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Contemporary Outdoor Kitchen with Stainless Steel Grill

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Rooftop Entertaining Deck With Kitchen

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Meet the Host

Alison Victoria

Interior designer Alison Victoria began designing at the ripe age of 10 when she asked her mom if she could tackle the basement in their new house.
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About the Show

You never know what you'll be bringing home from the home improvement store. How about a brand-new kitchen — for free? DIY Network's Kitchen Crashers is in stores across America looking for the perfect weekend warriors who could definitely use some help with their kitchen. Once we find our target, our team follows the surprised shoppers home and completely transforms their dull kitchen into an eye-popping showstopper.

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Season 4, Episode 2

Gypsy Rose kitchen goes gray with new cabinetry, quartz countertops and a textured backsplash.

Alison agrees to take on a growing family's kitchen on one condition- she gets to spill the beans about the new baby to the soon-to-be grandparents. Once the news is out, she gets to work on the kitchen and first on her hit list- remove the gypsy rose colored soffits to open up the space. Without much flexibility to change up the footprint, Alison brings in floor-to-ceiling gray cabinetry to bring the eye up and create more storage. She tears up decades of old flooring and replaces it with snap together hardwood flooring that flows seamlessly into their dining room. An old picture window filled with "chotchkies" is updated and the homeowners get to select which faucet they think will best match their new apron front, under mount sink. A DIY-friendly metallic paneled backsplash, stainless steel appliances and a DIY sliding organizer make this kitchen a space where Matt and Diana feel at home.

Saturday
Apr 11

7am | 6c

Season 3, Episode 5

Urban Rooftop Retreat

Alison picks the perfect spot for an urban kitchen... a rooftop four stories above the ground. The blank-slate is converted into the ultimate space to cook, entertain, relax and enjoy the city. The roof is covered with ipe wood decking and slate stone and is topped with a pergola with retractable shades. A state-of-the-art grill with stainless cabinetry along with a custom-built ipe clad bar create an area to cook while a dining table and cocktail table give the rooftop a place for entertaining. DIY planters and a DIY bamboo screen provide both privacy and style to finish off the space.

Saturday
Apr 11

7:30am | 6:30c

Season 5, Episode 11

Nine Foot Wall of Wood Kitchen

Alison and the Kitchen Crashers crew have their work cut out for them in a creepy, old kitchen with nine foot ceilings. The job begins with the complete demo of everything except a few pieces of wallpaper. Then the new stuff starts flying in like wood flooring, white cabinets, paper countertops and an amazing wood wall covering that literally covers every inch of an enormous nine foot tall wall. Then appliances, and all new lighting are added and a few custom touches like trays using the old wallpaper, a step stool, and a hidden vegetable drawer. When this kitchen is finally revealed, the homeowners are speechless with gratitude.

Saturday
Apr 11

8am | 7c

Season 6, Episode 3

Kitschy Kitchen

Alison has her hands full with Jeff and Becky's 70's style kitchen that's layout is causing major rifts between the couple. To start, Alison removes the peninsula and flips the layout, putting the refrigerator and built-in oven where the peninsula once was. Next, she shortens the soffits to allow for more space for the solid alder wood cabinetry. Below the window, an under utilized space in the room, Alison designs a desk for homework or just hanging out. Blue fog colored concrete countertops, light yellow marmoleum flooring and two types of backsplash bringing in gray and blue tones give the kitchen a kitschy look. For a clean, crisp effect, Alison wires outlets into the bottom of the cabinets and completes the look with a solid glass backsplash, void of any outlet holes. Because the homeowners love lighting, DIY track light covers and a one-of-a-kind lamp finish off the space.

Saturday
Apr 11

8:30am | 7:30c

Season 1, Episode 6

Urban Kitchen Transformation

A spacious and sterile kitchen is transformed into the perfect place to throw a party. Chocolate wood flooring, contrasting cabinets, a custom-made maple butcher block and a movable table are just a few features that turn up the heat in this kitchen.

Saturday
May 9

7am | 6c

Season 3, Episode 6

Rustic Backyard Kitchen

It's not like Alison Victoria to back down to a challenge, but when a couple's indoor kitchen is too tiny for a crash, Alison decides to take the crash outside. With only a small grill in her way, Alison uses the empty backyard to create a rustic outdoor kitchen that feels just like an indoor space. By replacing old siding with ceramic tiles and shingles and building a cedar pergola and deck, the bare backyard turns into a room. Alison pulls out of all of the stops with a gourmet grill, refrigerator, sink, faucet and giant stone pizza oven. She gives the couple additional storage with cabinetry fitted for the outdoors and an island they'd never be able to fit in their traditional kitchen. To keep things fun, DIY swing seats, an herb garden and a log bench finish off the design.

