Aniko's white IKEA wall unit worked fine in the dining room. But the second she saw West Elm's reclaimed wood buffet, she knew she could refresh this basic piece into a showstopper—and save over $1,100 in the process.
This vintage chair was in rough shape, but when the Craigslist seller ended up living across the street, Vanessa knew it was meant to be. With some patience (and a lovely surprise!), the chair has a new life:
This children's rocker had definitely seen better days... like during the bygone decades when marbled vinyl was a thing. Charlotte plans to reupholster a lot this year, and thought she'd literally start small and tackle this kids chair. See how she did:
While not totally her taste, Meaghan's bathroom was functional. The tile floor had been cracking though, so she waited until it was time to replace it to brighten up the rest of the space and add her own touches.
This old Victorian bathroom is typical of Glasgow tenement buildings —super narrow and definitely hard to maneuver in. Since the original tub wasn't salvageable, Anne scored a couple more square feet from its removal:
When Rachel found this chair in her parents' garage, she just had to save it. Once belonging to her great uncle in the 1940s, this former home for mice had such stunning arms, it needed a new lease on life.