Wisconsin couple Lori and Cory have their heart set on purchasing a vacation home in the Hollywood Hills. Lori is hoping for something with a beachy feel, while her husband Cory is more interested in a mid-century modern style house. They are eager to do renovation, which is a good thing since the place they purchase needs a total overhaul. However, they quickly realize that managing a whole house renovation from across the country is easier said than done. And even though living in another state has its challenges, watch as they transform the space into the vacation home of their dreams.
Thousand Oaks, California couple Matthew Chrstina are ready to upgrade from condo living and get more space for themselves and their four young daughters. Christina grew up in Texas and wants a big home that looks like it came from the pages of a design catalogue. Matthew prefers a California ranch style home with some bohemian character. Since their styles differ so drastically, finding a house that suits both of their tastes is not a small task. Once they agree on a home, Matthew and Christina immediately begin updates in just about every room, but their main project space is the master suite. They've never had one to themselves, and they make it a priority to create an oasis that is just for them.
Married couple Fiona and Alex are ready to sell their condo and upgrade to a single family home. Fiona has her heart set on a place with charm and character, while Alex wants a clean and modern space. Since their styles differ so drastically, finding a house that suits both of their tastes is a tall order. Complicating matters is that Alex wants to keep renovation to a minimum, while his wife is eager to get her hands dirty with construction. Once they purchase a place, Fiona convinces Alex that a renovation is in order, and they immediately embark upon redoing the back half of the house, including a total overhaul of the master suite and guest bathroom. Watch as this young couple turns an outdated space into a perfect blend of her charm and his modern style.
With the birth of their first baby, Sarah and Skye have outgrown their current Mar Vista, CA home. They both love Spanish style and are looking for a place they can fully customize. Having renovated their current home themselves, they prefer if their new house needs a little work so the can make it their own. Once they purchase a place, the two embark upon an extensive and total re-do of the house. With renovation comes stress, and for Sarah and Skye the biggest problem is timeline: they can't list their current home for sale until the new one is complete and they can move into it. But when you're doing a whole house makeover, that is easier said than done! In spite of the time crunch, watch as the house transforms into a chic and dramatic mediterranean showcase home.
Engaged couple Ron and Gwen are looking to buy their first house together. Gwen is hoping for a ranch style home with vivid pops of color, while Ron prefers the Cape Cod look from his childhood on the East Coast. He also wants the space to be sleek and modern. Once they purchase a place, the two tackle updating it to their own styles. They quickly realize that between planning a wedding and renovations, managing stress levels can be a challenge. Luckily, Ron's parents lends a helping hand with the work as they undertake improving the master, backyard, dining room, and living room. Watch as this young couple turns their outdated space into something they're proud to call their first home together.
A California couple attempt to find a home that features vintage charm.