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Home Decorating 101: When to Save, When to Splurge

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson, Huffington Post's home editor, shares her tips for discount home décor.
2:01 | 08/27/14

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Transcript for Home Decorating 101: When to Save, When to Splurge
But now to some secrets of getting the signer home without the designer price tag from lighting to furniture to rugs, one of the tricks is knowing when to splurge on an item and when it's safe to save a few bucks so turned to an expert for some advice. Decorating can be daunting. Should you look for a bargain or shell out extra cash or something fancy? We spent the day with Huffington post editor Jessica cumb cumberbatch-anderson. Our first stop, target. For some great deals. Save on a table lamp because it's not all about the lighting. Love this one. The glass looks really hand crafted. This is going to function more as an accessory. Another place to save is -- Side takes. For the most part they're all going to be used in the same way. You'll prop a lamp on it, put some mail, come sups. Area rugs. This one is by Nate birkus so already getting a good deal because you're getting a designer piece. Rollout in aisle four. You can pull together two of these and stitch together and get two rugs for the price of one. Now time to splurge and checked out gracious home for some super lush items. When it comes to sheets, splurge. If you get something cheaper you'll be back to the bedding aisle in no time. It doesn't mean the highest thread count but on the type of cotton you're getting. I like these. Ah. Could we just stay for awhile? Another good investment, statement light fixtures. These are more expensive. This is going to be a centerpiece. You're likely to hang this over a dining table. You want to spend on this because this is probably going to be your main source of lighting in your room. For a unique touch check out cool hardware pieces. Talking about the knobs on your doors or on your dresser or on your back root vanity. So looks like I have my work cut out for me. I'm taking this one with me. Come on, cheat sheet.

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