Warm, Cottage-Style Sitting Area From Sarah Sees Potential

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.

Rustic, Refined Family Room Decor From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a dark and cramped basement is transformed into a bright recreation room full of amenities for a growing family of four. Sarah used cool blues, grays and whites throughout the space for a rustic, refined style that's functional for all. Durable wood panels and Brazilian slate floors were added to complement the home's original stone fireplace.

Blue and White Traditional Eat-In Kitchen From Sarah Sees Potential

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.

Photo By: Stacey Brandford Photography

Vintage Modern Dining Room From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson filled this chic dining room with a mixture of modern and vintage furniture and accessories. A dark wood dining table and modern gallery wall act as bold contrasts to the vintage dining chairs, antique gray sideboard and light, neutral wallpaper.

Photo By: Stacey Brandford Photography

Custom Turquoise Wall Mural From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, chic turquoise dining chairs were picked to match an original wall mural Sarah had commissioned for this open plan kitchen, living and dining room. The art adds color and interest to the overall neutral space and serves as a focal point in the linear room design.

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Yellow and White Cottage-Style Dining Table From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a cheery pastel yellow, white and gray table setting creates a vintage, cottage-style feel. Fresh flowers and unique wicker chairs accompany the clean lines of the table linen to complete the charming look.

Photo By: Stacey Brandford Photography

Mid-Century Modern Kitchen From Sarah Sees Potential

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.

Sleek Spa Bathtub From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson created a cozy, relaxing corner in this spa bathroom with a sleek soaking tub and built-in ledge perfect for holding candles or a glass of wine. A small, linear gallery wall adds color to the monochromatic space and boosts the room's spa-like ambiance.

Photo By: Stacey Brandford

Coastal-Themed Spa Bathroom From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed this once cramped, dated bathroom into a large, relaxing space reminiscent of a coastal beach house. She borrowed three feet of space from an extra bedroom to make room for a weathered oak vanity, freestanding volcanic limestone tub and walk-in shower with body jets and a rain shower head. Light blue wall paint and crisp white beadboard paneling add beautiful yet understated coastal character and are a fresh contrast to the dark blue marble floor tile.

Photo By: Stacey Brandford

Timeless Cottage Kitchen From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed this once dark and cramped kitchen into a bright, contemporary space that fits the needs of a growing family of three. New stainless steel appliances and pops of light turquoise and green paint give the cozy white kitchen a contemporary, timeless look.

Photo By: Stacey Brandford

About the Host

Sarah Richardson

Known for sharing her practical and inspiring approach to interior design with viewers, Sarah's TV career started as a prop stylist and set decorator.
All About Sarah

About the Show

Some houses don't look so appealing at first glance, but home expert Sarah Richardson knows how to find a diamond in the rough. In each episode she'll take picky prospective homebuyers on a tour of three houses and help them see past a disaster space to make an offer on a home based on its potential. Then, she'll help the new homeowners with a whirlwind renovation that results in the home of their dreams.
Season 1, Episode 7

Tug of War

As this newlywed's family starts to grow it's time for their home to do the same. Andrea and Wayne are hunting for charm and character that for one means turnkey and for the other means DIY. Sarah shows them the potential of three houses that are livable, but somewhat needy. Once Andrea and Wayne buy, Sarah renovates the room they can't figure out, setting them on course for future renos!

Tuesday
Jan 6
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 7

Tug of War

As this newlywed's family starts to grow it's time for their home to do the same. Andrea and Wayne are hunting for charm and character that for one means turnkey and for the other means DIY. Sarah shows them the potential of three houses that are livable, but somewhat needy. Once Andrea and Wayne buy, Sarah renovates the room they can't figure out, setting them on course for future renos!

Tuesday
Jan 27
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Tentative Location

They first thought buying a home would be easy. Seven months later Jasmine and Kevin are still living in a hotel room, undecided whether they should live downtown or in the suburbs. Sarah shows them the potential of three homes, betting that she can help them bridge their location tug of war. Once Jasmine and Kevin buy, Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that puts a lasting polish on a diamond in the rough!

