Contractor and designer Chip Wade of replaced this family's dated brick fireplace with a metal surround for a sleek look.
The brick fireplace in this drab living room took over the space. The homeowners wanted something fresh and modern.
HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa wanted to add height to her living room, so she extended her fireplace mantel to the ceiling. She kept the mantel accessories to a minimum to open up the space, but she added a signature piece of art as a bold focal point.
HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa's living space wasn't a comfortable place to hang out because of the cramped space and outdated furniture.
This bedroom had no design element, including the bland fireplace.
Designer Emily Henderson of chose a concrete fireplace surround for a rustic look. She hung a Cub Scout diagram above the fireplace and chose an ocean blue color for a nautical look.
The homeowners wanted their fireplace to be a focal point in their living room, but the fireplace was too small. Nothing in the space coordinated, preventing it from having any design aesthetic.
The designers at created the illusion of more space by stretching the fireplace from one wall to the other. A Louise Nevelson sculpture conceals a flat-screen TV above the fireplace and adds a visual effect.
The white tile surround of HGTV fan katylady09's living room was straight from the '90s. Its all-white look did nothing for the neutral space.
HGTV fan katylady09 kept the space neutral, but she refreshed it with a contemporary tile fireplace surround and a sleek mantel.
HGTV fan fjames74 didn't know how to deal with the entire wall of brick in his living room. It made the space feel smaller and outdated.
White paint instantly adds a modern touch to RMS user HGTV fan fjames74's living room. The stainless steel fireplace surround enhances the contemporary look.
The homeowners wanted to turn their drab living space into the ultimate master suite. The outdated fireplace didn't blend with the design style they had in mind.
host Josh Temple of installed a handmade tile fireplace surround that acts as the focal point of the new master suite. It's so intricate that it needs only a simple sunburst mirror to dress up the fireplace wall.
The wall behind the fireplace was too bare and made the space feel uninviting.
Instead of remodeling the fireplace, the designers at installed custom cabinetry for a completely remodeled look. They incorporated vibrant red accents to counterbalance the traditional architecture.
The bulky brick fireplace surround made it difficult for HGTV fan Renovatrix to decorate her living space.
HGTV fan Renovatrix wanted an antique look, so she replaced the brick with an intricate mantel she found online. Bronze accents complete the traditional look.
The homeowners collected the furnishings in their living space over time, but nothing coordinated.
Designer incorporated cool blues and greens to mimic the adjacent garden. She replaced the fireplace surround with white marble to create a striking contrast with the home's Neo-Colonial architectural style.
An adventurous licensed contractor, Josh is confident to demolish and reconstruct both houses and landscapes.
A 400 square foot unused space gets transformed into a multi-purpose space complete with an office area, guest loft and an outdoor theater. Butcher block desk, cabinets and banquette seating take over an entire wall. The existing door gets replaced with a glass garage door that opens out onto a patio and theater area. A custom bar cart gets built out of kiln-dried lumber and topped with coins in a chevron pattern.
House Crashers takes it outside and transforms a blank boring yard into a modern outdoor living space to entertain! The outdoor space is filled with a custom pig roasting pit surrounded by benches and an outdoor kitchen with all new cabinets and a dimensional wood living wall. Plus, this outdoor space is topped off with a one of a kind redwood dining table, two all new decks and a bright putting green.
A basement stuck in the 1970s with red shag carpet covering an old bar, ugly arches and dark walls is transformed into a bar hang out and lounge area. One area of the room is dedicated to the bar, with a long table that lights up, a back bar with beer tap and a barn wood ceiling soffit. The other side of the room turns into a cozy hangout with a sectional, custom coffee table, huge TV and warm carpet to make the once cold basement a warm inviting space.
Josh Temple takes a garage being used as the family storage dump spot and blows it up into an elegant penthouse suite that is not only a space to sleep, its also a work space, rec room, gathering spot, and entertainment hub. Get ready for a voice recording corner outfitted with colorful acoustic tiles and sound gear, a bi-fold window overlooking the pool, desk space, a wall of floor-to-ceiling cabinets, a fold-down bed trimmed out in walnut and faced in upholstered panels, walnut nightstands with pull out cup holders, wallpaper and specialty painted art elements, a big screen TV, new glass entry door, and a custom game table with angle cut walnut legs.
