6.11.2009

Design on a Dime

I know that we all can get sucked into HGTV design shows.  However, most of the time all I think about is that the budget is not really the budget due to the FREE labor.  You can do a lot for $1000 when you have a skilled craftsman working the power saw for you for free!  So you can imagine my shock when I saw this article that was linked from I SUWANNEE to the LA Times featuring Kristan Cunningham of HGTV's Design on a Dime.  She is currently living in a rental and needed to fix it up to her taste without investing a lot in it.  Something that we can all relate to. I was shocked to see the gorgeous creation that she calls home and the TINY budget that was used.  Read more here.


I adore the colors of the cabinets.


A pile of wood...my new favorite accessory.


I have a smaller version of this West Elm rug in my kitchen and I just love it.





The lamp on the Master Bath counter felt so lavish to me!  I cannot believe I had not thought of it before!

4 comments:

  1. lamps in bathrooms are my fave. thanks for the bridesmaid dress link. They looked so cute. It made me feel much better!!!

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  2. WoW!
    I love it.
    I just found your blog.
    Loving it.

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  3. interesting, most of the time it drives me mad when they say oh yeah it cost 1000 dollars and errrm yeah the fifty free tradesman doing all the work...

    Sarah

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