Spend or Save? The High and Low List

Sabrina Soto, host of The High Low Project, helped pull together some dynamic duos with drastically different price tags.
By: Kate Doherty

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Photo By: J. Muckle, Studio D/Courtesy of Manufacturer

Photo By: Greg Marino, Studio D/Courtesy of Manufacturer

Photo By: Greg Marino/Studio D | Courtesy of Manufacturer

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Photo By: Courtesy of Manufacturer

Photo By: J. Muckle/Studio D

Photo By: Courtesy of Manufacturer

Comfy Side Chairs

Left:Deep tufting, turned legs—it's an heirloom in the making. Corrigan linen chair, anthropologie.com

Right: Totally customizable, with 115 fabrics to choose from. Julia Danish honey linen chair, ballarddesigns.com

Bright Lights

Left: A linen shade this vivid isn't easy to come by. Score it for the kitchen. Lights Up! Weegee pendant lamp, designpublic.com

Right: A diffuser (the disc on the bottom) softens the glow. Hangin' Around lamp, landofnod.com

Moroccan Influence

Left: Nothing says luxurious quite like leather and nailheads. Tangier 22" table, eliteleather.com

Right: At 17" high, it’s great for stacking books next to a chair. Macau accent table,homedecorators.com

Mirror, Mirror

Left: It takes about 90 days to create this handmade stunner. Grey Damascus inlay mirror, serenaandlily.com

Right: Little glass mirrors around the frame add extra twinkle. Zodax Amarvilas inlay mirror, shoppingwarehouse.net

Delicate Florals

Left: The intricate floral pattern is hand-painted on porcelain. Tozai Home Lotus Covered 18" jar, organize.com

Right: Straight from New York City's Chinatown, this vessel has street cred. Porcelain 14" jar, pearlriver.com

Butcher Blocks

Left: Solid butcher block, 60" long, two tool-hanging bars, just like a pro's. Boos End-Grain workbench, williams-sonoma.com

Right: Casters make it mobile. At 44", it's a great addition to a small kitchen. Home Styles kitchen island cart, wayfair.com

Lively Bowls

Left: Good-looking, plus it's freezer-, microwave-, and oven-safe. iittala Origo porcelain soup/cereal bowl, finnstyle.com

Right: Made from melamine, it's both kid- and klutz-friendly. Chalet cereal bowl, zak.com for stores

Finnish Glassware

Left: A Finnish piece with a pretty hefty price—but it's a pretty hefty glass. Wine glass, marimekko.com (sold individually; price is for 4 glasses

Right: Great price for a set of four glasses! And each one's a different color. Sagaform glasses, burkedecor.com (price is for set of 4 glasses)

The Right Stripes

Left:Satin stripes, silk trim. It’s like a fancy party dress for your living room sofa. Taru pillow, designersguild.com

Right:Cotton keeps the price down but still allows for supervibrant colors. Vierra pillow, crateandbarrel.com

Bold Cutlery

Left: Hand-dipped enamel gives the handles that rich ochery color. Flatware, billycotton.com for stores (price is for 4 place settings; each place setting sold individually)

Right: Awesome alert: Plastic handles mean these can go in the dishwasher. Flatware, echodesign.com (price is for 4 place settings, sold as a 20-piece set)

Classy Sofas

Left: That perfect worn-in look is thanks to 14 hours of hand-polishing. Kensington 3-seater sofa, timothyoulton.com

Right: The leather on this tufted beauty will only look better with age. Chesterfield sofa, potterybarn.com