The perfect living room on a budget by Carmine Barbetta (FB)
The living room is called so for a reason - the space is where everyone gets together to talk comfortably on the couch, to watch a favorite TV show or to hold a fun party with guests and family. Of course, a successful living space needs to be outfitted with the right decors and furniture to comfortably seat everyone. Unfortunately, purchasing pieces for the space can be quite expensive, but it doesn't have to be that way. There are many things you can do to easily fill up the space without emptying out your pockets.
When it comes to décor, for instance, don't be afraid to buy pieces from a flea market, antique shop or even online. Of course, you have to be aware of what you're buying, ensuring that the piece is still in good condition. Purchasing time-worn pieces are not only a great way to save some money as opposed to buying brand new décor, they can also make a particular space seem more homey, providing a sense of history and flair. If you're in search for that old-world appeal, look for a GreatRusticFurniture.com Promotion Code so you can save on your purchase.
Yard sales are also great places to look for unique finds. It really is true that one person's trash is another's treasure, so if you have some time on the weekends, drive around your neighborhood and look for yard sales where you might just find a piece that you'll truly adore. When going to a yard sale, make sure to brush up on your haggling skills. Prices on the furniture are never the final offer, so don't be afraid to ask for a lower price, but be reasonable.
There are also plenty of creative solutions that you can apply in your living room if you really are on a budget. Need a side table? Instead of splurging more than a hundred dollars on a piece, a foldable table that's inexpensive can be purchased instead, and you can cover it with a beautiful fabric with fun patterns - no one's ever going to know that it's plastic! For décor, there are plenty of articles you use on an everyday basis that can be transformed with a little bit of effort.
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