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TV-PG (30 MIN)

The head of PR for a ski resort gets a new image in time for the big après ski party.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

The owner of a chic pet boutique, who feels her dogs dress better than her, gets a makeover for a singles mixer.


TV-PG+L (30 MIN)

Former pole dance instructor Julia has let her once fit figure go flabby. Now she's desperate to get fabulous again before her engagement party in just four weeks.


TV-PG+L (30 MIN)

Della's a busy mom and commercial actress who wants to get back in shape before a girls' trip to Vegas. All bets are off if she doesn't lose her love of chocolate and sweets in order to drop those last ten pounds.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

In this episode, Dee Dee is shocked to be given only a promotional beer bucket to inspire her pitch to land a major restaurant chain as her newest client. It means she has to make her first trip to a strip mall in years, only adding to her woes. Also adding to her woes? The clients take on what she comes up with.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

In this episode, Lori has written a book on sustainable design in an attempt to position herself as a specialist in the field. Her work attracts the attention of the Milgard window company and they send her to do a book-signing and talk at a trade show in Portland. Trouble is, in spite of Lori's comical attempts to make anyone care, no one does.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode, our Real Designing Women take on the good, and the bad, in the all-important world of self-promotion.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

In this episode, Lori continues her design at the infamous Greystone Mansion in Beverley Hills (historic site and well know movie location) for one of the most prestigious magazines in the business, Traditional Home. She decides to use the room to pitch herself as a potential "insider for V and M, a website that connects designers to moneyed clientele. When the websites president comes to view her "jeweled meditation room, he immediately offers her the position.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Diane is a vivacious, articulate stylish single mom, who plays percussion in a local Latino band. She's looking to surprise her 15-year-old son Will with a hip new bedroom, where he can hang out with friends, play his drum set, study, watch television, and, of course, sleep. Candice and her crew are on the job, creating a bedroom stylish enough for any teenager.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

A nearly empty room confronts Candice: a blank slate for Candice to compose one of her latest masterpieces. A few toys and some children's furniture are all that are in the room. The clients, Pina and Helder, have a vision of a more eloquent, adult friendly environment. Candice decides to make the theme of the day: harlequins. A luxurious burgundy, gold, and black scheme along with her playful theme keep the area from becoming too formal or stuffy.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Mark and Carla are ready for a fresh new start in the big city but their small-town home sold so fast they're now in a rush to find a rental with plenty of room to grow. Can Jodi find them a spacious family-friendly home in a great neighborhood?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Corey's roommate has found love and is moving out, so now this self-proclaimed domestic goddess is looking for a pad of her own where she can bake up a storm and entertain her friends in style. Can Jodi deliver a gourmet pad on Corey's takeout budget?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

After first sharing a tiny bachelor apartment, best friends Leah and Sarita have outgrown their new two-bedroom pad and are now looking for a bigger and better urban home with plenty of perks. Can Jodi find them a spacious oasis with plenty of charm?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Newly single Trish is moving out on her own for the first time ever and Is hoping to find a comfortable downtown pad that's big enough to house her enormous wardrobe. Can Jodi find her the perfect place that won't infringe on her shopping budget?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Busy working actor Patrick desperately needs to find a new downtown home that works for him, his tiny dog, and his enormous, oversized sectional. Can Jodi find him a charming new bachelor pad in a pet-friendly building?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Back from the West coast with a fantastic new job, Jenna is living with her parents in the suburbs. And since the three-hour daily commute is wearing her down, she's ready to find a comfortable downtown pad to call her own. Can Jodi find her a suitable new home closer to work?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Tired of her temporary digs in a furnished albeit oven- and freezer-tree coach house, 28-year­ old musician, Stacey, wants to move across town to be closer to work and to enjoy the creature comforts of her very own home. Can Jodi find her the urban oasis she's dreaming of?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Short on space for their growing family, new parents Jeff and Tiffany are ready to trade in their 500-square-foot apartment for a spacious new downtown home in a vibrant community featuring plenty of green space and cultural attractions. Can Jodi help?


