Beauty on a Budget: An Entire Living Room for Under $2000

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Who says that stand-out style has to come at a huge cost? Yes, I too dream of the day when everything in my house will be vintage Eames, but as most of us realize, this is not necessarily a reality. Furnishing our spaces in a cost-effective way is a top priority in most homes. Take a look at this living room inspiration board to get some ideas on hunting affordable finds that look just as great:

1. If you'd love some beautiful artwork without paying the price for an original, consider a gorgeous canvas print. Jenny Vorwaller Stretched Canvas Print: "Pool" from Society 6, $85

2. The perfect floor lamp: Meryl Arc Lamp from Crate & Barrel, $329

3. A modern, yet subtle accent: Mid Century Bullet Table Lamp from West Elm, $149

4. Two, please! Flask Vases from CB2 (x 2), $27.95-29.95

5. Depending on how you style this piece, it could go ultra modern, or simple chic. Peekaboo Clear Coffee Table from CB2, $279

6. A bold pattern to add some life. Lappljung Ruta Rug from IKEA, $99

7. Ground your space with a few solid colors: Gurli Cushion Cover in Blue from Ikea, $4

8. Or just add more pattern, because that's definitely more fun: Stockholm Cushion Cover from Ikea, $14.99

9. Classic style at a minimal price: Dagmar Chair from Urban Outfitters, on Sale for $279

10. Available in a variety of colors, this sofa has a luxurious feel on a low budget: Chloe Velvet Tufted Sofa from Macy's, on Sale for $699

Total cost before tax: $1,995.89

What are your favorite budget living room pieces?

(Image credits: As linked above.)