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by NLS Staff | May 1, 2013
<p>Just like nails, salons can benefit from a touch up and a fresh coat of paint every now and then. While a complete makeover can be costly and take a ton of time, there are a few small changes you can make that will go a long way. For less than $150 you can afford great accents at every price point in between. With deals like these, there&rsquo;s really no excuse to not invest in your salon&rsquo;s appearance.</p>

Just like nails, salons can benefit from a touch up and a fresh coat of paint every now and then. While a complete makeover can be costly and take a ton of time, there are a few small changes you can make that will go a long way. For less than $150 you can afford great accents at every price point in between. With deals like these, there’s really no excuse to not invest in your salon’s appearance.

<p>Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.</p>

Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.

<p>If you serve wine in your salon you might want to consider saving those corks. You can get a coaster kit from wineenthusiast.com for just $9.99 and never have to worry about stains.</p>

If you serve wine in your salon you might want to consider saving those corks. You can get a coaster kit from wineenthusiast.com for just $9.99 and never have to worry about stains.

<p>Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.</p>

Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.

<p>Do you wish you had additional rooms in your salon? Do you offer other add-on services and want to give those clients a separate space to have lashes applied, etc.? A room divider is a simple and decorative way to break up your salon. The idea is old-fashioned, but the designs you can find are very modern. This damask screen from wayfair.com will stand the test of time and is only $123.</p>

Do you wish you had additional rooms in your salon? Do you offer other add-on services and want to give those clients a separate space to have lashes applied, etc.? A room divider is a simple and decorative way to break up your salon. The idea is old-fashioned, but the designs you can find are very modern. This damask screen from wayfair.com will stand the test of time and is only $123.

<p>If you are offering a special or have a seasonal menu item that you are changing, a non-permanent surface such as a chalkboard is a great investment. This one from revivedvintage.etsy.com is painted, framed, and ready to be written on for $84.</p>

If you are offering a special or have a seasonal menu item that you are changing, a non-permanent surface such as a chalkboard is a great investment. This one from revivedvintage.etsy.com is painted, framed, and ready to be written on for $84.

<p>Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.</p>

Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.

<p>For a little more fun, consider these colorful &shy;options from highfashionhome.com. Small sizes (five arms) are $79 and large sizes (six arms) are $149.</p>

For a little more fun, consider these colorful ­options from highfashionhome.com. Small sizes (five arms) are $79 and large sizes (six arms) are $149.

<p>Mirrors are a great way to open <br />up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to <br />scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children&rsquo;s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.</p>

Mirrors are a great way to open
up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to
scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children’s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.

<p>If you have a small refrigerator or magnetic surface in your salon, go the extra mile and add these magnets to accent your space. They are recycled Scrabble magnets and retail for only $12 at peachypendants.etsy.com.</p>

If you have a small refrigerator or magnetic surface in your salon, go the extra mile and add these magnets to accent your space. They are recycled Scrabble magnets and retail for only $12 at peachypendants.etsy.com.

<p>Have drawers in your salon? These hand-painted knobs are the perfect touch, right down to the last detail. $40 from dreamscapedesigns.etsy.com.</p>

Have drawers in your salon? These hand-painted knobs are the perfect touch, right down to the last detail. $40 from dreamscapedesigns.etsy.com.

<p>Mirrors are a great way to open <br />up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to <br />scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children&rsquo;s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.</p>

Mirrors are a great way to open
up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to
scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children’s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.

<p>Need some frames for prints, photos, or fabric swatches? You can get an assortment in fun &shy;colors from fefifofun.etsy.com for only $59. These frames add a great pop of color to your interior and would be ideal for framing your NAILS Magazine or license.</p>

Need some frames for prints, photos, or fabric swatches? You can get an assortment in fun ­colors from fefifofun.etsy.com for only $59. These frames add a great pop of color to your interior and would be ideal for framing your NAILS Magazine or license.

<p>For just $12.99 and $24 respectively, you can purchase these nail polish prints to hang and frame in your space. They are sure to make your salon extra pretty. emmakisstina.etsy.com</p>

For just $12.99 and $24 respectively, you can purchase these nail polish prints to hang and frame in your space. They are sure to make your salon extra pretty. emmakisstina.etsy.com

<p>For just $12.99 and $24 respectively, you can purchase these nail polish prints to hang and frame in your space. They are sure to make your salon extra pretty. emmakisstina.etsy.com</p>

For just $12.99 and $24 respectively, you can purchase these nail polish prints to hang and frame in your space. They are sure to make your salon extra pretty. emmakisstina.etsy.com

<p>Decals look great above manicure stations and can provide the perfect encouragement for a client. These vinyl decals are safe for walls, windows, plastic, metal, and tile alike. For only $24.99 you can place them anywhere. <br />harmony4life.etsy.com</p>

Decals look great above manicure stations and can provide the perfect encouragement for a client. These vinyl decals are safe for walls, windows, plastic, metal, and tile alike. For only $24.99 you can place them anywhere.
harmony4life.etsy.com

<p>The confetti-like chandelier from &shy;pbteen.com is &shy;festive and can be purchased for $129.</p>

The confetti-like chandelier from ­pbteen.com is ­festive and can be purchased for $129.

