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Before & After | Design advice to help you make over your space.

For a living room update, lose the bulky recliner sectional

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Designer Shazalynn Cavin-Winfrey refreshes a Silver Spring home with clean lines and bold patterns.

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For a living room update, lose the bulky recliner sectional

For a living room update, lose the bulky recliner sectional

Designer Shazalynn Cavin-Winfrey refreshes a Silver Spring home with clean lines and bold patterns.

Taking a playroom from train tables to preteen hangout

Taking a playroom from train tables to preteen hangout

Storage, an art station and a sleepover-friendly sectional combine for a space that is kid- and adult-friendly.

Making room for a TV and exercise equipment in a family room

Making room for a TV and exercise equipment in a family room

A sectional and thoughtful placement of an elliptical allows room to be functional yet beautiful.

To make a living room cozy, take the furniture off the walls

To make a living room cozy, take the furniture off the walls

An Ashburn home gets a refreshed space with room for watching TV and reading.

Creating a cohesive style for a living-dining combination

Creating a cohesive style for a living-dining combination

Strategic furniture placement and elegant accent pieces create a cozy, but sophisticated space.

A tiny nursery gets a makeover that will grow with the child

A tiny nursery gets a makeover that will grow with the child

A loft bed, bright colors and bold patterns create an appealing retreat for a young girl.

Giving a living/dining room a budget-friendly update

Giving a living/dining room a budget-friendly update

Keeping some pieces while adding seating and storage addresses multiple needs in a Bethesda home.

Brightening up wood paneling, without painting over it

Brightening up wood paneling, without painting over it

An Alexandria living room gets a facelift with a dramatic area rug and neutral upholstery.

An inviting guest bedroom makeover for visiting grandsons

An inviting guest bedroom makeover for visiting grandsons

Nautical colors and accessories create a space to accommodate two teenage house guests.

Empty nesters want to reclaim son’s bedroom as space for guests

Empty nesters want to reclaim son’s bedroom as space for guests

Designer adds sophisticated furnishings and bedding to reimagine room.

Adding midcentury modern flair to a guest bedroom

Adding midcentury modern flair to a guest bedroom

Clean lines and bold colors, plus a few unexpected touches, update room that also acts as home office.

Transforming a home office to a cozy hangout for teens and adults

Transforming a home office to a cozy hangout for teens and adults

A large sectional, TV and coffee table with ottomans create a cozy retreat for a Falls Church family.

Dining room gets a dramatic modern facelift

Dining room gets a dramatic modern facelift

Eye-catching light fixture and modern furnishings revive a Silver Spring dining room.

Styling a comfortable, but sophisticated, living room

Styling a comfortable, but sophisticated, living room

More lighting and seating pair with warmer paint colors to transform a Burke home’s main living space.

Conquering an open living room design with clean lines and a neutral palette

Conquering an open living room design with clean lines and a neutral palette

Taking advantage of natural light brings sophistication to an Arlington living room.

See previous makeovers