For Kansas City native Tamara Day, there's no such thing as a home that's too big. She tackles huge beauties that others are too scared to touch and brings them back to life for new families to love.
Double Dutch Dilemma
Tamara gets the opportunity to renovate a French chateau she's wanted to tackle for years. A recent renovation left the kitchen looking outdated and tacky, but she's determined to create a home full of authentic details.
The Trouble with Cobbles
Tamara Day continues to overhaul a French chateau, but to preserve a backyard kitchenette and cobblestone pavers, she will be forced to make decisions that may wreck her budget.
From Studs to Spindles
A contractor ripped an 1890s home down to the studs before abandoning it, and Tamara Day is stepping in to finish the renovation. She repairs structural damage and creates exact replicas to replace missing staircase spindles.
Book Lamps and Bubble Glass
Renovations continue on Tamara Day's 1890s Craftsman home, as she enlarges the master bedroom and creates a unique light fixture. She runs into a hiccup when she can't salvage enough antique tiles for the bathroom floor, though.
All Bricked Out
Tamara restores an 1892 Craftsman-turned-apa rtment building back into a single-family dwelling while keeping its original details.
The Swing of Things
Tamara struggles to add a master bathroom and repurposes floorboards for a unique porch swing in an 1892 Craftsman home.
The Mural of the Story
Tamara Day works on restoring a 1909 Craftsman home, opening up its meandering layout and ripping out the tacky additions that have stripped this house of its original charm. She saves vintage light switches and a wallpaper mural.
Tamara Day continues renovating a 1909 Craftsman home, turning a small bedroom into a master bath. She refurbishes French doors, vintage sinks and a tub from the house and discovers the creepiest thing she's ever found in a home.
Fireplaces and Wired Spaces
Tamara Day annexes an oversized dining room to enlarge a tiny kitchen in a 1926 English Tudor. She rips out an outdated mantel to create a stunning fireplace surround and solves a problem with the old knob-and-tube electrical.
Tamara Day struggles to create a more spacious master suite until she decides to add a second deck to a 1926 English Tudor. She restores original doors in the home and adds an outdoor living area with a fire pit in the backyard.
Move That Kitchen
Tamara renovates a single-story ranch and tackles her biggest challenge to date, transforming the former master bedroom into a stunning, open kitchen. However, she and her dad run into problems during demolition.
Tamara Day continues renovations on a one-story ranch by creating a new master suite. But her plans to create a sunroom and patio run into problems due to weather.
The Heart of the Home
Tamara tackles the battered kitchen of her new property, an 1897 Craftsman-style bungalow. She enlarges and modernizes the space while preserving traditional elements of a bungalow kitchen.
How Suite It Is
Tamara transforms a bedroom as she continues renovating the 1897 Craftsman-style bungalow. Knowing modern buyers expect a master suite, she annexes a second room to enlarge the tiny closet and add a bathroom.