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How to Make Over Your Living Room (For Less Than $500)

Shake up your style by adding a few simple touches to three basic pieces.

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LOOK 1: Modern ($424)

Bored of the same ol' look day after day? Shake up your style by adding a few simple touches to three basic pieces. Sound impossible? More like incredible.

Light It Up
An oversized, white pendant with a simple shape makes a sharp style statement.
Sol pendant lamp, $100, CB2.com

Cover Up
We're all about the sunlight, but privacy is priority.
ENJE roller blinds, from $20, IKEA.com for stores

Go Graphic
Yep, florals and geometrics can sit together.
DwellStudio for Target pillow, $25, Target.com

Stand Tall
Vase or decorative piece? Mod art looks chic empty or filled. Zing vase, $38, Chiasso.com

Fold Over
A blanket adds a shot of color and something to snuggle under. Score!
Cable yellow throw, $50, CB2.com

Run Long
Crisscross your warm tones -- in no particular order.
Yotta area rug, $88, Lowes.com

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Photo: Mark Lund

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