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i want to make my liing room look and feel more like a home for cheap please help

we just moved into my hubbys dads house and we have our own section of the house but our living room is so blah what is a good way to make it feel homie and not spend much

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michelle.coppes

Asked by michelle.coppes at 4:02 PM on Dec. 17, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • http://howaboutorange.blogspot.com/2007/10/how-to-make-fabric-panel-wall-art.html

    This shows how to make a large picture for cheap.

    Make sure you declutter. Put a throw on the back of the couch, lamp on the end table, paint can help any room.
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 4:07 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • New throw pillows for the couch. Flameless (battery powered) candles.Are there drapes or just blinds on the windows? So many great drapes at the goodwill stores. Good luck.
    notjustmom213

    Answer by notjustmom213 at 4:55 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • I have always loved framed children' s art. You pick the frames that best match your living room and each of your children gets one frame to display there art. (To prevent/limit the fighting make sure all frames are the same size and style).
    You can pick up frames even at the dollar store.
    lmt_mom2010

    Answer by lmt_mom2010 at 8:19 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • Plants, preferably real, but fake would be ok. I also like a floor lamp in a corner.
    megamamaw

    Answer by megamamaw at 12:30 AM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • A wall of family pictures in various sizes--you can buy clearance frames and spray paint them any color that coordinates with your decor--arrange them to your liking--I like when they are ALL black and white with white matting and black frames--clean and neat looking.

    Look for clearance toss pillows at places like JC Penney, and coordinate the rest of your decor around them. Look on Ebay for MUCH cheaper, quality slip covers (SureFit brand) for your furniture to "jazz" things up!
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 6:48 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Bright colored toss pillows, and family photos or a pretty framed print that you like.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 7:03 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

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