Modern Living Room With Elevated Dining Area From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson combined minimalistic industrial decor with warm, mid-century modern elements to create this gorgeous neutral, eclectic living and dining area. She replaced a dark wood banister with sleek glass and filled the space with clean white and warm wood furnishings. An updated wet bar with extra seating and elevated dining area add interest and make the room ideal for entertaining.

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.

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Chic Casual Dining Area From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah transformed a cramped basement into an open and chic multi-use family room. A small dining area was added for casual weekend pizza nights or extra seating for large gatherings.

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Traditional Eat-In Kitchen With Blue Accents From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson removed a wall between a cramped kitchen and extra bonus room in this century-old home to build a gorgeous, roomy eat-in kitchen stocked with modern amenities. The original kitchen was completed gutted to make room for custom white cabinets, a subway tile backsplash, an enormous island with attached dining table, and stainless steel appliances. Oiled-finished wood flooring and brass accents complete the room's traditional, antique look.

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Furniture-Style Kitchen Island From Sarah Sees Potential

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.

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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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Vintage Sideboard With Modern Flair From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, vintage furniture such as this chic wood and marble sideboard adds mid-century modern style to an open plan kitchen, living and dining room. A bright turquoise wall mural serves as a focal point and anchors the room's turquoise and neutral color scheme.

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Contemporary Fireside Sitting Area From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson gave new life to an outdated fireplace by replacing the old brick surround with white marble and topping it with a solid mahogany floating ledge. A contemporary gold sunburst pops against the grasscloth wallpaper and is a bright contrast to the rooms darker-hued midcentury modern furnishings.

Cheery White and Turquoise Kitchen From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson gives this open-concept kitchen a cheery feeling with pops of turquoise on the upper cabinets and island.

Open, Neutral Contemporary Living Room From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a raised dining room offers a gorgeous view of this large, modern living room. Designer Sarah Richardson transformed this once extremely dated space into a warm, functional living area featuring a dining room, reading nook, T.V. lounge, fireplace and a bar.

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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 2

Newlywed Home Buyers

Ameera and Ethan are getting married in a few weeks, and are each moving away from home for the first time! Sarah lends her expertise to these house-buying newbies, showing them the potential of three homes that focus on features and amenities that target their age group. Once Ameera and Ethan buy, Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that takes it over the threshold to terrific!

Tuesday
Jan 6
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Timely Delivery

The very pregnant Caroline and Josh need out of his parents' house, where they're bunking to save money. Sarah shows them the potential of three houses, in which they can build a family. And it must happen asap as Caroline's due in a month! Once Caroline and Josh buy, Sarah renovates the one room that stands out as b-a-d. Baby arrives just as Sarah and crew bring this room to the finish line!

Tuesday
Jan 27
8am | 7c
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!

Tuesday
Jan 27
11:30am | 10:30c
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
Mar 3
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!

Tuesday
Mar 3
10:30am | 9:30c
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
Mar 24
8:30am | 7:30c
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
Mar 24
10am | 9c
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
Mar 24
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 13

Passionate Purchase

Even though they realize they need more space for their growing family, Jennifer and Matt are having a hard time thinking about leaving the home they love. Every house they've seen pales by comparison. Sarah shows them the potential of three homes, and tries to break this couple of their brick and mortar love affair. Once Jennifer and Matt buy, Sarah renovates the one room they can't stand, igniting their passion for their new home!

Tuesday
Jul 14
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
Nov 24
7:30am | 6:30c
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
Nov 24
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

Timely Delivery

The very pregnant Caroline and Josh need out of his parents' house, where they're bunking to save money. Sarah shows them the potential of three houses, in which they can build a family. And it must happen asap as Caroline's due in a month! Once Caroline and Josh buy, Sarah renovates the one room that stands out as b-a-d. Baby arrives just as Sarah and crew bring this room to the finish line!

Tuesday
Nov 24
9:30am | 8:30c
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
Nov 24
11am | 10c

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