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Blue and White Kitchen

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Turquoise Kitchen Cabints

Lime Green Countertops

Brown Kitchen with Backsplash

Modern Gray and White Kitchen

Pops of Blue

Gray and Tan Kitchen

Gray Sleek Cabinets

Fire Pit Kitchen

Meet the Host

Alison Victoria

Interior designer Alison Victoria began designing at the ripe age of 10 when she asked her mom if she could tackle the basement in their new house.

About the show

Weekend warriors across the country get more than they bargained for when they run into designer Alison Victoria and her Kitchen Crashers at the home improvement store. Homeowners hand over the keys, and what started as a simple shopping trip turns into the coolest kitchen on the block, when Alison and her crew make a total transformation from so-so to showstopper.
Season 5, Episode 10

Wall of Wood Kitchen

Alison and the Kitchen Crashers crew have their work cut out for them in a creepy, old kitchen with nine foot ceilings. The job begins with the complete demo of everything except a few pieces of wallpaper. Then the new stuff starts flying in like wood flooring, white cabinets, paper countertops and an amazing wood wall covering that literally covers every inch of an enormous nine foot tall wall. Then appliances, and all new lighting are added and a few custom touches like trays using the old wallpaper, a step stool, and a hidden vegetable drawer. When this kitchen is finally revealed, the homeowners are speechless with gratitude.

Sunday
Mar 15
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 11

Just Enough Bling Kitchen

Alison has her work cut out for her when she sees Barb and Jenny's cramped and outdated kitchen that's bursting with cherry-themed decor. To bring the mother and daughter into the 21st century, Alison creates an open feel by removing the peninsula and adding lighting in the ceiling and cabinets. She gives Barb the bling she was looking for with a new glass drop chandelier, glass mosaic backsplash, stainless appliances, and more. For another elegant touch, Alison and Barb create a unique accent wall using wood and mirrored tile. To finish the space, Alison gets rid of the tiny table and designs a spacious custom dining nook and gorgeous round pedestal table with a silver-leafed top, providing plenty of room for all of their guests to kick back and relax in style. The new floor plan, along with the classy wine bar and built-in TV, give Barb and Jenny the perfect entertaining space they've always wanted.

Sunday
Mar 15
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 1

Glowing Countertop Kitchen

Alison sets out to turn a mismatched kitchen that's falling apart into a sleek and sophisticated kitchen and dining space that looks like a million bucks. She starts by taking out a useless pony wall to open the kitchen into the dining room and re-designing the layout to create the perfect kitchen work triangle with appliances and cabinetry in optimal locations. Next, she takes on the ugly, cracking, pink and white tile flooring and replaces it with a neutral travertine tile. The dining area is made functional and spa-like with the addition of a DIY custom-built floating bench and light fixture made of coffee filters. Alison replaces the couple's rickety wine cart with a state-of-the-art wine fridge and DIY wine rack, creating an entire wall space for wine storage. And to compliment the espresso horizontal grain cabinets, onyx countertops and backsplash that light up and WOW thanks to built-in LED lighting.

Monday
Mar 16
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 8

Atomic Green Retro Kitchen

This kitchen is so old the ceiling is literally falling down. Alison updates the space to match the homeowner's retro atomic vibe. This kitchen comes alive with high gloss white cabinets, vintage diamond shaped backsplash in green and gold, and apple martini green countertops. To add to the design, Alison builds a custom retro kidney shaped table in black walnut with vintage gold legs and shelving system from chrome pipes.

Monday
Jun 8
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 8, Episode 12

Flaming Table Kitchen

Alison and the Kitchen Crashers crew tackle a section of real estate reserved solely for the family dog to do his business. This outdoor kitchen begins with a new door to access the space. All of the necessities required for a kitchen are brought in including marine grade cabinets, stone countertops, outdoor appliances and freshly painted furniture. Next Alison coaches the homeowners through three innovative custom projects: two dressers turned into planters, a fire table made from junk the homeowners wanted to throw away, and an herb garden made from recycled palettes.

Tuesday
Jun 9
2am | 1c
Season 8, Episode 12

Flaming Table Kitchen

Alison and the Kitchen Crashers crew tackle a section of real estate reserved solely for the family dog to do his business. This outdoor kitchen begins with a new door to access the space. All of the necessities required for a kitchen are brought in including marine grade cabinets, stone countertops, outdoor appliances and freshly painted furniture. Next Alison coaches the homeowners through three innovative custom projects: two dressers turned into planters, a fire table made from junk the homeowners wanted to throw away, and an herb garden made from recycled palettes.

