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Our Home- Ballard Designs Taste on a Target Budget

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Ten years ago when our middle son was diagnosed with Autism, my self-employed husband cut his clientele by over half so I could go back to working full-time hours for the insurance and to keep the boys out of daycare. Note: He DID tell me that he wanted to see what it was like to be a stay-at-home-dad. Haha! This huge decrease in income has forced us to become wiser with how we spend our money without sacrificing small upgrades to our home. I love gathering inspiration from catalogs (such as Ballard Designs, Restoration Hardware, Wisteria and Pottery Barn) and finding ways to get a similar look on a budget. Come see the full home tour in the link below to see the before pictures. We've made a lot of changes since we've moved into our modest but charming home!
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To see more: http://www.simplicityinthesouth.com/our-home-tour-paint-colors

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  • White Oak Studio Designs

    What a beautiful home and poignant lesson. You deserve many "kudos." (I gave up a teaching career when my youngest son was born and then had a surprise divorce after a 24 year marriage. This meant starting over at age 45, no insurance, no dependable

  • Kristin
    Kristin San Marcos, CA

    Love the colors you have used throughout, such a beautiful home!

  • Tisha Williams
    Tisha Williams Floresville, TX

    Super cute home and you have such awesome ideas! Thanks for sharing. :)

  • Lovedecor
    Lovedecor Beverly Hills, CA

    Your home is so beautiful Tricia! I love the colors you have chosen they all flow so well together.

  • Deloris Williams
    Deloris Williams Summerville, SC

    Love the wall of curtains!! Good job..

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