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Living Room Makeover: Home Projects

10. Topiaries are positioned symmetrically on the windowsill, drawing your eye to the view.

What’s the Best Part?

“I especially like the mirror,” Kerry says. “It was a gift from my mother, and I’d never found the right place for it. Laurie did things I never would have considered and created a sophisticated look.”

Laurie’s goal is to give a room personality while keeping it usable. “Often you can achieve that look,” she advises, “by simply decreasing clutter and highlighting objects with personal meaning and beauty.”


Laurie Heffernon, Done in a Day Decorating, Marlborough, MA

Rate: $325 per half-day. 508-485-7602;

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Updated Monday, October 15th, 2007

2 Responses to Living Room Makeover: Home Projects

  1. Almann, Dorianne January 11, 2011 at 1:42 pm #

    Serene and organized; the nice pieces of the homeowner’s living room are now able to be appreciated and enjoyed. Kudos.

  2. Dee May 14, 2014 at 9:56 pm #

    I have a cream leather couch and a matching love seat grand piano , brown coffee table
    I have no idea as to how I can rearrange my livingroom

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