An expert in salvage-picking, Nicole prides herself on being able to renovate and stage a home on a tight budget. Many of the furniture pieces she uses for staging are donated, salvaged from previous renovations or unique garage sale finds, as seen on DIY Network's Rehab Addict.
Connecting the cafe and bookstore with the co-working space in the rear building is an open courtyard seating area. The Space Needle sculpture was made by a local artist using salvaged wood from the existing building, and the original windows were salvaged to retain the character of the 1922 building. By reusing as much as possible, there is personality and history mixed with modern design.
The Venetian glass tiles around the connecting bath mantel are original. A salvaged wooden panel found in Paris was painted in a neutral tone, which highlights the watery greens and contemporary blown glass vases.
This luxurious family bathroom mixes a variety of design styles to create a unique space. Traditional ceiling moldings, salvaged wood shower and modern appliances all add their own design element to this space.
Salvaging the structural beams from the former building allowed this entertainment pavillion to be built. It includes a wide-screen television, bar and refrigerator. The two banquette seats have storage areas underneath for entertainment supplies.