5 ideas to refresh your living room on a budget

5 ideas to refresh your living room on a budget

Nothing beats a clutter-free, light-filled living room. It'll suddenly look brand new after a little spring clean.

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Nothing beats a clutter-free, light-filled living room. It’ll suddenly look brand new after a little spring clean.

 A living room is a multipurpose space that needs to be functional but can also be beautifully stylish. It’s where we can relax in our downtime and lounge on comfy couches on a cozy night in. But if it’s not working, then we’ve got a few simple changes that will hopefully help you fall in love again with your living room. And get you excited for that next movie night.

So whether you’re stuck in a style rut or your space just doesn’t seem to fit well with your lifestyle, it’s time for a refresh. These are a few simple tweaks that will give plenty of wow but won’t break the bank.

And where do we go to help us freshen up our living rooms without fuss and only style? Mocka. They deliver a stunning range of on-trend furniture that doesn’t cost the earth and still gives you a living room that looks like it’s straight from the glossy mags. So let’s get into the tips!

1. Find a star entertainment unit

A stylish entertainment unit is much less pricey than a sofa but can still deliver the wow factor. As a bonus, it can be both trendy and very functional, designed to keep any wires or cords neatly hidden. It’s an instant sleek, modern update and doubles as storage space for DVDs, electronics and anything else you need to keep tucked away. Mocka has a great selection of entertainment units designed in-house and inspired by the latest trends to elevate your space.

Textures are a simple way to add extra interest and comfort to any space without a hefty price tag and big renovations.

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Textures are a simple way to add extra interest and comfort to any space without a hefty price tag and big renovations.

2. Play with luxe textures

Textures are a simple way to add extra interest and comfort to any space without a hefty price tag and big renovations. Try adding materials like glass and metal into your room with glassware, sculptures, vases and mirrors. Or style your space with rugs, extra large, patterned or wool they’re all a great way to add texture and luxe to a living room. For both texture and function, ottomans are a perfect choice. Find a great selection of ottomans in velvet, linen look and boucle from Mocka. They’re super-affordable and stylish and can be used as additional seating or a place to put your books.

What’s more welcoming than a couch adorned with cushions in various sizes, colours and textures and a throw? Look out for Mocka’s latest throws in trendy geometrics made from 100% cotton. A budget-friendly trick is to have sumptuous fabrics like velvets, silks and woven cotton only on the front-facing side of cushions to deliver a sense of luxury and get a few extra savings.

3. Maximise your space

Nothing beats a clutter-free, light-filled living room. It’ll suddenly look brand new after a little spring clean. To help you create a greater sense of space, try re-organizing your storage and shelving options. Floating shelves are a great way to display mementos and artwork and don’t take up any floor space. If you want to de-clutter your room, cabinets and bookshelves are a popular and modern option that give ample storage. You don’t have to blow the budget with Mocka’s selection of must-have unique designed cabinets that will set a stylish tone in every home.

Coffee and side tables are an easy and affordable way to incorporate trends into a tired living room and level up your style stakes.

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Coffee and side tables are an easy and affordable way to incorporate trends into a tired living room and level up your style stakes.

4. Revamp a tired sofa

A cloud-like couch you can sink into after a long day is a major drawcard for any living room. But it does usually cost the big bucks, so you definitely don’t have to upgrade your current one. Slipcovers are an inexpensive way to brighten up a couch and give effortlessly chic vibes. Especially trendy right now are ones in earthy tonal colours and linen fabrics. Or breathe new life into a comfy armchair and re-upholster it with an eye catching-textile. It’s a chance to show your personality and bring pops of colour into your interiors.

5. Update your coffee and side tables

Coffee and side tables are an easy and affordable way to incorporate trends into a tired living room and level up your style stakes. Modern, sleek tables work super-hard, delivering extra tabletop space and even storage to your room while also looking chic. With side tables, you’ll never have the essentials like your phone, coffee or glass too far away while you’re relaxing on the couch. Nesting tables are trendy right now and can fit underneath each other for a minimalistic look or spread out for more space when entertaining. Mocka’s got you covered with a high-quality range of coffee and side tables that can transform your living room and keep you up-to-date on trends with an affordable price tag.

Offering quality modern furniture at affordable prices. View Mocka’s range of home furniture and shop online here. 

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