7 Tips to Refresh Your Home using Existing Furniture

Lloyd Strydom
May 22, 2023

You don't need to break the bank to give your space a stunning makeover. I'm here to share some fabulous tips on how you can style a room using your existing furniture. With a touch of creativity and a few smart strategies, you'll transform your home into a stylish haven without spending a fortune.

Here are Peachy’s 7 Tips to Refresh Your Home using Existing Furniture:

1. Create a Focal Point:

Identify a captivating feature in the room, like a beautiful fireplace or a panoramic window view. Arrange your furniture around this focal point to create a visually captivating and well-designed space.

2. Add Texture:

Elevate your existing furniture by incorporating texture through soft furnishings like cozy cushions, luxurious throws, and elegant rugs. These tactile elements will add depth and interest to your design without requiring new furniture purchases. Texture plays such an important role in a space - so important that it deserves its very own blog! Read more about what I have to say about Styling with Textures !

3. Layer Accessories:

Showcase your decorative prowess by layering accessories on top of your furniture. Experiment with decorative vases, eye-catching artwork, and stylish decorative bowls. Mixing and matching different shapes and sizes will give your space a curated and sophisticated look.

4. Consider Scale and Balance:

Ensure that your furniture pieces are proportionate to the space they occupy. Avoid overwhelming a small room with oversized furniture or cluttering a large room with too many small pieces. Find the right balance to create a harmonious and visually pleasing arrangement. Small spaces can be tricky, but we have some Tips & Tricks to Styling a Small Space too!

5. Play with Colours:

If your existing furniture features a neutral palette, inject pops of colours through soft furnishings, curtains, or accent pieces. On the other hand, if your furniture is already bold and colourful, balance it out with soothing and neutral accessories. The right colour balance will breathe new life into your space.

6. Repurpose with Creativity:

Give your furniture a fresh purpose by repurposing it. Transform an old dresser into a stylish console table or turn a vintage trunk into a unique coffee table. Embrace your creativity and discover new and exciting uses for your existing pieces.

7. Rearrange for a Fresh Look:

Sometimes, a simple rearrangement of furniture can completely revamp your space. Explore different furniture arrangements to find the most visually appealing layout using our Best Room Layouts Guide. You'll be amazed at how a new configuration can bring a fresh and inviting atmosphere to your home.

Styling a space with existing furniture is a wallet-friendly and eco-conscious approach to updating your home's interior. By following these tips, you'll achieve a stylish and inviting space that reflects your personal taste.

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