The Judges Choices: Heather Blaha - AT: Chicago Co-Editor

The Judges Choices: Heather Blaha - AT: Chicago Co-Editor

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Janel Laban
Feb 9, 2008

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):

The KItchen Shuffle

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):

WVSmith's Gender Neutral Shared Nursery

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:

Sagesse's Black Chair Reno

Heather: "$140, cutting edge, creative, gutsy!"

Biggest Wow Factor:

Shauna's DIY Mirrored Dresser

Heather: "Glam and fun, this was a HUGE transformation."

Most Likely to Be Widely Copied:

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The "Wretched to Retro" Project

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."

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