Monday
Jun 15
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 7, Episode 3

Mid Century Modern Kitchen

A dark and outdated kitchen is gutted and opened up into a Mid Century Modern space! In just three days the kitchen is completely transformed with brand new hardwood floors, all new cabinets, bright backsplash, banquette seating and a custom walnut dining table. Plus, an island faced with gypsum tiles takes center stage and is completed with walnut stools made with seat belts!

Monday
Aug 3
4pm | 3c
Season 6, Episode 4

Several Shades of Green kitchen

Alison and company completely renovate an old, drab kitchen which is separated from the living room by a weird half wall. Once that is knocked out of the way, the renovation begins with new cabinets and truly amazing soapstone countertops with an under mount sink. The green touches begin with a backsplash which resembles green pennies and completely covers most of the walls. New appliances, lighting, and large open shelving add tons of space and beauty. Next, custom projects like a beaded light fixture, a magnetic chalkboard and a faux front storage drawer add the final one of a kind details.

Monday
Nov 2
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 5

Caffeinated Kitchen

Alison has her hands full with this cramped kitchen that doesn't match the rest of the house. To start, she moves everything, taking down the wall between the dining room and kitchen, removing a small window, minimizing the large window and moving the sink to face the backyard. Once the layout is in better shape, Alison gets going on the finishes, selecting gray cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and a large white farm sink. A wood accent piece is added to the peninsula to give it the feel of a furniture piece and a DIY rope shelf carries the wood finishes onto the wall. Just when this kitchen seems to have it all, Alison goes even further, taking the old pantry and turning it into a cozy coffee bar.

Monday
Nov 2
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 6, Episode 2

Below Zero Frozen Tundra Kitchen

Alison and company find a contractor and his wife who are desperate for a new kitchen. Along with the crash came a freezing winter storm and tons of snow, but that didn't stop the work. Over the course of three days this space goes from dated and lifeless to stunning. After the cabinets are torn out, a new window is cut though a brick wall, new cabinets and two types of countertops are added along with new paint and lighting. Custom touches like a ladder pot rack, painted rug, and knife rack with hidden magnets finish out this beautiful new space that leaves both homeowners amazed.

Monday
Nov 16
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 8, Episode 1

Vegas Cabana Kitchen

Alison and the Kitchen Crashers crew tackle an outdoor kitchen that starts with absolutely nothing. This Las Vegas home has an enormous back yard that Alison re-imagines with a hotel styled cabana kitchen at its hub. The transformation begins with new pavers, outdoor cabinetry, and an enormous shade structure with his and her sides and an outdoor TV. Other custom touches include a swinging day bed, wine barrel stave shelving, a carry along beer caddy, a folding truck-bed bench, outdoor wine bar and beer tap, plus desert friendly plants throughout the new space.

Saturday
Jan 2
7am | 6c
Season 8, Episode 9

Splashy Blue Kitchen

Alison and the Kitchen Crashers crew tackle a small kitchen that is completely separated from the main room by a countertop. Starting with new flooring and cabinets this space gets transformed into a sleek, stylish kitchen with accents more commonly seen in big city lofts. Beautiful white countertops are added before the custom pieces are added in like a butcher block counter with a waterfall edge, art storage cabinet with sliding blue door, and a quick and easy charging station to fit above the electrical outlets. When this crash is done both homeowners feel as if they are living in someone else's house.

Saturday
Jan 2
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 2

Bringing Black Back

Alison is stuck within the footprint of Maria and Matt's galley kitchen, so rather than fight the space, she pumps up the creativity and changes up the layout. First, she shortens a large window and moves the sink underneath to maximize countertop and cabinet space. After the soffits are out, ceiling height light sage-colored cabinetry comes in to compliment whitewashed laminate flooring and marbled black, cream and white granite countertops. Next up, smudge-proof black appliances including a double oven, cooktop, counter-depth refrigerator and stylish hood. To keep up with the black accents, Alison installs a heavy-duty black granite sink, faucet and sleek cabinet hardware. On the DIY side, Alison and the homeowners construct a mudroom with a custom boot tray to give this family more space and a vertical succulent piece and herb garden to bring nature indoors.

Tuesday
Mar 15
3am | 2c

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