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Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse—Part 2

by Magnolia
Published on June 17, 2024

The rec room inside the home featured on Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.

...a continuation of Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse—Part 1.

The finale of Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse is out! Read on to learn how to watch the reveal and explore the rest of this dreamy home. Once you’ve taken a look around, catch up on all things Lakehouse here:

Behind the Design of the Lakehouse

Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse—Part 1

HOW TO WATCH
Jo's notebook from Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.
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Mudroom: Before + After

The mudroom in Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse before renovations.
The renovated mudroom featured on Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.

(walls) Blanched Interior Paint in Eggshell Finish, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Crafted with KILZ; magnolia.com

(ceiling) Blanched Interior Paint in Matte Finish, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Crafted with KILZ; magnolia.com

(trim) Blanched Trim, Door + Cabinetry Paint in Satin Finish, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Crafted with KILZ; magnolia.com

what we updated:

  • Painted walls, ceiling, and trim
  • Added new wooden paneling with wooden peg wall hooks and a cobalt blue wall sconce
  • Installed a built-in wooden floating bench seat and custom millwork for mudroom storage
  • Added wood baseboards and trim around doors and window
  • Installed black and white tile flooring made of pressed volcanic ash
  • Installed new light fixture
  • Left original water fountain and painted it green to tie into the kitchen island

Laundry Room: Before + After

A room with beige floors features a white door, cabinetry, and a microwave.
The laundry room in Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse features yellow tile, warm millwork, a washer and dryer, and more.
The laundry room featured in Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse is finished with yellow tile, warm millwork, decor, and more.

(walls) Blanched Interior Paint in Eggshell Finish, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Crafted with KILZ; magnolia.com

(ceiling) Blanched Interior Paint in Matte Finish, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Crafted with KILZ; magnolia.com

what we updated:

  • Painted walls and ceiling
  • Installed black and white tile flooring made of pressed volcanic ash
  • Installed a yellow square tile mosaic on the backsplash, countertops, and sink for a retro feel
  • Installed floating shelves with wooden dowel rods
  • Added a new washer and dryer, topped with a tiled folding table, wooden shelf, and hanging rod
  • Added more built-in cabinetry along the wall for storage
  • Installed a custom cherry wood door with reeded glass
  • Added new wall sconce and flush mount

Rec Room: Before + After

An empty room has five floor-to-ceiling windows across a wall.
Light shines on a white wall in an empty room.
A former kitchen in the home featured Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.
The rec room inside the home featured on Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.
A game table is surrounded with green retro chairs in the rec room featured on Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.
A green wall sconce lights up a wooden wall and green sectional in the rec room featured on Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.

(upper walls) Blanched Interior Paint in Eggshell Finish, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Crafted with KILZ; magnolia.com

(ceiling) Blanched Interior Paint in Matte Finish, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Crafted with KILZ; magnolia.com

what we updated:

  • Converted former kitchen back to the original rec room
  • Added custom cherry wood paneling on walls with curved radius detail
  • Installed black and white tile flooring made of pressed volcanic ash
  • Installed skylights to brighten the space
  • Added retro cream fireplace in the corner
  • Added custom built-in sectional with green upholstery
  • Added a game table
  • Converted former closet (turned oven nook) into built-in storage space with upper shelving and wallpaper
  • Installed chandelier, can lights, and sconces
  • Painted ceiling and upper walls

Primary Bedroom: Before + After

Light shines through windows in an empty room with wooden floors and light walls.
The primary bedroom featured on Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse features a neutral area rug, white bedding, mid-century decor, and more.
A wooden and green velvet headboard sits beside a window and built-in side table.
A warm-hued chaise sits on a neutral rug next to a wooden closets.
Trailing plant vines fall onto a built-in seating nook in a bedroom featured on Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.

(ceiling) Blanched Interior Paint in Matte Finish, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Crafted with KILZ; magnolia.com

what we updated:

  • Removed Grecian column
  • Installed custom, built-in seating nook with shelving and white bouclé upholstery
  • Added custom, built-in bed frame with green velvet headboard, cherry wood millwork and cabinetry, and vintage sconces
  • Added wallpaper throughout
  • Painted the ceiling
  • Stained, sanded, and sealed original wooden floors
  • Installed a new closet system with a dresser in the middle and bypass closet doors on either side
  • Retrimmed windows in cherry wood and installed new wooden door
  • Installed new light fixture

Primary Bathroom: Before + After

A retro tub sits on green tile flooring next to a glass wall.
A glass wall sits atop green tile flooring in a retro bathroom.
A renovated bathroom features two vanity mirrors, dark terracotta flooring, a colored rug, shower, and more.
Brass birds and more decor sit above a white bathtub in the primary bathroom featured on Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.
A retro chair sits in front of a counter in the primary bathroom featured on Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.
A shower interior features a white plastered wall and brass-colored fixtures.

(ceiling) Blanched Interior Paint in Matte Finish, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Crafted with KILZ; magnolia.com

what we updated:

  • Reconfigured entire layout
  • Painted the ceiling
  • Removed glass blocks and added custom steel partition powder coated in a mid-century green with reeded glass inlays
  • Added floating wooden vanity and quartz countertop
  • Added oval vanity mirrors
  • Installed Belgian reproduction black terracotta flooring
  • Added plaster on walls and in shower, sealed and waxed for a waterproof finish
  • Installed brass transom window hardware
  • Added quartz ledge above bathtub
  • Installed a new toilet, sink, faucets, and freestanding tub
  • Added new light fixtures
  • Replaced casement windows with fixed windows

Pool: Before + After

A dirty pool is surrounded by green trees and leaves.
A dirty pool sits outside of a neutral-colored house.
A pool is surrounded by a green lawn, yellow patio furniture, and flourishing trees.
Two yellow lounge chairs and a striped umbrella sit beside a pool with a diving board.
A pool centers the yard of the home featured on Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.

what we updated:

  • Pumped, drained, and cleaned pool
  • Resurfaced with new tile and plaster
  • Cleaned up surrounding landscape

Greenhouse: Before + After

A run-down greenhouse sits under trees.
Wooden planks frame the interior of an empty greenhouse.
A globe light centers a renovated greenhouse filled with flourishing plants.
Flourishing plants fill a renovated greenhouse.
The exterior of the greenhouse featured on Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse.

(exterior and roof) Wooded Acres Exterior Paint in Satin Finish, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Crafted with KILZ; magnolia.com

(interior) Juniper Tree Paint in Satin Finish, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Crafted with KILZ; magnolia.com

what we updated:

  • Restored original structure and floors
  • Replaced any rotting wood
  • Added new roof frame and glass walls and ceiling
  • Painted the exterior green
  • Installed new globe lights throughout
  • Added new door and shelving
  • Added plants
  • Installed new mini-split AC unit

Patio: Before + After

A wooden deck is surrounded by trees.
Four white outdoor chairs surround a fire pit on a gravel patio.

what we updated:

  • Removed dilapidated wooden deck and created a level sitting area by building a retaining wall and filling with gravel
  • Installed new sod and landscape throughout yard
  • Took out the chain link fence in the back, cleared landscape, and trimmed hedges to enhance the view

Throughout the home, Chip, Jo, and the team also installed new HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems.


...see more in Fixer Upper: The Lakehouse—Part 1.

Thanks for exploring this beautiful home with us! To see the transformation unfold, watch the full series now streaming on discovery+ and Max. If this sparked ideas for creating your own retreat-worthy space, explore our collection of pieces inspired by Chip and Jo’s lake house renovation.

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