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Contemporary Outdoor Kitchen with Stainless Steel Grill

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Royal Blue Outdoor Kitchen

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Open Kitchen With Milestone Countertops

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.

Episodes

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Saturday
Nov 22

9:30am | 8:30c

Friday
Dec 12

7pm | 6c

Friday
Dec 12

7:30pm | 6:30c

Episode 7

Sophisticated Cottage Kitchen

Alison goes to Boston and finds a kitchen that has stood through three generations of the same family. But it is time for a change and a big one. The crew removes two walls to open up the space and then the real renovation begins with new-engineered flooring, white cabinets and countertops and a one of a kind lighting fixture made from rope and plastic hoops. Alison re-purposes the existing dining room chairs using paint to match the new blue kitchen island. The end result is a rustic yet up to date kitchen with open views of the main living quarters of the home and young family who cannot believe how quickly and beautifully Alison and the gang totally transformed this multi-generational kitchen.

Saturday
Dec 13

8am | 7c

Episode 8

Feng Shui Fabulous Kitchen

Alison has her hands full with this dirty, cluttered kitchen in desperate need for a makeover. The couple's Chinese heritage comes into play in a feng shui inspired design that not only clears the clutter, but also brings in good energy and luck to the most important room in the house. Alison starts by improving the space planning and takes out a load-bearing wall to create an area for dining and organization with a custom-built mudroom. The range, a central fixture in a feng shui kitchen, is replaced and re-located between two windows to give the kitchen balance and an aging door is changed out with a glass door and window to bring in more light. Grass cloth wallpaper, neutral colored tile and countertops and a butcher block topped island complete with hideaway dog bowls give the space a zen feel, which according to feng shui helps aide in digestion. To top off the design, Alison helps the homeowners bring a piece of themselves into the kitchen with a calendar made out of paint samples and custom Chinese wall art.

Saturday
Dec 13

8:30am | 7:30c

Saturday
Dec 13

9am | 8c

Episode 9

Mountain Chic

Mitch and Maggie recently left the Colorado mountains for a big city condo. Their current kitchen has flimsy, generic cabinets better suited to a garage, and a stove that probably hasn't worked properly since the '70s. Alison starts by knocking down a wall separating the kitchen from a small bedroom. Clever blending creates the perfect color stain for new floorboards installed to patch bare spots created by the wall demolition. Alison literally brings the outdoors in with chunky live-edge shelves and an antler chandelier. Maggie and Alison build a rolling side table from a reclaimed log. Mitch and Alison construct a huge island table entirely from salvaged 2x4s. The focal point of the new dining area is a mural wall with a forest motif. Cream colored cabinets contrast with dark granite countertops, and rubbed bronze hardware gives a warm glow. Matte gray tiles bring a clean, linear look to the backsplash. Extra touches include a pot filler over the stove and a wine cooler in the new bar area.

Saturday
Dec 13

9:30am | 8:30c

Friday
Jan 16

7pm | 6c

Friday
Jan 16

7:30pm | 6:30c

Saturday
Jan 17

8am | 7c

Episode 11

Chicago Blue Pop Retro Kitchen

This Kitchen Crash starts with an inspiration piece: a blue mixer. Taking that idea and running with it, Alison creates a design for a retro makeover which totally changes a kitchen. This project starts with new flooring and includes white cabinets, beech butcher-block countertops, and custom touches like a hammered zinc island top, mesh inserts in the cabinet doors and a wall clock that is almost the entire wall. The crowning touch is the bright blue range and hand dyed sink that leave the homeowners overwhelmed.

Saturday
Jan 17

8:30am | 7:30c

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Saturday
Jan 17

9am | 8c

Episode 5

Bachelor Brothers' Bar

Brothers Matt and Jack have lots of friends who like to hang out at their condo. There's plenty of space but a shortage of functionality: a double oven that's rarely used, cabinets that don't open, and an odd layout that separates cooks from guests. In three days Alison transforms a dated design into a bachelor haven. She starts by knocking down a poorly placed divider between the kitchen and living room. A custom wet bar includes a built-in kegorator and soda water dispenser. Dark two-toned cabinets and white granite countertops wrap around the new layout, and a modern range hood doubles as a sleek lighting source. Glass tiles in cream and brown tones pick up the theme. Custom glass shelves add storage. The centerpiece of the new space is a massive bar island with a poured concrete top, built from the ground up by Alison and the brothers. Alison shows Jack how to add interest to a focal wall. Matt and Jack learn how to personalize beer glasses for friends and family.

Saturday
Jan 17

9:30am | 8:30c

Friday
Feb 13

7pm | 6c

Friday
Feb 13

7:30pm | 6:30c

Saturday
Feb 14

8am | 7c

Episode 6

Bringing Sexy Back

An artsy couple gets the kitchen of their dreams - a sexy, retro styled space complete with a lounge area and area to cook. To achieve big things in this tiny space, Alison has to make the most of what she has by extending the cabinets to the ceiling, covering a window with new cabinetry, re-structuring the seating area and building out an existing pantry using pipes and wood. To add style to the space, Alison brings in dark flooring and even darker gray cabinetry that matches exactly with the paint color. To spice up the cabinetry, Alison fills the upper doors with a DIY antiqued mirror project that causes a few headaches to figure out. A 3D reclaimed wood backsplash, surprise throwback refrigerator, built-in speaker system and re-furbished custom chairs make this kitchen a place where this couple can cook breakfast, have cocktails, entertain and hang out.

Saturday
Feb 14

8:30am | 7:30c

Episode 7

Thinking Outside the Box

Tom and Katey's kitchen has too many straight lines and not enough color. From the cold, white ceramic floor tiles to the dated brown cabinets to the fake beams on the ceiling, nothing flows. An oddly placed peninsula interrupts movement. Their cooktop is failing and their oven is worse. Alison's transformation starts by knocking down a wall separating the kitchen from the dining room. A custom island adds work space and casual seating. White shaker cabinets brighten a dark corner. The focal point of the room is an upscale ocean-blue glass backsplash behind the range hood in oval mosaic pattern. Linear blue glass continues behind the sink, arranged in a simple brick pattern. A formerly unused wall is treated with shallow blue cabinets below a storage unit created from apple crates stained and installed by Tom and Alison. Marble countertops continue the natural, organic feeling. Katey helps Alison create a cornice board covered with cheery floral fabric in blue, green and brown hues.

Saturday
Feb 14

9am | 8c

Episode 2

Coffee Kitchen Crash

Alison and the Kitchen Crashers gang find a barista with a terrible kitchen. Using coffee and the love of it as her inspiration, this space gets demolished from top to bottom. The renovation starts with a bead board ceiling treatment, new coffee colored cabinets, and granite countertops. Custom touches follow with a subway tile backsplash, spice rack repurposed from a corner cabinet, and storage area created using coffee cans as cubbies. After three days the new space is amazing and the homeowners are overwhelmed.

Saturday
Feb 14

9:30am | 8:30c

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