Ask The Designer “How Do You Decorate on a Budget?”

Ask The Designer: “How Do You Decorate on a Budget?”

How Do You Decorate on a Budget? This weeks Ask The Designer featured Question comes from:Susanne Stewart @ Electic Chic Blog

How Does Susanne Design on a Budget?

SUSANNE:Decorating your home can be challenging, even more so when you have a small budget!  I asked 15 of my design/decor blogging buddies to join me to share our advice and give you our best budget decorating tips. Pull up a seat, grab your favorite beverage, and take notes! Pssst…there is not a quiz at the end, but there are more design questions answered over on their blogs, so be sure to visit each of them!”

How do I decorate on a budget?

My tip for decorating on a budget is to have a set budget, stick to it and know your market. You have to shop around to find the best prices. You can find very similar items for half the price if you know where to look. Being a savvy shopper can save you thousands of dollars. Also don’t be afraid of a good DIY refreshing project, if it has good bones just repurpose it. I have a ton of great repurposed projects like my DIY Deconstructed Sofa where I remade a $25.00 Goodwill sofa, using drop cloths and pallet wood, or my Anthropologie knock off DIY Stenciled Tabletop.

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  1. Thank you for featuring me Jennifer!! How wonderful 🙂 I hope your readers enjoy all the answers from all of the great bloggers! Have a wonderful rest of your weekend!

  2. Susanne you are so welcome. I love our little tribe of bloggers and look forward to featuring each of them over the next 29 days!!! Very excited to see what our next collaboration will be 🙂 Have a great Memorial Day and we will chat soon!!!!

  3. Lady Ashton

    Every weekend I visit this web site, because I want enjoyment, the material makes me feel as if I am on a vacation from life. I really love the new Ask The Designer Q&A post. It covers a lot of information for a variety of sources. Bravo.

  4. A. Risler

    Hello there, just became aware of your blog. I found that it’s really informative. Lots of people will benefit from your writing and the answers from these designers. It has a very global feel not just your basic answers. Cheers!

  5. I am so glad you found this post informative. It is a very globally diverse group, and we have designers from around the world, taking part in the Q&A topics. It is a great group of ladies, I am lucky to work with them.

  6. I am so happy to hear you are a fan. I must admit you have a pretty good grasp on how I want to live all the time. Yes, Resort Lifestyle all day every day. Please join us every weekend with a cocktail in hand and escape your busy week 🙂

  7. lia

    Some of the best advice I have seen on decorating on a budget!!! I want to thank you for linking in with the other designers to bring us such brilliant advice. Keep up the good work.

  8. Miss Lou Labelle

    I am genuinely thankful to JENRON DESIGNS for sharing this wonderful selection of writing, I look forward to seeing more updates soon.

  9. McBrayer Family

    This design segment is wicked! You certainly know how to keep a reader entertained. Between your wit and your pictures, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!) Wonderful job. I really enjoyed what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it. Too cool!

  10. I am so glad you are finding so much enjoyment in my posts. Sometimes my humor is hard to get across in a blog post. My husband says I am an absolute riot…. but he is obligated to say that 😉

  11. Kayla

    Great delivery of content. Great information for keeping a budget while designing. I enjoy the commentary from other designers, it makes your blog more interesting than one person’s opinion all the time. Keep up the amazing spirit of this unique blog.

  12. Bridgette Hollowell

    Answering all those questions us basic Joe’s have, thanks for all the tips.

  13. Alexia Jones

    This is a great idea for a reoccurring post, Brilliant!

  14. Colby Miller

    Ask the Designer, what a great concept. I would like to know how long do you think the farmhouse trend will last? I really want to embrace it but I am afraid it is just a matter of time, and don’t want to get stuck.

