Low-cost yet high-impact elements helped designer Sarah Richardson create an eye-catching guest room on a tight budget. A wall of bold, black-and-white wallpaper creates a striking backdrop for the bed and gives the room an instant wow factor.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed a cramped and dated bathroom into a bright, comfortable space with a touch of industrial charm. She borrowed 20 square feet from a neighboring bedroom to allow room for a luxurious free standing soaking tub and installed a white furniture-style vanity for a modern look.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a cinder block wall was removed to create this open and bright basement entertainment area. Sarah highlighted the home's original gray stone fireplace with rustic-modern furnishings in chic blues, grays and rich cherry browns. Plenty of seating and storage allow this room to be used for movie nights, casual dinners or sleepovers for the clients' two young boys.
Decked out in geometric patterns, decorative art and low-slung furniture, this living room lives in serious midcentury modern style. A starburst clock keeps time on the gray wall, while a sleek coffee table keeps a low-profile on the striped area rug.
As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed a century-old home's cramped, dated kitchen into a beautiful cooking and entertaining space with tons of modern amenities. Maintaining the home's antique charm, Sarah chose traditional blue floral wallpaper, brass accents and oil finished hardwood floors to accent a breathtaking Calacatta marble kitchen island with an attached dining table.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a once cramped living room now has plenty of chic, extra seating. Neutral wall colors of cream and light blue brighten the space and allow Sarah to play with different shades of the client's favorite color, turquoise. A nautical-themed striped rug and decorative wall sconce complete the cozy feel of this fireside nook.
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.
A gray kitchen island and honed granite countertops add warmth to this white kitchen. Exquisite pendant lanterns hang above the island for added character and traditional style.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a cramped and dirty basement was transformed into an open, functional space for a growing family of four. Keeping her clients' two young boys in mind, Sarah chose durable design details such as hard-wearing wood paneling, slate tile floors and thick-fiber curtains that will withstand years of use.
As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah transformed a cramped and dated kitchen into a bright, modern entertaining hub. Updates include new stainless steel appliances, a furniture-style kitchen island and ample cabinet storage space. A new glass door was installed to complement the large picture windows and enhance the room's natural light.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson gives this open-concept kitchen a cheery cottage vibe with pops of turquoise on the upper cabinets and island. Rich dark hardwood floors, new stainless steel appliances and a unique textured backsplash complete the chic, contemporary look.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, this once cramped and dated kitchen and dining area was transformed into a chic, mid-century style space. Designer Sarah Richardson upcycled thrift store chairs by dipping the legs in chrome and reupholstering the seats. Keeping with the vintage theme, Sarah installed mid-century modern light fixtures and added bright pops of color throughout the neutral space. The owner's original artwork hangs above a custom banquette to complete the look.
As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson removed a wall between a cramped kitchen and extra bonus room in this century-old home to build a gorgeous, roomy eat-in kitchen stocked with modern amenities. The original kitchen was completed gutted to make room for custom white cabinets, a subway tile backsplash, an enormous island with attached dining table, and stainless steel appliances. Oiled-finished wood flooring and brass accents complete the room's traditional, antique look.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah transformed a dark and dated room into a warm cottage-style living space infused with modern elements. Varying shades of cream and white add depth to the neutral decor and accent the room's abundance of natural light.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed this once dark and dated dining room into a chic, updated space perfect for entertaining. A new chair rail was added for visual interest and to allow Sarah to install two types of chic beige wallpaper. Dark wood accents in the table, floor and mirror balance the room's primary light, airy color and lend a "steakhouse" feel. Sarah finished the space by closing in an awkward half-wall with antique leaded glass windows repurposed from an old library cabinet.
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