Homeowner Marcia Wright fears there is no hope for her cluttered home office. Host Karen McAloon and the Design Remix team show her that the office doesn't have to be all business—it can be a fun place to entertain as well! Using materials found in her house and a few cans of paint, they streamline the space into a sophisticated, eclectic office that can double as a dining room for entertaining friends.
Homeowner Leigh Ann Baughman has a boring basement-turned-guest-room that's in desperate need of some style! Using art pieces and collectables Leigh Ann has gathered on her world travels, host Karen McAloon is inspired to create a Moroccan-style lounge. She designs low-cost but expensive-looking light fixtures, ceiling swags and a centerpiece table for a great guest getaway.
Newlyweds Tommy and Ashley Hellyer have bought their first house and inherited most of the previous owner's lack of style along with it. When Ashley goes away on business, Tommy seizes the opportunity to call in the Design Remix team to help transform the living room into something more comfortable and reflective of their style. With a little furniture rearranging, some window treatments accentuating the beautiful outdoor view and innovative techniques for simple display and storage options, this metamorphosis is a very welcome surprise.
Kerryn and Joel Schwarz's living room has been taken over by their kids' toys and Joel's mini-bottle collection. With the help of host Karen McAloon, these homeowners get a special art corner for their kids and a proper display for Joel's collections. By creating some inexpensive art pieces that mimic the look of Venetian plaster and hand-blown glass, the room gets some much-needed style and functionality.
Homeowner Dolores Moore is newly divorced and ready to turn her depressingly un-chic bedroom into a space that is entirely her own. Host Karen McAloon and the Design Remix team help her transform the bedroom from a sterile motel room to a tree house sanctuary with a clean, modern look.
Elizabeth and Cullen Agler's converted porch still looks like a temporary space, so host Karen McAloon and the Design Remix team turn it into a cozy, welcoming space. Noticing Elizabeth's penchant for whimsy, the team employs some easy paint treatments and crafty carpentry to transform the room from uninviting and awkward into a whimsical cottage space.
Newlyweds James and Karin Blom are at odds with each other when it comes to designing their master bedroom. James thinks it's too feminine and wants a more modern look. The Design Remix team combines their styles with sleek sculptural elements and a creative way of covering a dingy ceiling.
Homeowners Paul and Celeste Jennings have been fighting a losing battle with the clutter in their connected family and dining rooms. There are too many piles of things to see the design potential in their space. Host Karen McAloon helps them turn a cluttered mess into two distinct and spacious rooms.
Jason and Ruqayyah Davis have a guest bedroom/dressing room/office that's overcrowded with furniture and lacks any style. The Design Remix team rearranges, repaints and recycles old pieces including painting a side table with leopard print and cutting the desk in half. The result is a sophisticated space that fits in with their refined tastes.
Brett Pinkin and Sarah Ellison just got married three weeks ago, and this is their first shared space. Their large furniture doesn't really fit this small cottage, so creating a cozy space is key. Faux wood wall treatments help give the living room a craftsman feel, while an expired ficus tree gets revamped as a stylish lamp.
Now that Lena Robinson finally owns the home she has worked so hard to get, her attention has turned to its dining room. As hard as she has tried to give it some style, the main room in the house is bland and unattractive. Host Karen McAloon sees its real potential for some formal elegance, so the Design Remix team gets to work and creates a classic, traditional look with some faux paint treatments, a revamped table and some simple accents made with lighting and fabric.
Homeowners Scott and Isabel Hamilton have spent a lot of time on their common areas while letting their bedroom go by the wayside. It's up to host Karen McAloon and the Design Remix team to come to the rescue and help them find a style they can call their own. Despite Isabel's anxiety about remixing the room, the team comes up with a warm color for the room that she loves, a unique shelving solution made from a garden arch, a crafty way to hide an unsightly box spring and other elegant touches that make Scott and Isabel's bedroom the retreat they deserve.
Betsy Flanagan is so discomfited with the lack of style in her living room that she even considered moving just to avoid dealing with it. A mishmash of furniture hand-me-downs and bland colors draw attention away from the potential grandeur already present in the room. Host Karen McAloon and the Design Remix team bring some simple design solutions to the problem and work to create an elegant room, circa 1920s Paris. Projects include a faux-inlay for the floor, Austrian-style valances for the windows and easy fabric panels for doors.
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