#11 - Johnny and Adam's Vintage Nature Nook

#11 - Johnny and Adam's Vintage Nature Nook

Heather Blaha
Apr 24, 2007

Name: Johnny and Adam Location: Ann Arbor, MI Size & Type: 450 sq. ft. one bedroom Favorite resource: Salvation Army Thrift Store. The one in Ann Arbor has a huge, constantly rotating selection. Pitch: Our apartment - once a tiny doctor's office (the reception window still separates the kitchen and dining room) - is now a vintage nature nook with bold color combinations, lots of retro art, reused/rescued furniture, and creative use of space.

Pitch Cont'd:On the very low budgets of one student and one artist, we painted, rescued discarded furniture, decoupaged an insipid shelving unit with fabulous retro-reproduction fabric, designed a dual-purpose storage/drying area for dishes and pots in the kitchen, and stashed extra seating and appliances in out-of-sight nooks and crannies throughout the apartment. Your favorite element: A vintage salon chair we found on the curb. It still works, provides comfortable seating, and we use it regularly!
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