Season 5, Episode 1

A Suburban Family Gets Their Big-City Edge Back with a Loft-Like Mega Den

Steve and Heidi Hausler used to live the big-city lifestyle in an intown loft, but moving to the suburbs and having a family has dulled their metropolitan edge. Anitra and the Mega Dens team will help them get their groove back in a new space loaded with loft-like details. The carpet comes up to expose the concrete floor but Anitra wants to make the rest of the cul-de-sac green with envy by staining the slab a sick shade of green that screams industrial chic, then stenciling on subtle accents that call to mind an old over-dyed carpet. Using the family's collection of mismatched dressers and cabinets and then adding a few secondhand store finds, she plans a furniture collage for an unused nook that will become wicked wine storage. Steve and Heidi get busy with pieces of a smoking hot ceiling treatment- a combination of artificially-aged wood and sleek metal beams that create a cool coffered look. Custom pieces complete the vibe, including a walk-up bar with a one-of-a-kind exotic wood top, repurposed school lockers that get a hot new hue, a storage bench upholstered with funky floor rugs, and a century-old Asian antique that has to be completely dismantled before being resurrected as a sweet entertainment center that's the perfect blend of old-school cool and big-city bad.
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Contemporary Den with Hardwood Brown Floors

A den with hardwood brown floors is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Black and Gray Den with Brick Fireplace

A black and gray den with a white brick fireplace is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Traditional Den with a Silver Chandelier

A traditional den with a silver chandelier and matching curtains is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Baseball Themed Den with Functional Bar

By transforming a wall into a functional bar and updating the paint, cladding walls with wood and adding unique furniture, Mecadon created a sophisticated baseball themed den for the whole family.

Photo By: Jessica McGowan/ Getty

Contemporary Den with a Green Sectiomnal

A contemporary den with a green sectional and wood coffee table is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Front Door Turned Coffee Table

An old door finds new life as a coffee table. The rustic finish is perfect for a family room -- you can put your feet up, spill soda on it, not use your coaster – it doesn’t matter – it'll all add to the natural, rich patina.

Brown Rustic Den with Movie Area

The attic is now a family friendly living space that is complete with a custom bar, dance floor, red painted wood chandeliers, old wood door wall, games and a movie area, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Photo By: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

Rustic Den with a Black Leather Sectional

A rustic den with a black leather sectional is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Rustic Den with Red Painted Wood Chandeliers

The attic is now a family friendly living space that is complete with a dance floor, red painted wood chandeliers, games and a movie area, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Photo By: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

Brown Traditional Den with a Black Banquette

A traditional den with a wood table and a black banquette is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

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