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Everything You Need To Make Over Your Living Room For Under $1,000

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Redecorating has always seemed to me like a really fun thing to do if you have a lot of money.

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Seriously, how many Real Housewives episodes start with picking out new wallpaper and upholstery fabric? I think it's between 80 and 90 percent.

But since home makeovers can be intimidating when you're watching your cash, we decided to transform a living space on a strict budget. $1,000, to be exact.

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Check out the products below!

1. A sleek and modern futon that seriously raises the bar for futons.

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Penthouse style for a dorm room price!

Get it at Walmart, with free in-store pickup for, $319.

2. A clean, simple ladder shelf, so you can give your book friends and plant friends the home they deserve.

As a bonus, it's dead simple to assemblePromising review:"I ordered only one at first, but after if arrived and I saw how easy it was to put together and how beautiful it was, I ordered another one. I had been looking for this type of shelving unit for awhile and they were all very expensive. This was exactly what I wanted and at a great price. I would definitely recommend this." —Buggin2buyGet it in multiple colors at Walmart, with free shipping or in-store pickup, for $55+.
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As a bonus, it's dead simple to assemble

Promising review:"I ordered only one at first, but after if arrived and I saw how easy it was to put together and how beautiful it was, I ordered another one. I had been looking for this type of shelving unit for awhile and they were all very expensive. This was exactly what I wanted and at a great price. I would definitely recommend this." —Buggin2buy

Get it in multiple colors at Walmart, with free shipping or in-store pickup, for $55+.

3. A TV stand with an antique feel (and plenty of space for your near-antique DVDs).

Promising review: "I am very pleased with this piece! It looks gorgeous in our family room and it's well-made. Would highly recommend!" —JB12Get it at Walmart, with free shipping or in-store pickup, for $141.54.
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Promising review: "I am very pleased with this piece! It looks gorgeous in our family room and it's well-made. Would highly recommend!" —JB12

Get it at Walmart, with free shipping or in-store pickup, for $141.54.

4. A minimalist coffee table that will appeal to design snobs and bargain-hunters alike.

Get it in multiple colors at Walmart, with free shipping or in-store pickup, for $84.32+.
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Get it in multiple colors at Walmart, with free shipping or in-store pickup, for $84.32+.

5. Soft grey paint that will make a small room appear larger and brighter.

White is not the only neutral!Get it in three different finishes, with free shipping or in-store pickup, for $3.98–$24.17.
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White is not the only neutral!

Get it in three different finishes, with free shipping or in-store pickup, for $3.98–$24.17.

6. Primer, painter's tape, and a roller-and-brush set to complete your painting toolkit.

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Yes, I will come to your painting party, thank you.

Get them at Walmart with free in-store pickup: $15.94 for the primer, $5.33 for the tape, and $15.85 for the roller kit.

7. Sheer panel curtains to complement your pristine new walls.

Let in natural light; keep out lookie-loos.Get them at Jet for $12.29 per panel.**New Jet customers get 15% off their first three orders over $35 with the code SAVE15**
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Let in natural light; keep out lookie-loos.

Get them at Jet for $12.29 per panel.

**New Jet customers get 15% off their first three orders over $35 with the code SAVE15**

8. Framed pictures—a quick way to personalize your space (and make you look like you have your shit together).

Pro tip: anything can be decor if you put it in a frame.Get the frames at Jet for $7.14 each.
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Pro tip: anything can be decor if you put it in a frame.

Get the frames at Jet for $7.14 each.

9. A rice paper floor lamp that will fill your space with gentle light.

With lamp as my witness, I'll never turn on an overhead again.Get it at Walmart for $35.20 with a bulb, or $29.97 without.
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With lamp as my witness, I'll never turn on an overhead again.

Get it at Walmart for $35.20 with a bulb, or $29.97 without.

10. A tripod lamp with a simple, elegant design.

Promising review: "I love this floor lamp. It looks even better in real life than in the picture. My husband and I were looking for a modern, simply designed floor lamp for our place but most of them were very expensive. This is such a great price for a very nice design, and was exactly what we were looking for. Delivery was fast too, less than a week. It only took my husband less than five minutes to set it up. We really love this lamp." —GuttierezGet it at Jet for $42.13.
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Promising review: "I love this floor lamp. It looks even better in real life than in the picture. My husband and I were looking for a modern, simply designed floor lamp for our place but most of them were very expensive. This is such a great price for a very nice design, and was exactly what we were looking for. Delivery was fast too, less than a week. It only took my husband less than five minutes to set it up. We really love this lamp." —Guttierez

Get it at Jet for $42.13.

11. An unfussy rug that will really pull the room together.

Home is where the area rug is.Get it in various sized at Walmart, with free shipping or in-store pickup, for $41.72–$189.99
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Home is where the area rug is.

Get it in various sized at Walmart, with free shipping or in-store pickup, for $41.72–$189.99

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