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On HGTV's hit show Love It or List It, Hilary Farr has created this lovely living room with a contemporary design. The major colors are neutrals, but she uses bold accents to bring pops of color to her space with the colorful impressionist painting above the fireplace and the pillows with the chevron pillows and bright throw on the couch.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It, the design for the Jowett family's basement uses chalk pain to denote the play areas for the kids.
Unexpected materials give this bathroom a modern feel. Designer Jillian Harris of Love It or List It, Too pairs a square vessel sink with butcher block countertops. Striped floor tiles ground the space and lead to a large walk-in shower.
As seen on HGTV's hit show Love It or List It, Hilary has designed a bathroom that makes the most of its space. The solid floor to ceiling color gives the room a more spacious look, while the dark cabinet and patterned tile on the floor and in the shower draw your eye and become focal pieces for the room.
As seen on HGTV's hit show Love it or List it, this beautiful country chic living room includes muted tones of turquoise and white to compliment the tones of nature present in the artwork on the walls. The long row of windows brings in an abundance of natural light, while the floral rug and the fresh flowers help to further bring the outdoor into this comfortable living room.
Love It or List It's Hilary Farr has designed this small dining room to make the most of its space with a rich, dark-stained, wood table and colorful fall accents. The open concept floor plan between the kitchen and dining room is helpful for making the space seem larger, as well.
Pale gray walls are warmed by a series of heart paintings in this neutral living room. A glass table and acrylic chairs, transparent by design, keep seating by the bay window light and airy next to the dark sofa and coffee table.
This beautiful kitchen makes use of all the modern conveniences. The faucet adds whimsy and fun to the structured design of the kitchen's straight and clean lines. Special features such as modern hardware and white quartz countertops give this kitchen the finishing edge.
After emigrating separately from the Philippines over a decade ago, Leslie and Michael first found each other and then found a 1300 square foot townhouse. Later on, they had a daughter and the space still suited them. But then Leslie's two sisters and brother-in-law arrived from the Philippines, and now the townhouse is way too small. Leslie's content with their home but agrees they need more space for their extended family. But husband Michael couldn't disagree more and wants a new home with more space and privacy. To break this deadlock enter our competitor's Designer Hilary and Realtor David. Hilary and her team hope to double their home's function while David tries to find a new house that fits Leslie's extended family. Desperate for a home that can properly accommodate their ever changing family, Leslie and Michael will have to decide, can they love their home again or will they list it?
When Robin and his son Sam joined Kelly and her son Jonah in Kelly's 1,000 square foot house, things became tight very quickly. Kelly loves their neighborhood and doesn't have any issues with their boxy ranch, however Robin feels they need more privacy, space, and function to make this tiny home work for their family. Squeezing themselves into this already cramped debate are Designer Hilary and Realtor David. Hilary will renovate Robin and Kelly's basement to add more space, while David plans on finding them a house that will function properly for a family of four. With two plans presented, Kelly and Robin will have to decide- will they love their home again or will they list it?
When Brian and Andrea bought this partially renovated home 3 years ago, it was everything they wanted- or at least what he wanted. He loved the idea of making the home their own by renovating whenever he had time, but with one renovation after another, the end is nowhere in sight. Andrea is convinced that they have outgrown this house and doesn't want to put another penny into it, but Brian feels it holds promise and with help it will function for them again. Desperate to prove each half of this divided couple is right are competitors Hilary and David. Hilary and her team will renovate the home in order to make room for another baby, while David will show the family they can find more space in a new place. In the end, Brian and Andrea will have to decide... will they love their home again or will they list it?
This old city residence once fit Niru and Alok's lifestyle to a tee. But life has changed, and so has their opinion of the house. After 8 years and 2 children, they are getting overwhelmed with the issues that come with living in a nearly 100 year old home. Aside from the problems inside the house, the couple also can't agree on where they want to live. Niru wants to stay close to the city, but Alok wants to move into the suburbs. Ready to take on the challenge are compeitors Hilary and David, each with their own plan on what to do with Niru and Alok's old home. Designer Hilary and her team will conduct renovations aimed at getting the family to love their home again, while realtor David will show them other homes that could better suit their needs. Whether it's sticking with urban living versus moving to the burbs, or the issues around their shrinking space, Niru and Alok are divided--will they love their home again or will they list it?
For Jeff and Mika, it didn't take long for their suburban home to go from wonderful to way too small. In addition to a main floor layout consisting of too many walls, their house is struggling in several ways. The basement is damp, there is only one shower, and Jeff's passion for wine does not have a proper storage area. Wading into these troubled waters are designer Hilary and realtor David, each determined to bridge the divide between this conflicted couple. Hilary's team will be coming up with design plans and completing renovations aimed at convincing both homeowners to love this home again. David knows it's time to list and plans to cinvince the couple by showing them what other homes have to offer. In the end, will they love it or list it?
