HGTV Obsessed Episode 10: Frozen in Time

This week Kat and Mike welcome Maureen McCormick and Dan Vickery of HGTV’s new show Frozen in Time. Then Orlando Soria lets us know that wall-to-wall carpeting isn’t such a design faux pas.

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Hosts Dan Vickery (L) and Maureen McCormick sit in on the turquoise sofa in front of the Laguna Beach topography piece that Dan put together using the home's original wood for Greg and Liz's newly renovated living room, as seen on HGTV's Frozen in Time. (portrait)

Listen in as Mike and Kat talk with Maureen McCormick (of Brady Bunch fame) and designer Dan Vickery about their new show Frozen in Time. On the show, Maureen and Dan overhaul homes that were built in the 1950s through the 1980s and are stuck in a time warp. Dan takes care of the construction and design side of the renovation while Maureen decorates with decade-specific pieces to give the homes a refreshed look with a nod to their original era.

Before and After Show-Off 00:54

Dan and Maureen show off a before and after transformation.

Always full of great questions, Mike and Kat ask Maureen about her favorite decade for design. She replies, “I like every decade. Every house you walk into has a story and I feel it every time I walk in the door. I have a real appreciation for every style.”

Then Mike and Kat ask Dan when designers of tomorrow look back at today, what will they say about current design styles. Dan says, “They’re going to wonder where all the color is. Every house these days is black and white, I love a neutral palette … but I think people need to dive back into color.”

Defend the Trend: Is Mid-Mod Still on Trend?

In our Defend the Trend segment of the podcast, Kat and Mike ask Maureen and Dan if they think midcentury modern decor is on its way out. Both agree that the iconic style is here to stay. Maureen explains, “everything comes and goes, but there are certain classics that don’t go out of style — and that time period was a classic; it was sexy, sleek and cool.”

HGTV to the Rescue

A listener writes in and asks if wall-to-wall carpeting is ever okay. Designer Orlando Soria, host of HGTV’s Build Me Up eases her fears and also gives her other flooring ideas.

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