French Living Room
Host Joan Steffend and designer Nadia Ramirez give a new homeowner's living room French flair.
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$63 - Paint
The white walls are painted a deep robin's egg blue to begin the fanciful French design. A soft scalloped border is painted near the ceiling with a green colorwash. Gold paint is used to outline the design, which draws attention to the curves.
- wall paint: The Home Depot- Ralph Lauren, Cascade SS66
- paint for border: Hirshfield's - Pratt & Lambert, Bouillon #2102
$180 - Window Treatments
The windows are dressed with raspberry-hued sheers draped over gold fleur-de-lis tiebacks.
- sheer panels: T.J. Maxx - Berry
- fleur-de-lis curtain tiebacks: T.J. Maxx
$22 - Fabric
The off-white sofa is dressed up with new slipcovers on the bottom cushions and new pillow covers made out of pastel-colored checked fabric.
- cushion and pillow fabric: Jo-Ann Fabrics
$10 - Coffee Table
A discarded table base is paired with a new top and painted black to become a stylish new coffee table.
$47- Fabric Lamp
Ramirez creates a hanging lamp out of a lamp kit and soft flowing fabric. She assembles the lamp kit, cuts the fabric in a cone shape and attaches it with hot glue. Wire is attached to the top to hang it from the ceiling.
- fabric: Jo-Ann Fabrics
- hardware for lamp: The Home Depot
$20 - Pillow
A raspberry-colored pillow is placed on the homeowner's chartreuse chair to tie in with the drapes and sofa fabric.
- pillow: T.J. Maxx
$142 - Accessories
- gold bowl: T.J. Maxx
$484 - Total Cost
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