James and Mary Dudley have two kids who have taken over the sunroom they just added onto the home. While they want the kids to be able to play there, they also want the room to have a more sophisticated feeling. Enter the Design on a Dime team to stow the toys and to create a grown-up lounge with global touches.
Designer Frank Fontana and the team create a bold guest room that complements the homeowners' love for graphic design. The designers implement splashes of color with big patterns to really make a first impression on guests as they walk through the door. Plus, they create a seating area and additional storage that round out the space.
Kahi Lee and the Design on a Dime team create a stylish patio with plenty of shade.
Watch the Design on a Dime crew give an old world family room a modern makeover.
Alex and Aleese love their small office bungalow but it needs a more cohesive style. As Alex's home office, functionality is key, but they also want a place cozy enough for the two of them to lounge and read. The Design on a Dime team merges office productivity with an Old World, Hemingway-esque style, all for just $1000.
Lori Rubenstein loves her living room but feels it hasn't reached its potential. Its mix-matched style reflects her exotic taste but doesn't make for a cohesive design. She wants her living room - formerly a garage - to be the perfect place to entertain and display exotic treasures from her world travels.
Shelby loves her home office, but it doubles as her laundry and media room. She'd like the space to feel more modern, streamlined and as green as the rest of her home. Host Kahi Lee and team uses eco-friendly materials to create the perfect environment for this multi-purpose room.
David and Nadia have a living room that just isn't suited to their lifestyle. They've made a good attempt to inject color by painting two walls, but it isn't enough. This fun-loving couple entertains frequently, and their two small couches just aren't enough for their posse of friends. Host Kahi Lee and the team bring in the modern style that the Lews love, along with more seating for the ultimate party space.
Amy and Paul Chinian have recently moved into their new home. The move forced them to downsize and now Paul's office has overrun the master bedroom. Amy would love to see a more traditional, romantic style in her bedroom and a lot less office, while Paul still needs space to function as a workplace.
Heidi Huebner's home office needs a major overhaul. She'd like a stylish and functional office that she's not ashamed to hold meetings in. Host Kahi Lee and her team toss all of Heidi's old furniture and create a clean, modern and cheery space for her growing business.
Newlyweds Anthonette and Brian Paboojian just bought their first home and need a nice guest room for friends and family. Currently, their guest room is a storage area for old furniture and miscellaneous stuff. The Design on a Dime transforms this catch-all space into a cozy, contemporary guest room for under $1000.
Watch the Design on a Dime crew transform an uninspired patio into a Mediterranean outdoor kitchen.
Mary and Chris Miller just bought their first home and have no idea how to decorate it. They like the charming style of the home, but want updates that infuse their dining room with contemporary color, pattern and life. Host Kahi Lee blends classic and contemporary styles to create the look they love for just $1000.
This year marks the 10th annual Christmas party for Sandro and Sue Serra. While seasonal decorating hasn't been their priority in the past, they're ready to go all out this year to deck out their dining room. Taking inspiration from Sandro's Italian heritage, Frank and the team create a festive room that exudes an old world European-style holiday.
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