An eco-friendly cottage by designer P. Allen Smith shows you 33 ways to get the biggest bang for your buck without sacrificing style.
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"It's more affordable than you might think," says Allen, who mounted old farm tools above the fireplace to make a big impact for little cost. Other sources for one-of-a-kind pieces: school fund-raisers and charity auctions. "Original artwork adds so much soul to a home," says Allen.