Rehabbing a home requires a healthy measure of grit. For homeowners Brian and Kathrin Smirke, that translated into 120 nights spent sleeping on-site during construction, 50 arguments (but who's counting), 4 credit cards, 19 handmade furniture pieces, and dozens of online tutorials to make this a profitable rental property.
Most items from this story are vintage, thrifted, or DIY projects.
Sheepskin on chair, $30; ikea.com
Pom-pom curtains, similar item featured, $45; pier1.com
Sofa, similar item featured, $1,499; westelm.com
Wall lamp, similar item featured, $36; homedepot.com
House numbers, $4 each; homedepot.com
Triangle lamp, similar item featured, $48; beautifulhalo.com
Lamps, similar item featured, $50; ikea.com
Sheepskin pillows, $30; ikea.com
Kentucky stick chairs, similar item featured, $250; etsy.com
Countertops, price varies; lumberliquidators.com