When it comes to decorating these days, the "in" thing isn't always the real thing. Thanks to a new crop of improved look-alikes, more folks are turning to high-class fake furniture, mixing it in side by side with pricey genuine decor.
Christy Ferer, author of "Decorating on a Dime," pulls together a Cheap Chic living room, tune in Wednesday and see if you can tell the difference!
Items featured on the show: Crate & Barrel / "Morgan II" Chair ($799) & Ottoman ($429) A close look-a-like to Baker furniture line by designer Barbara Barry, which sells for thousands of dollars.
Available at Crate and Barrel stores and Crateandbarrel.com Walmart / Leather Loveseat $1,564 (loveseat + sofa) 100 percent Italian top grain leather Sold as a set, along with larger sofa ...great deal! stylish, trendy "club" furniture look
Available only online at Walmart.com Bombay Company / Bookcase ($199) Chinese-inspired piece Provide the perfect setting for books, photographs or exotic souvenirs Antique red finish with gold accents
Available at Bombay stores and bombaycompany.com Bombay Company / Normandy Mirror ($179) 70-inch high floor mirror adds drama to any room Antique gold finish
Available at Bombay stores and bombaycompany.com Tables Bombay Company / Gallery Table ($99) Art nouveau flavor Flared legs, and "piered apron" detail give this small table, big personality
Available at Bombay stores and Bombaycompany.com Walmart / Mission Style Coffee Table ($48.53) Mission style is enjoying a revivalSimple, handsome, functional Oak finish w/ bottom shelf for storage or display
Available BOTH at Walmart.com
and Walmart stores Walmart / Mission Style End Tables ($29.32)
(see details above re: mission style furniture)
Available BOTH at Walmart.com
and Walmart stores Lighting Wingard Home / Java Laquer Lamps ($59) Dark brown lacquer wood base with a linen shade. Modern designer look-a-like
Available at Wingardhome.com Target / Safari Table Lamp ($24.99) Dark wood, bamboo-styled stand w/ faux leaves Wicker shade The tropical theme is very trendy in home decor right now
Available at Target and target.com Bombay Company / Margeaux Chandeliers ($149) Light gold fabric, attached to brass hanging rods, great way to punctuate a living room Rich look, cheap price
Available at Bombay stores and bombaycompany.comRug Karastan / "Zanzibar" Sisal Rug ($850) In keeping with the natural beauty of grass and plant-fiber floor covering, Karastan SisalWool rugs are woven with similar random textural variations to more closely replicate the finish of authentic sisals. 100 percent imported wool for long lasting performance and appearance retention.
Available at Waldorfcarpetone.comAccessories Bombay Company / 11 Light Scroll Candle-cup Screen ($69) Iron screen with glass holder for candles is a great decorative piece to put in front of your fireplace, instead of fussing with logs and sparks.
Available at Bombay stores or Bombaycompany.com Target / Silk Fringe Pillows ($12.99) 100% silk Indian-inspired accessories are all the rage, things w/ fringe, beading, sequence
Available at Target or Target.com Wingard Home / Silk Pillows ($49-$64) 100% silk with colorful green and brown design
Available at wingardhome.com Walmart / Mission Style Magazine Rack ($18.74)
(See details above re: mission style furniture)
Available BOTH at Walmart and Walmart.com Bombay Company / Triangle Footed Centerpiece ($39) Fill with candy or colored marbles, anything ! Unusual shape and texture makes this an attention getter
Available at Bombay stores and Bombaycompany.com Linens And Things / Mosaic Can ($19.99) French style, covered in colorful, green glass mosaic
Available at www.lnt.com Linens And Things / Pewter Bud Vases ($12.99 / set of three) Look like Tiffany vases
Available at www.lnt.com Wingard Home / Ceramic Vases ($55-$70 each) Handmade and glazed in Italy, they come in six different shapes, and three shades of the color green Great as decorative accents on a table or put to practical use to hold flowers
Available at Wingardhome.com Crate & Barrel / Kivet Green Throw ($49.95) Designed by Marimekko's, Maija Isola in 1956, the bold, graphic pattern is making a comeback White background w/ tone-on-tone green circles
Available at Crate and Barrel stores and Crateandbarrel.com Linens And Things / Faux Suede Throw ($29.99) Micro-suede throw, feels like real suede, other side has fluffy berber. Color, brown
Available at www.lnt.com Linens & Things / Faux Palm Tree ($29.99) Comes in stylish wicker planter 36 inch palm tree
Available at and www.lnt.com Crate & Barrel / Canvas Nesting Bins ($29.95 / set of three) Apple green color Durable for holding mail, decoration, TV clicker
Available at Crate and Barrel stores and Crateandbarrel.com Target / Michael Graves Chess Set
Available at Target stores and Target.com Crate & Barrel Candles ($3.95-$8.95) Group of green, orange and yellow
Available at Crate and Barrel stores and Crateandbarrel.com
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