Decor ideas from the former apartment of House & Home style editor Michael Penney and his wife, Sara.

In this video, Michael offers inexpensive living room design tips on smart furniture investments, reupholstered vintage chairs, wood flooring, paint, DIY built-in Ikea bookcases and artwork. Plus, learn styling tricks!

See the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom of Michael’s apartment in our June 2009 issue. Plus, see tours of his new house, too!