Interior designer Grace Mitchell and her team combine unexpected personal elements, shocking wallpaper and even a windmill to turn Trista and Mark's Fort Worth house into a home that tells their story in a touching and uniquely personal way. Grace and her crew have their work cut out for them with a house that needs a new roof, front door and siding and has a massive living room, a tiny kitchen and a lifeless entryway. Grace turns a book about Mark's ancestors, who founded Abilene, Texas, into the centerpiece of the new design, and she incorporates Trista's love of gardening and cooking with a bright green backsplash, custom artwork and bright, picnic-themed wallpaper.
A couple that shares a bathroom with their young daughter calls on Grace Mitchell and her crew to renovate their Colonial and give them a master suite. Grace incorporates his background as a fifth-generation banker and her love of monograms into her design, and gives their daughter a bathroom to call her own.
Grace Mitchell and her team tackle a family's Victorian home with layout problems and a complete lack of personality. She uses the couple's passions for cooking and gardening to give them a kitchen overflowing with history, and reorganizes the upstairs footprint to give their daughter a unique bedroom.
Grace Mitchell uses a couple's courtship as inspiration as she transforms a dated 1960s home. Her signature design touches include personalized wallpaper and a custom backsplash sign that highlights their love for one another and their rich family history.
Grace Mitchell and her team transform a cramped cottage into a bright, welcoming celebration of family and hope. She drastically changes the look and flow of the home with a two-sided fireplace and shows everyone has a place at the dining room table with a wall of plates. A surprise family heirloom in the center of the new design makes this Fort Worth abode truly a home for hope.
Grace and her team are tasked with finding more space for a couple whose home doesn't fit their deep love of cooking and entertaining. The sitting room is converted into a dining room and a "Party Pantry" is created with 3D wallpaper and a wall full of utensils. The showstopper, however, is a project Mr. Charlie tackles on the dining room ceiling that honors the couple's family and leaves Grace in tears even before the homeowners have seen it.
Grace Mitchell meets a couple who recently purchased a midcentury modern lake house with a rich history but in desperate need of some work. She begins by creating a unique kitchen backsplash made from the wood of a basketball court as a tribute to where the couple first met before giving Mr. Charlie the hefty task of hanging custom canoe light holders from the 16-foot ceilings. The exterior of the home also gets an entire revamp that turns the formerly decrepit party house into a family home rich with the couple's love for each other and for the water.
Grace Mitchell has decided to give back to a couple that has dedicated their lives to selflessly helping others and raising up the next generation. In just six weeks, Grace and her team update the very pink home by opening up the kitchen, transforming the upstairs sunroom into an outdoor deck packed with the family's cultural history and adding a variety of custom details that turn the home into a paradise for the two educators. Finally, Grace has a surprise in store for the homeowners that symbolizes the family's new beginning.
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