As seen on Love It Or List It, Too, the old piano room was never used so it became the family room with coffered ceilings adjacent to the newly installed fireplace. Jillian brought in a custom made sectional sofa, a wrought iron wall hanging from Egypt and traditional Italian hunting prints to give the family the Tuscan inspired feel they were looking for.
Designer Jillian Harris had the closet torn out and installed a decorative headboard to turn the unorganized basement into a relaxing master suite complete with calming accent lights and a new hardwood floor, as seen on HGTV's Love It or List It, Too.
As seen on HGTV's Love It Or List It, Too, Designer Jillian Harris took a tiny kitchen and increased the square footage by removing the wall separating the kitchen from the living room. Jillian created an island to make up for the removal of the front dining area, opening up the space to entertain. The island countertop is a durable Caesar stone in Stone Grey.
As seen on HGTV's Love It Or List It, Too, Designer Jillian Harris resurfaced the fireplace with decorative tile, making it a focal point in the room.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It Too, the open concept contemporary kitchen contains a kitchen island that doubles as an eat in area. The family now has a great space for the family to enjoy.
As seen on Love It or List It, Too. homeowners Neena and Jag entertain up to 30 guests at a time so they needed an open space that could accomadate large groups. Designer Jillian Harris created an open concept floor plan by rearranging the kitchen and dining rooms. A large driftwood table in the dining room offers ample seating.
As seen on Love It Or List It, the floors throughout the main floor are now a beautiful 6.5" wide maple wood boards called 'Wave Rock.' Opening up this main floor was done by removing the wall that housed the fireplace. The wall that divided the dining room from the kitchen is now a big open peninsula for the family to gather around. The paint color in the dining and kitchen area is Behr 'Creme de la Creme.' The trim is painted 'Popped Corn.' The color in the living room and hall is 'Salt Glaze.' Jillian pulled her design together with the glass chandelier that helps to add a traditional touch to the space.
As seen on Love It Or List It, Too designer Jillian Harris removed the wall separating the family room from the kitchen and dining room to create an open concept living space. She refaced the fireplace and lightened the room by using a light, neutral paint throughout. The outdated, overstuffed leather sofas were traded for a soft, grey sofa.
When Jane and Steve first stumbled across this character house, they couldn't imagine living anywhere else. But their little boys have grown up into huge boys and the house hasn't grown with them. Steve thinks they just need a renovation, but Jane wants to find a new, larger home. Between having no kitchen storage, an office in their dining room, and a constantly chilly living room, this family needs expert help. Designer Jillian and her team hope to renovate their house to give the family more space to grow, while Realtor Todd will show them different houses that could be their new forever home. Done locking horns over their ill fitting family home, Steve and Jane are wondering whether they will love their home again, or will they list it?
Rod and Daniel took the plunge into home ownership fifteen years ago when a little charmer with a big view won them over. But jump forward fifteen years and not a single renovation has been done. From a tiny kitchen with absolutely no counter space, to a small closed-in dining room, to a wasted loft space with an incredible view, Daniel is completely fed up with the lack of function in their home. On the other hand, Rod just can't seem to give up on their home with a million dollar view. Arriving just in time are competitors Jillian and Todd. Jillian and her design team will attempt to ease frustrations with a new, open concept design. While Todd believes he can find this couple everything they need in a new home. At odds over what to do with an old character home in dire need of renovation, Rod and Daniel will have to decide... can they love their home again or will they list it?
Betty-Lou and Eric love their upscale home of 23 years, but as they look to a more relaxed future, Eric sees a need to downsize. Although these two passionate gardeners transformed their backyard carport into a relaxing oasis, and they love the central location of their home, they can't agree on what to do next... they can, however, at least agree that their home needs a renovation. Betty-Lou stands by her house and thinks that some renovations will do the trick, but Eric thinks they are at the point in their lives where they should sell and move to some place smaller. Enter competitors Jillian and Todd. Designer Jillian and her team will try to bring this dated abode into the new millennium with a fully functional redesign while real estate agent Todd believes a smaller, turnkey home is the winning solution. Fed up with arguing about the upside to downsizing, Betty-Lou and Eric have to decide... can they love their home again or will they list it?
