A Funky DC townhouse proves you don’t have to spend a lot of money to live in style

WHEN Supon Phornirunlit bought a townhouse in Washington, DC’s Embassy Row area a decade ago, he decided the deck was boring-so he installed an eight-inch-deep wading pool, placed a Buddha statue in the middle, and flanked the pool with brightly hued umbrellas. “It’s not a typical deck,” he says. “I like that it’s unexpected.