Rent in Style
See how one young professional took her first apartment from bland to beautiful using hand-me-down furniture, flea-market finds, and a little creative thinking.
Use What You Have
The olive-khaki sofas Caroline had in college were comfortable but lacked excitement. To liven them up and bring color into the room (painting the walls would be a violation of the lease agreement), Caroline slipcovered the sofa pillows in four different fabrics (slipcovering the sofas would have broken the budget).
The circular pattern mimics the egg prints hung above, and the buffalo check on the bolster is repeated on the seats of the dining room chairs. Similar colors unite the varying patterns and textures.