Seven inexpensive ways to update your space

October 2012
Athens News;10/15/2012, p21
The article offers suggestions to make favorable changes to a home which include the use of plants to fill empty corners, trying a new coat of paint in rooms and lighting at different levels in rooms in order to create a vibrant impact.


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