Updating your design doesn't have to be expensive. You can re-purpose old items to change and update them.
In this case it only took spray paint. I had an traditional wooden pedestal table that I wanted to lighten up and use in a modern house I Staged in Hermosa Beach, CA.
I spray painted it silver for an instant lift. You can spray paint almost anything- I've painted mirror frames, crown molding, patio benches, and even a fireplace mantle. I'd love to see your pictures of spray painted transformations.