As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah transformed a dark and dated brick fireplace into a gorgeous contemporary masterpiece. The fireplace's crumbling brick was stripped and replaced with white mosaic tile and a custom-built mantel. Striped turquoise wallpaper draws the eyes up and brightens the space, making it a hub for entertaining.
The elegant wallpaper sets a fancy tone in this dining room. The wall-panel details on the lower half of the wall anchor the room while the top half makes a strong, dramatic statement. The restraint in the lighting balances out the opulence in the room.
A traditional botanical fabric inspired the room's color scheme, but modern, graphic patterns were brought in to give this master bedroom a timeless style.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson gave new life to an outdated fireplace by replacing the old brick surround with white marble and topping it with a solid mahogany floating ledge. A contemporary gold sunburst pops against the grasscloth wallpaper and is a bright contrast to the rooms darker-hued midcentury modern furnishings.
This neutral master bedroom boasts a hotel chic look. The multitude of glossy and flat textures punctuates the soft, neutral tones of the space. The lamps accentuate the chandelier's brass frame, while the sleek shapes contrast the chandelier's romantic sparkle.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson gave this foyer a chic modern makeover with new gray stone floors, a sleek chandelier and bright blue wall paint. On display is a piece of original artwork, depicting graffiti from the walls of the Paris Metro, that matches the newly renovated kitchen beyond.
As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, vintage furniture such as this chic wood and marble sideboard adds mid-century modern style to an open plan kitchen, living and dining room. A bright turquoise wall mural serves as a focal point and anchors the room's turquoise and neutral color scheme.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a once cramped and damaged kitchen is now a bright, modern hub with lots of extra storage. To maximize space, Sarah raised the ceiling a few inches and removed the wall that separated the kitchen from the living area. Beautiful white cabinets, cream flooring and stainless steel appliances continue the room's fresh, open feel.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah cut a large serving window out of the wall between the kitchen and living room to create continuity between the two spaces. Unable to completely remove the load bearing wall to create an open floor plan, the window was an affordable and functional alternative.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, this once dark and dated living room is now a bright, open space that pops with bright turquoise and blue accents. Sarah added a plate rail along the room's perimeter to unify the transitional dining and living rooms and, per the owners' request, included plenty of extra seating for easy entertaining.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson surprised her clients with a bonus bedroom makeover. She created a fresh, modern look with light-colored faux bois wallpaper, contemporary black and white decor, and an eclectic mix of natural wood furnishings and bold industrial pieces.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson maintained function without sacrificing beauty in this modern dining room. A colorful blue message board doubles as a piece of art while the room's two radiators are disguised to blend in with the crisp white trim.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah tied in the blue and green tones of her client's favorite color, turquoise, in the living room's decor. Bright green cymbidium orchids are a bright contrast against the striped turquoise wallpaper of the fireplace surround. Sarah also added gray and dark blue flower vases and white photo frames to balance the wallpaper's bright, saturated hue.
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