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3 Ways To Affordably Update Your Living Room

The tricky thing about interior design is that you may remodel your space one year, and within about 5 to 10 years, it may look outdated. If you feel like your living room looks like it could use some updating but you have a tight budget, then you may not even know where to start. Luckily, with some paint and some new furniture, you can spruce up your space without spending a fortune. 

Paint It

Whether you paint the living room yourself or you have it professionally painted, paint can easily transform just about any space, especially your living room. A few paint trends to consider for your living room include white, off-white, or light grey. Colors that will make your space look outdated are those that are beige or that have some yellow undertones, but as long as the undertones are a little more on the blue end of things, then you should be good. 

Get a New Sofa

Your sofa is probably the first thing people see when they walk into your living room and it's most likely the largest thing in your space. Donate your old sofa to someone in need and purchase a new sofa for sale. A few things to keep in mind when choosing a sofa are how comfortable it is, if the fabric is durable, and the color of the sofa that you go with. Although brown sofas were popular a decade ago, they will only make your house look out of date (unless it's leather). Grey sofas, white sofas, or beige sofas are typically a safe bet to go with, but if you have kids then you may want to steer clear of a white one. Consider an Alenya sofa for your living room update.

Get a New Accent Chair

Your husband's old recliner sitting in the corner may be his favorite thing, but it may also be the biggest eyesore in your entire house. Try to negotiate with your spouse so that they get a comfortable chair that looks a lot nicer. Luckily, there are tons of options out there that are more modern recliners which means that they aren't as bulky and the design is a little bit more formal. 

These are just a few ways that you can help update your living space this upcoming year without having to go into any or a lot of debt. To learn more, reach out to a furniture retailer near you.