The “HGTV Dream Home 2011” is in Stowe, VT this year. We’ve previewed the designer rooms and found some unexpected uses for everyday pieces:
Rolling office chairs – for the dining room….
A living room end table – in the master bath. There are lots of great variations of this – clear glass for visual lightness, a marble top to match a vanity, or wood for warmth. Nesting tables can give you room for a magazine, a drink, cookies! Ok, maybe an extra towel instead of cookies….
A bedroom dresser – in the mudroom. This is our favorite. The possibilities for extra storage right where you need it. If you have the room, upgrade the entry table with not only a dresser, but a buffet, or a baker’s rack, or an audio cabinet (the hole in the back could be used for chargers or concealed), or even a tall cabinet….