Hip, Glamorous Apartment

Kristin Withers is searching for the perfect look for her new apartment. She would like an interesting mix of glamour and comfort. Designer Kristan Cunningham and her Design on a Dime team turn the bare apartment into a hip pad.

After: Going For Glam

Bold colors give a sharp separation of space between the living room and dining room. The adjacent rooms of chocolate brown and chartreuse make an instant contrasting color combo for accessories. Cunningham punches up the design with black and white elements.

The Cost

Paint – $120

  • paint (OC-10 off white, HC-142 Stratten Blue, HC-67 Clinton Brown, 2146-20 Forest Moss, 2147-40 Dill Pickle) – Scenic Industrial

Screen – $75
  • plaques (8575300300, 5x7) – Michaels

TV console – $75
  • TV console (Borghamn TV Unit 90069542) – Ikea

Ottomans – $59

Lamps – $20

  • lamp shades (95376 16" Shade) – The Great Indoors

Frames and accessories – $145
  • matte board (quick framing board) – Aaron Brothers
  • vases and candles – Marshall's
  • blinds (Setaria Roman blind 60093987), index curtain hardware, fabric (Ditte 33080380) – Ikea

Coffee table – $40

Chair re-do – $18

Floor lamp – $20

  • floor lamp – Best of Times

Faux cow rug – $195
  • rug (Brattby Cowhide 10103601) – Ikea

All fabric – $29
  • fabric (damask and velvet) – Diamond Foam and Fabric

Hardware – $149
  • hinges and moulding – The Home Depot

Chandelier – $50
  • chandelier and shades – EOS Outlet

Total – $995

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