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6 Gorgeous Furniture Upgrades For Your Grown Up Apartment

If you're thinking about how to give a boost to your apartment's look, here are some ideas you can use:

1. Fix up a kid’s table with wrapping paper and durable paint:

If you’re wanting to go even cheaper, you could skip the metallic seats on the chairs and paint them to match the rest of the wood (and use less expensive wrapping paper). Get the tutorial here.

2. Dress up a side table in contact paper and spray paint:

You can use whatever combination of spray paint and contact paper your heart desires. See how to do it here.

3. Mod Podge a graphic fabric onto a simple wooden chair:

Mod Podge a graphic fabric onto a simple wooden chair:
4. Find a thrift store chair and some affordable cotton fabric, and ta-da! Instant custom piece. Learn how to make it here.

Stitch trim onto your chairs to make them look extra ~fancy~:

(These chairs were also painted, but the trim is the coolest part here). See the surprisingly simple step-by-step tutorial here.

5. Update your current bookshelf with a backsplash of removable wallpaper:

Or update your current bookshelf with a backsplash of removable wallpaper:
See how here. This tutorial uses Wallternatives reusable wallpaper, but here are ten other removable wallpaper shops to check out.

6. Split decision (before)

Split an old sectional into twin love seats. A firm foundation of new webbing supports cushions of new foam. Make sure the fabric suits the lines of the sectional—here, bright and clean.
Source: Buzzfeed and Midwest Living


  1. Cantiknya design tu.... bila waktu lapang boleh la color2 perabut kayu yg plain kat rumah.

  2. Beautiful design! I love diy!. Thanks for sharing this!

  3. Brilliant ideas!
    Comes in handy for those thinking of renovating their houses.

  4. Simple but practical tips that does wonders to add more zing to a home. My current project is painting one of my old tables to add some colour into the study room.

    1. Ooh share some photos once you're done with the project

  5. good idea! this can be my guide for my current house. need a change la

  6. Really pretty and easy ideas to make our home look lovely. Great ideas for CNY

  7. thanks for the ideas. now i know how to organize my things before CNY! HEHEHE.

  8. Thank you for sharing this information. Very interesting post.
    Cheap Furniture

  9. Very good ideas. Thanks for sharing, will try it at my home.

  10. amazing ideas , some so easy it's a no brainer how we never thought about it before.... haissh....

    1. I know, right? Just have to get the momentum started

  11. I like the idea '"Dress up a side table in contact paper and spray paint"--practical and easy :)

  12. i wanna update my current bookshelf with a backsplash of removable wallpaper too! looks so cool eh

  13. Great tips to be shared. Cant wait to decorate my own house in the future!

  14. wooo those great ideas i'm looking forward for room design. thanks fr sharing

  15. this is useful to me as i thinking to gather more information on how to decorate my new house

  16. wow so many DIY items! I love them all!

  17. I like the idea of revamp the inner bookshelf with wallpaper. Its gives an uplifting mood.

  18. Love your list, all seem quite easy to do it ourselves, will try one day :)

  19. i have that first table and chair but the chair already pecah, the seating area, i'm still thinking how to fix it up

  20. Love the design~ It is very useful since I need to clean up my house~

  21. great idea, look fresh n colorful after dress up ^^

  22. Great ideas for a better looking home. Now, I can't wait to get my own pad.

  23. very chic, simple yet looking elegant.. nice


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