If you walk into your living room and the first thing you notice is tired, old living room furniture. Then it’s time for a fresh look and it needs to be lively and inviting. When you check your finances to see If you can afford new living room furniture and you find that your savings are rather depleted. Then you should look for a new inspiration and alternative methods to create your fresh new look.
Chances are pretty good that your finances only allow for a do it yourself project. Now the decision is where and how to get started. First of all you need to figure out what kind of look you want for your new living room furniture. You will be restricted as to what you can do because of the frames of your furniture, but there should be no problem in updating to fresh new colors. The next thing you need to do is pick a color pattern for the room and then go looking for fabric for your new living room furniture. If you do not know how to sew there are numerous books that can show you how to reupholster with a staple gun and hot glue gun. picking up one of these books is an good idea if you are going to do your own re upholstery project. After you reupholster your living room furniture it will be very simple to reupholster your dining room furniture. After you visit the fabric store and pick up the fabric you want for your project, go to the home improvement store and select the paint for the living room walls and for any tables that might need a coat of paint or two.
Ask for help at your local hardware store about the multiple glosses and different textured styles used for painting. You can produce interesting and very beautiful pieces by testing out a variety of finishes on your living room furniture. This can create conversation pieces or a dramatic effect, depending on what finish, texture or color you choose to use. It could be that your end tables and coffee table just need a fresh coat of paint.
Always add the finishing touches to your remodeled living room furniture with accessories. Table lamps, Candlesticks, books, pillows and pictures are all great and indispensable items to finish the look of your freshly redone living room furniture. Try adding an ottoman or put some striking pieces that you may have collected from your travels into your freshly done living room. It’s striking how some fresh paint, new fabrics, color and accessories can completely change the style of a living room.