Toss in nontraditional finishing touches to upgrade your look. A vintage European basket makes a unique and functional bedside table. (Good-bye, clutter!) Heather upgraded an ordinary lampshade with the same fabric she used on her desk chair. She made a boudoir pillow out of a Hungarian grain sack and customized it with her monogram.
Urn lamp: antique; for a similar look, try the Jonesport Urn Table Lamp, Ballard Designs, ballarddesigns.com.
Curtains: Aina linen curtains in Bleached from IKEA; ikea.com.