S1 E1 Celebrity interior designer Michelle Workman decides to take her glamorous style, and her family, to Chattanooga, Tennessee and explains how it's not nearly as crazy as it sounds.
Space Off hits the road to visit Kim and Penn Holderness at their home in Raleigh, NC. With viral video hits like “Xmas Jammies,” the family’s production company has outgrown its space in the basement of their house. They’ve invited the Space Off teams to design a family-friendly room that can also serve as a place to entertain guests. Watch as the family tries to decide which design suits them best!
Style expert Jeannie Mai despises her current “dungeon bathroom” so much that she simply refuses to use it. This dark, dated room doesn’t jive with the rustic-luxe look of the rest of the house. Jeannie calls on DIY guru Kelly Edwards and says it’s time for this room to go. Together they tear out the brown tiled countertop and replace it with a sleek wooden vanity. Updated lighting, wood-look tile and marble, and — lo and behold — an uncovered window, make this reveal a truly dazzling before-and-after and a reason for Jeannie to celebrate. You’ll love the result!
Hilarity ensues when Nathan Turner invites his design bestie, the renowned Mary McDonald, into the kitchen to prepare a banana berry trifle. Nathan puts Mary to work making a lemon syrup while he gathers the ladyfingers, mascarpone and fruit for the trifle. Together they talk design and whip up a decadent dessert worthy of any royal dinner party. BANANA-BERRY TRIFLE 3 cups fresh blueberries (17 ounces) 1 cup fresh raspberries (4½ to 5 ounces) 1 cup sliced banana (5 to 6 ounces) 1 cup powdered sugar ½ cup water 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 cup thinly sliced fresh strawberries Syrup and ladyfinger layer: ⅓ cup water ⅓ cup sugar 3 1½-inch-long strips lemon peel (yellow part only; shaved with vegetable peeler) 1 7-ounce package crisp ladyfingers (savoiardi, Boudoirs, or Champagne biscuits; do not use soft ladyfingers) Mascarpone topping: 2½ 8-ounce containers mascarpone cheese ½ cup chilled heavy whipping cream lemon curd PREPARATION For berries: Combine blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, powdered sugar, and ½ cup water in large saucepan. Bring to simmer, stirring until sugar dissolves. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until berries are soft but still intact, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Transfer mixture to large bowl; stir in lime juice. Cool to room temperature. Stir strawberries into berry mixture. Chill until cold, about 4 hours. DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and keep chilled. For syrup and ladyfinger layer: 1. Combine ⅓ cup water, ⅓ cup sugar, and lemon peel strips in small saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Pour syrup into bowl. Cool to room temperature; discard lemon peel. 2. Using pastry brush, brush ladyfingers on both sides with syrup. Arrange in single layer in 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish, cutting to fit and covering bottom of dish completely. Pour chilled berry mixture over. For mascarpone topping: Combine mascarpone and cream in large bowl. Using electric mixer, beat until smooth and slightly thickened (do not overbeat or mixture may curdle). Add lemon curd; beat just until blended. Drop mascarpone topping by large spoonfuls over berry mixture. Spread evenly, covering berries completely. Cover and chill at least 8 hours. DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 day ahead. Keep chilled.
Chalk Paint expert Amanda Peppard astonishes her guest, Lauren, who arrives at the Paint Anything studio expecting to reupholster a chair she found curbside in Brooklyn. Amanda declares there’s no need to recover this chair. Instead they’re going to paint it! Watch to see the transformation of this pink “granny style” chair into a piece that will become a classic staple in Lauren’s living room.
In her sweet Southern drawl, Caroline Harper Knapp says the best way to transition a baby’s room into one better suited for a toddler is to start early. That’s exactly what she did for her first son, Knox. She originally designed a flexible, modern nursery then filled it with multipurpose furniture that can be used for the long haul. See what accessories and toys Caroline chose to give the space a kid-friendly vibe. Our favorite? The colorful teepee!
Storage. Clutter. Junk. Call it what you want. It’s not the most sexy design project, but it’s a nagging issue for many of us. Genevieve Gorder comes to the rescue with solutions to tackle the most common clutter problems with style and panache. Kid stuff, the ever present junk drawer, cramped kitchens — Genevieve has it covered. When you’re space is organized, you can stop working in your home and let your space work for you!