You Won't Believe These Vacation House Makeovers
As seen on HGTV's Vacation House for Free, see how host Matt Blashaw gives couples the vacation homes of their dreams — mortgage free!
An outdoor entertaining area is the perfect spot to dine and relax with friends while on vacation.
During the makeover process, the beginnings of an adorable sea foam green kitchen were coming together nicely.
So Cute Kitchen
With the makeover completed, this charming green kitchen could not be any cuter with a portable kitchen island, great pendant lighting and an open floor plan.
A gorgeous wooden table set for six reflects the sandy colors of the beach, while sea foam green cabinets bring the beauty of the ocean inside.
Sit a Spell
A brand new deck will definitely entice renters to stay at this relaxing beach home.
This beautiful farmhouse in Tannersvile, NY, beckons visitors with a barn red door and wraparound porch.
All the Amenities
Newly renovated, this finished basement includes comfy seating and a brand new sauna.
Stylish Dining Room
After a makeover, the dining room features a wood-burning stove, fabulous bar cart and a stylish midcentury modern dining table and chairs.
Comfort and Style
A living room with comfortable seating, trendy style and a brand-new entertainment system is the perfect spot for potential renters to kick back and relax.
New countertops and a very cool kitchen island give this cooking space a stylish edge.
Layered rugs and plush bed linens create a cozy atmosphere in this newly-remodeled space.
Color and Pattern
As seen on Vacation House for Free, host Matt Blashaw used a mix of neutral tones and patterns throughout the living room of this lakefront home in Oakland, Maine to keep it bright and inviting. The natural light that spills in from all sides keeps the place light, while the plush furnishings add seating and luxury. See it at hgtv.com.
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For this vacation home in Oakland, Maine, host Matt Blashaw used a subtle mix of soft neutrals and coordinating patterns for a decidedly designer look.
A window seat, great for reading or relaxing, was added in order to really capitalize on the lake views surrounding this Maine home.
Neutral Tones and Natural Textures in Living Room
As seen on Vacation House for Free, host Matt Blashaw used a mix of neutral tones and patterns throughout the living room of this lakefront home in Oakland, Maine. The natural stone fireplace and natural wood mantel adds texture and warmth, while the wooden slats on the ceiling help to add a rustic feel to the space. The plush furniture and colorful pillows add a bit of chic to the living room.
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Wooden beams and a stone fireplace create a cozy cabin vibe, while contemporary furnishings contribute to the home's more modern style.
Natural Light Makes First Floor Warm and Inviting
As seen on Vacation House for Free, Matt's open concept design for this spacious lake house allows the windows on all sides of the house to bring natural light into every room, keeping it warm, bright and inviting. See it at hgvt.com.
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An open floor plan is great for entertaining while on vacation, and large windows throughout illuminate the space with soft, natural lighting.
Lunch by the Lake
With outdoor dining and a fantastic view of the lake, who wouldn't want to vacation at this Maine home?
Perfect for this ocean home, plants that thrive in sandy soil were planted for future guests to enjoy.
The kitchen may not be spacious, but neutral colors and a splash of green make the space feel a bit larger and definitely more fun.
Matt brought the beach style in with sea-inspired art and nautical striped bedding. A window seat in the bedroom provides the perfect spot to start the day.
Back Deck Overlooking Marsh and Lake
As seen on HGTV's Vacation House for Free, Matt and his team created a relaxing oasis for these homeowners with a back deck that overlooks the marsh and the lake beyond it. The succulents and other plants in the large planters help to add the feeling of a luxury escape.
A new back deck with a view of the marsh is just the spot for relaxing with loved ones on long summer nights.
As seen in this gorgeous dining room, wood accent pieces are used throughout this Big Bear home to tie the look together.
The dark kitchen island and textural slate backsplash add depth to this dazzling cooking space, while stunning red cabinets add a nice dash of color.
Before the makeover, wood paneling overpowered this petite bedroom. Freshly painted gray walls help make the space feel larger while also creating a more relaxing atmosphere.
This Cape Cod home now features everything you could want in a relaxing vacation spot, including comfortable outdoor seating and a brand-new firepit.
A crisp white living room is the perfect canvas for ocean-themed accent pieces, including one magnificent octopus painting.
Great for guests or as a kids' room, this vibrant space boasts fun nautical touches, like the striped area rug and anchor pillows.
Cozy Inviting Backyard Patio
As seen on Vacation House For Free, Matt Blashaw and his crew transformed this mundane backyard into one that is perfect for entertaining. The large stone patio makes the foundation look stylish, while plenty of seating makes the space cozy. The lattice work bench adds a place to set potted plants to enhance the ambiance of the space.
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Basic beginnings gave way to an inviting stone patio with plenty of comfortable seating at this dreamy Cape Cod vacation home.
A spacious back deck with a grill and dining table provides the ideal spot to host a summer cookout with friends and family at this Cape Cod retreat.
With plenty of storage space and a nice bar to sit and enjoy a casual meal, this newly-remodeled kitchen really has it all.
Padded Bed Frame and Cape Cod Accents in Bedroom
As seen on HGTV's Vacation House for Free, Matt's design for this Cape Cod lake house utilized a neutral color palette with bold blue and red accents. The bed frame and linens add luxury to the space, while the Cape Cod accents keep with the feel of the home's surroundings.
Blue and white patterned pillows highlight the home's Cape Cod location, while an adorable lobster pillow adds a dose of fun to this stylish master bedroom.