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Is any think in your home shabby or cheap sheek ?

Is anything you used to decorate your home something that cost little or nothing but has lots of impact ?

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gitanomadre

Asked by gitanomadre at 7:40 PM on Mar. 15, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • i have some dried curly willow branches in a vase. i have seen some in Better Homes and Garden magazine, painted bright red, and put in a spiffy vase that you could buy for super expensive. i got my branches free in a flower arrangement from a co-worker, and all i would need is some red spray paint and no one would ever know.
    MaMaLaLa369

    Answer by MaMaLaLa369 at 7:56 PM on Mar. 15, 2009

  • sounds awesome
    gitanomadre

    Answer by gitanomadre at 9:01 PM on Mar. 15, 2009

  • Yep! I buy second hand or even garage sale things and either refinish, paint, or just clean up the item and use it. Our house is a huge variety of styles all blended together into what I call 'ecclectic island' style! People always comment about how comfortable and homey it is....and you can decide what you want about whatever THAT means!!!!!
    islandwalker

    Answer by islandwalker at 10:23 AM on Mar. 16, 2009

  • I really wish I could see pics of your home woman!! I want to refinish some ugly pieces better go to the library huh
    gitanomadre

    Answer by gitanomadre at 11:52 AM on Mar. 16, 2009

  • That sounds so nice, islandwalker!  Would be great to see :)

    peacelily3

    Answer by peacelily3 at 1:16 PM on Mar. 16, 2009

  • yes, lol, most of the things in my house are..our living room, the vocal point in the fireplace.. we bought a used wood burning stove for really cheap and refinished it ourselves.. and then we went out to the beach and collected a lot of large flat stones. Got some cement and wood, and now we have our fire place and mantal/display.


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    (don't mind the mess, it was Christmas, and it's my mom opening something from me)


     

    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 1:37 PM on Mar. 16, 2009

  • wow xx That is beautiful
    gitanomadre

    Answer by gitanomadre at 2:52 PM on Mar. 16, 2009

  • my whole house is home interiors and antiques, the colors are creme, muave, and burgandy. and i have lots of swags.
    ROSADECHISMOSA

    Answer by ROSADECHISMOSA at 5:24 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

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