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Budget-Friendly Dining Room Updates

By: Karli Sanders
November 19, 2020

Updating your dining room doesn't have to cost a fortune. We have 17 easy fixes that will add major drama for very little cash.

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Slip Into Something More Comfortable

There’s no quicker dining room fix than slipcovers. In a pinch, you can revamp your space with the seasons or whenever you need a change of scenery. Look for machine-washable slipcovers that can easily be cleaned when spills happen.

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Photo: Michael J. Lee. From: Ana Donohue.

Hang a Chandelier

Make your lighting the focal point of the dining room for a budget-friendly and easy upgrade. With chandeliers, the more dramatic the better. Want even more impact? Choose a lighting fixture in a bold color.

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Photo: Tim Souza Photography. From: Lotus + Lilac Design Studio.

Wake Up Your Walls

The dining room can be the most fun room in the house with a wall or four of an eye-catching wallpaper. Scared of the commitment? Temporary wallpaper comes in a variety of colors, textures and designs for an easily interchangeable look.

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Photo: Amy Bartlam. From: Katherine Carter Design.

Add Some Floating Shelves

Floating shelves add an interesting element to this farmhouse dining room for relatively cheap. Put your most-prized dishware and collections front and center with this airy look.

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