9 affordable luxe picks for small living rooms that are beautiful and bougie

Make your small living room look luxe for less with these affordable buys

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Affordable Luxe Picks for Small Living Rooms: Quick Menu

If you want to bougie up your space, affordable luxe picks for your small living room are a great way to elevate the style of this area. From furniture to decor, there are plenty of ways that you can make your room look fabulous without breaking the bank.

I live in a rental and don’t have the luxury of painting my walls or changing up my flooring. So, I really rely on picking out the right pieces to create a certain look and feel. That being said, I’m also a renter on a budget, so when I’m searching, I always shop with affordability in mind.

If you’re on a budget but have a contemporary, small living room idea in mind, I’ve got you. I’ve shopped through different sites and rounded up a range of luxe living room picks. These are all suitable for smaller spaces, but still remain stylish.

9 affordable luxe picks to make your small living room seriously chic

Ready to get started? Whether you’re looking to spend a little or a lot, these luxe, modern small living room picks are all budget-friendly. 

The prices below were correct at the time of publishing this article.


What is affordable luxe styling?

This is the art of choosing pieces that look luxurious because of their color, style, and texture, but that actually won’t cost you very much. For those who love contemporary and chic styles but don’t have a lot to spend, this is a perfect way to dress your home.

How can I make my living room look elegant on a budget?

When choosing pieces big and small, make sure they tie together color-wise and style-wise. Elegant colors include white, cream, gold, black, and light and dark browns. This will ensure a refined finish, even on a smaller budget.

Now that you have your living room looking luxe on a budget, you can move on to other rooms. These modern bedroom ideas are really beautiful, and won’t cost you a lot of money to put together yourself.

Eve Smallman
Content Editor

Hi there! I’m a content editor at Real Homes. I've been a lifestyle journalist for over five years, previously working as an editor across regional magazines. Before this, I graduated from Nottingham Trent University a degree in journalism, along with an NCTJ gold diploma. I love running, decorating my rented Victorian home, and discovering new cheeses. For Real Homes, I specialize in interior design, trends and finding the best viral buys.