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Old 11-02-2019, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by ToothDoc1114 View Post
My wife is working with an interior designer to furnish our 3600 sq ft home...every time we get a bill itís an argument. Lady wanted 5500 to have a wooden banquet built in a plain craftsman style. I built the same thing on a Saturday for about 700 in lumber and even added in some hidden drawer storage as a bonus. Felt good about myself until she then spent 2k on the cushions for spring is going to be expensive at the tackle shop ��
A few years after my younger brother moved out and they were empty nesters, my mom started redecorating the entire house. I was home one holiday and flipped through the Ethan Allen catalogs they had laying around. In it they had listed expect to budget up to $75/ft2 to furnish an entire house. This was late 90ís.

We have a modern house with casement windows so got away with simple roll down blinds from the shade store and they ran almost $400/window. Obviously Much nicer than a $30 Home Depot roll up shade but still crazy money.