Saturday
May 9

7:30am | 6:30c

Season 4, Episode 9

Chic Indoor Picnic Kitchen

Alison is thrilled when she sees this giant kitchen stuck in the 70's - the perfect opportunity for a big crash with a fun theme. Alison decides to combine Steve's love for the outdoors and Gizelle's eclectic personality in an indoor picnic inspired kitchen. Where there was once a diner-style dining nook, Alison replaces the oversized table with a picnic table and nature inspired stencil. The footprint of the kitchen is flipped to create a more functional space and to make room for a giant island for prep and entertaining. In keeping with the outdoor feel, Alison brings in white washed wood-like flooring that picks up the colors from the natural brown cabinetry. To add pop, the kitchen is decked out with a bright red range and hand-painted backsplash tile. Alison gets the homeowners involved by silk screening a cloud-like pattern on glass inserts for the pantry cabinetry, covering an accent wall in textured paint to look like the outdoors and refurbishing an old pantry inside of a new cabinet.

Saturday
May 9

8am | 7c

Season 5, Episode 10

Nine Foot Wall of Wood Kitchen

Alison and the Kitchen Crashers crew have their work cut out for them in a creepy, old kitchen with nine foot ceilings. The job begins with the complete demo of everything except a few pieces of wallpaper. Then the new stuff starts flying in like wood flooring, white cabinets, paper countertops and an amazing wood wall covering that literally covers every inch of an enormous nine foot tall wall. Then appliances, and all new lighting are added and a few custom touches like trays using the old wallpaper, a step stool, and a hidden vegetable drawer. When this kitchen is finally revealed, the homeowners are speechless with gratitude.

Saturday
May 9

8:30am | 7:30c

Season 2, Episode 1

Vegas Outdoor Kitchen Baby

Brian and Julie are expecting their second child any day, so the clock is ticking on this amazing outdoor kitchen crash. An old grill and TV sitting on a hose reel will be transformed into an amazing outdoor kitchen experience. Starting with new pavers, the entire backyard gets crashed with new cedar plank cabinets, an outdoor fireplace with a built-in TV, pizza oven and an ice rail for chilling drinks.

Saturday
Jun 20

7am | 6c

Season 4, Episode 4

Dream Come True Kitchen

When he sees Alison in the home improvement store, Tom knows what to do - chase her! A big fan of the show, Tom talks Alison into taking him home and surprising his wife and next thing he knows, he's appearing on his favorite TV show. Alison gets to work transforming Tom and Nicole's builder's standard kitchen by gutting the room and re-thinking the space planning. She adds an island with a sleek granite top and extends decorative cabinets and gray quartz countertops the entire length of the kitchen, providing endless space for cooking and entertaining. Where there was once an empty space, Alison designs a custom bench clad in wood flooring planks and zinc-covered table to provide seating for the entire family. The dark brown wide-plank wood floor extends up one wall creating an accent wall that looks like a piece of art and a metallic, blue-gray backsplash gives the kitchen some color and style.

Saturday
Jun 20

7:30am | 6:30c

Season 6, Episode 6

Cramped Kitchen Re-Constructed

Sarah and Greg have no idea the endless storage possibilities their kitchen has until Alison gets her hands on it. She starts by knocking down a major wall between the kitchen and dining room and taking out soffits to make room for floor to ceiling maple cabinetry and a large peninsula for prep. Next, Alison moves the sink and range to give this kitchen the ideal kitchen work triangle. Once the layout is improved, Alison and the homeowners work to build custom closets in what was once a dead area in the dining room. Alison and Greg not only make the closets functional, but also bring in style when they add molding decor to each door. Sarah and Alison have a DIY project of their own, constructing a cutting board that slides along the peninsula countertop for both function and look. Alison keeps her finishes simple, but adds pop with a Moroccan style backsplash, warm toned nail down wood flooring and quartz countertops.

Saturday
Jun 20

8am | 7c

Season 8, Episode 12

Flaming Table Kitchen

Alison and the Kitchen Crashers crew tackle a section of real estate reserved solely for the family dog to do his business. This outdoor kitchen begins with a new door to access the space. All of the necessities required for a kitchen are brought in including marine grade cabinets, stone countertops, outdoor appliances and freshly painted furniture. Next Alison coaches the homeowners through three innovative custom projects: two dressers turned into planters, a fire table made from junk the homeowners wanted to throw away, and an herb garden made from recycled palettes.

Saturday
Jun 20

8:30am | 7:30c

Season 8, Episode 12

Flaming Table Kitchen

Alison and the Kitchen Crashers crew tackle a section of real estate reserved solely for the family dog to do his business. This outdoor kitchen begins with a new door to access the space. All of the necessities required for a kitchen are brought in including marine grade cabinets, stone countertops, outdoor appliances and freshly painted furniture. Next Alison coaches the homeowners through three innovative custom projects: two dressers turned into planters, a fire table made from junk the homeowners wanted to throw away, and an herb garden made from recycled palettes.

Saturday
Aug 8

7am | 6c

Season 4, Episode 8

Pumping up the Kitchen

Thursday
Sep 10

7:30am | 6:30c

Season 8, Episode 11

Inspired By Nature

Saturday
Sep 12

7am | 6c

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