During and After Kitchen Photos: The Alexander Family

In the third episode of HGTV's $250,000 Challenge, contestants Kelley and Phyllis Alexander revive an outdated kitchen with a vibrant palette.

  • The new kitchen takes shape as carpenter Russ Hemmis and an assistant install the cabinetry.
  • Russ custom-fits cabinetry.
  • After rebuilding the water-damaged flooring, Russ tiles the floors.
  • The Alexander sisters take a break from working to discuss the kitchen renovation with Russ.
  • Phyllis prepares the tile for installation.
  • Russ tiles the backsplash in a mix of stainless-steel and red ceramic tiles that give the kitchen a retro flair.
  • Kelley adds silver hardware to the cabinetry.
  • Kelly prepares decorative covers for kitchen outlets.
  • The Alexanders chose a vibrant shade of red for the walls.
  • A bowl of fresh vegetables brightens the countertop and serves as the inspiration for the bold color palette.
  • Stainless-steel tile complements the new stove and hood.
  • Among the countertop accessories, an iron rack displays some of Kelley’s favorite wines.
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