Have a room that just defies your best design attempts? Then join Sarah Richardson, host of Room Service, to see how a professional takes a tough design challenge from initial concept to its beautiful transformation. Packed with ideas and inspiration for the ‘interior’ designer in you.
Episode 01 — Zen DenJoin Room Service on a trip to the Far East, as we make a combination living and dining room into a Zen retreat. The style is crisp, tailored and definitely cool, minimal living at its finest. Sarah hits some great ethnic shops for décor enhancements and gets the goods on the essence of Japanese design. She even shows us how to create a variety of colourful silk pillows. Proof positive that less is definitely more!
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Episode 02 — Be Our GuestOut all day playing the happy tourist? What a treat to kick back in your own guest bedroom, courtesy of Room Service. Sarah's intimate, quiet refuge restores with its fresh, clean and tailored look. Well-chosen fabrics and accessories turn this former storage room into a first class suite as does Sarah's patented bed-runner. What's more, we learn what makes a bed truly comfortable. You'll definitely want to overstay your welcome!
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Episode 03 — Every Inch CountsLive in a tiny bachelor on a budget? Not to worry, as Room Service gives a teacher's tight space room to roam. Sarah mixes light wall colours with dark wood accents and adds versatility and style with a bedroom drape. She's off to auction to hunt for great furniture deals and helps you to create your very own, framed art wall. We may be short on space, but we're long on imagination!
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Episode 04 — International HQLet Room Service make your home office a welcome guest! Sarah gives a dark and overcrowded space it's walking papers in favour of a light, crisp sanctuary from where ideas and productivity flow. A wall of shelves makes it organized and Sarah's huge, colourful bulletin board makes it inspirational. Did we say huge? And, we throw in a lesson on vintage office furniture, so hot! Take a memo. This is great!
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Episode 05 — Blank CanvasRoom Service transforms an apartment living room into a Parisian atelier, using an eclectic mix of colour, furnishings and accessories. Sarah's departure point is the new tenant's sofa and armoire; the rest is inspired by clever accessories and room accents. We learn all about classic French fabrics and create slipcovers for iron bistro chairs. It's sophisticated and chic, Left Bank and magnifique!
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Episode 06 — Fine DiningCall it time worn elegance. Room Service brings dramatic colour and luxurious textures to an empty nester's formal dining room. Sarah makes it warm, welcoming and functional, the perfect recipe for the middle aged couple that lives to entertain. We learn how to pick just the right fabrics, find a few table top objects and even get a first hand lesson on ordering flowers to suit your décor. It's an understated, classic and easily achieved in any home.
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Episode 07 — Night CapOur couple is moving on up, and Room Service is helping them to convert a third floor loft space into a master bedroom retreat. Buttery leather, smoky velvets and smooth finishes combine to give an elegant, sophisticated appeal. Sarah taps into the fine art of mixing modern and classic furniture. We learn how to purchase fine photography and to create a sumptuous velvet throw. Go ahead, indulge yourself!
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Episode 08 — Girl TalkLife is a series of transitions. And Room Service is there, no matter the age. Sarah and a little girl's mother join forces to transform the infant's room into a colourful first space of her very own. A quilt is the departure point for a striped wall treatment, fun and easy-care bed linens and the hunt for unique kid's accessories. The look is breezy, fun and whimsical!
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Episode 09 — Kitchen MagicYou've bought new appliances, now what about the rest of the kitchen reno? Room Service helps a young couple bring it all together with smart, stylish kitchen solutions that won't break the bank. Sarah's list includes a cupboard update, new back splash and counter and the biggest kitchen magnet you've ever seen. We also get planning advice from a pro who makes restaurant kitchens work. Not to worry as dinner's on us!
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Episode 10 — Urban OasisRoom Service creates a meditative, contemplative space out of a typical city backyard. Sarah and an artist friend add a pergola to create shade on those sunny days. She scours the shops for the most fun garden accessories and gets advice on installing a water feature. It's all meant to help you relax and unwind without the hassle of sharing the highway with other cottage goers.
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Episode 11 — Spa ExperienceOur couple, Mark and Christopher, have been renovating their home for about a year, leaving the bathroom to the end. Why? Because it's a complete throwback to the 70's, brown shag carpet all over everything! Sarah and Room Service give this dreary retreat the spa treatment with gleaming new fixtures, mosaic tile and accessories that scream "fresh!"
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Episode 12 — Rustic RetreatA typical, square bedroom becomes a comfortable haven. Room Service gives a young man's bedroom the once over with country-casual fabrics, Shaker accessories and folk art pieces. Sarah takes the relaxed and comfortable feeling a step further by showing how to keep it versatile, with looks for both the summer and winter months. You'll never want to leave!
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Episode 13 — Mind's EyeTalk about sophisticated! Room Service pulls back the curtain on a typical semi-detached home's living room to reveal a tailored, cool space. Sarah and a friend show us how to apply a polished plaster wall treatment. Then we learn how to design and order custom furniture and pick just the right accents without spending a bundle. It's an eclectic mix that comes together in Sarah's mind's eye!
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Episode 14 — Fresh IndeedRoom Service lifts a master bedroom out of the doldrums by taking its cue from the first colours of spring. In her quest to brighten it all up Sarah infuses the space with a palette of fresh colours and pulls together the overflowing walk-in closet. We also delve into the fine art of glass blowing as accessories for our master suite. This is as fresh as it gets!
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Episode 15 — First ImpressionsRoom Service makes your home say welcome in a big way! Sarah looks to neutral tones: tiles, marble and stone to create a timeless appeal. We learn the basics of framing your favourite art pieces and create a bathroom vanity from a vintage sewing table. When it's all finished you'll be greeting guests in style!
