Designer Emily Henderson of Secrets From a Stylist chose a concrete fireplace surround for a rustic look. She hung a Cub Scout diagram above the fireplace and chose an ocean blue color for a nautical look.
The designers at b+g design created the illusion of more space by stretching the fireplace from one wall to the other. A Louise Nevelson sculpture conceals a flat-screen TV above the fireplace and adds a visual effect.
House Crashers host Josh Temple of installed a handmade tile fireplace surround that acts as the focal point of the new master suite. It's so intricate that it needs only a simple sunburst mirror to dress up the fireplace wall.
Instead of remodeling the fireplace, the designers at b+g design installed custom cabinetry for a completely remodeled look. They incorporated vibrant red accents to counterbalance the traditional architecture.
Designer Elizabeth Gordon incorporated cool blues and greens to mimic the adjacent garden. She replaced the fireplace surround with white marble to create a striking contrast with the home's Neo-Colonial architectural style.
It's a French flashback to the 30's and 40's when entertaining guests was done in impressive and luxurious parlors. Josh Temple enhances the usability of this living room and dining room by creating two sophisticated areas. First, for the living room, is an inviting cinematic sitting space featuring a fireplace accentuated by thin brick veneer and a 60-inch TV, art deco niches with a vertical aquarium backdrop, and chesterfield seating. For the dining room, there's a banquette built into a pony wall with ironwork detailing, a bar cabinet and draft tower unified with tile en pointe and sculptural spindles, a reclaimed table made from original flooring, and a hand painted silhouette of a French 75 field cannon.
An ugly old kitchen with broken countertops, outdated cabinets and floor that is falling apart gets completely blown up into a bright modern space. The kitchen is transformed with new cabinets and concrete countertops, a custom island with butcher block countertops and live edge walnut bar. Plus, a small nook gets a funky door wall treatment and custom seating to create a unique eating space.
Master Crasher Josh Temple goes all in to give the parents of young kids two distinct adults-only living spaces. Dad's quest for a sports-centered bar is met with a wine barrel keg wall, a custom poker table for six, stadium suite seating to watch the big game, durable bamboo flooring, and hexagon storage shelves to stash away the gaming supplies. Mom's peaceful reading lounge is separated by three floor to ceiling panels of glass, and features a hypnotic rain curtain water feature to drown out the sounds of the raucous guys.
Comfortable with DIY projects, these homeowners faced a challenge with their oddly shaped breakfast nook. The small space was a magnet for junk and unsuitable for entertaining. With room to expand to the outside, new French doors open out onto a new teak deck. A wine bar gets built with custom cabinetry and granite with a butcher block and marble cheeseboard. A travertine tile floor and wine barrel inspired wall treatments top off this crash.
Tony and Melissa have a cramped kitchen that is sandwiched between an awkward dining area and a funky den with outdated fireplace. They'd like an open concept kitchen with storage, an island and a bar, and Josh rises to the challenge. He removes the wall between the kitchen and den, opening the space up and providing lots of natural light. He extends the new quartz countertop into the den space providing room for a breakfast bar, and he reworks the fireplace with ledge stone and a reclaimed timber mantel. He removes the awkward uppers and weird peninsula opening up the space between the kitchen and dining area, and adds a huge island with marble countertop. Finally, he creates a magnetic wall mounted pot rack and hidden bar for extra storage.
An outdated kitchen with 1970s cabinets, old tile countertops and fireplace that never gets used gets a complete facelift with custom cabinets, marble countertops and backsplash and all new appliances. Plus, the old fireplace is repurposed into a stone niche with a wine barrel countertop. And to take things to another level, a unique table is made from a vintage door.
Josh Temple and his team turn a dark dungeon of a basement into the ultimate DJ Lounge. A new bar and DJ station are the centerpiece of this design with concrete countertops, brick veneer, and new big screen TV. Sleek flooring and resin pocket doors play up the cool vibes along with one-of-a-kind record boxes that spell out the word 'House'. A new lounge area with a light up wall art piece is the perfect place for friends to sit back and listen to stylish beats. Light up posts and custom glass pendants round out this design for the perfect party spot to dance till the wee hours of the morning.
A cramped and outdated kitchen gets one major transformation. What was once tile counters, broken appliances and ugly cabinets is now an open kitchen with a bright blue hood, blue glass tile backsplash, marble countertops and all new appliances. Plus, a custom wine cubby, a one of a kind bar and a sleek island give this kitchen a personal touch.
When a large garage becomes the dumping ground for decade-old wedding mementos and VHS-era electronics, Josh Temple comes to the rescue to turn a ton of trash into a tropical treasure. There's storage space aplenty in the new space with three bookcases. The lounge area brings a hint of Morocco on a tiled wall featuring recessed bar shelves made of rich hardwoods, and a tiled bar built on casters and topped with a frosted acrylic waterfall edge counter. Nearby, the entertainment center boasts a 60-inch TV inside oversized hardwood shelves, and a seating area bordered by a wall of shutters to hide the new roll up garage door from view.
Josh and the House Crashers crew take on three rooms at one time including a kitchen, sunroom and a lounge. The crash starts with ripping out kitchen cabinets and smashing sliding doors. The renovation continues with a new ten foot triple sliding door, gray laminate flooring, and refinished cabinets. The custom touches include a full bar with walnut countertop, gigantic communal table and a repurposed rolling cart converted into a rolling coffee station. In the end this LA couple is ecstatic over the three rooms in the final reveal.
Dreams of an inviting, sumptuous bedroom come true for Blair and Jennifer as House Crashers reinvents a forgotten storage room. Josh and the team deliver with an oversized sleep space with plenty of storage, a library sitting area and a clean-burning fireplace.
Josh Temple and the crew take on three separate spaces for one very cool couple. They first tackle a cramped guesthouse and give it some casita style with a solid walnut bed. Then they give the outdoor shower an overhaul with a privacy wall, floating bench and an overhead showerhead. Lastly, the courtyard gets an oversized concrete bench, a fire pit and a mahogany awning to tie the entire space together.
The living and dining rooms at the Blog Cabin 2016 get the ultimate remodel. A blank slate is customized with a fish tank room divider encompassed by wooden scales that resemble a fish. A live-edge dining table is enhanced with a green epoxy treatment and topped with glass. Plus, a one-of-a-kind coffee table gets built from several different cutouts and then burned to create an art piece.