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Look for Less: Sara Ruffin Costello’s Kitchen

  1. Liz @ It's Great To Be Home says:

    I'm loving this series you're doing – and the great DIY tips you're giving us along the way!

  2. Katy says:

    I love this post and saved this picture from Domino a while back!
    So funny because I design pillows and last week I ordered this same ikat from L&S (I will be listing them on ebay soon!).
    Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. I'maNolaGirl says:

    I love that setee. What a great find!

  4. Scientific Housewife says:

    I love the colors and the mirror, so chic!

  5. bluehydrangea says:

    Love it!! and that fabric is a great find!!!

  6. Ms. Bright says:

    Great job on the LfL! You know I'm a fan of blue/white!

  7. Nikki says:

    You read my mind, I've been looking for some bentwood chairs. Sadly I think I'll have to go with the ikea ones. But I've had my eye out for them when I hit Goodwill.

  8. laurelstreet says:

    Oh this was a really fun post. And that tip about the liming wax may be a solution to ???? situation I have with an old bedroom dresser! Thanks!!!

  9. Heather J says:

    great finds. i love that room. so pretty!

  10. Jackie says:

    LOVE this Camila! All wonderful ideas. The curtain fabric you found is delicious! I'm really enjoying this whole Look For Less series.

    Have a great day!

  11. Katie says:

    great job!! love it!

  12. Claire Watkins, ASID allied says:

    Nice work!! Love the blue and the combination of elements. Thanks for the SyRoco tip, too, I did not know that. Did a post last week on Thonet chairs (the dining chairs featured in the room). They were mass produced in Europe and can often be found on Craigslist or Ebay, as well. Just search 'bentwood chairs' or 'Thonet'. I found 6/$180 last week on Craigslist before noticing that Pieces (in Atlanta) offers them for $450/ EA! Wowzers!
    Also, big snaps for the bird paper yesterday!

  13. Kimberly says:

    Thank you thank you! I've been looking for some things in this exact design, and it's like you've done all the work for me!

  14. Starfish and Sundresses says:

    Wow, this is fantastic! So many great finds!

  15. LindsB says:

    Very pretty kitchen, I think I even like your budget version better.

  16. Laura@JourneyChic says:

    I've been eyeing that toss pillow fabric for ages – I think I'm going to use it for a faux roman shade in our powder room.

  17. RLG says:

    Sara's kitchen was featured in Domino (the book) and was THE inspiration for my own kitchen makeover. I love greige walls and navy accents. Probably my all-time favorite combination. So fresh. Great post! xoxo

  18. Design Darling says:

    you found some really great lookalikes! the unfinished furniture site seems like a great resource and that settee is incredible! i really enjoyed this post 🙂

  19. Julia says:

    I have LOVED this room forever. Thanks for the great post.

  20. Christine says:

    Thanks for the tip on finding mirrors on ebay!

    I have been watching a few on ebay for my dining room and one was just like the gold one you show and my plan too was to paint it white.

  21. Full House says:

    I especially think you did a fabulous job on this look for less because I just happened to have sent for a fabric sample of that blue from LS Sheron.

  22. meredith says:

    LOVE this rug and mirror!!

  23. Laurie Jones says:

    Great postings this week but you make me sad each day having to remember Domino is gone!

  24. Lavender and Lilies says:

    You are amazing!

  25. Style Bent says:

    Thanks for all the $ saving tips.

    Link Love:

  26. Arianna Belle says:

    This is one of my favorite domino kitchens@! You did such an amazing job putting this together! Lovin' that fabric you found for the curtains!

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  28. Erin says:

    I love this Look for Less series, Camila!! Great job! I also wanted to say congrats on being featured on Apartment Therapy- that's kinda a big deal in my book! 🙂 Hope you're having a fun & relaxing vacay!!
    Love, Erin (the girl who you so sweetly gave the Shecky's Beauty bag to!)

  29. Emily A. Clark says:

    Great job! Thanks for the tip on searching for the mirrors on Ebay.

    The dining chairs remind me of the ones in our old Pizza Hut whie I was growing up 🙂 Amazing how they look so chic in this room!

  30. Paige says:

    that breakfast table looks like it belongs in a cute little cafe! so lovely!

  31. Sarah - La Jeune Marie says:

    Love that fabric!! Cam you are amazing!

  32. paula says:

    This has been the pic I have been fawning over all week in my domino book. Love what you did. so chic.

  33. JVG says:

    I love this post and I love this kitchen! I'm desperately trying to track down those bar stools – and leads!!!?
    Thank you!

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