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Episode 16 — Down to EarthRoom Service looks to the stars to bring texture, warmth and earthy appeal to a Capricorn's 500-square foot apartment. We find out how an element of your zodiac sign guides your design choices. And, inspired by museum exhibits, Sarah shows you how to apply "words" that you love to your walls. It's a comfortable, contemporary look that's just right for any earth girl!
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Episode 17 — Little LadyRoom Service gives a two-year old girl her first palace. Sarah creates a bedroom using pink and yellow fabrics and new and vintage furnishings. We learn how to dress a lampshade in delicate dried rose petals. And, Sarah creates cloud-like pillows and a duvet in a variety of pink fabrics. Making a kid's dream come true has never been easier!
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Episode 18 — Ensuite DreamsRoom Service goes over the top to create a luxurious master bath from what is essentially an empty room. Sarah's palette of creams, golds and pinks are rooted in a gilded age. The clawfoot tub, elegant accessories and unique storage ideas give the bath a formal, yet practical touch. Its romantic beauty will undoubtedly make this bathroom the most popular room of the house!
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Episode 19 — Made to MeasureRoom Service energizes a live-work studio with a 60's makeover. Sarah uses bright, punchy and fun colours as the basis for furniture, storage and paint solutions that are all versatile enough for work and play. We learn about vintage phones from an avid collector and even how to bring new life to old tile floors. Vinyl, linoleum and chrome: if it's bright, it's all right!
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Episode 20 — Boy oh Boy!Two brothers, two bedrooms, no waiting. Room Service gets busy making each room suit the personality of its young occupant. Sarah gives one the nautical touch and the other an explorer's theme. We learn the fine art of crafting furniture from reclaimed wood and find accessories each brother will love. In fact, these rooms will keep each boy happy for a long time to come!
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Episode 21 — To Dine For!Room Service has got some great ways to make a formal dining room fun again! Sarah's inspiration tends toward a vintage look, with painted furniture, florals and folk art. We learn about the use of colour through the 1930's and 40's and how to reupholster second-hand chairs. It's a champagne look on a malted milk budget!
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Episode 22 — Grand SalonRoom Service makes a formal living room, warm and inviting. Sarah's inspiration grows from opened yellow roses, antique tea sets, sun dappling on hardwood floors. We get a lesson on the restoration of old picture frames and Sarah gives lampshades the gold leaf treatment. It's all about style you can use!
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Episode 23 — Market FreshRoom Service gives a facelift to a kitchen that's got to serve a lot of needs. Sarah brings practical solutions to this space by replacing counters, painting cupboards, and adding a new table and chairs. The laundry area and even the dog's accessories get some innovative storage solutions. Once all's done, this kitchen will be family friendly and then some!
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Episode 24 — Den for MenWant a room to just lounge around in? Room Service shows you how to make it sophisticated, comfortable and functional. For starters Sarah paints the space bright red, adds a black leather lounge and white fur rug. We learn about the popularity of Danish teak furniture and Sarah carves an entertainment centre from a room closet. It's a great place in which to shut out the world!
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Episode 25 — Blue MoonRoom Service pulls out all the stops to create a guestroom that's lush, glamorous and just plain decadent. Sarah takes her cue from the colours silver, blue and white in delivering a luxe look and appeal. We learn how to create a decadent silk bed skirt and the secrets behind restoring silver objects. Once you check in you'll never want to leave!
Episode 26 — Home BaseOur client runs a busy corporation out of a loft, which is also his home. Sarah and Room Service make his office space user friendly by lightening the colours and installing a new desk and storage solutions. We learn the history of exotic kilims and Sarah creates a fabric panel that separates the office from the rest of the home at the end of the day. Nine to five never looked so good!
Episode 27 — Country GardenWe learn how to install rustic hardwood flooring and how to choose accessories to get you in the country mood, no matter where you call home.
Episode 28 — Baby It's YouHost Sarah Richardson creates the perfect environment for an intriguing mobile and some Chinese treasures that will be a constant reminder of the child’s rich heritage.
Episode 29 — Living It Up!Host Sarah Richardson does a little creative sourcing to help turn a living room into a space that’s suitable for all of its inhabitants.
Episode 30 — Brighten Up!Host Sarah Richardson awakens the space with bright, citrus colours and makes it functional with unique storage solutions.
Episode 31 — Blue PlateRaspberries are the inspiration Room Service uses for this playful and colourful room.
Episode 32 — Bath and a HalfHost Sarah Richardson tackles a master and a family bathroom, making wise decisions on how to use the client's limited funds.
Episode 33 — Wine and DineHost Sarah Richardson combines a never-touched kitchen and dining room into an environment that welcomes the best of cooking and entertaining.
Episode 34 — Blue SkiesRoom Service shows you how by introducing the colours of the water and skies.
Episode 35 — ExecutiveHost Sarah Richardson gives this space a timeless French Country appeal with a warm yellow and cream palette and treasured furniture pieces.
Episode 36 — Modern ClassicsUsing modern classic furnishings, templated carpet and lighting host Sarah Richardson creates an apartment suitable for a Hollywood mogul, while keeping it portable with the renter in mind.
Episode 37 — Warm WelcomeHost Sarah Richardson infuses a chic, dramatic look to a foyer that gives it impact and unifies it with the rest of the home.
Episode 38 — Winds of ChangeHost Sarah Richardson devises inexpensive and innovative solutions that cater to her young client's wishes yet grow with her as her personal style evolves.
Episode 39 — Way DowntownHost Sarah Richardson cozies up the place by working with natural colours, the client's vintage furniture and accessories.
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