Even if you're not selling your home, you'll want to read this.

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Sure, you could spend thousands of dollars in your kitchen upgrading cabinet fixtures, replacing lighting, and painting. Or, you could display a few pretty house plants and some fresh herbs and call it a day.

If you're looking to sell your home, you may have considered costly renovations to upgrade your home value. But if that's not in the budget, or you like your kitchen as it is but want to make it shine even more, simply add some greenery, says Apartment Therapy.

In a recent piece titled 7 Low-Cost (or Free!) Kitchen Staging Ideas Professionals Swear By writer Brittany Anas explains how the addition of a fresh pot of herbs or a house plant can sway potential home buyers to fall for your home as they, perhaps, "envision themselves chopping herbs for fresh pesto in the kitchen" or contemplate watering their house plants as sun streams in through the windows.

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So what's your favorite easy and affordable kitchen upgrade to make the space look great? We're all ears for your tips, ladies and gents.

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