<p>For a little more fun, consider these colorful &shy;options from highfashionhome.com. Small sizes (five arms) are $79 and large sizes (six arms) are $149.</p>

For a little more fun, consider these colorful ­options from highfashionhome.com. Small sizes (five arms) are $79 and large sizes (six arms) are $149.

<p>You can add instant glamour to your salon by installing a chandelier. Whether you buy a few or &shy;invest in one showstopper, this fixture can brighten up anyone&rsquo;s day at the salon. Rakuten.com lists this classic chandelier on sale for $116.99.<br /><br /></p>

You can add instant glamour to your salon by installing a chandelier. Whether you buy a few or ­invest in one showstopper, this fixture can brighten up anyone’s day at the salon. Rakuten.com lists this classic chandelier on sale for $116.99.

<p>Sometimes the most creative &shy;design ideas come from the most unconventional places. A baking store is actually a cute place to shop for display components. These jeweled stands come in a set of three for $150 from fancyflours.com. Use them to display polish, nail art, &shy;jewelry, or business cards.</p>

Sometimes the most creative ­design ideas come from the most unconventional places. A baking store is actually a cute place to shop for display components. These jeweled stands come in a set of three for $150 from fancyflours.com. Use them to display polish, nail art, ­jewelry, or business cards.

<p>Mirrors are a great way to open <br />up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to <br />scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children&rsquo;s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.</p>

Mirrors are a great way to open
up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to
scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children’s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.

<p>If you serve alcohol or coffee in your salon, this modern take on the bar cart is sure to keep your beverages separate from everything else and make guests feel more at home. For $99.99 this is a great piece to keep handy for salon &shy;parties and events, bringing new meaning to the term &ldquo;nail bar.&rdquo; overstock.com.</p>

If you serve alcohol or coffee in your salon, this modern take on the bar cart is sure to keep your beverages separate from everything else and make guests feel more at home. For $99.99 this is a great piece to keep handy for salon ­parties and events, bringing new meaning to the term “nail bar.” overstock.com.

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<p>Just like nails, salons can benefit from a touch up and a fresh coat of paint every now and then. While a complete makeover can be costly and take a ton of time, there are a few small changes you can make that will go a long way. For less than $150 you can afford great accents at every price point in between. With deals like these, there&rsquo;s really no excuse to not invest in your salon&rsquo;s appearance.</p>
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Just like nails, salons can benefit from a touch up and a fresh coat of paint every now and then. While a complete makeover can be costly and take a ton of time, there are a few small changes you can make that will go a long way. For less than $150 you can afford great accents at every price point in between. With deals like these, there’s really no excuse to not invest in your salon’s appearance.

<p>Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.</p>
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Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.

<p>If you serve wine in your salon you might want to consider saving those corks. You can get a coaster kit from wineenthusiast.com for just $9.99 and never have to worry about stains.</p>
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If you serve wine in your salon you might want to consider saving those corks. You can get a coaster kit from wineenthusiast.com for just $9.99 and never have to worry about stains.

<p>Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.</p>
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Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.

<p>Do you wish you had additional rooms in your salon? Do you offer other add-on services and want to give those clients a separate space to have lashes applied, etc.? A room divider is a simple and decorative way to break up your salon. The idea is old-fashioned, but the designs you can find are very modern. This damask screen from wayfair.com will stand the test of time and is only $123.</p>
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Do you wish you had additional rooms in your salon? Do you offer other add-on services and want to give those clients a separate space to have lashes applied, etc.? A room divider is a simple and decorative way to break up your salon. The idea is old-fashioned, but the designs you can find are very modern. This damask screen from wayfair.com will stand the test of time and is only $123.

<p>If you are offering a special or have a seasonal menu item that you are changing, a non-permanent surface such as a chalkboard is a great investment. This one from revivedvintage.etsy.com is painted, framed, and ready to be written on for $84.</p>
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If you are offering a special or have a seasonal menu item that you are changing, a non-permanent surface such as a chalkboard is a great investment. This one from revivedvintage.etsy.com is painted, framed, and ready to be written on for $84.

<p>Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.</p>
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Need some extra storage space? Leave it to target.com to come up with a piece of furniture that is as stylish as it is utilitarian. This ottoman comes in the zigzag pattern we are seeing on so many nails. The best part is it opens up to allow for extra storage. Place it in your waiting area and fill with excess magazines. This ottoman is a life and space saver for only $69.99.

<p>For a little more fun, consider these colorful &shy;options from highfashionhome.com. Small sizes (five arms) are $79 and large sizes (six arms) are $149.</p>
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For a little more fun, consider these colorful ­options from highfashionhome.com. Small sizes (five arms) are $79 and large sizes (six arms) are $149.

<p>Mirrors are a great way to open <br />up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to <br />scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children&rsquo;s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.</p>
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Mirrors are a great way to open
up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to
scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children’s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.

