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31 Gorgeous Furniture Upgrades For Your Grown Up Apartment

Fancy up your apartment for cheap.

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6. Then tuft the cushions:

oheverythinghandmade.com

Get the instructions here. The blogger sells buttons that match the Ikea sofa she owns, but you can also pick out fabric covered buttons that work for your own furniture (or grab an inexpensive kit and fabric to make your own).

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13. Frame your bathroom mirror with baseboard trim:

momtastic.com

The tutorial includes instructions for cutting the trim yourself, but you can also take careful measurements and ask your hardware store to cut it for you. See how to make it happen here.

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16. Screw brass casters to the bottom of a cheap shelf for an instant bar cart slash portable bookcase:

sugarandcloth.com

The big brass drawer pulls that serve as the handles of this cart are a little pricey, but you can skip those if you prefer. Learn how to make this happen here.

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30. Swap out the default knobs and screw on a few flat corner braces for a brand-new dresser:

lacquerandlinen.com

You can also paint it, of course. (This is a recurring theme in furniture makeovers for very obvious reasons). Get the how-to here.