Decorating living spaces have really become a very big trend to showcase your personality. This really seems to have multiplied over the past few years. It's important to really find furniture that speaks to who you are. However, when you do this you have a solid base to work from. You can redecorate in all different kinds of ways. You don't have to just go out and buy all new pieces which is especially important for today's economy and the budget conscious.
One thing that you can really play around with is your furniture arrangement. Getting a sense of flow in your space is going to make a big difference. If you have a larger great room then you might want to section it off by creating several different conversation areas. You need to make sure that your space has a focal point such as a fireplace. At the same time you want to make sure that it's still functional for what you actually use the room for which probably is watching TV. A great way to accomplish this is just to get an upgraded TV system.
There are a lot of more modern entertainment centers available because flat screen TVs are so popular, although a little bit more expensive. In this case there are wall cabinets that you can open and close over your TV. You can also just put an ornate frame around your flat screen to really make it seem like a piece of art. This is also quite whimsical. This allows you to get function as well as a focal point in the same area.
You also need to just really change the way you think. When you are redecorating your living spaces it's just a process of falling in love with what you already have. You can do this with paint or just a few craft projects. In fact you might not even need to touch the piece. It might just need a little dusting and you can repurpose this in another area of your home. Really bringing together your home and your wall color is going to make your furniture so different. You should try this out first. If you really feel like you need to replace everything in your living spaces but you just can't afford to do so this is going to be a quick and inexpensive fix and you might be surprised at how dramatic it can really be.
You can also hunt around your house for new ideas that you already own. You might have a stash of old curtain fabric or even clothes that you could turn into pillows or a quilt. Of course, this will take you a little bit more time. It's important when doing DIY projects that you really think about what your time is worth. If it's something that you enjoy then it might be worth saving the money and really doing this. However, if it's something that's very tedious to you then you could buy it fairly inexpensively.