Kristan Cunningham is the host of HGTV's Design on a Dime, where makeovers are done on a $1,000 budget. She and her boyfriend decided to bring her job challenge home by giving themselves a $1,000 budget for a kitchen remodel and home decor update. They bought discounted furniture and accessories from large chains and vintage stores to make their decor "1980s faux-French Normandy." Do you like the result?
Kristan Cunningham and her boyfriend rent their current home so did not want to invest too heavily in capital changes. You can see their budget breakdown by clicking here and read Kristan Cunnigham's "eight quick-fix tricks," which include layering area rugs.
Click here to read The Baltimore Sun's article "Kristan Cunningham brings DIY home; The 'Design on a Dime' star puts her on-air savvy to the test as she updates her Venice kitchen for under $1,000." Click here to see the full slideshow of the home.
(Images: Debra Prinzing)