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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 One of the things that makes furniture look outdated is the metal color.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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