The O'Connors' bedroom has no romance - it's dark, awkward and lifeless. Carter makes it bright and inviting by embracing the colors and materials of nature and adding new walls, lighting, hardwood floors and reclaimed elements, creating a romantic retreat.
The Silers' living room crams two styles into one room. Carter creates harmony that reflects their combined tastes including a tin ceiling, new colors, a wall of cabinetry and a fireplace surround that serves as a focal point.
Fred and Denise White need the perfect yard to entertain and raise the son they are adopting. Carter and team install a brick patio, a relaxing pergola with day beds, grill area and bamboo walls, creating an oasis in the desert.
The Costino's mid-century home has a garish and outdated family room. Carter and team transform the room into a showpiece, reworking the fireplace and storage wall and creating an elevated reading zone with a custom bench and new style throughout.
The Nelsons' living room is bland, stark and tries to combine too many tastes. Host Carter Oosterhouse gives the room a cohesive style inspired by Moroccan accents and using rich Mediterranean color and strong wood textures.
The Jungs' kitchen is falling apart and has become quite unappetizing. Host Carter Oosterhouse cooks up a new kitchen for them with new flooring, refaced cabinets, vintage appliances, new glass counters, new storage options and vintage style ? creating the perfect recipe for new family traditions.
Whitney Beatty's has a bedroom in her downtown loft that lacks style, function and romance. Host Carter Oosterhouse creates the bedroom of Whitney's dreams by incorporating her love of shabby chic and using lots of repurposed and eco-friendly materials.
Ed and Marilyn Diaz have a bedroom that suited them 10 years ago. Now, it feels lackluster to them, and they look to host Carter Oosterhouse to transform their bedroom into a space that with beautiful his-and-hers accessories and a elegantly modern style.
The Komars' bathroom is full of outdated and uncomfortable tile. Host Carter Oosterhouse transforms the room into a tranquil and relaxing retreat with natural bamboo floors and walls, an antique Chinese chest-turned-vanity, a revamped shower and new soaking tub.
Newlyweds Greg and Michelle Deeb need a space in their crowded house that is just theirs - no kids allowed. Host Carter Oosterhouse takes an outdated catch-all space and turns it into a grown-up retreat infused with British Colonial style and organizational elements.
The Brantly's can't decide if their yard should be a sports field for the kids or a place for adult entertaining. Enter host Carter Oosterhouse with a solution that meets both needs. With a custom grilling pavilion, an outdoor dining area, a raised fort for the kids and lots of eco-friendly elements, there's something for everyone.
After six months of construction, Michelle Ringler's kitchen finally has cabinets but little else. Host Carter Oosterhouse polishes this diamond in the rough into a space that blends the home's traditional style with eco-friendly elements and modern looks that fit her personality.
The Jones family is on top of each other in a room that serves as dining room, office and kitchen. The Carter Can team comes in to give this great room a facelift ? with furniture that can pull double duty, eclectic style and family-friendly elements.
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