Another judge shares their choices: Heather Blaha, co-editor of Apartment Therapy: Chicago. All her top picks are below the jump...
Name/Title: Heather Blaha, Apartment Therapy Chicago Co-Editor
Location: Rogers Park, Chicago
Best creative hack (ie, furniture transformation):
Heather: "Updating a kitchen on your own (and in three days) is very inspiring, and this one turned out like a gem, without major overhaul."
Best decorative painting (ie. on a wall or other flat surface):
Heather: "The more patience a project takes, the more inspiring the final results - great nursery"
Best Use of Fabric (ie. upholstery):
The "In Good Form" Project
Heather: "Love seeing a simple upgrade that changed the whole look of the office. "
Best Use of Paint or Finish:
Heather: "$140, cutting edge, creative, gutsy!"
Biggest Wow Factor:
Heather: "Glam and fun, this was a HUGE transformation."
Most Likely to Be Widely Copied:
Heather: "I love the high gloss, color and pattern of this piece...definitely a look that others will want to give their tired old "wretched" pieces."