5 (Not Impossible) Ways to Amp Up Your Living Room
We went to the experts for advice on how to update with ease.
By Abbe Wright
Photo: Aimee Herring
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Hang Ghost Frames
"To add faux architectural interest in the living room, cover one blank wall with a collection of cheap frames—find them at discount stores or flea markets. Paint the frames the same shade as the wall color—it's an effect that mimics texture. Choose a high-gloss paint finish on the frames to add shimmer and sophistication and to make them pop from the wall."—Janet Lee of LivingInANutshell.com and author of Living in a Nutshell: Posh and Portable Decorating Ideas for Small Spaces