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It's one thing to vow to switch up your daily outfits, but it's a whole different beast to want to change things up in your apartment. Because, let's face it, a true "cheap home makeover" is rare — especially when you and Liberace wouldn't see eye to eye on the definition of cheap.
At the end of the day, furniture and decor are just plain expensive. But, there are some very clever ways that you can make whatever cash you're working with go a long way — and that certainly helps if you're starting out with a basic-blah-style, renter-standard apartment with as much built-in character as a cardboard box. In the pages ahead, we address five common decor woes and devise high-impact solutions for each at three very different price points. So, now you can feel like you're breathing new life into a dull space, whether you've got $20 or $2,000.
There are two types of people on Black Friday: the ones who revel in facing down sales-hungry crowds and those who like to curl up on the couch with a hot cider and their laptop. Well, no offense to any thrill seekers out there, but when it comes to this shopping holiday, the latter seems the better option to us — read
Holiday shopping can cause a boatload of stress. There are a lot of bases to cover and only a few weeks to get down to business. So, if you're stumped on what to buy the techie in your life (you know, the person who always needs to have the latest and greatest gadgets on the market), we feel you. They can be tough to read