Trading Down

Our team of experts helps a family spruce up their house before they sell.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionNow, it's a done deal. Painting the furniture and adding a headboard provides character, and replacing the fan creates the illusion of a larger space.
A fresh coat of warm paint, decorative accessories and actual window treatments complete the inviting look.

Cost breakdown:

bathroom upgrades $1,201
storm door $218
front-yard supplies $207
window treatments $97
accessories $94
bedding $85
paint and supplies $80

Total: $1,982

Products from Target:

lampshade, 074080746

Product from Sherwin-Williams:

H & C Concrete Stain, SWHC 157, Sandstone

Product from JC Licht:

Benjamin Moore wall paint in Crisp Khaki #234 and Soft Chinchilla 2135-50

Product from Lowe's:

AquaSource Ashley pedestal sink

Product from Ikea:

Lillberg Rocker

Products from Kmart:

frames for bedroom, 67249900376

Products from Hancock Fabrics:

curtains, throw pillows, bedding, Laurie's Leaf in Gold, 1415