  15. Colby this is a great question, I personally think the idea of farmhouse has been around forever and actually has a classic feel that has evolved over time. In the 80’s it was country, in the 90’s French country, Millennium they called it Shabby Chic. If you really look at the roots of farmhouse design, it is all of these decades combined with the trendiest items weeded out and replaced with a most relevant replacement. Examples: Country-plaid (usually cornflower blue) everywhere, oak cabinets, sunflowers, apples, milk cans, roosters and cows. French Country- white distressed furniture/cabinets, colors of red, yellow or green, with heavy traditional curtains, light fixtures, and furniture. Shabby Chic white distressed furniture, white cabinets, white slip covered sack sofas, just lots of white and muted pastels tones. A lot of these thing are still current used in the proper application. Now look at Farmhouse- distressed furniture usually white or gray, burlap sack pillows with more refined sofa shapes, pops of color here and there but mainly accented with gray or black, lots of iron and wood. It seems to me the constant seems to distressed white furniture, and what ever the current color trends are at the time which is an very inexpensive way to decorate.

  16. Marsha

    I love reading tips from designers, they have great advice. Glad it was an easy one stop shop to get them for all 16 of your guys at once.

  17. Anna Titowa

    I have a question for your next ask the designer round. I have an old antique sofa that I need to recover. So do you recommend reupholstery, DIY, or just leave it as is? We are on a tight budget not a lot of extras for decorating. Just thought I would ask the experts. Thanks.

  18. Maggie Ada

    Budget decorating is great topic for discussion, who isn’t looking for a deal when it comes to decorating?

  19. Stepan Lakshin

    Good ideas and advice. Thanks!

  20. Martha Blure

    I really like all the designer advise on this column thank you for rounding them up!!

  21. Great question David, I think there are some ladies that will just take you situation for what it is. Clearly, if you are single and decorating is not your thing, they will understand. In fact, some ladies may really appreciate the idea of helping you to nest your home. However if you are dating a ladies that expect your home to be decorated, then maybe you would consider hiring a interior designer, to better express yourself through design. Honestly if you just store away your bachelor items, and keep your home tidy, meaning laundry done and refrigerator stocked of actual food, you will probably do fine on a girls radar, and most of that stuff if just being an adult.

  22. Bonnie Wood

    I like being able to read all the designer advice for budget decor! Thanks for organizing this blog hop 🙂

  23. Vanetta

    ooooweee that a lot of good advice in one spot! Thank you.

  24. Aliza Miller

    It is hard to keep in budget when decorating. I want to to do it all at one time then I have buyers remorse. Any advice for that? 🙂 Just kidding, great post!

  25. Hannelore

    I love reading all things about home decorating, this is a fun forum with all the designer you have involved. So I have really enjoyed reading it.

  26. Chole Danes

    I am amazed at these tips, I must really learn to follow them because me and budgets are a no fly zone. I can’t seem to keep in any kind of budget if the mood strikes me rights and I just buy and buy and buy. Can’t take it with us right?

  27. Josephine Bokuniewicz

    Great ideas and tips. I will save a lot of money by utilizing this content.

  28. Terry Williams

    I love your blog lots of great things and interesting reads. You have a lot of content and can’t believe this is my first time here. Subscribing so I don’t miss a thing!

  29. Melinda Maynard

    Budget and design? Is there such a thing I blow mine all the time…LOL Good information for others even if I can’t comply.

  30. Jennifer Linton

    You have a wonderful blog, and a gorgeous home. I really enjoy reading it over the coffee on the weekends. I can appreciate the budget design topic as most people are so busy and can barely stay a float in the budget department. Thanks for addressing the common people, out here, we need all the help we can get.

  31. C. Britton

    Budget, I wish I could stay in a budget I keep getting in trouble with the hubs every time I go shopping. I love you blog 🙂

  32. Jeraldine's Farmtalk

    Out here in the middle, hahaha I have always wanted to say that, budget is a big deal. However most of stuff has to ordered online as we do not have a large shopping selection. This post has great ideas on bidet friendly designs as does you whole site. Glad I stumbled upon you!

  33. Marietta Reynolds

    I really appreciate the information and will implement these tips next time I work on dressing up a room in my home. Thanks!

  34. Denise Sturgis

    I am always looking for advice on how to decorate my home, and on a budget is even better. I will pin for later, and I must get back to read all the monthly topics on this post.

  35. Yolanda Berry

    Girl I love this group of ladies and all the advice they bring! Great post, can’t wait for more.

