Designer Linda Applewhite combines European and Turkish antiques to create a designer living room.
Host Brooke Channon and designer Linda Applewhite work together to re-create the look of Applewhite’s Inspiration Room. Applewhite used a combination of European and Turkish antiques and bold punches of color to create this designer look.
Transforming the Makeover Room
Guest designer Linda Applewhite helped direct the transformation of the bland living room into a vibrant and whimsical space by taking the following steps:
The Bottom Line
To see where the savings are, take a look at this direct cost comparison of some Inspiration Room Items and the creatively comparable ones used in the Makeover Room:
French walnut hand-carved sofa, handmade designer pillows, $4,400 / French-inspired sofa, decorative pillows, $410
Handpainted pear wood console table, bronze pear sculpture, $18,500 / Refinished console table, gourd painted bronze, $120
French oak sideboard, antique English urn lamps, French garden lions, French metal urn, German painting, $22,750 / Pine sideboard, lamps with trim detail, ceramic roosters, flower urn, French Confit print, $665
Wooden Swedish clock, $12,000 / Chinoiserie-style clock, $400 (Valencia Interiors)
pillow fabric, form, trim - Poppy Fabrics
pine sideboard with rustic hardware - IMG Home
square ceramic plates - Marshalls
handpainted candlesticks, candles - Ross
gourd - Z Gallerie