From time to time we all secretly fantasize about living the oh-so-fabulous double life of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Erika Girardi by day and "Xxpensive" songstress Erika Jayne by night. However, the cruel reality is that most of us have champagne tastes on a beer budget. But that doesn't mean your home decor needs to suffer. From dazzling DIYs to sophisticated Ikea hacks, we have your penchant for high-end design covered. Here, 10 ways to make your home look like a million bucks without having to spend a pretty penny.
1. Midcentury Modern Sideboard
2. Velvet Bench
3. Pom-Pom Throw Pillow
4. Gold-Dipped Jewelry Tray
Gold is the epitome of opulence. Yet Lauren from A Fabulous Fete DIYed this gilded jewelry tray with her very own hands. It doesn't get much better than that.
5. Beaded Chandelier
6. Fringe Mirror
7. Modern Brass Mobile
Art is a major investment. But if you aren't ready to pull the trigger on your forever collection, why not go the DIY route? This delicate brass mobile is easy, inexpensive, and packs a whimsical yet modern punch.
8. Wood Slab Coffee Table
No matter where you go, buying a live edge wood coffee table will set you back a nice chunk of change. But thanks to Jenni from I Spy DIY, you can get the look you love for much, much less. Her pro tip to save even more money: Buy old furniture from thrift stores and repurpose the hairpin legs for your dreamy table.
9. Sunburst Medallion Ceiling Fixture
10. Ceiling-Mounted Bed Canopy
You could shell out hundreds on a store-bought ceiling-mounted canopy. Or, you can save your hard-earned cash, follow Kristin Jackson from the Hunted Interior's lead, and make your own for a fraction of the cost. Your secret's safe with us.