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love the body of this post -And I LOVE that rug!
I've seen their personal home in many magazines and think it's beautiful. I've been really disappointed in their show. The scale of the furniture for this huge space seems off and it almost seems understyled.
i greatly appreciate these posts because i do not have cable, and can't find the link to watch the episodes online! :)
I usually love their stuff but apart from the fabulous ceiling lights, what they did in this amazing space was terrible.
Have to agree reef, I got the impression the homeowner (woman) wasn't too thrilled either. They stated they wanted classic and color. It seems rather plastic. I wanted to see a big ole wooden dining table, and the terrace? Ugh! With the budget they seemed to have why didn't they replace the doors with something that didn't eat balconey space and provide more seating not just metallic pillows and 2 chairs?! Once those flowers bloom it's pretty much over.
I agree too. I find this show kind of boring. And HGTV talks about them giving tips for decorating on a budget, yet except for the first episode, no one actually seems to have a budget!
I liked it too, but I wasn't super impressed. If it wasn't for those lights...
Not a fan. Saw them wrap headboards in duct tape for a kid's room in a beach condo, and they lost me. I appreciate "reuse" and "recycling" but that approach is both ugly and devalues the (nice but boring) original headboards. They could have painted or upholstered.I am not familiar with their other work, but I'm not inspired from what I saw to bother to research them, either.
"FAMILY" rug is awesome.
This is the only design they've done on this show that has been semi decent. But I think it's understyled and the artwork is awful. I thought they had some talent on their original show but now I'm thinking their designing chops are not up to par.
Wow. I felt a bit like the Emperor's New Clothes, in thinking that I am not thrilled with that show. Nice to see that others are questioning it. I have been away from HGTV for a year or two, and found their show, knowing nothing about them. Seems that HGTV was looking for something more like a reality show, than a design show, by pushing their personality branding so hard. Also seeing that there are new shows featuring the cast of "reality" shows from Jersey, I can see that they're going to Kardashian the network. Sad.Having said that, this place is the best thing they've done so far. I don't agree with all the choices, but it's certainly airy and beachy. Most of the time, the colors and the choices, have left me a bit nauseous (the bright yellow w/w carpet comes to mind.) These are the rooms we will look back with embarrassment, as we do with the 1970's rooms that they are emulating.Was there supposed to be a budget element to the show? The last one I watched showed a famous fashion photographer creating a giant photo mural for a kid's room, and a famous painter creating a work of art for them. So I don't think there is anything to be learned by that. I also question the use of expensive and silky throw pillows in a room for three 5 year olds. They also put a very young boy in a tall upper bunk, without a railing over the side.I find their work to be repetitive and self-centered. I'm all for being hip... and being fun... but after the crews leave, I think most of their rooms are not livable. But that's just my opinion, YMMV.
I agree,It's under styled and to me it's boring ( minus the lights)!!Coming back to lights, does anyone know where can I find these lights or something similar??Thanks
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