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I’m watching HGTV and am wondering if YOU could redo a room in your house for $2000 or less? What room?

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      Angelcart wrote Dec 29, 2010
    • Well we bought a sofa from a furniture store going out of biz for about $900, so if WE repainted and added some throw pillows, and a few other accessories, then I would think so.  But, if you needed more furniture then I think it would be tough.  Which reminds me, I need to purchase some new fabric to re-do my chairs.  That’s a quick, cheap easy wasy to give the room a little face lift.




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      Angelcart wrote Dec 29, 2010
    • Vikki what are you needing or wanting to do?




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      Vikki Hall wrote Dec 29, 2010
    • I have 2 rooms in mind:

      Living room- need new couch, end tables, lamp, area rug and paint. Of course all the finishing touches too happy

      Kitchen- paint, light and ceiling fan, countertop, cabinet hardware and refinish the cupboards since they are in great condition. Possibly take out 1 overhead cab that divides the breakfast table from the kitchen but that may be too much to match the yucky popcorn ceiling.




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      Angelcart wrote Dec 29, 2010
    • That’s alot of work but once you finish you’ll really feel good about it.happy




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      Vikki Hall wrote Dec 29, 2010
    • I’m just wondering if I could do it for that budget if I’m the labor like they do on HGTV




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      Tuliplady wrote Dec 29, 2010
    • The countertop will run you big bucks, but the rest shouldn’t be too expensive.

        As for the popcorn ceiling, they make some stuff in a spray can that you can do a pretty good job of matching up to the old popcorn ceiling.




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      Vikki Hall wrote Dec 29, 2010
    • Im going to check some places for granite defects and see how much those are. I don’t mind spending more but would like to see if I can do it like on tv. And besides why pay more if I don’t have to?????




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      Tuliplady wrote Dec 29, 2010
    • You‘re going to have to take before, after and in progress pics for us!  estatic




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      Angelcart wrote Dec 29, 2010
    • Vikki my sister’s husband is in the granite/marble biz in CA.  She was just down last month and everytime she comes down she try’s to talk me into doing my kitchen and bath’s in marble.  I tell “fine, have Tommy bring over the material & provide the labor“.  I would love that but can’t justify the $$ at this time.  That’s a good idea to look for mis-cuts.  My sister said they alway’s have pieces in their warehouse that the guy’s mis-cut so they bring it back and sell it cheaper.  It’s not defective, they just cut it wrong.  So, you might be able to find a large slab that was mis-cut and is large enough to cover your countertops.




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      Vikki Hall wrote Dec 29, 2010
    • TL I will take some befores....

      Starting with tomorrow I am going to slap up the paint samples I got today and then post pics. My hubz is worthless at helping me to decide...it’s always “whatever you like honey“............grrrrrrrr!




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      Marya1961 wrote Dec 30, 2010
    • Vikki, we always have luck at Lowes or Home Depot and when we did a make-over in our kitchen, between the new laminate counter-top, laminate floor, new cabinet with glass panels, paint, dishwasher and stove, I wrote down everything and the total cost was $1400.00..the appliances came from Sears Hardware and they were in the reduced section, no dings or marks and the quality is perfect.




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      Vikki Hall wrote Dec 30, 2010
    • Thankfully I don’t need appliances since mine are only a year old.

      At some point I would love to redo the floors. I have a scored and tinted cement floor............brrrrrrrrrrrr!




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      Vikki Hall wrote Jan 1, 2011
    • Neicy what would you do? And could you do it for less than $2000?




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      Denise Richardson wrote Jan 1, 2011
    • Hi Vikki, estaticgirrrrrrrrrrl let me tell ya! YES! I could do it with $2000.00 I'd first paint the walls with faux textured paint, change the window treatments, add sculptures for decor enlightenment, purchase new bedding, and a head board because I current don't use one . Add new lightening and a fountain for tranquility.




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      Vikki Hall wrote Jan 1, 2011
    • I like the fountain idea!!!!




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      Denise Richardson wrote Jan 1, 2011
    • Vikki ever since I bought the fountain for my dining room i have fallen in love with them. If I had my way which I will when we move into a house I will have a fountain in almost every room lol. They are so nice and peaceful I love the sound of trinkling water.




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      Vikki Hall wrote Jan 1, 2011
    • My BIL got me one for Christmas and it is on the fireplace, The cats love to drink from it when it’s not running. So...... I would love a wall one, Those things are awesome! Not in my budget thotongue out




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      Kyah wrote Jan 1, 2011
    • I agree with the fountains they are relaxing, but I have to listen to them first because some of them make you want to hit the bathroom! I have a site that does ‘just’ fountains if either of you want it. Send me a message, I think I can send you a link or tell you what to look for on Google.

      I want to fix up the living room but I have to get all the nonsense out of there first. Right now it’s a storage room. I want a futon sofa bed, a recliner for me, media center and a wall unit for books. My bedroom could use something to put my plants on (literally no window sill space whatsoever), as well as a small corner computer desk with hutch.




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      Kmarie wrote Jan 3, 2011
    • I have three rooms in mind, my living room, new sofa and either a new love seat or two chairs, paint, new art work painting or dining room, I want a new table and chairs, or kitchen there is an unfinished cabinet maker shop not far from me, and I would love new cabinets to stain. I would love new cabinets and counters or if not that route then new applainces and touch up cabinets and counters




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