IKEA's not the only inexpensive home store with easily hackable offerings—Target also carries lots of reasonably priced finds that you can make your own with some basic supplies and a little imagination. We've rounded up a few of our favorite Target DIYs in the past, but this time around, we're concentrating on stylish living room ideas. These side tables, planters and rugs will give you the living room looks you thought you couldn't afford.
No one will believe that this adorable midcentury-modern style side table (shown above) was crafted out of a wooden Target tray. Watch the step-by-step transformation on Homemade by Carmona.
Cheap planters picked up for five bucks look much more expensive when brushed with matte paints in sophisticated hues. Paper & Stitch mixed together flat-finish house paints to upgrade the ones above. Fill them with one of these hard-to-kill houseplants.
When Rachel from Pencil Shavings Studio spotted a Target side table with a great tropical-style woven top, but in a color that didn't jive with her decor, a simple hit of spray paint was all it took to make it a perfect match.
When set atop a homemade wooden stand, a $6 planter from Target suddenly looks like a high-end piece. Learn how to make the stand out of hardware store dowels over on Retro Renovation.
Apartment Therapy reader Hannah submitted this clever Target hack for stitching together several $4 rag rugs into a large area rug. If you think you can't afford a rug big enough to cover your space, this DIY is for you.
To reimagine angular bowls as hanging planters, Wit & Delight punched holes into the sides and suspended them using lengths of leather cord.
After a makeover with some paint and painter's tape, an affordable Target dresser looks too good to hide in the bedroom. Postbox Designs proudly displays theirs in the living room and lets the top double as a drink station.
What now looks like a modern gold side table used to be a hot pink piece before HMH Design gave it a spray-paint makeover.