Homeowners Julie and Ryan Rusin have a great four-story townhouse, but their third bedroom is completely bland and ready for a makeover. With Julie starting up her own PR business, now is the perfect time to turn this room into a beautiful home office. The Design on a Dime team bring life into the room with rich wood panels and bright robin's egg blue paint. A massive desk and creative organization finish off this office and give Julie a great start to her new business.
Kathy and Mark Grzelak love to cook, but their outdated kitchen doesn't lend itself to a comfortable cooking experience. The countertops are old and cracked, the colors are bland and there is too much clutter. The Design on a Dime team warms up the kitchen and gives it an Old World feel.
Melissa and Michael want to turn their spare bedroom into a retreat for their guests as well as a relaxing place to work on the computer. The Design on a Dime team come up with a plan to make the room a beach getaway right in the middle of the city.
The Design on a Dime team helps turn Jeff and Brigid's master bedroom into an adult oasis. With rich woods and funky paint treatments, they turn the room from apple green to luxurious hotel.
Sura and Patrick Lennon are not sure what to do with the living room in their Chicago townhouse. They already have a casual living area in the back of the house, and with no need for a formal one, they'd like to create a dining room. The Design on a Dime team create a dining room that showcases the Lennons style with great stained glass, a unique rug and some refurbished furniture.
Shevaz Freeman's home office is not working for her. The Design on a Dime team turns the office from cluttered to clean and hip with mod-inspired elements, including a unique desk, hip seating and funky artwork.
Dana and Craig cannot agree on a design for the bedroom in their Lincoln Park condo. The Design on a Dime team comes up with a design that reflects Craig's love for industrial design and Dana's desire for a feminine touch.
Lisa Powondra is sick of her purple bedroom and ready for a grown-up room that really captures her hip style. The Design on a Dime team takes the room from little kid to city chic.
The Design on a Dime team works hard to make Gina and Sean's boring living room a place where Sean will want to hang out instead of heading out to a bar to watch sports. They use one of Gina's paintings as the inspiration to create a warm, textured, comfortable living room.
The Design on a Dime team use worldly influences to turn Nipesh and Priti's second bedroom into a home office with a well-traveled flare. They use some of the Patel's photos and souvenirs as an influence to create a new workstation, a unique wall treatment and a customized coffee table.
Clarita and Steve just bought a historic bungalow on Chicago's north side and have decorated most of the house. However, their all-white basement could use some work. The Design on a Dime team comes up with a plan to create an adult space for the couple, as well as a kid zone for their son, Ian.
The Design on a Dime team tackles an Irish castle-inspired basement makeover for a sick little boy.
Phyllis and Howard can't wait to get married, and the Design on a Dime team is ready to help. An enchanted forest is the inspiration behind the dream wedding, which is to take place in the couple's downtown Chicago loft. With a budget of $5,000, the design team really has their work cut out for them with this project.
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