Trading Trendy for Size

Our team of experts helps a Chicago couple sell the condo they've outgrown.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionThe office/den is transformed into a cozy guest bedroom.
The team covered up the office area in this room by adding folding doors and upholstering them, creating a cozy bedroom feeling. They matched the wall color to the fabric so they would blend well, and the addition of the day bed gives the room new function and style. A few new decorative accessories strategically placed about, and this space could be the hit of the open house.

Cost breakdown:

furniture $668
decorative accessories $457
door supplies $293
bedding $293
window treatments $77
paint $220
packing supplies $41

Total: $1,980

Products from Hancock Fabrics:

curtain tie back for guest bedroom, Mosa and Walnut, 001234947

Products from Ikea:

wall lamps for master bedroom, 90198600
lamps for master bedroom, Rstid, 90198600 and 90198600 / Sparsam, 80060603
guest-room curtains, Inner, 10058793 / Lenda, 30090117
bed accessories for the guest room

Products from Jo-Ann:

curtain rod, 6210017
window treatments for the master bedroom, 760529 and 7562408

Products from Cost Plus:

velvet toss pillow for guest room, brown, 000000371887

Products from Wal-Mart:

living-room table lamps, 005027687922 and lampshade, 008280390141

Products from T.J. Maxx and HomeGoods:

living-room wall decor, 148722

Products from The Home Depot:

door stain for guest bedroom, 027426330603

Benjamin Moore paint colors used:

Cedar Key for the master bedroom, OC-16
Crisp Khaki for the guest bedroom, 234
Dry Sage for the living room, 2142-40