Craig and Julie bought their home after only looking at the plans. After they moved in, they realized the house that looked good on paper isn't functioning for their family. With a baby on the way, they desperately need another bedroom. Realtor David and designer Hilary have come to help. David searches for a new home to provide the family with enough space for their growing family. Hilary works inside their house to create the space they need so they can love their home again. When all the work is done, Craig and Julie will have to choose what to do with their home. Will they Love It Or List It?
Ten years ago, Danielle and Aaron purchased an extreme fixer upper from her uncle after it had been run down by previous renters. She knew she had to have it and despite a long list of problems, she somehow convinced Aaron that they should become the home's owners. Ten years later, the to-do list hasn't gotten any smaller and the daily battle against the home's troubled past has caused a total flip-flop in the hearts of Danielle and Aaron. He wants to stay and she wants to go. Competitors Hilary and David step into the mix to size up the impending challenge. Hilary and her design team aim to renovate the home in order to convince Danielle to stay, while Realtor David plans on showing the couple new houses in order to convince Aaron to move. Desperate for a worry-free family home, Danielle and Aaron will have to decide... can they love their home again or will they list it?
One year ago, Ron and Mishelle bought this five generation, century old home from his parents. Ron loves the legacy home, but Mishelle misses their bungalow in the city. Soon after she agreed to move in, the classic conflicts between city girl and country boy quickly became apparent. Creating a brighter future for the homeowners are designer Hilary and realtor David. Hilary and her team will redesign the country home with more convenient amenities for Mishelle, while David will show Ron that they can find more convenience in a new home. With a long legacy and country living threatening their future family happiness, Ron and Mishelle will have to decide... can they love their home again or will they list it?
By the time Krista joined him in this 1800 square foot rural bungalow, Dave had his roots planted deeply. Dave wants to stay, but the home's history has Krista wanting to leave?not to mention the long list of problems that haven't been solved including freezing rooms, a tiny kitchen and an unfinished bedroom. Making their way to the fight are designer Hilary and realtor David, each determined to end this battle. David will show the couple homes that can make them happy, while Hilary and her team will make their current home into a place both Dave and Krista can love. Desperate for a rural house that feels like home to both of them, Krista and Dave will have to decide... can they love their home again or will they list it?
Jamie and Greg spent two years searching for their dream home. Now caring for two kids, stay at home dad Greg has had it with the home's lack of function. Jamie on the other hand doesn't think they have time to invest in finding a home as good as their current bungalow. Will realtor David find them a family ready home that gives them family sized function without the headaches, or will designer Hilary make daily life immeasurably easier by reinventing many of the home's hotly debated spaces?
When their daughter Sophia was born, Chris and Iza went from living in a tiny apartment to a 900 square foot home. But after spending ten years in the military, Chris can't handle the lack of storage and the excessive disorganization. With absolutely no closet space in the house, the clutter is out of control. Realtor David and Designer Hilary are here to help the young family. Hilary will reawaken the love for their home with a renovation, while David will point the pair in a promising new direction with new, practical places. In the end, they'll have to decide if they will love their home again, or if they'll list it.
YJ and Michael share their 1400 square foot home with their three kids and live-in nanny. Squeezing themselves into this already cramped conflict, Designer Hilary makes creative use of the extra spaces within their home, while Realtor David finds them houses with room for everyone. Desperate for a home that can actually fit this busy family, YJ and Michael will have to decide can they love their home again, or will they list it?
Beauty expert Shana and amateur racecar driver Jeremy got married and traded in their downtown condo for a 2,300 square foot rural home. While Jeremy loves the land and roomy garage fit for his racecar, Shana is not so happy in this country cottage. Desperate for a home that combines urban functionality for Shana and car ready space for Jeremy the couple will have to decide, can they love this home again, or will they list it?
Needing an immediate place to live, pharmacist Sam and lawyer Valerie purchased their mid-century modern home under pressure. While Valerie loved the unique style, Sam has regretted this decision from the minute they moved in. He dislikes the small, dated bathrooms, the cramped kitchen and the lack of closet space - but he hates the idea of renovations even more. Valerie wants Sam to keep an open mind and is certain that a few changes will have a large impact on their home and daily life. Will David find them a great move-in ready home or will Hilary make them fall in love by reinventing many of the home's hotly debated spaces?
Gray loves his family's home because of the large lot and abundance of privacy, but April is ready to move closer to town and into a home that functions for their family of four. April dislikes their dated fixtures, finishes and master bedroom and the cut-off kitchen. Despite their desire to have a perfect space, neither can decide on design choices, and April doesn't see the merit in spending the time to renovate when there are too many projects to tackle. Can this couple love their home with designer Hilary's help, or will real estate agent David find them a house with the picture-perfect design they are craving?
