Long Island residents Beth and Lou Oberg have a theme for every room in their house, except the combination living room/dining room. The space is dull, dated and seldom used, so they're hoping one of three designers can provide the personality and panache the space needs.
Suzanne and Don Zachary's house was built in 1957 in the international modern style, and they have carefully maintained its vintage look. However, their kitchen is small, has an awkward layout and doesn't accommodate all of today's appliances or a couple who loves to cook. They're looking for a designer who can create a 50s-style kitchen with all the convenience of the 21st century.
Adam and Jeri Gelb custom built their Maryland home eight years ago and still haven't made up their minds about what to do with the master bedroom. With $25,000 to do the job, they're looking for an interior designer who can come up with the master suite of their dreams.
Located just outside Chicago, Orland Park has a lot to offer—the perks of suburban living, a rich history and a quick commute to the big city. Two years ago, Joe and Carrie Parker and their kids moved into a newly built four-bedroom home. They're finally ready to amp up the style of the living and dining rooms to make it a classy, comfortable gathering place for their family.
For over a year, Larry and Lisa Block's dining room in their Chappaqua, N.Y., home has been little more than a clutter collector. They'd really like to turn it into a special room for entertaining and have asked three New York interior designers to come up with ideas for the room.
Minneapolis resident Leslie Bock wants to turn the unfinished attic of her Victorian duplex into a master suite. While she wants the space to reflect her hip, funky style, she'd also like the space to be luxurious and relaxing. With $65,000 to do the job, she's hoping one of three Minneapolis interior designers will come up with the right plan to make it work.
Beverly Hills homeowners Shahab and Elizabeth Ebrahimian do a lot of entertaining. They want their living room and entry to give a grand first impression yet remain family-friendly. The couple must decide between three Los Angeles designers with different ideas on how to transform the mismatched space.
Now that Sandra and Marvin Rosen have the house to themselves, they're ready to renovate and update their combination living and dining room. They're looking for a designer who will transform the space with a combination of high style and brilliant colors.
Ten years ago Elissa and Craig Hollenbeck moved from Hawaii to Woodinville, Wash., just outside of Seattle. They love their open, 3,500-square-foot home with views of a nearby golf course
Phoenix residents Jonathan Fitzgerald and Valerie Edwards recently traded in their single family home for the convenience of a luxury high-rise with an open floor plan. The couple loves the spectacular views, but the decor of the main living area needs some serious updating.
Sam and Deanna Shube's Pompano Beach, Fla., home has a great view from the family room, but the room itself isn't so great. Since the room is open to the kitchen, they want to create a flow between the spaces. With a budget of $40,000, the couple turns to three local interior designers for help.
Stephen and Heidi Popkin want to make the family room of their Denver, Colo., home more comfortable, but with a bit of style and pizzazz! They've set aside $25,000 for the project and are hoping one of three Denver designers can come up with a plan that will fit their lifestyle and budget.
Just four months ago Betsy and Robert Segal and their two little girls moved into a Victorian home in Wilmette, Ill. Now that they've settled in, it's time to make some changes, starting with the outdated kitchen and the family room. Three Chicago designers come up with some unique ways to transform the space.
Bobby and Garrett found an Oahu home right on the edge of the ocean. However, the house wasn't built to make the most of the amazing views. Choosing from among three design teams, the pair plan to open the place up by creating a kitchen/great room where they can see the water while they cook and entertain. They want nothing but the best and figure $300,000 will be plenty for the project.
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