By Anna Kocharian

Published on February 18, 2016

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Photography by MAX KIM BEE VIA COUNTRY LIVING

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Outdated furniture and old carpeting call for a refresh with a more mod approach. 

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Photography by MAX KIM BEE VIA COUNTRY LIVING

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Inside this eclectically decked space, cozy textures and elements of an industrialized feel complete the mod-meets-rustic aesthetic of the room. 

See it on Country Living.

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Photography by COASTAL LIVING

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This seaside cottage lacked light and color, with drab elements that downplayed the possibilities of the space. 

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Photography by ANNIE SCHLECHTER; VIA COASTAL LIVING

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A whitewashed interior and matching furnishings make for a light and airy space that complements the cottage’s Nantucket vibes.

See the makeover on Coastal Living.

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Photography by COASTAL LIVING

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An average spot decked with an exposed brick fireplace, polished wood flooring, and plenty of natural light, was lacking character while holding back from its true potential. 

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Photography by COASTAL LIVING

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A modernized fireplace coupled with a pickled wood ceiling restoration transformed the room, channeling the old Florida aesthetic of the home. 

See the entire makeover on Coastal Living.

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Photography by KELLY STUART VIA ELLE DECOR

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Not all makeovers require a construction zone or a budget. Sometimes, rearranging the furniture can go a long way, especially if you’ve got Nate Berkus on your side.

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Photography by KELLY STUART VIA ELLE DECOR

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Without a single purchased item, this room was instantaneously transformed, all with a simple swap of furnishings!

See more on Elle Decor.

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Photography by ROBERT A.M. STERN VIA ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST

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Manhattan parlor that elicited old world glamour was lacking life and the quintessence of its aesthetic. 

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Photography by ROBERT A.M. STERN VIA ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST

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A bright burst of color, texture, and one statement-making chandelier, revamped the space into a living room that exemplifies modern sophistication. 

See more on Architectural Digest.

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Photography by BHG

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With an outdated structure, dull wall paint, and flooring in need of a fresh stain, this living room had certainly seen better days.

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Photography by BHG

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Whitewashed walls and furnishings of an eclectic sort elevate this colorfully vibrant space.

See more on BHG.

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Photography by OH HAPPY DAY

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While vintage wood panels and cream-colored walls evoked a feel of a more traditional space, a stylish redesign couldn’t hurt. 
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Photography by OH HAPPY DAY

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White walls, a pale pink shade on the ceiling, plus a few contemporary furnishings come together in this delightfully chic living space.

See the entire makeover on Oh Happy Day.

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Photography by WEST ELM BLOG

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Dubbed as the eyesore of the neighborhood, this 1971, A-frame beach home had become entirely unsightly. 

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Photography by WEST ELM BLOG

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Fresh paint and an array of eclectic furnishings gave new life to this Hollywood Beach, CA spot.

See the entire makeover here

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Photography by EMILY HENDERSON. VIA REFINERY29

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For a room with as much potential as this, there was one prominent issue: the furniture was too big (and outdated) for the space.

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Photography by TESSA NEUSTADT. VIA REFINERY29

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After downsizing the sofa and upgrading the wall art, this living room was instantly refreshed! Spoiler alert: You won’t want to miss the fireplace mantle.

See the entire makeover on Refinery29.

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Photography by TESSA NEUSTADT VIA AMBER INTERIORS

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A mismatched space sans a concrete style aesthetic called for an update that would make the most of the room’s stunning architecture. 

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Photography by TESSA NEUSTADT VIA AMBER INTERIORS

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Beamed ceiling, mod furnishings, cozy textures, and a light fixture that seals the deal. This living room is one for the books. 

See the entire makeover on Amber Interiors.