For those who have champagne taste on a beer budget.

1. Bamboo plate holders? No, ma’am, that’s a customizable floating shelf (for roughly $12).

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2. Let’s face it, the LACK side table is seriously ~lacking~ style. Use Plexiglass acrylic sheets to transform it into a mirrored cube.

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3. With a $5.99 MARIUS stool, a can of spray paint and a fluffy throw pillow, you too can create a cute-as-can-be makeup vanity stool.

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4. Glamify the $19.99 GLADOM tray table using marble contact paper and a can of metallic spray paint.

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5. You don’t need to hire a professional to reupholster the $39.00 SKOGSTA bench — a staple gun, foam and your favorite fabric will do.

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6. Need to squeeze a console into a narrow entryway? Pair the $55.99 EKBY ALEX with chic hairpin legs.

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7. Turn a $14.99 bench cushion into a high-end headboard using the fabric of your choice and leather strips.

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8. Take that $39.99 TARVA nightstand from drab to fab with textured wallpaper and teal chalk paint.

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9. Cover a MALM dressing table in peel-and-stick wallpaper to give it a punch of pattern.

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10. Disguise a $99.00 HEMNES shoe cabinet as a card catalog using wood scraps and vintage-inspired hardware. 

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11. Give a $14.99 galvanized HYLLIS shelf an industrial edge with black spray paint and stained wood boards.

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12. Everyone and their mother owns a SINNERLIG pendant lamp — personalize yours with colorful tassels.

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13. Make a basic MALM dresser sparkle and shine using gold contact paper.


14. If you’re feeling extra ambitious, you could Rit dyeKARLSTAD sofa, replace the legs and add buttons for tufting.

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15. Use an EKBY VALTER bracket (only $6.50) to hang plants without damaging the ceiling.

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16. Paint the bottom of a $12.99 FLÅDIS seagrass basket and add pompoms for a touch of whimsy.

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17. Morph the cult-favorite IVAR into a sophisticated bar cabinet (because you’re going to need a drink after completing all these hacks).

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