5 Cheap Ways to Make Your Room Look Expensive

Cheat your way to haute home decor.
Cheat your way to haute home decor.

Like it or not, we all have to live on a budget. Paying for necessities such as the rent or mortgage, food, clothing and transportation leaves most of us little room in our bank accounts for expensive furnishings and cutting-edge room d├ęcor. Thankfully, you don't have to bring in the big bucks to make your guests think you're a high roller.

Everyone wants to dwell in dapper digs, so we thought it'd be pretty rich to show you how turn even your most modest room into an expensive-looking space. We'll tell you why vinyl is good for more than your old man's record collection and how adding a bit of posh to your pad can be accomplished using only a vacuum and a sponge.

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