  36. Angelica Carmon

    I think it is great you have a set up designers to answer the burning decor question on everyones mind.

  37. Frances Sue

    Great ideas for budget design, thanks for sharing!

  38. Kamorka

    Nice tips and ideas for budget design thanks for sharing.

  39. Mikeala Cortez

    This is a lot of good information I am book marking this for later.

  40. Margaret Cambage

    Hi! Quick question do you set a budget and stick to it or just use a round about figure, or buy on stuff on sale? I am redoing my dinning room so if you have any suggestions, please share. Thanks!

  41. Margaret it really depend on the project. I usually have an idea of a big end budget I do not want to exceed, but as with any design sometime the perfect pieces is not on sale or brand new so no discounts. Sometime I will try to wait the item out and see if I can it on sale, but since I am a designer/influencer you have to be ahead of the curve on that which means very few discounts.

  42. Vanita Trenton

    A budget is the hardest thing to keep up with when decorating. I always end up with buyer remorse, and want to take everything back.

  43. Brand Solutions

    We would be interested in have a guest post on your site, do you offer pricing for this? Your site is a very up and coming blog and traffic around our office has been all a buzz about your page. Guest chat blog with all your designers if a fantastic site driver, good work!

  44. Mary Argassi

    Wooo I spent to much money even when I set a budget, any suggestions for developing more self control? Just kidding you have a great blog I enjoy reading it a lot!

  45. Lilley M

    Hello there! Quick question that’s completely off topic. Do you know how to make your own curtains? You seem so talented in other areas so i wondered if you could do a diy on curtain making? Please share. Many thanks!

  46. Franny Lincoln

    Great post, good budget advice for those of us struggling to create a pretty house without draining the account.

  47. Josie Russell

    You have the perfect blog here. A little bit of this and that, but it all still flows and makes sense. Also it does not seem like your are blatantly trying to sell me anything. I like that you don’t have a lot of flashing ads and stuff which is very distracting at other sites. In fact sometimes I never finish reading the post because my ODC kicks in and click something else,Ha Ha! Great job!

  48. Shawn Stillings

    I used to be a newspaper and magazine reader, and now I am a user of internet thus from now I am using net for content, thanks to your web I am finding interesting things to read.

  49. Debbie Does DIY

    Budget and decorating works well for me, and you have some great tips to try out as a DIYer I love to try new project all the time…lol Great site love the decorating posts.

  50. Mariana Waivy

    Fun topic for discussion, budget are always hard no matter they are for. Great tips and advice for the forum.

  51. Amile 68

    Fun topic, I am laughing at the comments apparently no one stays in a designs budget. LOL

  52. Amy @ Her Faith

    I agree with the last comment it is funny how apparently no one uses a budget, no wonder our nation is in debt, I am horrified to think of there bank accounts 😐

  53. The Busy Bee

    I like everything expensive…. budget is a foreign concept for me.

  54. Michelle James

    Great ideas I will try to implement them on my new decorating project. The hobby lobby coupon is one I love to use.

  55. I love these posts on Ask the Designer what a fun concept and with great topics!

  56. Dee Stokpotom

    I am loving these comments how funny, as if you asked people to cut off a limb or stay in budget! Nice blog site I will be back for your fall decor!

  57. Alex Kondrin

    Ha, as if I could stay on any kind for budget! Great site, nice articles, with a wide assortment to keep me occupied.

  58. Petra Trammel

    I like this post very much, good budget information for designing in the home. Thanks!

  59. Michael Friex

    I like the one that posted they are expensive! All women should be so honest!

  60. LOL Marcus you should have read your wedding vows a little closer It’s in the fine print 😉

  61. Victoria K. Wildalp

    Nice forum of people fun chats and comments. I will be back for sure!

  62. jenni thomson

    Great advice and very nice blog. It is easy to navigate and use, also nice that you do not have all those ads flashing at me, much less distracting and easier to read. Thanks!

  63. Charmain Mcgrew

    May I simply say what a relief to discover somebody who really knows what they’re discussing on the internet. You certainly understand how to bring a design problem to light and make it important. It’s surprising you are not more popular given that you surely have the blogger gift. I will share with everyone I know 🙂

  64. Helen Chik

    Oh this was very helpful thank you for posting!

