Is your living room looking a little too...lived in? We asked a group of interior designers to reveal some of their best (and most affordable) decorating ideas.
By Abbe Wright
Work from the Ground Up
"Buy a new rug! That will instantly change the look of the room and introduce a new color palette. Then, you can re-cover pillows with new fabric and add some throw blankets to give the whole room a facelift." — Alex Papachristidis, author of The Age of Elegance: Interiors By Alex Papachristidis (Rizzoli)