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23 Cheap Ways To Seem Like You're Actually Fancy

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1. Keep your three-buck Chuck in a pretty aerating decanter.

It'll make the wine taste better, too.

Get it from Amazon for $44.21.

2. Dress up an end table you already have with marble contact paper.

Get the tutorial here.

Try this highly rated marble contact paper from Amazon for $7.98.

3. Give your home that ~this is my country home~ vibe with some golden stag heads.

Get one from Wall Charmers on Etsy for $39.99.

4. Get an instantly impressive library by ordering books by the foot.

Get a random assortment of shmancy-looking books — you choose the color.

Get a foot of books from Book Buzzard on Etsy for $12.99.

5. And what's a library without an antique-looking globe?

Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

6. Buy a gilded ornate frame and fill it with a quick "abstract" "painting" you do yourself.

Get one of these vintage ones from Frame Cottage on Etsy for $27.

7. Or fill the frame with a personalized portrait that looks like an old oil painting.

Get it from Red Baron Design on Etsy for $20.25.

8. Float around the house in a floor-length silky robe.

Get this one from ASOS for $59.

9. And pair it with velvet smoking slippers that would look at home in any study or billiards room.

Get them from Amazon for $62.

10. Hustle everyone in poker with these gold playing cards.

Get a deck from Amazon for $15.85.

11. Become a booze expert with scratch & sniff board books.

Get the whiskey version from Amazon for $14.10 and the wine version (also from Amazon) for $11.89.

12. Eat with gold silverware (that's secretly from Target).

You can say you got it from Targé Boutique.

Get a five-piece set for $19.99.

13. Educate your ears with a book and CD combo that'll teach how to show off your knowledge of classical music.

Get the paperback from Amazon for $2.92.

14. Transform a regular mirror into a gem with a little spray paint.

Get the tutorial here.

Try this highly rated gold spray paint from Amazon for $10.04.

15. Set out fresh blooms in a horse head vase that looks museum worthy (but is actually from H&M).

Get it for $34.99.

16. When someone asks you the time, pull out a personalized pocket watch.

One hundred times more elegant than your iPhone lock screen.

Get it from My Personal Memories on Etsy for $19.99.

17. Upgrade your audio experience with classy AF pearl earbuds.

Get them from Amazon for $14.

18. Gild the edges of your business cards to give them the Midas touch.

Learn how here.

19. Get a personalized family crest made to establish your House.

Get one from Morgan Marie Makes on Etsy for $25.

20. Pour your favorite scent into a pretty perfume atomizer to feel like a starlet when you mist it on.

Get it from H&M for $12.99.

21. That old butterfly chair you have from college? Upgrade it with a metallic gold cover.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69.

22. Stack velvet pillows on every surface for the most luxurious lazing.

Get them from H&M for $9.99 each.

23. Prop your door open with a big ole gold brick.*

*Not actual gold.

Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

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