Shabby Chic Living Room Makeover
Host Joan Steffend and designer Krista Crawford redo an apartment living room in a romantic style filled with character and warmth while incorporating the homeowner's favorite pieces.
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$56 - Wall Treatment
The walls are painted a light robin's egg blue color to begin the soft, romantic look they're after. Crawford adds a decorative detail on the fireplace surround with a custom-made stencil.
- wall paint: Behr - 490 E-3 Celtic Gray
$299 - Fabric Slipcover
The olive green sofa is brightened with an elegant slipcover and pillows covered with beautiful silk fabrics.
- yellow chenille fabric: fabric outlet
- fabric: Calico Corners - Dionysius Washed/Celadon; Atlantic/Maple; Barletta/Sage; Antibes/Golden Taupe
$20 - Mantel
Vintage molding gives the fireplace character and accompanies a simple cornice adorning the patio door.
$1 - Cording
The homeowner's side table is painted white and the top is embellished with cording hot-glued to the top in a swirl pattern.
$20 - Fabric
An old chest is painted white, stained, then distressed with sandpaper. Toile fabric cutouts are aged with paint and water, then glued onto the door and drawer front for interest.
- toile fabric: Calico Corners - Simple Pleasures in Hickory
$20 - Matting
New mats are used to dress up the owner's art prints and frames.
$35 - Chair
A chair from a salvage store is paired with a small side table.
- antique chair: The Chic Warehouse
$17 - Urn
A new glass urn is used to hold flowers on the painted chest.
$490 - Total Cost
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