Tuesday
Jan 27
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 6

Needle in a Haystack

After slogging through over a hundred open houses and losing numerous bidding wars Tova and Marnie are itching to get out of their tiny condo. Sarah comes to the rescue, showing them the potential in three houses that offer the space and practicality they each crave. Once Tova and Marnie buy, Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that takes it from so-so to hell-o!

Tuesday
Feb 17
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Needle in a Haystack

After slogging through over a hundred open houses and losing numerous bidding wars Tova and Marnie are itching to get out of their tiny condo. Sarah comes to the rescue, showing them the potential in three houses that offer the space and practicality they each crave. Once Tova and Marnie buy, Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that takes it from so-so to hell-o!

Thursday
Mar 19
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Needle in a Haystack

After slogging through over a hundred open houses and losing numerous bidding wars Tova and Marnie are itching to get out of their tiny condo. Sarah comes to the rescue, showing them the potential in three houses that offer the space and practicality they each crave. Once Tova and Marnie buy, Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that takes it from so-so to hell-o!

Tuesday
Apr 21
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 12

Merging Ways

Vanessa and Troy are blending their two condos into one home they can finally call their own. Trouble is, when viewing homes Vanessa can't help but be swayed by the homeowners' taste to make an informed decision. Sarah shows them the potential of three homes, helping this pair see past aesthetics. Once Vanessa and Troy buy, Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that for them is the biggest disaster!

Tuesday
Apr 21
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 4

Seeking a Diamond in the Rough

Ann's never lived anywhere but Theo's bachelor pad. Two kids later and it's about time they find something that's theirs. And, they need to go bigger than they've got now. Sarah shows them the potential in three houses that suit their growing family's needs. Once Ann and Theo buy, Sarah renovates the one space they doubted, but now immediately welcomes them to their new home.

Tuesday
Jun 16
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Pursuing a Compromise

For Janice the suburban dream is about space and great schools, while for husband Colin it's all about his car collection. Sarah shows them the potential of three houses, each sprawling with the room they need, plus character, good school district and big driveways. Once Janice and Colin buy, Sarah renovates the one room in their home that lifts the one space that's critical to their family enjoyment!

Tuesday
Aug 18
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 1

Seeking a Hidden Gem

Talk about obsessed! Ayesha and Michael stalked the very houses they were interested in, never ever signing on the dotted line. Sarah opens this young, fun couple to the potential of three homes, balancing their separate wants and wish lists. Once Ayesha and Michael buy, Sarah targets and renovates one room in their new home to payback all the late night stalking and indecision.

Tuesday
Sep 29
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

Jaded Buyers

Judging by Truc's massive shoe collection and Eric's DJ gear, these two have long grown out of their tiny city apartment. Their failed home to date search has been driven solely by charm and character. Sarah shows them the potential of three homes that tick these boxes with extra storage to boot. Once Truc and Eric buy, Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that allows them to live larger than ever!

Tuesday
Sep 29
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Time-limited Buyers

How's this for pressure? Christa and Mike have 30-days to buy, seven-week old baby in tow! Sarah shows these two the potential of three suburban homes, each with fewer stairs than their current townhouse. Good thing, as Mike breaks his leg part way through the search. Once Christa and Mike buy, Sarah tears apart and renovates their deal breaker room, giving them a treat they so deserve!

Thursday
Jan 21
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 1

Seeking a Hidden Gem

Talk about obsessed! Ayesha and Michael stalked the very houses they were interested in, never ever signing on the dotted line. Sarah opens this young, fun couple to the potential of three homes, balancing their separate wants and wish lists. Once Ayesha and Michael buy, Sarah targets and renovates one room in their new home to payback all the late night stalking and indecision.

Monday
Jun 13
6:30am | 5:30c

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