When designer Annette English revamped a rabbit warren of rooms into an expansive kitchen, she built on the 1937 house's traditional style, then pushed it forward with eye-catching elements. "I usually do monochromatic backsplashes, but this tile makes a statement," English says. The pattern also creates a sense of intimacy in a large room. Windsor Arabia tile from Full Circle Design Studio.
Jenna of jennasuedesign.com transformed every inch of her 1970s nightmare of a bathroom into a space she describes as "a little bit romantic, a little bit boho, and a little bit vintage farmhouse." See how she did it here.