Michelle Obama chooses affordable Pottery Barn furniture for White House

January 31st, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI  

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Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): US President Barack Obamas wife Michelle is keeping it real the mom-in-chief along with expensive Hollywood interior designer Michael Smith is redecorating the White House with items from the reasonably priced shop Pottery Barn, according to reports.

Smith said that he would take design cues from the Obamas” “casual style” while “utilizing affordable brands.”

Daughters Maila and Sasha are also contributing to the decoration by giving their own inputs, reports Us Magazine.

Michelle’’s goal is to keep her daughters grounded.

In addition to doing chores despite a huge White House staff, “pretty much we”ll see Michelle and the girls in the White House kitchen, trying to bake something together, and her raising them as if they were still in Chicago,” family friend Kim Lightford said. (ANI)

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