Marty Dominguez loves to explore the world, but her little yellow row house reflects none of her adventurous nature. The broken walkway, sloped stairs, rotted porch and outdated trim work dont remind her of any of her favorite travel destinations. Designer Don Hirsch is bringing in inspiration from the New Orleans French Quarter with color, custom iron and bistro accents, while landscape architect Mark White adds a hint of the gardens in Versailles.
Mary Beth and Craig Albright recently bought their first home, but the 1950s red brick Colonial is in need of an update. Rotting windows, a colorless facade and an unruly landscape are just a few of the problems. Designer Dan Banks modernizes the historical home by adding a new portico, taming the shrubbery and incorporating copper details.
Kim and Stan Sinkford update Stans childhood home with Craftsman touches paired with an Asian-inspired garden.
Craig and Michelle Chapman would like to fine-tune their home to balance out the asymmetrical appearance and add personality and charm. Designer Yvette Piaggio builds on the house's strengths by adding a pergola over the patio area and incorporating European-inspired stucco, stone and metalwork.
Lush landscaping, contemporary touches, and period details make a Victorian house shine.
A boring brick colonial gets an Arts and Crafts make-over, including a copper-topped portico.
Inspired by the artist Mondrian, a mid-century modern home gets a much needed exterior face-lift.
Her boring bungalow gets an ocean-inspired makeover with custom artwork and eco-friendly products.
A landscape designer helps soften a steep and dangerous slope with curved walkways and wider steps.
In D.C., they want to create an outdoor Feng Shui retreat to escape to once the baby arrives.
She wants to add eco-friendly elements to her home's exterior and landscape using native plants.
In Arlington, Virginia, they want to add Asian elements to their Arts and Crafts-style home.
In Washington, a Victorian row-house gets a facelift with fresh paint and charming accents.
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