There's only one word to describe Marilyn and Pete Kopf's bathroom ... mismatched! The floor, walls and ceiling are all uneven, the lights over the outdated vanity aren't centered with the mirror, and to top it all off there are several shades of green tile on the walls and floor. Nothing's level, nothing's centered, and absolutely nothing matches! Designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle are up for the challenge, as they transform this mismatched mess into a contemporary space with beautiful art-deco accents.
You know when you can get a pizza delivered through your bathroom window, you've got a problem! Susan and Michael Angulo's large bathroom window is adjacent to the front door of their house! What's more, their growing familybaby No. 2 is on the wayalso has to deal with an ugly pink and green color scheme, a really poor layout, no electrical outlets and a complete lack of storage. Designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle intend to tackle these problems by creating one cohesive space with beautiful hues and a smaller window that is more appropriate for a bathroom.
Tanya and Brian Clark have a very cramped bathroom. For starters, the toilet faces their standup shower, leaving virtually no legroom. To add insult to injury, there are more than a dozen shades of purple tile, a broken-down tub, a monster-size vanity and no real storage space. Designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle set out to give this room the flow it so desperately needs, along with a clean color palette and some interesting Asian influences.
What happens when your bathroom has no ceiling, no real floor and only half a wall? Just ask Philadelphia radio personality Casey Foster and his wife, Diane they live with this shell of a bathroom every day. The couple's second bathroom is in their basement, and they've never actually used it because it's completely dysfunctional. Designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle set out to get this bathroom up and running and provide the Fosters with an elegant, high-tech room that really matches their personality.
There's really no other way to describe this boggy bath than to compare it to a swamp, and the cattail wallpaper certainly doesn't help! Marisa and Bill Regan have had it with the outdated decor, funky oversize vanity, gross dropped ceiling and lack of storage. Designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle want to give the space a Zen-like feel with things like a beautiful new vanity, white fixtures and textured floor tile.
Tracy and David think their leaky, cracked, rusty bathroom belongs in a museum. Their 75-year-old Depression-era relic has beautiful architectural detail, but that's where the good news stops. The bathroom also features lavender-pink tile, nonfunctioning leaky sink, tiny shower stall, old cast-iron tub, and a floor so old they covered it with wall-to-wall carpeting and throw rugs a huge no-no in bathrooms. They are fed up and turn to our team of experts for help. Designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle go through a new design plan with Tracy and David, making sure to keep the room's layout intact.
Blanche and her daughter Wynnie have been sentenced to life in a prison bathroom for a crime they did not commit! With metal bars on the shower, an industrial toilet and a shower you'd find in solitary confinement, this tiny bathroom is just begging for a pardon from designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle. Since both mother and daughter are actresses, Krista wants to give this room some Hollywood glam.
Sometimes in fashion and design, certain trends make comebacks. For example, '70s-style bell-bottom jeans and feathered hair re-emerged a few years ago. Unfortunately for Karen and Caesar Desiato, their laminate-laden bathroom designed by his aunt in 1969 is never coming back! Nearly every square inch is covered in green, blue and white laminate in various patterns! Designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle sign on to transform this outdated bath into a warm modern cottage that this couple can call their own.
Marnie and Jeff love the great outdoors as much as the next guy, but this couple has officially drawn the line at their indoor outhouse! That's right, these city dwellers have a beautiful, modern home, with the exception of their all raw-pine-covered bathroom. From floor to ceiling it's all raw wood, all the time. Marnie even gets splinters on a daily basis! Designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle sign up to kick the outhouse to the curb and replace it with a contemporary designer-style space.
There's nothing quite as exhilarating as riding the slopes all day and then soaking in a hot tub at night in a rustic ski lodge. Sarra and Mike Latendorf have the perfect bathroom for the mountains of Colorado, but it's too bad they live at the beach in New Jersey! The shellacked wooden walls, sizzling heat lamps, unforgiving mirrors and gigantic hot tub prove that this bathroom is severely out of place. Designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle attempt to bring this space back to the beach.
Who says you can't go home again? Chip Finney and wife Stacey moved into his childhood home that his father had converted into apartments for college kids. The conversion left some pretty interesting spaces like a bathroom that used to be a pantry! Between a hidden window, lopsided linoleum and mysterious pipes that go nowhere, this bathroom needs some serious help. Designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle sign on to take this blasé bathroom into a bold Brazilian-style bath.
You know the old expression, if you don't have anything nice to say, you shouldn't say anything at all? Well, that's exactly the way Jessica and Jason Abel feel about their oh-so-bright bathroom. Between the pink and brown color scheme, psychedelic tin-foil wallpaper and crazy shower setup, this bad bathroom is an assault on the senses! Designer Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle set out to transform this tacky bathroom into a more modern one by combining traditional elements with modern accents.
Sandi and Dave Gibson have three kids ranging from ages 8 to 1, so their lives are more about naps and hockey practice than loud music and all-night parties. That's where there 1970s bathroom comes in. The huge 12 x 20-foot space was some bachelor's dream back in the day, complete with a gigantic tub covered in orange and brown tile, a large steam shower, mirrors and crazy lighting everywhere, all surrounded by dark brown pecky cyprus wood paneling. Enter designer guru Krista Watterworth and carpenter Steven Whittle, who set out to implement an earthy palette with a contemporary twist.
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