The Empty Nest

A childish playroom is transformed into a sophisticated and grown up family room.

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Karen and Brian Altes are anxious about their kids growing up and leaving the nest and the family room isn't helping at all. Located in the attic, the space looks like it's built for toddlers, complete with children's toys and a chalkboard wall. Host Stephanie McWilliams thinks by holding onto the playroom, it's making it harder for Brian and Karen to let go of their children.