Amazing Home Makeovers
7 Secrets to Lighten Up a Room
Savvy homeowners can look past a drab, dark room and see unlimited potential. Learn the secrets with these dramatic before-and-afters.
After: Open to the Sea
A coat of white paint on the ceiling beams lightened the space dramatically. New, retractable doors open the room to the lawn and sea beyond, and give prime-time shows stiff competition. Plush chenille upholsters the sofa, and vibrant throw pillows offer color.
Replacing the tile with wood engineered to be moisture resistant makes the space safer for wet feet.
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