Before holiday preparations overload already busy lives, it's a good time to freshen up our homes for our guests and ourselves – and that doesn't have to mean breaking the bank. Some simple switches and a few purchases can work magic. That sofa that now looks dated can be spiffed up with an overload of chic pillows. If your wood floors are looking blah, change things up with a coat of glossy paint. We asked the pros for a few ways to breathe some new life into your abode.