Get A Chic And Cheap Living Room

Fashion designer Anand Jon with one month old tiger cub on the runway during Animal Fair Magazine's 7th Annual "Paws for Style" celebrity pet fashion show benefiting Animal Medical Center of New York, held at CROBAR, Tuesday, April 4, 2006 in New York. (AP Photo/Jennifer Graylock) AP Photo/Jennifer Graylock

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 revival

  • Simple, 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.com

    Rug

    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.com

    Accessories

    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
    • Tatiana Morales

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