TV-PG+L (60 MIN)

With the help of a skilled bunch of friends, Jeff and Joanne tackle the demo work in no time and make serious headway on their construction projects. However, their extensive list of "must do improvements sees them gambling with funds they don't have. At the mid-way mark, Penny and Paul are impressed with the work completed but fear costs could be a killer. Despite their lack of reno know-how, Jill and Joel also get off to a good start when they receive donated materials from a local contractor, but it soon becomes evident that the two-week timeline will be a major challenge for this slow moving duo. Despite Penny and Paul's attempt to light a fire under these young parents, they squander valuable time on an office update that Paul feels will add little value to their home. Every dollar and minute counts, as one team struggles to avoid falling deeper in debt while the other does all they can to finish before the strict two week deadline!


TV-PG+L (60 MIN)

With an out of province work transfer looming on the horizon, Bonnie and Trevor must get their home ready to list now. This handy couple suffers a string of unlucky incidents that result in setbacks; however, a wealth of community support makes their project list manageable. After prodding from Penny and Paul at the halfway mark, Bonnie makes a much needed shift into fundraising mode to offset the mounting reno costs. Meanwhile, their competition, Natalie and son, Ray, have been living in a perpetual reno zone for five years after a house flipping project with her ex went sour. Now, Natalie's desperate to finish the renos and sell, but she'll need more than luck to successfully complete her workload. When broken promises from helpers put her behind on the two week timeline, she attempts to focus her energy on the renos and abandons fundraising efforts all together. Penny and Paul believe Natalie's home has immense potential, but with time running out, it may be too late. In order to stay competitive, Na


TV-PG+L (60 MIN)

Pat and Sue Moran don't want to sell their rural utopia, but their considerable debt load leaves them with no other option. As Paul points out work needed in almost every room in the house, Pat and Sue have their work cut out for them. While they are quick out of the starting gate, stress, exhaustion and financing difficulties soon slow the renovation momentum down. When the Morans find themselves unable to buy more supplies until they make more money, borrowing items for staging becomes a huge advantage. But will it be enough to save them in the boardroom? Tracey Arnold, a single mom of two, is determined to move her family to the neighbourhood of her dreams. With the help of her sister, Angie, and a team of "Renovation Ninjas, reno mishaps surface around every corner, from uneven flooring to a design dilemma with Penny and Paul. Although Tracey puts a major focus on fundraising, her efforts may have been better spent on finishing the finer details!


TV-PG+L (60 MIN)

Lisa has been struggling to keep her house livable for the past ten years, but the day-to-day up-keep has proven too much for her to handle alone. With the help of her good friend, Christie, Lisa hopes to get her home market ready so she can liberate herself from the burden of homeownership; however, her lack of reno know-how and little project support makes it difficult to get things rolling. When a vital team member is honourably discharged and a unique fundraising idea doesn't come through, the fate of Lisa's reno hangs in the balance. Andrew and Michelle bought their home just outside the city, as a quick flip two years ago. Unforeseen complications and a shortage of funds quickly turned this house into a nightmare for these first time homebuyers. Desperate to move on, Michelle is ready to leave with or without Andrew. Penny and Paul swoop in just in time to offer new direction to this DIY disaster, and a second chance for this couple on the edge. Will fixing up this house repair the damaged relations


TV-PG+L (60 MIN)

