Fun accents in this room-- a pillow that pops, a coffee table made from an upside-down crate topped with a padded coffee bean sack, budget bling lamps from Target and a tableau of found art (centered by a favorite family picture) flanked by antique horns.
I love writing about unique homes and the people who create them. Some homes are elaborate and grand, others cozy and comfortable. I learn from every one.
Cheryl Gordon's home was an eye-opener for making a 1950's place fresh and modern, on a budget.
The photos here show a few ideas for inexpensive updates. For more, check out my Spaces story about Cheryl and her home, with nearly two dozen professional photos: Budget-minded beauty makes an aging home fresh .
A box made from old measuring sticks holds spirits. And gives new meaning to the term 'open bar'.
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