When you are redecorating or building something on a limited budget, even a simple task becomes extremely challenging as you would need to carefully analyze every step you take. Now even though decorating the living room on a budget is a hard job, it is not something that you cannot achieve.
You have to remember that there are some things in the living room that you just cannot go without. For example, if you think that you do not have the budget for a pricey sofa or couch, go for loveseats or other comfortable seats, but never leave your living room without a seating option. Also, if you are going to be using the living room constantly, it is good idea to have a coffee table near the couch which you can easily reach while watching a movie.