Newly engaged couple Lynne and Dave start decluttering on day one causing Lynne to wonder what she's gotten herself into! While she questions Dave's tiling skills as he re-floors the kitchen, she cuts corners in the spare room with paint touch-ups rather than a whole new coat. The team dives into a basement bathroom reno but humidity keeps mud from drying, causing delays. Bottle drives and on-line donations keep the reno funds rolling, but when a countertop hiccup in the kitchen requires a creative solution and oversized furniture causes moving grief, stress levels reach an all-time high. Originally, from the country, Carol and husband Kyle are eager to leave the suburbs and get back to their roots. The immediate sale of a large ticket item kick starts this team's fundraising efforts and Kyle makes framing and drywalling the basement look like a breeze. When Carol and Kyle are able to source an exact match to their existing hardwood, it seems only staging remains between them and the finish line. Will l


TV-PG+L (60 MIN)

It's a front door challenge between these two homes with zero curb appeal! Suzanne, with roommate Kat and friend Jim, starts by tearing out the dilapidated porch railing and unsightly shrubbery. Desperate for reno dollars, she holds a club night and silent auction with the hopes her fire-breathing friend will draw a crowd. However, cash flow issues and a trip to the hospital leave projects at a stand-still, shocking Paul and Penny with the lack of progress. Suzanne's hefty to-do list, including re-finishing floors and staging, may prove to be too much with this series of setbacks. Paul and Penny advise the competition, Guy and Kelly, to purge clutter, update the kitchen, finish the foyer and overhaul the unruly "English Garden and a team of skilled helpers makes major head way on the kitchen and front yard tasks. Masterful organization and bartering deals give Kelly and Guy an edge, but a misinterpretation of Penny's design plans have this team scrambling before Paul's arrival. Both of these team


TV-PG+L (60 MIN)

For the past two years, Ashley and AJ have let their passion for animal rescue destroy their townhome. Now they have two weeks to undo the damage and eliminate pet odours that would turn off potential buyers. Their long list of to-dos begins with finding pet-sitters for the majority of their menagerie. Ashley and AJ make quick work of the carpet removal, front yard landscaping and laminate installation in the basement, but getting rid of the lingering smell proves to be a different story. With a climbing expense tally, they make a last ditch effort at fundraising with a pet themed event. Meanwhile, Mitch, with the help of his new girlfriend Laura, finally feels ready to put the home his father left to him on the market. In order to sell, the house is going to need a major facelift and Mitch is faced with the emotional task of de-cluttering and purging his father's belongings. Friends rally, but a hardwood deal turns disastrous, causing delays. Mitch's siblings arrive just in time to help complete a job th


TV-PG+L (60 MIN)

Nicki, with sister Tori at her side, is tasked with transforming the dorm décor in her starter home to a buyer-friendly design. Penny's plans are more than these sisters can handle so they enlist their handy dad to help. With a skilled team in place, Nicki gets a jump on painting, landscaping, and flooring; however, a medical hurdle threatens to derail their progress. Nicki must now rely on friends and family more than ever to get the job done. Competitors, Angela and Dave need their home to reach its full potential in order to realize Angela's dream of owning a pool. Sourcing granite countertops in the first couple days is a huge achievement, but with little reno savoir-faire, Dave is dependent on skilled friends to make headway on the DIY projects. Angela turns her clutter into cash but it's not enough to convince the couple to move forward with Penny's lavish deck design. Now, with the house of their dreams (complete with in-ground pool) fresh on the market, Angela and Dave are determined to take


TV-G (30 MIN)

Has your family room seen better days? Join Vicki as she turns her next door neighbor's family room into a designer space that can really stand u p to a busy family's lifestyle. She shares money saving ideas to keep you on budget and still achieve your dream space.


TV-G (30 MIN)

You may think your home is clean, safe and healthy but there may be mold, mildew and allergens lurking in the dark corners of your basement, attic or backyard. Learn the steps you can take to improve your home's health.


TV-G (30 MIN)

In today's housing market it is even more important to maintain your home and make it a space that you truly love. Vicki shares project ideas that will make you fall in love with your home all over again. On her to-do list is replacing a sliding door with new French doors, cleaning a resealing granite counters, replacing sinks and faucets and upgrading your outdoor grilling center and much more. It's a long to-do list!