A good friend of ours bought a house this spring, and C. and I offered to help her decorate. We painted her kitchen, living room, and bathroom, bought and re-purposed furniture, and decorated all on a $500 budget.
Check out the results.
Living Room before:
Living room after:
Living room before and after again:
Chairs before: This is with a coat of primer. They were originally brown, but I forgot to get a picture.