Salvation: How to Decorate with Found Objects

As one resourceful, artistic homeowner demonstrates, decorating with found objects creates an authentic look and an ironic beauty that can’t be replicated.

The built-in dresser in the bedroom features a rusted steel top that John hammered into place and a yellow-hued drawer that he found in an alley. The blue trim is baseboard from the old post office.
Photography By Laurie Dickson