Dining room sideboard
Photo: J.K. Pfannmuller
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The Project Tally

• Hired a company to mount wood shutters in the room's large window, $300

• Hung crown, added panel molding below an existing chair rail to create a wood-wainscoting effect, $100

• Unified trim with white paint, and set a traditional tone with gray-blue walls, $40

• Tracked down a complete dining set for six from two separate Craigslist sellers, $425

• Purchased a sideboard on sale, $300

• Downloaded four free botanical prints and set them off with IKEA frames, $60

• Added a chandelier and linen shades to match a set of lamps on the sideboard, $249

Total: $1,474
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