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2017

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Love It Or List It Vancouver: Alison & Frank

Did you happen to catch Love It Or List It Vancouver last night?? If not, you missed out BUT I’m going to share all of the fun details with you today anyway! Let’s get to it!

Alison and Frank moved into their massive home 25 years ago and over the years three of their children have fled the nest but the work to maintain this home stayed behind. While Frank considers the house and yard work therapeutic it’s starting to feel a little overwhelming for Alison.

Ps. If you want to see how the whole episode unfolds, you can watch this episode of Love It or List It Vancouver, here! Or, check out more photos of this space, here! Plus you can cruise the shopping guide for all products used in this reno, here!

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I have to say, doing laundry already seems like a daunting task and for Alison, not only does she have to do it but she has to hike a mile (all uphill) throughout their home to put it away … LOL … ok, that might be a little exaggerated but it really is a LONG trek from their laundry room across the home.

Not only is the laundry room a bit of an issue but the kitchen is also worn out and coming apart at the seams,  the laundry room along with the powder room tend to see a lot of action and they are both located right beside the kitchen, which Alison feels is a total eyesore and I have to agree with that one!

While Frank is happy to stay put and keep on plugging away at the housework, it’s Alison that I have to convince so in order to do so, I have to renovate the kitchen, main bathroom, master bedroom, master ensuite and refresh the laundry room. In other words, time to get crackin!!

We decided to move the laundry room to the other side of the house which meant we gave up the renovation of the main bathroom BUT in doing so we were able to add a new mudroom and renovate the powder room which I feel was a better decision all around! This home was already so massive and so beautiful that these renovations made it look and feel so stunning!! Being that the home is so close to the water, we called in the folks at Icyene Spray Foam Insulation and Campbell Care to make this home not only stunning but as warm and cozy as possible.

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We totally revamped the kitchen to make it much sleeker and functional. We gave them all new appliances, installed a beautiful waterfall island with lots of places for the kids (now adults lol) and grandkids to sit. We also gave them ample storage with two huge pantries on either side as well as huge doors that open up to the outdoor oasis! I envision their new beautiful kitchen turning into more of an outdoor kitchen in the summer months and I tell ya, it’s all things dreamy.

As I mentioned above, we ended up removing the nursery room and replacing it with their brand new laundry room, a mudroom and updating the powder room! This means no more long trek to the kitchen every time Alison needs to do laundry!! SUCCESS!! Ps. How GORGEOUS are the lights from Design Lighting in the powder room?! DROOL. They remind me of diamonds … a girls best friend!

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Oooookay, now on to the master bedroom which I’m REALLY excited about. We moved their old cramped up closet and by doing so we completely maximized their view and added sliding doors so they can take advantage of the warmer months and allow that fresh ocean air to flow through their space! We also added a nice walk in closet complete with lots of storage for all of Alison’s jewelry and replaced the flooring with beautiful new tile from Ann Sacks and installed a gas fireplace insert from Valour Fireplaces!

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This was one DREAMY reno, if I do say so myself. What was your favourite part?? I think I have to say mine was the kitchen … I mean you really can’t beat that view!!

A huge thank you goes out to Janis Nicolay for the photos!! Plus, be sure to follow Love it or List It Vancouver on Facebook for episode updates and more fun behind-the-scene photos.

Until next week!

 xo

Jilly

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  1. Chelsea

    June 13th, 2017 at 10:11 am

    Do you happen to remember where the stools in the kitchen were from? Loved them!

  2. Erin Bascom

    June 13th, 2017 at 10:52 am

    Gorgeous as usual! I adore those chairs in the master bedroom. Any chance you could say where they are from?? I need one for my living room! I checked the shopping guide and they are not listed. Thank you in advance!

  3. Shauna lee

    June 13th, 2017 at 11:00 am

    What about the scarf and sweater you wore. Loved them.

  4. Catalina

    June 13th, 2017 at 11:58 am

    I love it….I wish I could be on The show my house needs renos?.

  5. Deanna Weimann

    June 14th, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    I am so happy they stayed on this week’s episode. That property was AMAZING. Love the transformation you did for them

  6. Jillian Harris

    June 17th, 2017 at 8:28 am

    OMG I was SO HAPPY they stayed as well!! That property was WAYYY to beautiful to give up!! XO

  7. Kelsey

    June 13th, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    Love this reno! Dying to know where the two pieces of framed art in the master ensuite are from? Looks like a mountain or cliff landscape. Thanks!

  8. Armand

    June 13th, 2017 at 6:36 pm

    Where did you find the light fixture for the laundry room? That is exactly what we are looking for. Great show btw. 😉

  9. Jane

    June 13th, 2017 at 7:27 pm

    Beautiful job on the Reno! Completely transformed their space.

  10. Karen

    June 13th, 2017 at 8:03 pm

    Hiiii Jillian!! Absolutely love you!! Thanks for sharing this post! Where is the bedspread from? I couldn’t find it listed and would love to know! Thank you so much!! Big hugs to you!! Xoxo

  11. Darlene low

    June 13th, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    I watch your show just love your style and personality.If I ever won a ton of money I would have you do a complete Reno.I love the way you decorate with light colours.I can hardly wait to see your new show with your family.

  12. Erin bascom

    June 13th, 2017 at 9:28 pm

    Where are the chairs from in the master bedroom?

  13. Rebecca

    June 14th, 2017 at 5:14 am

    Jillian, I believe you are an amazing designer and trouble shooter. Also you seem to be a very nice person. Congratulations on your successes and your beautiful cild and hubby. You did good girl, way to go! Enjoy life and keep on smiling. Love that dress.

  14. Jillian Harris

    June 17th, 2017 at 8:36 am

    Awwwww thank you so much for your sweet words Rebecca!!! XOXO

  15. Devon

    June 14th, 2017 at 8:08 am

    Where are the kitchen stools from? They aren’t in the buying guide 🙁

    They are so nice… I want.

  16. Kathy

    June 15th, 2017 at 8:41 am

    Where are the bar stools from? They are so interesting. I just love them!

  17. Kate

    June 17th, 2017 at 8:46 pm

    Are you able to say where the barstools are from? My husband and so have been looking for the perfect stool for over a year and these are perfect!!! Thanks 🙂

  18. Melissa Lucchetta

    June 18th, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    I just finished watching this episode and I am so happy they decided to LOVE IT! I mean, how could you walk away from a gorgeous home like that? Especially with that view of the water! Great job Jillian! 🙂 <3

  19. Melissa Lucchetta

    June 18th, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    Also- where is that piece that is hanging over the bed from?! Would love this for over my fireplace!

  20. Kristen

    July 21st, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    Hi! Can you please tell me where the hexagonal bar stools are from (Alison & Frank’s kitchen)? I do not see them on the shopping guide. Thank you!

  21. Jane

    October 21st, 2017 at 6:22 am

    Good afternoon from Portugal, do you happen to have a picture of the interal doors? Regards Jane

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