items, let us count the dollar signs: we know redecorating the space that gets the most eyes in the home can cost a small fortune. But, rest assured that if you stick to our list of five small changes to chic-ify your home, you too can upgrade your home style without breaking the bank—and who could argue with that?

 

Click through for interior design secrets for keeping your home feeling fresh and on trend every season!

Add a tapestry.


A great idea for those wanting to create a warm and inviting ambiance in their living room is to hang a tapestry on the wall, in place of an artwork. Tapestries are versatile and can be used in multiple ways: hung on an accent wall, secured with old fashioned nails or push pins and even mounted on plywood board.
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Assembly Home Geo Boucherouite Tapestry ($49)

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Assembly Home Banana Leaf Tapestry ($59)

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Laser-Cut Leather Tapestry ($1,125)

Area Rugs Area rugs are a perfect way to set the tone for the style of a living room. Geometric designs and large prints cast a contemporary attitude, while smaller prints and more oriental patterns and colors can make the room feel traditional. To bring more depth to the living room space, go for a textured rug.
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Variegated Knot Wool Rug ($118)

Add An Accent Chair


An accent chair is by nature the focal point of a room, and is a great way to give a room a finished look.
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Platner Accent Chair ($2,000) $869

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Le-Coterie JJ Accent Chair, Ivory Fleece ($3,199)

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Brown Geoffry Mr. Wingback Chair, Cream Linen ($429)

Hang seasonal wall art.


The most easy and budget friendly way to refresh your living room time is to add an art piece. Depending on your taste and budget, art can be changed every season to match your mood.
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Pottery Barn Sted Ivory Metal Tiles Set ($149) ($119)

Add Accent Pillows


Bright prints, textures and even words embroidered onto a comfortable pillow can be the best accents for a living room. They easily add interest to the room and draw attention to the couch or chair they are placed on. Overall, accent pillows are a simple and budget friendly way to transform a living room space.
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World Market Blue Agate Wall Art ($99)

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Framed Print Brooklyn Bridge ($149)

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Anteriors Apollo Wall Medallions ($209)

Toss in a few accent pillows.


Bright prints, textures and even words embroidered onto a comfortable pillow can be the best accents for a living room. They easily add interest to the room and draw attention. Overall, accent pillows are a simple and budget friendly way to transform a living room space.
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Kenneth Cole Reaction Home Calm Throw Pillow ($39)

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Khan Faux-Fur Pillows ($125)

What are your favorite décor tips to revamp your living room? Share them below.

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