I love the idea of a Small Appliance Station behind doors in a kitchen!
Create a set of colorful dining chairs out of mix-and-match thrift-store finds by painting them all the same hue. Similar to shown: Yolo Colorhouse latex semigloss in Dream .04, $36 per gallon; homedepot.com. | Photo: Rebecca Duke/IPC Images | thisoldhouse.com
Recycled materials can be used to create one-of-a-kind driveway surfaces. Just take the example at left, where brick, stone, and gravel have come together to create a beautiful, sustainable solution