cheap decorating ideas

Photo: Daniel Hennessy

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Double Your Rug

Henderson believes that furniture should all be either off the rug or on it to help the seating area seem more cohesive. She centered Hilton's neutral sisal rug between the couch and chair, then layered a smaller woven rug on top to add pattern without springing for a new 8' x 10'.

Add to Your Couch

If you don't want to buy new furniture, cover a tired couch with a vintage throw.