  65. Corina Davis

    Hey there! I know this is kinda off topic but I was wondering if you knew where I could get a captcha plugin for my comment form? I’m using the same blog platform as yours and I’m having problems finding one? Thanks a lot!

  66. Brigette Orlandi

    Great Post….. I will be dealing with a few of these budget issues soon.

  67. Elina Richlenihan

    Hi, I do think this is a great site. I stumbledupon it 😉 Great design budget information. I will come back once again since I book marked it.

  68. Barabara Kenney

    My brother recommended this website to me, and he was right I love it. Keep up the good work, you seem to have quite a following.

  69. Home At Mimi's

    Magnificent site. A lot of useful info here. I am sending it to several bff’s to share in your design knowledge, and naturally, thank you on your efforts!

  70. Garden Lover

    I popped over to the post in this section from your Great Outdoor Summer Edition article. This seems like a fun forum of chat feed on design. The comments along are hilarious.

  71. It was a group of designers I met through the ORC challenge, which will happing again this fall, Oct. 3rd & 4th are the launch dates. Check out Calling It Home and House Beautiful for more details.

  72. Niki Vitalii

    How did you choose your designer to be involved in this post? I would be interested in joining your group. This is a fresh idea for blogging.

  73. brandy & shawn

    We just moved to our first apartment and it seem like we have nothing and need everything. This post was very inspirational to navigate our way thought this transition. Thanks for sharing such great advice.

  74. Esmeralda 67

    I really like you site and the comments. I will check back in for your new stuff.

  75. Harvine Patel

    Such a nice topic most people do not talk about. No body wants to admit to buying things for there home on the cheap, but hey it’s life right? The more you save the more your have.

  76. Denise Z

    My friend and I went camping the other day. I actually started talk ing about budget decor by using found items out in the woods, like sticks, pinecones etc. Just wanted to add our two cents to the great convo.

  77. Polly Donaldson

    Wow I am overwhelmed with decoding budget advice after reading all the posts and comments, this was a one stop shop.

  78. Raven Josephine

    Ha ha ha these comments are cracking me up. You have the richest of the rich and poorest of the poor and none of them can stay in a decorating budget. What the heck?

  79. Constance

    I found the information on budget decorating very enlightening. Most bloggers are trying to get you to click a link to make money. Your site is not that way! Thanks for being a reference tool instead of a opportunist.

  80. Heather

    My new blog project is focused solely on fall decor right now. Any advice on a keeping that in budget?

  81. Petricia Martin

    Happiness is find a place where the article feel as if they written just for you! I love you ASK THE DESIGNER segment, how do you come up with your topics? Can I just list a question here? Oh my gosh it would be cool if you chose to feature my little question. I want to know how you decide what table themes you are going to feature? Thanks…. a fan 🙂

  82. Ivan Speck

    Hey all! Seems like a great place to chat on how you hire interior designers? If that in the budget or are most of you all interior designers/ DIYer’s?

  83. Alexandria Bradshaw

    Good ideas and nice group of ladies, I checked out all the links and left some love in the comments!!!!

  84. Cecilia Lilly

    Hello friends! This article is all over the net ranking very high, and I am interested in joining this great group of designers. Please let me know how to sign up 🙂

  85. Loretta Ivy

    How fun is this a forum for designers I must book make to check back on progress!

  86. That’s a great question Petricia, I am inspired by the season and current design trends. Although I do like to pave the way for new ideas and be just ahead of the curve. You know I have not posted a ASK THE DESIGNER segment in a while so I will actually do a post on this topic and feature your question. 🙂 Thanks for being a fan, and I welcome you comments or questions anytime 🙂

  87. Well, my best advice is buy a year ahead, at the end of season, for budget purposes. I do actually plan my projects out that far in advance. Somethings are classic and can be used year to year while other air on the side of trendy and will have a single season lifespan.

  88. Jerri Lee Leonida

    I love stumbling on to post with great advice like this. I mean who doesn’t want to save money decorating this time of year!

