Season 5, Episode 13

Your Room's Underwear is Showing, but a Mega Den Will Dress You Up in Style

The Mehlbergers' rec room is guilty of Anitra's Number One design faux pas: exposed TV wires and cables everywhere! That's just the jump-off point for a total redesign that will bring swanky style to this forgotten room in their house. Anitra and the Mega Dens team construct an ambitious walnut entertainment center, with matching bookshelves, that will be recessed into the wall cleverly hiding all cables and wires in an accessible hallway behind. Lauren is put in charge of stripping away old layers of brown paint from an antique biscuit-making cabinet once owned by her grandmother only to have Anitra repurpose it as the workcenter of a brand new craft and sewing station hidden away in an unused closet. Steve rolls up his sleeves and helps build his new bar, getting hands-on with both the framing and the decorative finish detail. An intricate door panel becomes the front of the bar, with back bar storage and tall cabinets to match. The stone fireplace gets a new mantel, a chunk of live-edge tree pulled straight from Joey's own yard! And Anitra has a bright idea for reusing a collection of old crystal decanters that were collecting dust, she lops off the bottoms and turns them into hanging light pendants for over the bar! Add in a secret hideaway spot for the Mehlberger boys to hang out, read, and draw on the walls and this Mega Den easily turns the room no one ever used into the space no one will ever want to leave.
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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.

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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.

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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