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You Won't Believe These Vacation House Makeovers

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Outdoor Dining

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An outdoor entertaining area is the perfect spot to dine and relax with friends while on vacation. 

Kitchen Update

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During the makeover process, the beginnings of an adorable sea foam green kitchen were coming together nicely. 

So Cute Kitchen

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With the makeover completed, this charming green kitchen could not be any cuter with a portable kitchen island, great pendant lighting and an open floor plan. 

Sea-Worthy Palette

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A gorgeous wooden table set for six reflects the sandy colors of the beach, while sea foam green cabinets bring the beauty of the ocean inside. 

Sit a Spell

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A brand new deck will definitely entice renters to stay at this relaxing beach home. 

Welcoming View

This is an exterior picture of Luca and Laura Arrigoni's house in Tannersville, NY, as seen on Vacation House for Free. The home is decorated with products by Overstock.com. (exterior)

Photo by: Anders Krusberg

Anders Krusberg

This beautiful farmhouse in Tannersvile, NY, beckons visitors with a barn red door and wraparound porch. 

All the Amenities

The newly renovated finished basement features a sauna and decorated with products by Overstock.com, as seen on Vacation House for Free. (after)

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Anders Krusberg

Newly renovated, this finished basement includes comfy seating and a brand new sauna. 

Stylish Dining Room

The newly renovated dining room features a dining room table and chairs from Overstock.com, as seen on Vacation House for Free. (after)

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Anders Krusberg

After a makeover, the dining room features a wood-burning stove, fabulous bar cart and a stylish midcentury modern dining table and chairs.

Comfort and Style

The newly renovated living room features a sofa, coffee table, accent chairs, bench and entertainment center from Overstock.com, as seen on Vacation House for Free. (after)

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Anders Krusberg

A living room with comfortable seating, trendy style and a brand-new entertainment system is the perfect spot for potential renters to kick back and relax. 

Kitchen Envy

The newly renovated kitchen features new counter top, a center island and is decorated with products by Overstock.com, as seen on Vacation House for Free. (after)

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Anders Krusberg

New countertops and a very cool kitchen island give this cooking space a stylish edge.

Cozy Bedroom

The newly renovated master bedroom features a new bed with side tables and is decorated with products by Overstock.com, as seen on Vacation House for Free. (after)

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Anders Krusberg

Layered rugs and plush bed linens create a cozy atmosphere in this newly-remodeled space. 

Color and Pattern

As seen on Vacation House for Free, host Matt Blashaw used a mix of neutral tones and patterns throughout the living room of this lakefront home in Oakland, Maine to keep it bright and inviting. The natural light that spills in from all sides keeps the place light, while the plush furnishings add seating and luxury. See it at hgtv.com.

From: Vacation House for Free

Photo by: Irvin Serrano/ AP Images

Irvin Serrano/ AP Images

For this vacation home in Oakland, Maine, host Matt Blashaw used a subtle mix of soft neutrals and coordinating patterns for a decidedly designer look.

Smart Addition

Window Bench with Lake View

Window Bench with Lake View

As seen on Vacation House for Free, host Matt Blashaw added a bench next to a window that overlooks the lake for a great space to read or just relax and enjoy the view.

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Irvin Serrano/AP Images

A window seat, great for reading or relaxing, was added in order to really capitalize on the lake views surrounding this Maine home.

Natural Materials

Neutral Tones and Natural Textures in Living Room

Neutral Tones and Natural Textures in Living Room

As seen on Vacation House for Free, host Matt Blashaw used a mix of neutral tones and patterns throughout the living room of this lakefront home in Oakland, Maine. The natural stone fireplace and natural wood mantel adds texture and warmth, while the wooden slats on the ceiling help to add a rustic feel to the space. The plush furniture and colorful pillows add a bit of chic to the living room.

From: Vacation House for Free

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Irvin Serrano/ AP Images

Wooden beams and a stone fireplace create a cozy cabin vibe, while contemporary furnishings contribute to the home's more modern style. 

Party Central

Natural Light Makes First Floor Warm and Inviting

Natural Light Makes First Floor Warm and Inviting

As seen on Vacation House for Free, Matt's open concept design for this spacious lake house allows the windows on all sides of the house to bring natural light into every room, keeping it warm, bright and inviting. See it at hgvt.com.

From: Vacation House for Free

Photo by: Irvin Serrano/AP Images

Irvin Serrano/AP Images

An open floor plan is great for entertaining while on vacation, and large windows throughout illuminate the space with soft, natural lighting. 

Lunch by the Lake

Outdoor Dining Area In Lake House

Outdoor Dining Area In Lake House

As seen on Vacation House for Free, this lakefront home in Oakland, Maine includes a dining area on the deck.

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Irvin Serrano/ AP Images

With outdoor dining and a fantastic view of the lake, who wouldn't want to vacation at this Maine home? 

Planning Ahead

Landscaping with Plants that Thrive in Sandy Soil

Landscaping with Plants that Thrive in Sandy Soil

As seen on HGTV's Vacation House for Free, this modern vacation house got a bit of an update with some plants that thrive in the sandy soil that surrounds this home.

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Perfect for this ocean home, plants that thrive in sandy soil were planted for future guests to enjoy.

Visual Space

Small Kitchen with Sea Green Backsplash

Small Kitchen with Sea Green Backsplash

As seen on HGTV's Vacation Home for Free, Matt uses neutral colors with a pop of green to make this small kitchen feel lighter, brighter and larger.

