The chandelier in this dining area is made of recycled cider jugs; photo murals on the walls depict the roofscapes visible through these second-story windows. Exposed ductwork keeps with the urban feel of the downstairs, and the use of rustic wood gives the space a sense of authenticity and warmth.
Let your love for vintage jars shine. Light fixtures made from Mason jars fit with a vintage, rustic or farmhouse kitchen design. These single pendants made of upcycled jars cost about $125 each, says Atlanta designer Jenn Ryan, owner of Jenn Ryan Designs and Reclaimed Lighting. Chandeliers made with a trio of Mason jars can also be found for less than $200 through online artisan marketplaces.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, this open plan dining room got a chic, mid-century modern makeover. Designer Sarah Richardson upcycled thrift store dining chairs by dipping the legs in chrome and reupholstering the seats. Keeping with the vintage theme, she installed a fun mid-century modern chandelier and two matching floating storage cabinets in a bright blue to match the owner's original artwork. A custom banquette and vintage wood dining table complete the look.