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Room Makeovers That Won't Break the Budget

Room Makeovers That Won’t Break the Budget
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by in Mar 2009

* Go green — with plants. Whether it’s a single palm leaf in a vase or a pretty silk tree, greenery adds a lot to a room. For the best effect, group plants of varying heights, fullness and color together.

Kitchen

* Replace cabinet hardware with decorative pulls and handles. It’s an easy way to add personality to ordinary cabinetry. New switch plates are another affordable change that can make a difference.

* Dress up your windows with a new valance. A fresh color will perk things up in no time. If you have solid curtains or sheers, try a patterned valance. If the curtains are print, complement them with a solid valance.

* Add a new throw rug and a few fresh kitchen towels and you’ve got a brand new look for next to nothing.

Some creative thinking and a little elbow grease is all it takes to make a room feel like new.

Click here for a Massachusetts living room makeover.

Courtesy of Family Features #F1740, Source: Family Features

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