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, Sarah brightened up a cramped living space with cheerful, neutral wall paint and warm cottage-style decor. A dirty and damaged brick fireplace was painted a lovely neutral hue and accented with a new wood mantel and vintage brass accessories.
This traditional china cabinet serves as the perfect display area for vintage china, glass ware, and silver serving ware. The floral and aviary patterned wall design add visual interest while the mounted pheasants sitting atop provide a unique conversation starter. The wall treatment may look like wallpaper, but it's actually paper-backed fabric. Designer Sarah Richardson used this centuries-old process to achieve a sophisticated look in her dining room. The process of backing fabric with paper is known as lamination or paper backing and costs about $10 per yard. Check with local wallpaper or fabric stores for availability.
As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, this chic kitchen island with a built-in oven was designed to resemble a piece of wood furniture. This style of cabinetry is the perfect complement to living and dining room furniture in an open plan space.
Bright, bold throw pillows in multiple colors and floral patterns add color interest to this neutral living room. A traditional grandfather clock in the background anchors the light airy space between picture windows, framed with neutral patterned curtains. A stylish curved line coffee table and patterned area rug also help to frame the space.
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, a decorative grate hides unsightly utilities and is a charming addition to this bathroom's coastal details. Keeping with the beach theme, a weathered oak vanity is a gorgeous yet functional choice for a family with two young boys.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah filled this gorgeous bungalow with chic modern furniture and decor. A gray mid-century modern armchair, vintage floor lamp and bright metallic side tables create a cozy fireside sitting nook that's both beautiful and functional for a growing family of four.
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, chic, eclectic elements like this industrial wire mesh pendant light add contrast to a modern, white kitchen.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah surprised her clients with a bonus living room makeover to complement the newly renovated kitchen and dining room. Maintaining the chic and simple modern design style of the rest of the main floor, Sarah accented the rich dark hardwood floors with gray mid-century modern furniture, glam gold curtains and a fun faux cowhide rug. A large window was cut into the wall between the living room and kitchen to create an open feel for easy entertaining.
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 installed new wood paneling below the chair rail, neutral modern furnishings and heated Brazilian slate floors for a durable space that will accommodate a growing family of four.
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.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah transformed a dark and dated brick fireplace into a gorgeous focal point. The fireplace's crumbling brick was stripped and replaced with white mosaic tile and a custom-built mantel. Striped turquoise wallpaper was added to the surround to draw the eyes up and brighten the space.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah surprised her clients with a bonus living and dining room makeover in addition to their newly renovated kitchen. She transformed this transitional space with a fresh coat of paint, new hardwood floors and eclectic furniture and decor in chic grays and neutrals to complement the kitchen's contemporary palette.
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