Living Room Becomes Modern
Staid living space turns into a modern sitting room.
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Designer Betty Kim, host Jill Cordes and Julie's big sister, Eunice, pulled off this transformation by painting, sewing and using power tools and even dance to create a happening makeover. Gold paint and colorful accent pieces breathe much-needed life into the space. Julie and Eunice cut and put up molding around the fireplace mirror, which creates the illusion of a larger space, and the wall sconces on each side provide a warm glow.
An unfinished living area is completed with bold colors and contoured furniture.
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