Now that you know 7 cheap ways to make your home look expensive, we are going to take it a little further and teach you how to easily and cheaply make your furniture look expensive. It doesn’t have to cost you a ton of money to have an elegant and expensive looking home. If you want to learn how cheap it can be to make your furniture look expensive, keep on reading.
Add Wallpaper to an Old Chair
All you need to update an old office chair or withered dining table chair is some pretty wallpaper and Mod Podge. If you have some old and maybe some not-so-pretty chairs sitting around, you can easily transform them into a statement piece.
Prop Up Your Sofa
If you don’t feel like going through the process of adding legs onto your sofa, bed risers can be a great cheat code. These little guys can easily be DIY made or you can just as easily buy them from Target for $11. When you want to add a little bit of sophistication to your sofa, just add legs.
Lots of Throw Pillows
Trendy throw pillows can easily upgrade the look of a room and pull everything together. If you are unsure about the color scheme you want to go with, the right throw pillows can help you to decide. You can easily make your own with some pretty fabric or you can always buy unique ones from sites like Etsy.
Utilize Brass Hardware
Brass is in for the season and it is a simple and cheap way to update the look of coffee tables, cabinets, dressers, and much more. Change out the knobs on your bedroom dresser with brass knobs and add brass corners to the edges of your old coffee tables. This cheap fix will do wonders for all of your furniture.
Cover with Marble Contact Paper
Marble tables and countertops are very much in style this year, but marble, unfortunately, can be expensive. If you want the look of marble without the price, you can buy marble contact paper for only $13. Simply peel off the sticky backing and stick the paper to whatever it is you want to have that marble look.
Spray Paint Faded Cushions
Why buy what you can DIY? If your patio furniture is suffering from fading due to the sun, you can easily spray paint it a new color. You can buy spray paint specifically made for fabric. You may need to apply a few coats but believe me, it will be a lot cheaper than buying new patio furniture.
Upgrade a Headboard with StikWood
StikWood is an excellent and inexpensive way to create the illusion of a hardwood headboard for the bed. These adhesive-backed strips of wood can be used to easily transform the look of a room. If you are getting sick of your old and tired headboard, you can easily use these without any type of carpentry experience.