When Brian and Teresa bought their large family home eighteen years ago, they fell in love with the spacious layout, great location and million-dollar view. But after the kids left home, their spacious dwelling soon became a dumping ground for all of Brian's hobbies. Now Brian wants to add even more to the home: Teresa's parents. But on top of problems in the main level of the home, the basement suite is more suited for their college age son than their elderly family. To make sense of it all, enter competitors designer Jillian and realtor Todd. Jillian and her team will bring function to this spacious home once again, while Todd believes it is time to downsize and retire without the worry of a huge property upkeep. Done with trying to find function in an oversized, overstuffed home, empty nesters Brian and Teresa will have to decide: will they love their home or will they list it?
When Karen and Sat bought a house in a mountainside community, they wanted a large family home close to friends and family. 10 years later, they're now a family of four lost in a 5000 square foot house. And this big home came with one tiny problem?a poorly designed layout that Sat can't stand. But Karen thinks, with a little help, they could reorganize the space to the rooms that really need it. Here to find a sensible solution for this family of four are two experts. Realtor Todd will try to entice them with some open concept options. While designer Jillian will redesign they're claustrophobic layout to try to make sense of their compartmentalized mess of a home. Exhausted with trying to make a poorly executed layout work in such a large house, Karen and Sat are wondering whether they will love their home again, or will they list it?
When Nicole and Tony bought their mountainside charmer eleven years ago they immediately fell in love with the incredible location. Now, with two preteen daughters, Tony feels it's time they find a larger, more functional home. Designer Jillian and her team will try to transform this mountain home into the serene retreat it was always meant to be. While Todd hopes to deliver an open concept stunner with a view. Conflicted over what to do about a messed up mountain home, Nicole and Tony must decide, will they love their home again, or will they list it?
When Holly and Chester bought his parent's house 8 years ago, they agreed it was a starter home. But now that they've settled into life with new baby Avery, Holly is having second thoughts about leaving their affordable little house behind. Chester on the other hand thinks all their issues are fixable by finding a new home. To stop this standoff enter competitors Designer Jillian and Realtor Todd. Jillian and her team hope to transform the 70's starter home into something more modern for Chester, while Todd tries to convince Holly it's the right time to buy a new house. Tired of living with the problems of their dysfunctional house, Holly and Chester are wondering whether they can love their home again or will they list it?
When first time buyers Nick and Christina found this little house in a central suburb, they snapped it up. At the time, it was easy and nice to have rental income since the house is divided into two self-contained suites. Now that they don't need the extra income to help with the mortgage, they are stuck with a house that's too sectioned off for their family to enjoy. Christina believes taking down walls will make the home perfect for their family, but Nick is ready to find a move-in ready, single family home. To end this argument once and for all enter rivals designer Jillian and realtor Todd. Jillian and her team hope to create lots of new living space in an old broken up house, while Todd tries to sell the idea of starting fresh in a new family home. Tired of talking in circles about their divided home, Nick and Christina are wondering whether they can love their home again or will they list it?
Jeff and Gina took a big chance when they bought this old-fashioned fixer upper, but 12 years later, all they've done are quick fixes, Now Gina feels their family home is nothing more than a money pit. Designer Jillian and her team have high hopes of transforming this mountainside home, while Todd tries to convince the family it's time to buck up and buy a new house. Fed up with over a decade of quick fixes, Jeff and Gina have to decide. Will they love it, or list it?
For Stephanie and Darrell, it was all about the location when they bought a home to raise their three young kids. But soon they discovered location isn't everything and the house isn't working for them like they'd hoped it would. Stephanie strongly believes a change will do them good and is ready to find a new home, but Darrell think that all they need are a few renovations. Certain they can help the couple are real estate agent Todd and designer Jillian. Todd has to find a street of dreams to budge Darrell from a location he loves, while Jillian has to get past a dysfunctional layout for Stephanie to see any future in her home. Can Stephanie and Darrell put their differences aside and learn to love their house again? Or is it time to get a move on and find a place with more than location on its side? Will they love it or list it?
With her family of six living under one roof, Jessica is frustrated with their lack of space. But her husband, Derek, doesn't see what all the fuss is about. Realtor Todd thinks they should throw in the towel and find a home that fits their family. But designer Jillian thinks she can add storage and space with a breath-taking reno. In the end they'll have to choose. Will they love it or list it?
