CHI Good Questions: Boho Modern Look Advice?

CHI Good Questions: Boho Modern Look Advice?

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Janel Laban
Apr 24, 2008

Margarita is going for a "Boho Modern" look like her inspiration room, shown above, and is looking for some advice: "I'm looking into buying a chair and matching sofa from Craigslist to go with the "bohomodern" look I am going for with my living room decor. My questions are....

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A) How much should something like this be worth (chair,shown here, and sofa)--I have never bought real furniture from Craig's List?

B) How should can I hook this chair/sofa up so that it looks more fabulous? Should I paint and get it reupholstered--or should I leave it as is?

P.S. I've also attached a photo of the vibe I'm going for (top pic, above the jump).

Any advice on Craigslist pricing and buying along with suggestions for possible makeovers of the pieces are welcome in the comments below...

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