Shelly and Zahid purchased a spacious home over a decade ago that needed many upgrades but had a great view overlooking their backyard and Zahid's favorite feature, the large pond. Over the years, very little has been done to the interior and even though Zahid has a great love for this home, Shelly has had enough. Despite the lack of a makeover, the space does not function for her and the family, and she would like to have a master bedroom and bath that she does not have to share with their young son. Will designer Hilary transform this home to create a house fit for a family, or will real estate agent David find them a new space where the whole family can flourish?
Emilee and Jody bought their charming 1,626 sq ft home with the intention of using Jody's handy skills as a contractor to fix it up. But after living in constant construction for several years, Emilee is ready to move. They want to start a family and while Jody strongly feels they can fix up their home to make it ready for kids, Emilee does not. Not only is Emilee is tired of living in a construction site; she does not think there is enough space to accommodate for a growing family. Will David find them a move in ready home with enough space or will designer Hilary show them that their house is ready for their family filled future by reinventing many of its highly debated spaces?
After repeatedly being outbid in the real-estate market, Cole and Ashley took an aggressive gamble and purchased their first home sight unseen in an up and coming neighborhood. However the house was a disaster, and upon entering Cole immediately hated the choppy layout of the space. Cole thinks it will never be able to function for large groups or a future family, whereas Ashley is relieved to finally have a home and is certain that with a few renovations the house can be perfect. Will designer Hilary transform this house and create all the function Ashley believes it can have, or will realtor David find them the ideal move-in ready home in a desirable neighborhood?
Busy professionals, Anne and Nathan traded in their high-end condominium for an open living mid century house. While Nathan loves the form and historic quality of the home, Anne only sees the many problems with its function. Now that they are expecting their first child, Anne is ready to move to a new house, or back to a condo that does not have a long to do list. Will realtor David find them a family ready home? Or will designer Hilary make daily life immeasurably easier by reinventing many of the home's hotly debated spaces?
Amanda and Grif purchased their home before starting their family. At the time the house felt massive - but now that their daughters are teenagers and Amanda's career has taken off, the house no longer works. Amanda is ready to go; there are not enough closets and bathrooms, and there is no privacy to work, as her office is currently in the living room and everyone uses her desk. Grif loves his large, private backyard and is certain that a little makeover can make the house function again. Will David find them a home that will work forever or will Hilary make them fall back in love with their house by reinventing many of it's functionally flawed spaces?
Ryan and Ashley purchased their home when Ashley was a few months pregnant. Though it was in a desirable neighborhood, it was the worst house on the block and they were able to get it for a great price. The house, of course, needed a ton of renovations, which they were unable to complete by the due date. Ryan is feeling overwhelmed by the amount of work and thinks it is just time to go, however Ashley feels strongly that with a little more work this can be their forever home. Will David find them a family ready home that will allow these new parents to enjoy time with their son, or will Hilary expand their outlook by reinventing many of the home's unrenovated spaces?
While living overseas, Jeff and Callie bought a house online without ever stepping a foot inside. After they moved in, Callie was not too pleased and felt the home was much smaller than it had seemed in pictures. Expecting her first child, Callie feels there is not enough space for their growing family and requires too much work to make it livable. Can this couple love their home with designer Hilary's help, or will real estate agent David be able to find them a forever home?
Eight years ago, Tyler and Kim settled into an older, charming, little house in the heart of the city with their newborn daughter. Over a short period of time they discovered that owning an older home would mean battling with flooded basements, leaky roofs and a whole host of other deficiencies. Though the problems have been dealt with, Kim still fears that they could come back. Tired of the limited space and sharing her bedroom and bathroom with the kids, Kim is ready to go, but Tyler wants to stay. Will designer Hilary transform this home to create all the family function Tyler believes it can have, or will realtor David find them the move in space Kim knows this family needs?
Anna Wade and Andrew moved their young family just a few houses down from Andrew's best friend in an ideal neighborhood. Now that their kids are becoming teens, Anna Wade and Andrew realize that their house is just too small. Andrew is certain that the unfinished space in the basement can be transformed, while Anna Wade sees far too many functional issues on the main levels. Will realtor David find them a family ready home with space for their teens, or will designer Hilary make daily life immeasurably more comfortable by reinventing many of the home's hotly debated spaces?
Dawayne and Joi purchased their home with a dream office that was a perfect place for Dawayne to run his business. Now Joi, Dawayne, their two kids and his mother share the space while coping with daily visits from his siblings, who practically live right behind their house. Joi is frustrated by the lack of privacy as well as the lack of a separate space where the family can visit the matriarch. Will designer Hilary make room for Dawayne's mother while providing the privacy Joi needs, or will real estate agent David find them plenty of room for the whole family?
Quincy and Don have outgrown their ranch house where they've raised their kids. While Quincy is ready to move, Don loves their neighborhood and wants to make their rancher work. No matter their decision, the couple is desperate for more space and must decide if they will love this home again, or if they'll list it.
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