The dining area's chandelier was a Craigslist find, that became the makeover's most grueling DIY. "[My husband] thought he could just polish it right up. Easy peasy," Schoneveld explains with a laugh. "It took him probably 50 man-hours and I don’t even know how many bottles of brass cleaner to literally scrub the tarnish that was on that light with all his might." The result, topped with chic black shades, is undeniably worth the effort.