High vs Low Living Room

High vs Low Living Room

In this week’s High vs Low, I’m showing popular living room products that can be a splurge or can be cost savers. These items are all very similar in style and design. However, if you’re on a budget these cost effective items will still provide a great look to give a well curated design.

A lot of the items are huge cost savings. Sure, you might be compromising some of more sleek, modern design elements to select a more cost effective piece. Then again, in a lot of ways the details are sometimes small and not as noticeable. One of the bigger ticket items is the higher priced sofa. Now, if you’re looking for a great piece to invest in, then I would recommend purchasing a higher quality sofa since you’ll be sitting in it a lot.  In most cases, it’s generally a rule of thumb, of what you pay for is what you get. Although, if you’re looking to fill a room and just want something nice, the low version is a nice compromise. Take a look for yourself!


1. Table Lamp $399 2.Floor Lamp $925 3. Side Table $395 4. Coffee Table $1,995 5. Sofa 7′ $4,295 6. Area Rug 8×10 $1,998


  1. Table Lamp $59.99 2. Floor Lamp $149.99 3. Side Table $149.99 4. Coffee Table $1508 5. Sofa $749.99 6. Area Rug 8×10 $269.99

There are some big cost differences, right!? I love mixing high and low items pieces. A lot of the time it allows for me to purchase more items when I’m in a tight budget. It also provides more room to buy nicer accessories to dress up the lower priced pieces.

Happy shopping!



About the Author

Stephanie Shortridge is our talented lead interior designer. Born and raised in Scottsdale, AZ, she grew up around real estate and construction. Stephanie graduated with a Bachelors of the Arts in Interior Design at the Art Institute of Phoenix and has had the opportunity to work on high end luxury residential projects in the Scottsdale and Los Angeles areas for the past seven years. Known to friends and family by the nickname SAS, Stephanie can be found spending her time pursuing her life goals of design, family, and philanthropy.