As seen on Good Bones, Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak transformed a duplex into a single family residence. To make the space feel open and large, the pair removed walls creating a clear line of sight throughout the first floor.
To create an open plan first floor, Karen and Mina, hosts of HGTV's show, Good Bones, removed the walls separating the rooms of the first floor. This allows for design continuity, as well as allowing homeowners to maximize their entertaining space.
Designers Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak of HGTV's Good Bones wanted to create a beachy feel in this formal dining room, so they added a new coat of pale pink paint to the walls. Then, on an accent wall, the duo used coral paint to create a striped accent wall, upon which a beach painting is hung. To offset this comfortable vibe, traditional furniture creates an elegant space.
As seen on HGTV's Good Bones, Mina and Karen used neutral gray and brown tones to create a sophisticated oasis. The neutrals keep the design calm, yet warm and inviting, while the patterns on the fabric adds a fun twist to an elegant design. To add color to this neutral palette, the duo added bold paintings and a colorful bird mobile to brighten the space.
As seen on HGTV's Good Bones, Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak removed a wall to enlarge this kitchen and bring it forward in the floor plan. The team added new, bright cabinets for plenty of storage and stainless steel appliances and dining table to make this space clean and modern. To give the kitchen a little color, teal dining chairs and live flowers were put in place, creating a warm, inviting contemporary kitchen.
To give more space to the living room, Karen and Mina, of HGTV's Good Bones, removed the walls that used to enclose the space. Now that the barriers are gone, this home has an open concept first floor with a line of sight from the living room into the dining room and kitchen. Each of these spaces, then received an elegant, contemporary design, creating a contemporary, updated space.
As sen on Good Bones, Karen and Mina wanted to create larger rooms throughout the first floor of this restored duplex, so they tore out the walls that separated the spaces, allowing for each room to be a little larger. The kitchen was no exception. This spacious layout includes plenty of counter space and storage, a bar and a pantry in the back of the space.
If your kitchen has good bones but simply looks tired, painting your cabinets can be just what the doctor ordered. Mix up colors on upper and lower cabinets, or on cabinets and islands as shown here, to add richness. These cabinets are painted in Windsurf from Behr Paints; the island is done in Snowy Pine and the walls are Spice Garden. Behr recommends using semi-gloss enamel for painting cabinets.
Before the mother-daughter duo of HGTV's show Good Bones renovated this living room, the space was dark and outdated. To create a more open feel, Karen and Mina removed the dated wood paneling and gave the walls a lighter color palette. Then then added contemporary furniture to complete this chic, elegant space.
As seen on Good Bones, Karen and Mina wanted to continue the elegant, industrial style into this bathroom, so they carried the reclaimed wood floor into this space. Brown accents keep the space neutral, while continuing to complement the design of the space. In the shower area, designers used subway tile arranged in a chevron pattern to add depth to the space and brighten this neutral space.
Mina and Karen, of HGTV's Good Bones, created a sitting room in this home's renovated loft. The team wanted the space to be bright and inviting, so they situated it under a window that lets in plenty of natural light, then they complemented that light with brightly colored leather chairs, a chrome, drum table and a bold, graphic rug.
As seen on HGTV's Good Bones, the kitchen in this space has plenty of storage and counter space. The upper cabinets in the space are stacked, decreasing the wasted space that is found in regular cabinets, providing this kitchen with more functional space. Butcher block cabinets, kitchen bar and stainless steel appliances add to the elegant design in the space.
As seen on Good Bones, a former rundown bedroom is transformed into an elegant kitchen with butcher block countertops and a granite bar. There is plenty of counter space and storage in this kitchen, with upper and lower cabinets surrounding the room, and modern, open shelving to display unique pieces. To complete the space, stainless steel appliances were added to finish out the sleek look.
Designers Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak of HGTV's Good Bones, wanted to create a bright, contemporary space in this office, so they added plenty of colorful pieces, such as a red chair, a blue patterned rug, an orange office chair and bright numeric artwork. The contemporary desk provides plenty of workspace, while the large window creates a great view for the homeowner and clients alike, while also letting in plenty of natural light to brighten the space.
This home used to be a duplex before Good Bones' Mina and Karen reconfigures the entire first floor, removing walls to create an open floor plan and reworking the home's front entrance. When they put the home on the market, they not only staged the home with stylish, modern furniture, they had local artists display their work for the open house. The setup for the open house is featured in this photo.
As seen on Good Bones, this small bathroom was in need of some sprucing. Once a small, dark room, Karen and Mina have transformed it into a bright, colorful space. A new coat of white paint on the walls reflects the light from the window as well as the light above the vanity, making the space feel bright, while pops of turquoise in the vanity and the artwork give the room some color. To finish off the design, a modern, mirrored plant stand gives the space a splash of personality.
In this renovated guest bedroom, Karen and Mina repainted the walls and replaced the floors to give the space a fresh, neutral color palette. To create warmth in the space, Karen and Mina, of HGTV's Good Bones, used shades of brown, to make the room warm and inviting. They also added reclaimed wood accents and and an industrial chandelier to create interest and highlight the elegant, industrial design they were going for.
This kitchen, which had been drastically damaged in a fire, is now an elegant, functional space in this contemporary home. To give more room to this space, Karen and Mina removed a wall, which brought this kitchen to the forefront of the design of the home. Then, they added plenty of storage and counter space with upper and lower cabinets. To help make the space pop, a stainless steel dining table with teal accent chairs were brought in, tying the space together, creating an elegant, contemporary kitchen. As seen on HGTV's Good Bones.