How to Find Affordable Furniture That Doesn't Look Cheap

IKEA is the fast-fashion retailer of home decorating: inexpensive, surprisingly stylish, but instantly recognizable in every picture you see. Impeccable styling aside, the problem that arises for the budget-conscious is that there are few other retail giants that rival the Swedish brand's offering—either on price or Scandinavian style. Opt for that real Eames lounge chair and you'll have to part with your monthly paycheck.

Weary of seeing the same Sinnerlig pendant lamp and Hemnes dresser in our friends' apartments, we went in search of the best furniture and accessories that are inexpensive and ace minimalistic Swedish style. Got $200 to spare? You won't see these stylish steals in your friend's house—promise.