Yoga instructor Ian loves their mountainside home 45 minutes out of town, but flight attendant Karen is tired of the long commute and she's ready to fly the coop. Realtor Todd hopes to find Karen, Ian, and their two teenagers a home closer to the airport while Designer Jillian has big dreams of transforming their home to fit their needs. Ian may have found his place to namaste but Karen is ready to get the show on the road. Will they love it or will they list it?
After Donna and Rick got married, they were ready to find a home to start a family in. Three kids later, they've outgrown that perfect home that they started out in. The baby has no bedroom, the entry is a disaster, and the kitchen has seen better days. Donna is done with this place and wants to move, but Rick thinks their house just needs a little polishing to get back to its original luster. It's game on for Designer Jillian and Realtor Todd. Jillian has to turn an outdated mess into a home run, while Todd has to find a brand new place that covers all the bases. Can this diamond in the rough turn into a real gem or is it time for Donna and Rick to dig up a new treasure? Can they love their home again or will they list it?
Eight years ago Dawn and Brian jumped at the chance to buy this split-level home, but more for what was outside than inside. Now that their two boys are older and busier, Dawn is convinced the grass will be greener on the other side of the creek. But Brian thinks the right renovation will blow any new house out of the water. Todd may have to find something off the beaten track to win Brian over. While Jillian has to create an oasis from the inside out if she wants Dawn to stay.
When Vivian and Don bought their home 13 years ago, they saw nothing but potential for their growing family, but now Vivian is frustrated with how the design splits up the family over three floors. Designer Jillian is confident she can convince Vivian to stay with a stunning redesign, while Todd's eager to show Don he can balance contemporary with character in a brand new home. Will the redesign convince Vivian to love her home again or will the family decide to list it?
Chris and Stephanie have a lot of history in their current home and neighborhood, but Stephanie is tired of sinking money into a non-functional house. Designer Jillian knows that creating a functional home will make Stephanie want to stay right where she is, but real estate agent Todd thinks that when Chris sees everything a newer house has to offer, he'll move his family out of their current money pit. Will this couple be able to find a new love for their home or will they list it?
Buying in one of the city's up-and-coming neighborhoods 14 years ago was the first step into the house market for Eva and Chris, but now Eva is overwhelmed with the list of issues in the house including the irritating commute. Designer Jillian will work to make Chris and Eva's home more spacious and functional, while real estate agent Todd will show them newer homes closer to the city. In the end Chris and Eva will have to choose, will they love it or list it?
Young music lovers, Alia and David, found harmony together when help from family meant they could purchase their first home, a suburban fixer upper outside the city. They've managed to renovate half the home themselves, but the house is far from finished, and Alia can't take it anymore. Designer Jillian has the daunting task of renovating three bathrooms. While Realtor Todd has the steep challenge of finding a move-in ready home with a great yard. Stressed out by their half-renovated home and in desperate need of help to complete the rest, Alia and David must decide. Can they love their home again, or will they list it?
When Lyanne and Chris bought their home 7 years ago, the idea of raising kids in their childhood neighborhood was a dream come true. As the kids continue to grow, the house is quickly becoming too small. Designer Jillian knows an open concept layout is vital for Lyanne to stay, while Realtor Todd hopes more square footage will be the ace up his sleeve. In love with their neighborhood, but divided over what to do with their closed off, cramped home, Lyanne and Chris must decide can they love their home again or will they list it?
Ellie and Davey went on an exhaustive house search before stumbling upon a 1950s home with a view too good to pass up, but the dated, cramped layout makes gatherings a bit of a challenge and Ellie is tired of being a constant maintenance worker for their house. Designer Jillian hopes to keep them right where they are by updating their lackluster design and real estate agent Todd thinks he can move them downtown by finding the perfect entertainment space. Will Ellie be able to fall in love with their house or will Davey come around and list it?
Although accountant Dan is fed up with a huge house and long commute, Heather's not ready to give up on their new impulse-bought home just yet. Can designer Jillian convince Dan that bigger really is better or will realtor Todd have Heather packing her bags?
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