You don't have to gut and revamp your entire space to make it look new again. Try a few expert-recommended decorating tricks, like replacing knobs or swapping in punchy lighting for old fixtures, to breathe new life into your home on the cheap.
Start with one pattern. A bright indoor-outdoor fabric inspired this room's palette. (The Jane Churchill Belmont fabric shown on the window treatments is only available through designers; browse JoAnn.com for similar fabrics.)
Freshen up what you have. Transform a wood desk with a coat of glossy paint and whimsical new knobs.Learn how to transform used or inexpensive furniture from cheap to chic.
Hang art that has personality. We love these two examples: These Dandelion Iron Spheres ($261; ArteriorsHome.com for stores) and a painting by Presley.
Bring in modern materials. Lucite, lacquer and stainless steel accents make a space feel more youthful.
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