THE GIFT OF THRIFT

High-end looks on an af­ford­able bud­get? Check out this South Carolina makeover.

Flea Market Décor - - Contents - By Kathryn Drury Wag­ner

This South­ern makeover proves you don’t have to spend a for­tune to get high-end de­sign.

un­less you’re part of a mil­i­tary fam­ily, in which case mov­ing seems to be­come some­thing of an art. For Mag­gie Overby, it has meant 11 moves in a 20-year-mar­riage, which means she is an ex­pert at turn­ing a house into a home. The fam­ily is now in Sumter, South Carolina, where she has created a beau­ti­ful style on a bud­get.

Mag­gie blogs about her ex­pe­ri­ences at Mag­gie Overby Stu­dios (mag­gieover­bystu­dios.com), and has a bit of a leg up on some of us: This New Or­leans na­tive has a de­gree in ar­chi­tec­ture and is an in­te­rior spe­cial­ist at Lowe’s, work­ing with kitchen and bath de­signs. Her hus­band, Chuck, is in the Army; he is

PHO­TOG­RA­PHY BY RICK SMOAK

[ be­fore ] Steal this idea! A glass ta­ble can make a smaller room look big­ger.

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