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Revitalize Your Living Room for Under $100

June 12, 2024
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If you think giving your living room a fresh new look requires a massive budget, think again. You can revitalize your space with just $100 by using some simple, budget-friendly decor ideas. At DIY Design Mom, we're all about helping you create a beautiful, personalized home without spending a fortune. Read on to discover some savvy tips that will help you transform your living room without breaking the bank.

Thrift Store Treasures

Hunting for Unique Pieces

Thrift stores are gold mines for finding unique and inexpensive decor pieces. Whether it's a vintage lamp, a quirky coffee table, or unique artwork, these items can give your living room character and charm. Spend a morning visiting your local thrift stores and keep an eye out for hidden gems.

Revamp with Paint

Don’t overlook the power of paint. A fresh coat on old furniture can instantly update its look. You can also use leftover wall paint to create bold accent walls or stencils on your existing furnishings, bringing new life to tired pieces.

DIY Art and Accessories

Create Personalized Artwork

You don't need to be a professional artist to create beautiful artwork. Simple DIY art projects, like framed fabric swatches, homemade prints, or repurposed materials, can add a personal touch to your living room.

DIY Throw Pillows

Throw pillows can make or break your living room decor, but they don't have to be expensive. Use fabric remnants or old clothes to sew your own covers. It's an easy and budget-friendly way to add color and texture to your space.

Incorporating Greenery

Affordable Indoor Plants

Plants are an excellent way to breathe life into your living room. Purchase inexpensive indoor plants like succulents or snake plants that are easy to care for and will add a touch of nature to your decor.

DIY Plant Pots

Instead of buying expensive plant pots, create your own using materials you already have at home. Mason jars, old tea tins, or even painted cans can be upcycled into attractive plant containers.

Lighting Matters

Switch to LED Lights

Updating your lighting can transform the ambiance of your living room. Consider swapping out old bulbs for energy-efficient LED lights, which last longer and can save you money in the long run. Look for budget-friendly options that offer warm light to create a cozy atmosphere.

DIY Lampshades

Give your existing lamps a makeover by creating new lampshades. With some fabric, glue, and a little creativity, you can design custom lampshades that match your decor perfectly.


Revitalizing your living room on a budget is not only possible but can also be a fun and rewarding experience. By incorporating thrift store finds, DIY projects, affordable greenery, and smart lighting choices, you can completely transform your space. At DIY Design Mom, we believe that a beautiful home is within everyone's reach, regardless of budget. Start your living room makeover today and see the difference these budget-friendly decor tips can make.

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