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Outdated Family Room

Carter Oosterhouse uses bamboo plywood to build an entertainment center and a mantel cover.

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Photo 1 of 5The family spends most of their time in this room, but the space doesn't feel comfortable. Even though they brought their old furniture with them, the room still feels like it belongs to the previous owners.

Before: Doesn't Feel Like Home(1 of 5)

Jill and Frank Roberson and their two children recently relocated to Denver from Atlanta –– leaving behind a beautiful home they had painstakingly renovated to reflect their modern style. Their new house is anything but beautiful and they’re embarrassed to show guests the dated family room. Carter can turn this dreary, outdated, brown room into a colorful, contemporary place to hang out and entertain.

Next Photo: After: Comfy and Retro