Create a Gallery Wall
Bed Bath & Beyond
Hanging artwork and photos in an artful arrangement is a budget-friendly way to fill up a big blank wall. Use frames of a similar color or shape for a pulled-together look that's still completely homey.
To buy: Seven-piece gallery frame set, $49.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond
Swap Out Throw Pillows
Throw pillows are one of the quickest and most affordable ways to add an on-trend pattern or pop of color to your space. For extra sizzle, mix and match prints and patterns.
To buy: Safavieh chevron accent pillows, $89.91 for a set of two at Lamps Plus
Bring in a Bold Rug
Pow! We love how a graphic area rug can totally transform a space. Try one with an unexpected pattern for a whole new look.
To buy: Plum & Bow Zooey dot rug, from $19 at Urban Outfitters
Update Table Lamps
A new pair of lamps on your side tables in an on-trend material like mercury glass can revitalize any room.
To buy: Mini Abacus table lamp in mercury, $69 at West Elm
Score a Wow-Worthy Accessory
Even just one new accessory can make a room feel fresh and exciting, so long as it's bold enough (and no, we don't mean expensive!).
To buy: Branch Bowl, $69.95 at Z Gallerie
Increase Seating Capacity
Toss a couple of patterned poufs in front of the coffee table or in a corner for instant color and handy overflow seating. Since poufs are so small, it's okay to choose ones with an extra bold pattern.
To buy: Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler Charlotte round pouf, $83.99 on sale at JCPenney
Choose Multi-Purpose Storage Pieces
A storage ottoman with clean lines not only looks smart, but it also helps clear away any untidy-looking miscellany. Plus, it can have your space company-ready in no time flat.
To buy: Faux leather storage ottoman bench, $98.58, Overstock.com
Replace Faded Curtain Panels
Crate & Barrel
Faded or torn curtains or drapes can make a space look tired and outdated. Swap out tired window coverings with a new pair of curtain panels in an unexpected color or pattern.
To buy: Alston curtain panels, from $89.95 at Crate & Barrel
A throw blanket is not only a warm item to cozy up with over a book or TV binge, but it's also an affordable way to add color, texture and pattern.
To buy: Striped Softest Throw, $49 at West Elm
Add Some Greenery
Even a single pop of green can invigorate a lackluster corner or surface. Potted succulents or a terrarium filled with with ferns or begonias look great and require next-to-no maintenance.
To buy: Tropical Eclipse terrarium, $98 at Etsy