Updating & Decorating a Midcentury Living Room On a Budget!

Giving new life to a tired, worn midcentury living room while preserving the vintage integrity of the space!
*I buy old, ugly, and neglected houses and flip them all by myself! It’s a crazy, DIY, house-flipping life, so come follow along at my blog: The Bachelorette Pad Flip. www.bachelorettepadflip.com

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I’m currently flipping my grandparents retro ranch. The living room was worn, tired, and desperately begging for a new life.
  • updating decorating a midcentury living room on a budget
The space was worn & dirty. But with a little TLC, the space has transformed into a budget-friendly midcentury living room space!
  • updating decorating a midcentury living room on a budget
By restoring the 50+ year old hardwoods, the charm and character of the space came alive again! By stripping the years of damage and wear, the wood floors look new again!
  • updating decorating a midcentury living room on a budget
Once the floors were restored to a beautiful dark stain, a fresh coat of gray paint was added to the walls. Add some updated fixtures and this space was ready to stage!
  • updating decorating a midcentury living room on a budget
Using thrifted, restored, inherited, and vintage pieces, the midcentury integrity of the space was preserved. To see how I saved money on many of the decor pieces, check out my blog: The Bachelorette Pad Flip!
  • updating decorating a midcentury living room on a budget
With a few DIY projects- like $2 pillows and $1 cabinet trays- I was able to accent the space on a budget.
  • updating decorating a midcentury living room on a budget
Giving the front door a cheery new coat of paint, salvaging some thrifted lattice panels, and freshening up a Craig’s List dresser, the space is welcoming and stylish.
  • updating decorating a midcentury living room on a budget
To see the step-by-step of how I transformed this room, check out my blog: The Bachelorette Pad Flip. And follow along as I transform more rooms, more houses…all while on a budget!

To see more: https://bachelorettepadflip.com/2017/01/25/the-midcentury-living-room-reveal/