<p>If you have a small refrigerator or magnetic surface in your salon, go the extra mile and add these magnets to accent your space. They are recycled Scrabble magnets and retail for only $12 at peachypendants.etsy.com.</p>
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If you have a small refrigerator or magnetic surface in your salon, go the extra mile and add these magnets to accent your space. They are recycled Scrabble magnets and retail for only $12 at peachypendants.etsy.com.

<p>Have drawers in your salon? These hand-painted knobs are the perfect touch, right down to the last detail. $40 from dreamscapedesigns.etsy.com.</p>
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Have drawers in your salon? These hand-painted knobs are the perfect touch, right down to the last detail. $40 from dreamscapedesigns.etsy.com.

<p>Mirrors are a great way to open <br />up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to <br />scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children&rsquo;s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.</p>
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Mirrors are a great way to open
up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to
scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children’s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.

<p>Need some frames for prints, photos, or fabric swatches? You can get an assortment in fun &shy;colors from fefifofun.etsy.com for only $59. These frames add a great pop of color to your interior and would be ideal for framing your NAILS Magazine or license.</p>
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Need some frames for prints, photos, or fabric swatches? You can get an assortment in fun ­colors from fefifofun.etsy.com for only $59. These frames add a great pop of color to your interior and would be ideal for framing your NAILS Magazine or license.

<p>For just $12.99 and $24 respectively, you can purchase these nail polish prints to hang and frame in your space. They are sure to make your salon extra pretty. emmakisstina.etsy.com</p>
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For just $12.99 and $24 respectively, you can purchase these nail polish prints to hang and frame in your space. They are sure to make your salon extra pretty. emmakisstina.etsy.com

<p>For just $12.99 and $24 respectively, you can purchase these nail polish prints to hang and frame in your space. They are sure to make your salon extra pretty. emmakisstina.etsy.com</p>
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For just $12.99 and $24 respectively, you can purchase these nail polish prints to hang and frame in your space. They are sure to make your salon extra pretty. emmakisstina.etsy.com

<p>Decals look great above manicure stations and can provide the perfect encouragement for a client. These vinyl decals are safe for walls, windows, plastic, metal, and tile alike. For only $24.99 you can place them anywhere. <br />harmony4life.etsy.com</p>
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Decals look great above manicure stations and can provide the perfect encouragement for a client. These vinyl decals are safe for walls, windows, plastic, metal, and tile alike. For only $24.99 you can place them anywhere.
harmony4life.etsy.com

<p>The confetti-like chandelier from &shy;pbteen.com is &shy;festive and can be purchased for $129.</p>
17/22
 
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The confetti-like chandelier from ­pbteen.com is ­festive and can be purchased for $129.

<p>For a little more fun, consider these colorful &shy;options from highfashionhome.com. Small sizes (five arms) are $79 and large sizes (six arms) are $149.</p>
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For a little more fun, consider these colorful ­options from highfashionhome.com. Small sizes (five arms) are $79 and large sizes (six arms) are $149.

<p>You can add instant glamour to your salon by installing a chandelier. Whether you buy a few or &shy;invest in one showstopper, this fixture can brighten up anyone&rsquo;s day at the salon. Rakuten.com lists this classic chandelier on sale for $116.99.<br /><br /></p>
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You can add instant glamour to your salon by installing a chandelier. Whether you buy a few or ­invest in one showstopper, this fixture can brighten up anyone’s day at the salon. Rakuten.com lists this classic chandelier on sale for $116.99.

<p>Sometimes the most creative &shy;design ideas come from the most unconventional places. A baking store is actually a cute place to shop for display components. These jeweled stands come in a set of three for $150 from fancyflours.com. Use them to display polish, nail art, &shy;jewelry, or business cards.</p>
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Sometimes the most creative ­design ideas come from the most unconventional places. A baking store is actually a cute place to shop for display components. These jeweled stands come in a set of three for $150 from fancyflours.com. Use them to display polish, nail art, ­jewelry, or business cards.

<p>Mirrors are a great way to open <br />up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to <br />scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children&rsquo;s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.</p>
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Mirrors are a great way to open
up a space and make your salon seem bigger. Since full mirrors are not necessary for nails, consider fun shapes to
scatter and splatter along your walls. These mirrors from rosenberryrooms.com retail for $79 apiece. Though they are meant for children’s rooms, you can definitely get away with mixing and matching the shapes to fit the design of your salon.

<p>If you serve alcohol or coffee in your salon, this modern take on the bar cart is sure to keep your beverages separate from everything else and make guests feel more at home. For $99.99 this is a great piece to keep handy for salon &shy;parties and events, bringing new meaning to the term &ldquo;nail bar.&rdquo; overstock.com.</p>
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If you serve alcohol or coffee in your salon, this modern take on the bar cart is sure to keep your beverages separate from everything else and make guests feel more at home. For $99.99 this is a great piece to keep handy for salon ­parties and events, bringing new meaning to the term “nail bar.” overstock.com.

Just like nails, salons can benefit from a touch up and a fresh coat of paint every now and then. While a complete makeover can be costly and take a ton of time, there are a few small changes you can make that will go a long way. For less than $150 you can afford great accents at every price point in between. With deals like these, there’s really no excuse to not invest in your salon’s appearance.   

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