Design Tips for Recessionistas

Taniya Nayak offers her solution to the economic crisis: $100 half-day designs.
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We tasked designer Taniya Nayak with creating 20 projects that you can do in half a day and for $100 (or less). Need a new window treatment, including a designer privacy screen? How about a kitchen backsplash update? They're here, along with others like:

  • Sprucing Up Your Guest Room

  • The Secret of Painting a Striped Wall

  • Tips for a Shabby Chic Bathroom

  • Creating Front-Door Curb Appeal

These short, fun videos (3 minutes or less) give you the tools you need to make over your house, not just on a budget, but for less than $100 and in less than half a day.

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