Classic Eastern Apartment
Money is tight for these roommates who are just out of college. The Design on a Dime team helps them move beyond their dorm-room style and into the real world of functional, grown-up design.
Hide CaptionShow CaptionSometimes you can find roughed-up furniture at a steep discount.
This table had a pretty heavily scratched surface that even a good sanding couldn't correct. Design coordinator Spencer Anderson decided to use a rattan rug to save the piece. He simply adheres the rug to the table and coats it with stain to seal the rug. It really cleans up the look while bringing in some texture.