Power of potential

Never underestimate the power of potential. Whether these derelict "before" chairs/sofas were made over professionally or personally by the blogger, the results are jaw-dropping.

Hope you enjoy some of my favorites and find them as inspiring as I do!

Tam's gorgeous "Sophie" =)
Emily's chic houndstooth:

Things That Inspire: LindsB's gorgeous captain's chair (ohhhh, nailhead trim):
I don't have a "before" pic here, but love
Paloma's chairs (a pair amongst many she & her husband refurbish and can be found at the Urban Market):
Mrs. Limestone's "chair" chair:
Darby's fabu bamboo:
Teresa's Duncan Phyfe style sofa:

The following are from various bloggers via
Design Sponge:


Joi's stellar DIY chair conquests: