Tattered but Treasured
Use flea-market finds and the things you already own to add timeless style to your home.
"One of our problems today is that we want everything now and new," says architect Louis Nequette. "Don't be afraid to have an empty room for a while." The unique furniture in this dining room took months to gather. The homeowner kept a copy of room dimensions -- ready for unexpected discoveries. She found this chalkboard while on vacation and had it shipped home.