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Designing on a Shoestring with Goodwill Glam

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Goodwill Glam is a blog we’ve recently discovered that proves how well one can decorate without spending a fortune. The blog is full of tips and tricks for making your home look expensive when it’s really not (isn’t that what we all hope for?) The 3 Posts You’ve GOT to See 1. The Goodwill Glam Living & Dining Room As far as credentials go, as soon as I saw this living room I knew that Goodwill Glam could be trusted. Anyone who creates a space as stylish as this one while on a budget gets some serious kudos in my book. The room has the perfect mix of eclectic pieces and I love the combination of black furniture with more colorful…

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In Blog Love with Young House Love

We’ve Got a Blog Crush… Young House Love is a blog by a DIY couple, Sherry and John, who have transformed their home one step at a time while on a budget. After four and a half years of dedicated renovation they have moved – and are going to start the design process all over again. They are beautifying the world one house at a time. Here’s a Peek at Some of Our Favorite Posts: Don’t worry, no butterflies were harmed in the making of this artwork. Much as they come to life, these faux-butterflies were made from a print-out. In a shadowbox, they create a sophisticated yet whimsical piece of art. They look so realistic they could fool just…

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Summer design: outside in, inside out

r June 7, 2012 | B DIY Projects, Seasonal Trends

Updating your home décor with the seasons is a great way to change the look and feel in your home on a budget with an extra accent piece or two – and often without even spending a dime! Getting your home ready for summer is all about re-purposing furniture, re-arranging your favorite accent pieces and adding a little season-appropriate color to make it extra special.  Here are a couple of ideas to get you going: Make the outdoors livable! Make your porch, patio or yard an enticing place to relax and host friends.  Whether it’s the kids swimming in the pool, a grill party or inviting a neighborhood pal for a mojito Get cozy outdoor seating!  Cover your living room floor pillows…

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