Tony and Melissa have a cramped kitchen that is sandwiched between an awkward dining area and a funky den with outdated fireplace. They'd like an open concept kitchen with storage, an island and a bar, and Josh rises to the challenge. He removes the wall between the kitchen and den, opening the space up and providing lots of natural light. He extends the new quartz countertop into the den space providing room for a breakfast bar, and he reworks the fireplace with ledge stone and a reclaimed timber mantel. He removes the awkward uppers and weird peninsula opening up the space between the kitchen and dining area, and adds a huge island with marble countertop. Finally, he creates a magnetic wall mounted pot rack and hidden bar for extra storage.
A tiny bland kitchen with broken countertops and outdated cabinets is transformed into a sleek French country kitchen. The kitchen is opened up with a custom reclaimed wood island that houses a brand-new wine fridge and microwave door. Old outdated tile floors are replaced by a warm travertine stone. All new cabinets, appliances, countertops that look like leather and subway tile backsplash make this kitchen pop! Plus a custom hood and unique stools make this a one of a kind kitchen.
When a large garage becomes the dumping ground for decade-old wedding mementos and VHS-era electronics, Josh Temple comes to the rescue to turn a ton of trash into a tropical treasure. There's storage space aplenty in the new space with three bookcases. The lounge area brings a hint of Morocco on a tiled wall featuring recessed bar shelves made of rich hardwoods, and a tiled bar built on casters and topped with a frosted acrylic waterfall edge counter. Nearby, the entertainment center boasts a 60-inch TV inside oversized hardwood shelves, and a seating area bordered by a wall of shutters to hide the new roll up garage door from view.
Josh Temple and his team give these homeowners the best room in their house, and it just so happens to be outside. Staggered vintage windows hang from an A-frame pergola that sits atop a massive redwood deck. A custom made wood and metal couch fits perfectly in front of the new white brick fireplace to help with those chilly nights. Outdoor cooking is taken to a new level with a prep station skinned with tile and fitted with a new stainless steel BBQ. And to help round out this design are a reclaimed liquor cabinet, a huge dining table, and one of a kind lighting.
A cramped and outdated kitchen gets one major transformation. What was once tile counters, broken appliances and ugly cabinets is now an open kitchen with a bright blue hood, blue glass tile backsplash, marble countertops and all new appliances. Plus, a custom wine cubby, a one of a kind bar and a sleek island give this kitchen a personal touch.
Josh Temple and his team transform a dark, old kitchen into a bright, open kitchen. To start, Josh knocks down a wall to open the space in between the kitchen and living room. In its place goes a new peninsula with built in stools that play off of the homeowner's favorite kitchen table. Old dark cabinets are replaced with light cabinets embedded with glass. Limestone countertops and beautiful gray tile play off the gray tones in the kitchen and give it some contrast. And to round out this design, a special kitchen nook is built with banquet seating, one-of-a-kind table, and geometric lighting.
An outdated kitchen with brown countertops, old wallpaper, dated appliances and a funky window gets blown up into a high-end kitchen lodge retreat complete with all new appliances, brand new cabinets and countertops, open shelving against a ledge stone wall, a bi-fold window, custom copper wine rack and a one of a kind walnut light fixture. Plus, this kitchen bleeds into a living room that gets it's own makeover with a fireplace facelift, all new flooring and tons of furniture.
Everything that happens at Blog Cabin is all about going big so that no one ever wants to go home. Josh Temple and Chris Grundy take on two rooms located on the ground floor of this stunning lakeside retreat. In the media/entertainment room, the guys frame a projector screen with vintage suitcases, old speakers and radios. The nearby refreshment bar is topped with a zinc wrapped counter sanded down to mimic the sparkle of the Idaho Diamond stone fireplace in the next room. This living space features a rustic burnt cedar barn door, a floating bench made with repurposed framing material, a framed art wall made with a reclaimed 'for sale' sign from a nearby property, and a coffee table topped with the same beautiful stone found on the fireplace. Lakeside living in the Coeur d'Alene wilderness doesn't get any better!
A garage filled with junk, a broken garage door and just a plain dark space is brought to life for a fireman and his fiancé. To give these homeowners a man cave and a place to entertain, House Crashers brings in a sleek frosted glass garage door, a concrete bar and a bifold window to the outside. Plus, the team builds a custom work table made from walnut and a fire hose bench perfect for this fireman's man cave.
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