Sarah Caplan just moved to the "Big Apple" and wants to infuse her personality into her newly acquired Manhattan loft. She is ready to escape the college dorm room lifestyle by turning her new living room into a formal space fit for a graduate.
In Santa Fe, N. Mex., everything from the food to the architecture is like a work of art, which is why Brad and Cheryl Thompson moved here five years ago. Since Cheryl wants a space to hang out with Brad while he's working on his art, they're hoping to turn their garage into an inspiring art studio and comfortable den they both can enjoy.
Ron and Catherine Rossi combined their lives and kids and settled in a brand new home in the Colorado hills. The location is perfect for them, but the kitchen and family room need to be remodeled. They're looking for a designer to use warm colors and rich textures to blend the two rooms together.
Built in 1972, Randi and Julius Woythaler's six-bedroom home offers plenty of room for the couple and their three children. However, they never use their empty den and want to transform it into a comfortable place to hang out with family and friends.
The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico is a tourist's paradise but it's also home to the Urbauer-Santiago family. Ubi, Shae and their two daughters recently settled into a 4,000-square-foot Spanish-style home in the resort town of Dorado. They want to create a personal retreat in the great room of their hacienda and are looking for the perfect designer for the job.
Julie and Scott Skidelsky moved with their two children to Orlando, Fla., because they knew the city had a lot more to offer than great theme parks. They soon discovered a newly-built four-bedroom home that they've been decorating in a casual style. Now they are turning their attention to the dining room and are unsure of how to incorporate the formal space into their relaxed lifestyle.
A little over a year ago, Bob and Trudy Sage moved into their four-bedroom home outside of Honolulu. They'd like to renovate their youngest daughter's bedroom to make it functional, but also funky and kid friendly. They're hoping to find a designer who will create a space that will grow with Roxie from age eight to 18.
Just over a year ago, Brian and Amy Mahoney built their dream home in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. They're tired of their lifeless living room and are hoping that one of these South Carolina designers can help them create the laid-back entertaining area they desire for their young, fun family.
With its spicy mix of Spanish, Indian and modern styles, Albuquerque, N.Mex. is a unique place of its own. Ten years ago, Dimitra and Jesse Hawkins moved from Texas and have been updating their three-bedroom home ever since. They've been able to brighten up the rooms to take advantage of the spectacular views of the Sandias Mountains. However, the tiny, outdated kitchen has been left in the dark, and they're looking for a designer who can shed some light on the situation.
When Kerry and Nadine Clark first moved into their 2,600-square-foot home, the kitchen was the perfect size. Since the arrival of their triplets, this Albuquerque couple's kitchen seems to be getting smaller by the day. They're willing to knock out a few walls to create an open and inviting Tuscan space, as long as they can keep the existing red brick flooring.
Huntington Beach homeowners David and Debby Miller want a gourmet kitchen and great room that opens up into the backyard. Their home is a reflection of their travels, primarily in Asia, and they would like to continue the Asian influence into this grand space. They're looking for a designer who will blend a contemporary flair with their casual lifestyle.
Micaela and Judd Malin recently moved to Boca Raton, Fla., so they could raise their young daughter Marina amongst the stunning coastline, notable architecture and subtropical climate. They've decorated most of their new home themselves, but can't figure out what to do with their massive living room. Since they have completely different ideas on how to decorate the space, they want a designer to combine their clashing tastes into a beautiful coherent design.
Wash ashore on Cape Cod where Dion and Nancy Dugan want to bring a special touch to their historic living room. Dion's grandfather bought the home over a century ago, and the couple has been working hard to update it. They're down to the last room and want to play up the traditional style of the house, so they're hoping to find a designer who will create an elegant space worthy of a sea captain.
Fallon and David want to have a wedding that transports them to the Napa Valley. They hope one of the three designers can transform their friends' suburban home into a wine country-styled wedding space. Find out if they choose the "extreme winery" design of Steven Cordrey, Amy Zelinsky's romantic and subtle style or Wendi Mirabella and Benita Karroll's sophisticated take on the wine country.
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