On this special episode of Kitchen Impossible, Marc Bartolomeo tackles the kitchen of the Blog Cabin with the help of host John DeSilvia. In the process, he'll show you everything you need to do to complete a previously drywalled kitchen in just four days. From the usual fare like the putting up the cabinets and installing the appliances to the extraordinary like creating a beadboard ceiling and constructing a rustic wine rack, no tip is left untold!
The Shellenbergers are very family oriented especially in the kitchen. They are constantly cooking and baking together. As the couples three daughters start taking over in the kitchen, Hank is ready to do whatever it takes to provide his family with a more organized baker's kitchen. With the help of Marc Bartolomeo, they reface the staircase leading into the attic, build a radiator cover out of stone, and provide plenty of storage for their appliances including a double over and their mixer.
Courtney and Cameron are sisters who absolutely love to entertain their guests.Unfortunately the lack of space inhibits the amount of people they would like to entertain. Marc Bartolomeo arrives to help these sisters create their own house party. After they open the wall between the kitchen and living room to be spacious, they repurpose the ceiling beams, make a butcher block out of scratch, and install in-ceiling speaker.
Clayton & Sherise purchased their first home together 10 years ago because they loved the brick fireplace between the kitchen and dining room making that their main focal point around the entire renovation of their home. After redoing their living room, they decided to finally tackle the kitchen renovation. The Beales are so desperate that they have finally turned to Mark Bartolomeo for help. Will Marc be able to turn this dysfunctional kitchen around while working around this fireplace?
Bill & Krista moved into their home four years ago with their three children with dreams of doing all renovations themselves. The first room in the house they wanted to tackle was the kitchen but.. Even the kitchen was small the bigger problem was the concrete underneath the floor. After trying to fix a few things in the kitchen only to find out it would counteract with another problem. They have finally decided to give up and turn to Marc Bartolomeo for help and work around this concrete by giving the Russells a brand new kitchen.
The Shanks have gone through many trials and tribulations to renovate their kitchen and dining room with as little money as possible. With Peters carpentry talent he has made the rest of the house have more of a country feel. Will Peter with the help of Marc Bartolomeo work as a team and tackle this dilapidated space and turn it into the kitchen of their dreams.
Jen and Don Neely are in desperate need of not only a kitchen makeover, but a complete overhaul! With an undersized kitchen situated next to an unused den, Marc sketches up a plan that is sure to utilize the potential of both rooms! Along the way, the ceiling is vaulted, double ovens are installed, and bench seating is created to help produce the Neely's dream kitchen
Claire & Ryan DeCurtis moved into their "new" 1970s home a few months ago & immediately started working on it. The DeCurtis began ripping wall down, wires and anything they could possibly get their hands on. Before they knew it , the DeCurtis' were in over their heads with their renovation. Now that most of all the dirty work is done Mark Bartolomeo will step in and turn this construction zone into a beautiful spacious kitchen. They will add a cool hopscotch floor pattern and unique Egyptian glass backsplash bringing their kitchen up to date
Theresa and Bill Stickney have way too tiny of a kitchen for their large family. Plus, their 100-year-old house came fully stocked with bicentennial wallpaper, an outdated floor and a dilapidated ceiling. Host Marc Bartolomeo decides that in order to give the Stickneys the large space they have always dreamed of, the wall separating the kitchen and dining room needs to come down. This family will end up with a roomy new layout and a beautifully updated living space that they all can enjoy.
Chris and Gina Hill enjoy cooking together as a family but they are at their wits end trying to figure how to gain more space in their cramped kitchen. They have used every room in the house including the garage for storage space. Will Marc Bartolomeo be able to give the Hills a more spacious kitchen so that cooking will be more enjoyable.
Robert and Kimberly Young purchased their beautiful but outdated home four years ago with plans of renovating the kitchen as their first priority. They have always dreamt of having a Tuscan style kitchen and have turned to Marc Bartolomeo for help. Marc will show the Youngs how to remove soffits and rerout the ductwork. They will finish it off with a Venetian plaster archway giving it a true Tuscan-style accent wall.
The Catenas have been living in their home with their twin boys for ten years and have managed to tackle every room in the house but the kitchen. After many attempts to make repairs to their kitchen, the Catena's are trying to keep the kitchen from literally falling at the seams. They will knock down the wall gaining access to their living room while also gaining storage space.
The Kotzkers purchased their home from Dari's parents four months ago with anticipation of renovating their 1980s kitchen. While growing up, Dari has many fond memories, especially in the kitchen . With Marc Bartolomeo help the Kotzkers will start their own memories as a growing family in a brand-new kitchen.