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Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Jess Chamberlain
Mix high and low
Inexpensive furniture mingles with high-end touches in the living room: Ikea curtains hang on plumbing pipe behind a $1,200
chandelier from Leah’s shop; custom pillows sit atop a bargain (at $579)
settee from Urban Outfitters; a hand-painted chinoiserie coffee table rests on an old Pakistani rug ($85 on eBay).