Ready to Redecorate? Home Items Worth the Splurge & Where to Save

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After months of pinning pictures and poring over design magazines, you’re finally ready to redecorate your place. Now comes the hard part: finding pieces you love that also work with your budget. 


Luckily, you don’t need major bank to create a look that’s stylish, sophisticated, and totally you. Here, Sarah Coombs, a Bay Area–designer and principal of Sarah Coombs Design, explains where you should spend the extra money — and where it’s okay to scrimp.


Bonnie Gibbs Vengrow is a New York City–based writer and editor who swapped her BlackBerry and MetroCard for playdates and PB&J sandwiches -- and the once-in-a-lifetime chance to watch her feisty, funny son grow up.

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