Green desk/vanity - sofa table purchased for $8.00, paint $.50! The chair was $5.00 and the clock I found on clearance at Target for $3.00. Curtains free from mother-in-law, pictures $5.00 for both.
Table = $2.00 (craigslist)
Futon = $150 (reg. $800; knew store employee)
Pictures = $3.00 (garage/estate sales)
Rug = $10.00 (Ikea sale)
TOTAL = $265.00!
This is just part of our guest suite. The other room has 2 beds (free from a friend), clearance bedding ($45.00 for both beds), a wicker side table = $5.00 garage sale find, lamp = $1.00 (garage sale), and wall decor = $12.00 (all garage sales).
Find a theme or colors, then hit the sales! Happy shopping!