An outdated 1970s family room is transformed into a gorgeous sophisticated living space. This is the story of a lovely lady who was busy raising a son of her own until one day; she met this fellow and his daughter who were all alone. Now the O'Kanes are living all together, but this blended family's den looks like something out of the Brady Bunch!
Mercy and Jimmy Ng moved their young family into a new suburban home 18 years ago. While their kids, Mel and Jon, have grown up and moved on; sadly, the master bedroom hasn't. Hosts Andrika Lawren and Emmanuel Belliveau are brought in to transform this outdated, multi-purpose suite into a spa-like oasis.
The Frydberg's sports-memorabilia laden living/dining room combo hasn't seen new furniture in 30 years. We revamp and revitalize this room into a sophisticated formal living and dining area that gets high marks for style.
A sleepy-looking master suite with stale decor is transformed into a serene and inviting space. Elaine and John Williamson have been married for 35 years and spent a lot of time working and raising their kids, leaving no time for decorating their master bedroom. The space has been left in a dated and confused state, drowning in faded elements and cluttered furnishings.
Widowed mom, Lisa, raised two kids, Sammy and Tracy, on her own. While Tracy married the boy next door and moved out, Sammy decided to stay put in the basement. It's time for Lisa to reclaim the space as her own. Hosts Andrika Lawren and Emmanuel Belliveau update this dark and dated space with a Tuscan-inspired design plan.
Sylvia and Bud gathered rocks, barn wood and bricks to build their perfect country-inspired family room—but that was 30 years ago! Now those natural elements are collecting dust in a space that the family no longer appreciates. Will a modern, gallery-inspired design bring this outdated "Okay Corral" into the 21st Century?
The Taffes' living room is full of old relics and unexplainable furnishings. Phyllis has always dreamed of a formal space, but Carlton won't throw anything away. They like to play it safe when it comes to design choices, but their daughters, Simone and Colleen, are ready to take a few risks and give the space a fresh new look.
Bill and Eva Novak have a living room full of junk that their daughters would like to see emptied into a dumpster! Bill has a passion for travel souvenirs while Eva has always dream of a space fit for a soap opera star. Hosts Andrika Lawren and Emmanuel Belliveau come up with a contemporary new design that combines both of their passions.
Don and Enid Coelho's basement is stuck in a 70s nightmare surrounded by wood paneling and shag carpeting. Their kids, Tiffany and Ryan, have decided it is time to spice up the space with some Moroccan flair.
Over the course of 40 years, the Gary and Wendy Patriquin have been busy taking care of their seven children as well as fostering 57 kids. However, in all this time they haven't managed to give themselves what their home really needs—an adult space where they can dine and gather as a family.
Over the course of a 40-year marriage, Joe and Delores have raised two beautiful daughters and one under-designed bedroom. With ceramic lampshades, frou-frou bedding and a chair completely covered in belts, who can sleep? Can they figure out what to do with those belts in a new design that proves to be a restful retreat that's as stylish as it is relaxing?
David and Mary have a kitchen best labeled a 'builder's special' from the original 1970's builder! With clunky brown appliances, original wallpaper and cabinetry and an early 1970's country-style kitchen table, is it even possible to update this room? Knowing Mom and Dad have traditional taste with a twist, can our designers and siblings, Kathy and Rob, create a chic design that says, "C'est magnifique!"?
Art gallery owners Wayne and Isabel Kelly live on a beautiful street in a quaint neighborhood. However, their kitchen doesn't exactly paint a pretty picture. Daughters Lisa and Alison want to give their parents an updated kitchen by getting rid of the mismatched appliances, overflowing cupboards and exposed wires.
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