Season 5, Episode 8

Turning Carol's Shrine into a Sanctuary for Kitty and Chris

Kitty lives in the same home she grew up in, but it still stands the way her mom left it! No furniture has been moved, nothing has been altered, only one coat of (the same color) paint in over thirty years! The home has become a shrine to Kitty's mom instead of the sanctuary it should be for her and her boyfriend Chris. Anitra to the rescue! Old paneling, faded carpet, rotted subfloor, and inadequate floor joists make way for a hip, hot hangout that's more fitting with Kitty and Chris's style. Intricate molding dresses up a huge wall to get the update party started. Then Kitty tackles an out-of-code spiral staircase, learning to weld steel safety rods onto the banisters. After they dismantle a dangerous catwalk, Chris helps construct a new system that offers great overlook views while eliminating the potential for a fall. And since this home has history for Kitty, Anitra honors it big-time. The old floor joists become a banging new dining table, which is set back into a corner with custom bench seating that offers much needed storage underneath. The team transforms a sideboard into a low-slung media console, and manhandles a 500-pound solid teak tree stump into a one-of-a-kind rolling coffee table. Even Lily the dog feels the love as her crate gets dressed up with scrap wood to tie it into the finished Mega Den, one that pays homage to Kitty's amazing mom, while providing an amazing place for Kitty and Chris to call their own.
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Brown Rustic Den with Bar and Wine Fridge

A den with a wood bar and wine fridge 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 Hardwood Brown Floors

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

Desk Area with Blue Shelves and Hardwood Brown Floors

A contemporary den with a desk area with blue shelves is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Eclectic and Colorful Den with a Wooden Bar

A large den with a pool table and neutral wood bar is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

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.

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.

Eclectic Den with a Pool Table

An eclectic den with a pool table, wood bar and a black and white floor is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Den.

Contemporary Black Den with White Hanging Chairs

A den with two white hanging chairs and red curtains 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

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