  89. Chanda

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  90. Dorine Eastman

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  91. Jordan Geasy

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  94. Candi

    Great blog and I love the links to all the others as well.

  95. Janet Kozak

    Greetings! Very helpful advice in this particular article! It’s the little changes that produce the most significant changes. Many thanks for sharing!

  96. Alicia @ What a Difference A Day Makes

    Great read, good tips too!

  97. Felicia Pritchett

    Good answer back, in return of this matter with genuine arguments and describing all concerning their budgets.

  98. Kasey & Deandre Lowerson

    Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you writing this article and the rest of the website is also very good.

  99. Anglea Uniapon

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  100. India

    This is a topic that is close to my heart…Many thanks! Exactly where are your contact details though?

  101. Aly Juliana

    This is a fun site with lots of things to read up on for the home. We recently purchased out first home so budget is now a huge concern for decorating. Thanks!

  102. Gretchen Smith

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  103. Billie June Hobs

    Fun post and lots of advice here. The comments are hilarious, some people sheesh

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  106. DeAnn Smith

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  107. Carmela Honey

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  108. Sam Burton

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  109. Lizzie Wan

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  110. Rosalyn

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  111. Dianna Welsh

    Great post I love a good piece on keeping a budget, heck don’t we all?

  112. Joanie Markham

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  113. Bonnie Smith

    Over the course of reading I found so much useful knowledge that I have been missing as i decorate a room. Thank you for the post, glad I found you on blog lover.

  114. This is good information mo matter who you are. I just got my first apartment, so I need all the help I can get. Currently it looks like a arcade, but that it all my gaming systems.

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  116. John Calcuteara

    I usually do not drop a comment, but I read a few other comments and felt very open to the idea to write here. You have a great site, friendly people and grate home design ideas. I have checked out a few of you DIY posts, and they are all perfection.

  117. Heather

    Spot on with this write up, I actually believe this website needs a great deal more attention. I’ll be returning to read through more posts to get some great ideas this fall. Thanks for the info!

  118. Ian Yessen

    Novel idea to create a design forum like this, great topic and fun commentary! I will check back for you latest ASK THE DESIGNER segment.

  119. Southern Sassyfrass

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  120. If you are interested in a collaboration please direct all inquires to my email link on the main page of my blog. Thank you for your interest, and I look forward to working with you soon!!

  121. Milk Glass for Me

    I love your site great ideas and tips! Thank You!

  122. Carol McManhon

    Do you realize you have 200 comments on this post? OMG that is crazy, I was scrolling your site and notice the number and though I got to see what this buzz is about. I mean it’s a good post but you have better offering on your site than just this one. People check out the rest of site!!!!

  123. Dennis Biomy

    Fun site, great layout and nice chat forum. You have a winning combo here!

  124. Great information and beautifully put together site. Good luck with your blog!

  125. Susie Thomas

    You have a great site with useful design topics and information. Thanks for putting together this talent forum of designers.

  126. Margaret Scheifer

    I got this web site from my friend who shared with me on the topic of this site and at the moment this time I am visiting this site and reading very informative articles or reviews at this place.

  127. Natalie Wer

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  128. Cinna Smith

    Great site it is well laid and looks nice. Not sure how often you post but I will check out more of your content.

  129. Wendy Smith

    My wife and I stumbledupon you by accident. I like your site it’s exactly what I envision for a design site. Look forward to following along.

  130. Bye Felicia @ Travelscapes

    I appreciate, because I found what I was looking for, free designer tips. You have ended my 4 day long hunt! God Bless you and have a nice day. Bye

  131. Hanna

    Just moved into my first dorm and budget is a big deal. I want cute stuff but the rent’s won’t buy me anything nice, because of the dorm situation. So everything thing I get I have to purchase myself of buy it from the gas station since I only have my parents gas card. Any thoughts?

  132. KT Mullins

    Nice post and it ranks very high on Bing. Lots of comments and user that just love you, I must check out the rest of your work to get a feel for what I have been missing.

  133. Mrs. Mamie

    Good advice for all those youngsters out there. Embrace the rustic feel of today but revealing you cans and jars to make other things like I did as a girl.