From: Vacation House for Free

The kitchen may not be spacious, but neutral colors and a splash of green make the space feel a bit larger and definitely more fun. 

Ocean Escape

Coastal Bedroom with Sea-Inspired Accents

Coastal Bedroom with Sea-Inspired Accents

As seen on HGTV's Vacation House for Free, Matt designed this room with a coastal feel. The bright colors and sea inspired accents evoke the feeling of being at the beach.

From: Vacation House for Free

Matt brought the beach style in with sea-inspired art and nautical striped bedding. A window seat in the bedroom provides the perfect spot to start the day.

Decked Out

Back Deck Overlooking Marsh and Lake

Back Deck Overlooking Marsh and Lake

As seen on HGTV's Vacation House for Free, Matt and his team created a relaxing oasis for these homeowners with a back deck that overlooks the marsh and the lake beyond it. The succulents and other plants in the large planters help to add the feeling of a luxury escape.

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A new back deck with a view of the marsh is just the spot for relaxing with loved ones on long summer nights. 

Cohesive Design

Wood Accents Tie the House Together

Wood Accents Tie the House Together

As seen on Vacation House For Free, the wood trim around the windows in the dining room echoes the wood accents placed throughout the house. The gray door leads to a second bathroom.

From: Vacation House for Free

Photo by: Natasha Lee

Natasha Lee

As seen in this gorgeous dining room, wood accent pieces are used throughout this Big Bear home to tie the look together.

Kitchen Colors

Slate Backsplash Compliments Stone Countertop

Slate Backsplash Compliments Stone Countertop

As seen on Vacation House For Free, the slate backsplash in the kitchen compliment the stone surface of the kitchen island.

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Natasha Lee

The dark kitchen island and textural slate backsplash add depth to this dazzling cooking space, while stunning red cabinets add a nice dash of color. 

Painted Paneling

Edison Lights Add Industrial Flair

Edison Lights Add Industrial Flair

As seen on Vacation House For Free, the gray wall is a nice change from the previous wood overload. Edison fixtures add to the industrial flair of the home.

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Natasha Lee

Before the makeover, wood paneling overpowered this petite bedroom. Freshly painted gray walls help make the space feel larger while also creating a more relaxing atmosphere.

Relaxing Outdoors

Backyard Patio and Landscaping Enhance Curb Appeal

Backyard Patio and Landscaping Enhance Curb Appeal

As seen on Vacation House For Free, the back of the house is given a make over with a new fire pit, seating area and landscaping.

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Jared Kuzia/ AP Images

This Cape Cod home now features everything you could want in a relaxing vacation spot, including comfortable outdoor seating and a brand-new firepit. 

Nautical Details

Living Room with New Furniture and Rug

Living Room with New Furniture and Rug

As seen on Vacation House For Free, the living room is outfitted with new hardwood floors, an area rug, new living room furniture and many ocean themed details.

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Jared Kuzia/ AP Images

A crisp white living room is the perfect canvas for ocean-themed accent pieces, including one magnificent octopus painting.

Kids' Quarters

New Furniture and Cape Cod Themed Accents in Kids' Room

New Furniture and Cape Cod Themed Accents in Kids' Room

As seen on Vacation House For Free, the guest or kids' bedroom is given new twin beds, an area rug, dresser, artwork, fun bedding and cape cod themed accessories.

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Jared Kuzia/ AP Images

Great for guests or as a kids' room, this vibrant space boasts fun nautical touches, like the striped area rug and anchor pillows. 

Pristine Patio

Cozy Inviting Backyard Patio

Cozy Inviting Backyard Patio

As seen on Vacation House For Free, Matt Blashaw and his crew transformed this mundane backyard into one that is perfect for entertaining. The large stone patio makes the foundation look stylish, while plenty of seating makes the space cozy. The lattice work bench adds a place to set potted plants to enhance the ambiance of the space.

From: Vacation House for Free

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Jared Kuzia/ AP Images

Basic beginnings gave way to an inviting stone patio with plenty of comfortable seating at this dreamy Cape Cod vacation home. 

Summer Fun

Dining Area and Grill on Terraced Back Patio

Dining Area and Grill on Terraced Back Patio

As seen on HGTV's Vacation House for Free, this house had a plain rear exterior, but Matt and his crew added a terraced deck with a dining table and a grill for entertaining to spruce the place up.

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A spacious back deck with a grill and dining table provides the ideal spot to host a summer cookout with friends and family at this Cape Cod retreat.

Convenient Kitchen

Kitchen with Lots of Storage and Bar Area

Kitchen with Lots of Storage and Bar Area

As seen on HGTV's Vacation Home for Free, this beautiful open concept kitchen has tons of storage space, while still giving homeowners and renters a place to enjoy their meals.

From: Vacation House for Free

With plenty of storage space and a nice bar to sit and enjoy a casual meal, this newly-remodeled kitchen really has it all. 

Cute Crustacean

Padded Bed Frame and Cape Cod Accents in Bedroom

Padded Bed Frame and Cape Cod Accents in Bedroom

As seen on HGTV's Vacation House for Free, Matt's design for this Cape Cod lake house utilized a neutral color palette with bold blue and red accents. The bed frame and linens add luxury to the space, while the Cape Cod accents keep with the feel of the home's surroundings.

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Blue and white patterned pillows highlight the home's Cape Cod location, while an adorable lobster pillow adds a dose of fun to this stylish master bedroom. 

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