15 Items to Refresh Your Living Room for Under $50

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a moon phase hanging wall art

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Sometimes you just want to change things up in your home. This especially happens when you’ve lived somewhere for a while. If you don’t want to make any big changes, the best way to refresh your space is by adding in some statement pieces, swapping out cushion covers, adding area rugs, and using accessories to add something new. We have found that because we spend a lot of time in our living rooms, this is often the room we want to switch up the most. If you’re like us and you want to swap things out from time to time, you need to set a budget for yourself. We’ve found some items to refresh your living room for under $50 so you can enjoy your space again. 

Anthropologie Calle Candle Holder

Calle Candle Holder


A fun candle holder is a great way to add something extra to your space. Mix and match these mouth-blown glass holders that come in a number of sizes and colors. They’re really pretty and quite unique.

Anthropologie Nena Flower Knobs, Set of 2

Nena Flower Knobs, Set of 2


One of the best ways to refresh your living room is to change the knobs on any drawers you may have. It’s a quick and easy way to add some life back into your home. This set of two comes in silver or brass so you can easily match the rest of your decor.

Urban Outfitters Checkerboard Super Plush Throw Blanket

Checkerboard Super Plush Throw Blanket

Urban Outfitters

Buy yourself a beautiful throw blanket that’s not only cozy but also looks great on your couch. This one comes in five colors ranging from lime green to beige.

Urban Outfitters Margot Arch Wall Mirror

Margot Arch Wall Mirror

Urban Outfitters

Sometimes all you need is a statement piece and this wall mirror is that. It has a cool arch silhouette framed by either black or natural rattan. It’s a great addition to a gallery wall. 

H&M Floral Cushion Cover

Floral Cushion Cover


Throw pillows are probably the easiest thing to swap out when you’re feeling like your living room needs a refresh. You can find inexpensive covers that look great and complement your furniture. Don’t be afraid to mix and match cushions!

H&M Patterned Mini Vase

Patterned Mini Vase


A pretty vase is a great addition to shelves or a mantle. You can leave it as a decorative piece or place some pretty flowers in there for an extra refresh.

Rugs USA Ivory Checkered Diamonds Tassel Area Rug

Ivory Checkered Diamonds Tassel Area Rug

Rugs USA

Adding an area rug is a great way to define your space and bring together a room. Pick a rug that works well with the colors in your living room and then add accessories based off of them.

McGee & Co. Woven Bamboo Box

Woven Bamboo Box

McGee & Co.

Sometimes all you need is a good shelfie. Style your shelves with these bamboo boxes that come in sizes small, medium, and large. They are great pieces that can stand on their own or be styled together. 

McGee & Co. Fabra Woven Tray

Fabra Woven Tray

McGee & Co.

If you have a coffee table or ottoman you can add a woven tray to it to store your remote, a coffee table book, a candle, or whatever else you want to keep nearby.

The Little Market Moon Phases Capiz Wall Hanging

Moon Phases Capiz Wall Hanging

The Little Market

A fun wall hanging is a great way to add something special to your space. The capiz shells which have been carefully crafted into the phases of the moon are the perfect accent to your living room. 

The Little Market Scalloped Frame

Scalloped Frame

The Little Market

Handmade in India, this gorgeous scalloped frame would look beautiful on a side table or shelf. Add your favorite photo in there and remember that you can swap out your photos as often as you’d like to keep things interesting in your living room. What's more personal than sharing your favorite memories in a picture frame?

Rifle Paper Co. Dog Days of Summer Art Print

Dog Days of Summer Art Print

Rifle Paper Co.

If you have a gallery wall, don’t be afraid to swap out your prints. You can find inexpensive, gorgeous prints that would look amazing framed on your wall. 

Rifle Paper Co. Monstera Leaf Art Print

Monstera Leaf Art Print

Rifle Paper Co.

Sometimes the best prints are simple. Add something like this gorgeous monstera leaf to your living room by leaning it on the mantle or hanging it behind your couch. 

Kris Kivu Indigo Abstract Watercolor Mountains Wall Clock

Indigo Abstract Watercolor Mountains Wall Clock


A gallery wall doesn’t only have to be full of prints. This stunning abstract wall clock would look amazing nestled between framed prints on your wall. 

The Little Market Marble Keepsake Box - White

Marble Keepsake Box - White

The Little Market

Add a keepsake box on your coffee table or side table so you can keep mementos close by. This one is hand-carved marble and it’s truly stunning. 

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