  134. Maggie

    You have a great blog, and these people need to read your other stuff!!!!!!! People click on her other stuff it is fantastic you are missing out by only reading this post.

  135. You write good post for all kinds of people. You design skills are second to none. I will follow you forever.

  136. Well….. I feel that gas station options for home decor are probably quite limited. Maybe ask Santa Claus?

  137. Nicole Walker

    You have a wonderful tribe of ladies, with infinite knowledge and though processes. Glad you all found one another, what a great place this internet is.

  138. Pippa’s Parade

    LOL this is a funny steam on comments you have a broad following of people that is for sure. As for the blog great job, and fun content 🙂

  139. Irina Bobalevia

    Good post and great advice this topic needs more decorating tips. Thank You.

  140. Lovily Latina

    We are looking at doing a piece like this on our site, how did you find your designers? And would you be interested in ours?

  141. Hope Flingewelshig

    Budget design is a good thing to know, you all want the best but finding it at a deal is best. Maybe you site should have deals section for all the great buys out there.

  142. Sheila Cork

    I have a hard time with decoding and budgets. It seem what I want is not in budget and what is, well its ugly.

  143. Rhonda Boris

    I like that you have such easy to do advice because we all have tough spaces.

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  145. Scott

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  146. Brett Brita

    As a new home owner the validity of this topic is now so apparent to me. So, I am reading it all, and taking all in. Good advice and it’s not falling on deaf ears.

  147. Cheryl Richardson

    Great budget tips, of course I am a sale shopper too but I never thought about repurposing things I already have. The idea of shopping your own home is so smart.

  148. Nae Nae

    I like your style girl, and all this free advice is even better.

  149. Amy Kennedy

    We just purchased our first home and have scouring the internet for ideas, inspirations and budget saving tips. Your site is a wealth of knowledge.Thanks from the house of the Kennedy’s.

  150. Ruby Gutierrez

    My husband said he would like you to explain keeping a budget to me, hahaha so I smacked him.

  151. Jackie Tkachenko

    I need to set a budget next time I decorate, it seems like I just go to Homegoods and fill my cart, the have buyer remorse before I even reach the car. Not sure there is much help for me, but I love reading your blog. Wink..

  152. I appreciate all the budgets tips that you and your tribe has provided to the blog. They are all good ideas.

  153. Michael, I think a lot of that is defined by your discretionary income, verse what the scope of your project looks like. Bigger projects will need bigger budgets, but you don’t want to wipe out your vacation fund just to refinish the basement. It is all about a reasonable balance that works for you.

  154. Lexi

    I find this post to be the it place right now, lots of hot people talking about charming things. Your on fleek Jenron!

  155. Charlie Tango

    I hope to marry rich so I do not have to have a budget or worry about one.

  156. Loves Alfredo

    Budgets are very important and these ladies have provided us some great advice. Thanks ladies.

  157. Lincoln Park

    Budgets are our friends we have to ahead to them in order to create a better world.

  158. Stacie Fowler

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  159. BennyRic

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  160. Aaron Wax

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  161. SidneyGaynor905

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  162. Rita No Salt

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  163. Ellen Samples

    Decorating on a budget is very difficult. I actually set a budget and it never fails, some random issue crops up, derails the entire project and bam we are 3x’s over the original budget. I applaud anyone that can set one and actual keep it.

  164. Don’t fret Ellen, I think it is just a part of decorating or home improvements in general. It always takes us 3 trips to Home depot and twice as much money as we planned.

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  168. Tricie Pharr

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  170. modern dodo

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  172. Hilary

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  179. spideymarks

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  180. Jessie St. Phillips

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  181. Sam Burton202

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  182. Macor226

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  190. Hammer&Nails

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  191. Seashell in the Sandbox

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  192. Annabelle

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  199. Yasmin Chou

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  200. Kelli92981

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  201. L. Johnson9314

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  203. Great tips and trick and ideas, you really need your own tv show. I would watch it!

  204. I love following your posts, and you home is absolutely beautiful. Would you be able to design a few room options that would meet these budget based ideas?

  205. paradise

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  206. Andrea Sullivan

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