Save: Redecorate with what you already own
Don't hide your star power
"I love the idea of repurposing," Kelly says. And toward that end, she and her team find "we've ended up in people's basements and attics a lot recently."
What they often discover: "Something that can be a centerpiece or a focal point or even an accent in a house," she says.
"Just really looking at your things with new eyes," Kelly says. "And think: How can I repackage this? Sometimes all it takes is a little paint or putting the piece in a different room."
During one recent redesign, Lowell took a collection of hot pink Frisbees and mounted them on a plum-colored wall.
When it comes to collections and things you love, "don't litter them throughout the house like room dandruff," he says. "Gather (the collection) together in one room and make a statement because there's power in math."