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.

These spice cabinets are made from old wooden trunks installed in the wall. One is deeper than the other, so it’s sunk into the wall, while the other is surface mounted. It gives that “fun, childish element of surprise, to open a cabinet and find a little cubbyhole,” says John.
Photography By Laurie Dickson