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.

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As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson gave new life to an outdated fireplace by replacing the old brick surround with white marble and topping it with a solid mahogany floating ledge.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.

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.

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Gorgeous, Industrial Walk-In Closet From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson repurposed an unnecessary extra bedroom into a large, functional walk-in closet with industrial built-in component shelves perfect for storing shoes and accessories.

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Coastal-Themed Bathroom Details From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a decorative grate hides unsightly utilities and is a charming addition to this bathroom's coastal details. Keeping with the beach theme, a weathered oak vanity is a gorgeous yet functional choice for a family with two young boys.

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Bay Window Breakfast Nook From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah nestled a cozy breakfast nook into a corner of this home's contemporary kitchen. Situated next to a bright bay window, the nook features banquette seating, a marble table top and plush pillows in complementary pops of red and white.

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Bold Chevron-Patterned Drapery From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson installed bold, chevron-patterned floor-to-ceiling drapes to highlight the kitchen's tall ceilings and create a stunning modern contrast against the room's traditional blue and white floral wallpaper.

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Wire Mesh Pendant Light From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, chic, eclectic elements like this industrial wire mesh pendant light add contrast to a modern, white kitchen.

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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.

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Unique Elevated Dining Room From Sarah Sees Potential

As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed an awkward elevated area in this once dated living room into a chic, functional dining room. A simple mirror gallery wall and a glass orb chandelier continue the room's minimalistic, modern design while adding interest to this hard-to-decorate space.

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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.
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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 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
Jan 27
9am | 8c
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 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
Jun 16
11:30am | 10:30c
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
Jul 14
9am | 8c
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
Aug 18
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

Suburban Dream

After two-years of renting in the suburbs Evette and Jason are ready to commit. The issue: while the houses they've been viewing hare new, they're surprisingly not very well cared for. Sarah shows them the potential of three suburban homes, trying to mitigate the quirks they've seen time and again. Once Evette and Jason buy, Sarah wrangles sense and style into the one room in their new home that remains a puzzle!

Tuesday
Sep 29
9am | 8c
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
Sep 29
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
Sep 29
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 14

Love Nest

At first Afsaneh thought she was looking for a home on her own. Then boyfriend Andrew stepped into the picture, suggesting they look for a place together. Sarah shows the potential of three homes, careful to balance the needs and wants of each on this new adventure. Once Afsaneh and Andrew buy, Sarah renovates the one room they can't see past creating the impromptu love nest they wanted all along!

Tuesday
Nov 24
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
Nov 24
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!

Thursday
Jan 21
9:30am | 8:30c

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