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the new york times home section has a great feature today on $300 room makeovers.  even though some of the results aren’t our aesthetic cup o’ tea, we love the idea that a relatively small investment can make a huge difference in the way a home is used.

take, for example, the brooklyn one-bedroom of a laid-off marketing executive:

BEFORE

AFTER

New York Times $300 Makeover - photo (c) Kirsten Luce

fabric on the cheap, organizing bookshelves, rearranging furniture for better flow, painting walls and scuffed tabletops – all very simple, but effective, solutions.

to see larger images and other $300 projects, go to the original story.

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