Start with the obvious
Whoever says that a slim budget cramps your style has not done their research. With an increasing emergence of tasteful Canadian home stores, there are tons of fabulous (full price!) finds that won’t wear out your wallet. Give your living room a traditional-meets-contemporary makeover with mid-century modern design in mind.
It goes without saying; you can’t miss a trip to Ikea if you’re on a budget. Begin with a statement by opting for a navy loveseat, and your remaining decorative details will adapt effortlessly. Rich, deep hues will keep your living room classy, and no one will ever guess the cost.
Kivik Loveseat in Orrsta dark blue, $480, Ikea.