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Furniture: Updating
 
 

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Save money updating metal furniture with a thrift friendly can of spray paint. One of the things that makes furniture look outdated is the metal color.  You can update the look of many pieces of furniture with a simple can of spray paint.  At the time of this writing, silver is in style.  Spray gold tone accents on furniture with a can of metallic spray paint, and you have frugally updated the look of your furniture.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some more frugal tips to update furniture.

 

- Paint light colored wood furniture a darker color to update it.
 
- Use slipcovers on upholstered furniture.
 
- Change small items, like accessories, picture frames or lamp shades.
 
- No color stands alone.  Changing the color of the walls updates the look of the furniture in the room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles

 

B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons

 

C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards

 

D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers

 

E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner

 

F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture

 

G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries

 

H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers

 

I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing

 

J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail

 

K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers

 

L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions

 

M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms

 

N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts

 

O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens

 

P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins

 

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R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol

 

S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk

 

T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners

 

U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities

 

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