Contemporary Living Room Makeover for Less Than $500
Watch as this living room and entryway are transformed into updated contemporary spaces for under $500.
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Filed under: Living Rooms, Contemporary Style, Fireplace, Window Treatments, Credenzas, Makeover
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The entry walls are painted a soft green color and a graphic-patterned rug is placed on the floor to help warm the space.
New pieces are incorporated into the space including a light fixture, table lamp, mirror and cushion for the existing bench. The old plastic bin is replaced with a small cabinet.
A credenza is given a unique look with metallic tape used for fixing duct work. The tape is adhered to the top, sides and drawer fronts and crinkled up as it's applied to create a textural effect. Black shoe polish is rubbed on to knock down the shine and emphasize the texture.
$74 - Paint
$55 - Credenza
$15 - Mantel
$45 - TV Cabinet
$60 - Rug
$131 - Window Treatments
$11 - Throw and Pillows
$35 - Entryway Accessories
$25 - Toy Box
$13 - Magnetic Photo Gallery
$23 - Living Room Accessories
$487 - Total Cost
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