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Episode 15 - The Giraffe House

March 24, 2017

Chip and I fell in love with this house immediately and knew we wanted to renovate and flip this home. The character it had made it well worth the overhaul. The only trick to this one was that we didn’t have a client for it. We kind of happened upon it and we both loved it so much that we knew we wanted to put our stamp on it.

The house already had a cottage feel to it, so our goal was to update it by adding modern touches without removing that cottage vibe we loved so much.


Objective: Preserve character of the space while updating it into a useful living space.


Objective: Open up the room to the rest of the home.


Objective: Add modern details that make this space cozy but light.


Objective: Turn this into a useful, creative space rather than storage.

Honestly it was hard to let this house go! The house sold within 3 days after we were finished with it. Congratulations to the new family. We hope they make memories here for years to come! 


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  • Joan
    9:09 pm, February 17, 2018
    What was the paint colors you used on the walls and trim? We are trying to decide between gray or tan trim with white walls.
  • Ellen Escano
    4:11 pm, January 21, 2018
    Everything Chip and Joanna touch turn into a billion look like house. Your show is my best favorite show
  • AnneB,nan
    6:43 am, January 9, 2018
    What type of hardwood is used in living and dining area
  • Deborah
    9:06 pm, January 8, 2018
    Kitchen distressed hex tile is just fantastic, looking to use for my 1871 pantry to powder room conversion ?
    • Kirsten
      3:52 pm, January 12, 2018
      Did you ever learn where the kitchen floor tile is from? I agree, it’s fantastic.
    • Vicky
      3:02 pm, January 13, 2018
      You can get it at home depot called Merola Tile
      Retro Hex Negre !! EliteTile Rama collection is another name online. Wish I knew what the counter tops were made of.
    • Kirsten
      2:33 pm, January 14, 2018
      Thank you so much Vicky!
    9:21 pm, January 6, 2018
    Where can you purchase dining room pendants?
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