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6 Amazing Room Makeovers

These decorating projects were stopped in their tracks...until Real Simple stepped in and turned a space from incomplete to incomparable.

Jill Bannister and Max Maxwell's living room after makeover
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Jill & Max’s Family Room: Where-to-Buy Information

Armless sectional sofa (as shown), $1,996, and carved-wood coffee table, $299:
Chevron stripe shag rug, $899 (5 by 8 feet),
Handwoven Weaves natural-colored fine sisal rug, $255 (8 by 10 feet),
Chelsea sectional floor lamp, $349,
Esme table lamp by Stray Dog Designs, $430,
Stockholm sofa table (behind sofa), $199,
Multifunctional side table, $149,
Fabric for Roman shades: Home Oriana linen, $230 a yard, for info.
Fabric for chair: China Seas Raffles in Papaya, $98 a yard, Design Professionals, 646-556-7070.
Harvest pouf (green), $650, Stepevi, 212-466-0400.
Pillows (from left): D.L. Rhein Basket Weave pillow, $120, and D.L. Rhein Honeycomb pillow, $110: Maharam pillows in Agency, $150 (square) and $250 (rectangular; right of Jill):
Tutti Colori throw, $55,
Custom carpentry for armoire, for info.

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