Over the last six years, Erin and Ben have transformed 70 homes and buildings on Home Town. We've watched their style and color take on a new form in each episode to match the personalities of those who will live there. It's been a challenge, but we've narrowed down to the top 10 favorite kitchens from the past five seasons. Do you remember any of these kitchens and what house would you add to our list?
Gwen and Mike chose a house where they can entertain friends in a walkable neighborhood. Ben and Erin give the place a complete facelift, add a coastal color scheme, a built-in banquet, and a back patio that’s perfect for entertaining!
WALLS | TRIM | CEILING | DOORS: 7002-14 Cream Delight Valspar
CABINETS: 5005-3C Jeckyll Grand Dining Sea Mist Valspar
TILE: Caprize Pastel Topaz Somertile
GROUT: Bright White Alexander’s Hardware
Vicostone Quartz Carrara Stoneworks
Tiffany inherited her mom’s house when she passed away, but at 1500 sq feet, it’s far too small for her growing family. Ben and Erin came up with an ambitious plan for Tiffany and her husband Jonathan to live comfortably with clever color choices and repurposed materials.
WALLS: SW7009 Pearly White
CEILING | TRIM | WINDOWS | WAINSCOTING: SW7551 Greek Villa
UPPER CABINETS | BASE CABINETS | ISLAND: SW 7611 Tranquil Aqua
Rhonda wanted to settle in Mississippi with her husband Jay. While they’ve both taught classes in historic preservation and community planning, they have never owned a historic home together! Erin and Ben transformed their little craftsman into an oasis, full of color and texture.
WALLS | TRIM: Natural Choice SW7011
CEILING: Pearly White SW7009
DOORS | WINDOWS | UPPER CABINETS | BASE CABINETS | BACKSPLASH: Conservative Grey SW6183
VENT HOOD: Oil Rubbed Bronze DIY
ISLAND: Vouge Green SW0065
Jack and Sandy wanted a historic home in the country with a porch and plenty of green space. Their dream house with a large front porch and charming farmhouse kitchen came to fruition. How about those chairs? Wow.
WALLS | TRIM | DOORS | CEILING: SW White Duck 7010
CABINETS ABOVE STOVE: KNOTTY ALDER W/ CLEAR COAT
CABINETS: SW Grecian Ivory 7541
Josh & Giorgio wanted to have a vacation home in Mississippi, where Giorgio is originally from. They needed help finding something large enough to entertain, but manageable enough to maintain from their home in Florida. Ben and Erin transformed their new house into the perfect Mississippi vacation getaway and the kitchen into a show stopping centerpiece.
WALLS | TRIM | DOORS | ISLAND: SW7541 Grecian Ivory
CEILING: SW6147 Panda White
CABINETS: SW6194 Basil
Charlie and Melissa Turner were offered a Manse as part of their compensation with the Ellisville Presbyterian Church. With 5 children and only 3 bedrooms – the place was cramped. With an all in budget of $85,000, Ben and Erin showed them a solid plan to update the Manse and turn it into a living space that would be suitable for their family of 7. Erin and Ben created their dream kitchen and used their go-to blue to make it pop.
WALLS | CEILING | TRIM | UPPER CABINETS: SW 7009 Pearly White
BASE CABINETS | AROUND FRIDGE: SW 7618 Deep Sea Dive
FLOORING: Mannington Revive Hive Swarm Sheet Vinyl City Home Centre
Ben's baby brother, Jesse, and his wife Lauren bought their first house, and Ben and Erin are there to guide every step of the way. Drawing their inspiration from Jesse and Lauren's love of eclectic style and bold colors, Ben and Erin chose a dramatic, dark green* for their kitchen. We're still not over it!
WALLS: SW7564 POLAR BEAR
CEILING: SW7564 POLAR BEAR
TRIM | CABINETS | DOORS: SW7623 CASCADES
Danny is one of Laurel's most passionate proponents of restoring old homes. He's also Erin's uncle! Danny likes to go big, and he's not concerned about the budget. Erin and Ben transform his home into a place that reflects his traditional style with modern and textured elements.
UPPER CABINETS: SW7103 WHITETAIL
BASE CABINETS: SW6202 CAST IRON
ISLAND: SW6202 CAST IRON
VENT HOOD: SW6202 CAST IRON
Kendall moved back to Laurel to be close to her family and friends because her husband Kurt had recently passed away, and living out in the country has left her feeling lonely. Ben and Erin thoughtfully bring her design vision to life and create a gorgeous sun-filled home and a soft landing for Kendall after a challenging time in her life.
WALLS: SW7541 GRECIAN IVORY
CEILING | TRIM | DOORS | WINDOWS: SW6385 DOVER WHITE
UPPER CABINETS | VENT HOOD | BASE CABINETS: SW7542 NATUREL
BUILT-INS: SW9130 EVERGREEN FOG
Finally we throw it back all the way to the Edwards' kitchen in season one. Ben and Erin help a young couple renew a neglected gem built in 1910. The home has an interesting history that dates to World War II.
CEILING | WALLS | CABINET HEADBOARD: SW 6385 Dover White
UPPER CABINETS: Gov. Nicholls St. Green (SW Vieux Carre Collection)
Ben and Erin help a family used to spacious country living but yearning for a small town community, create an eclectic home in historic downtown.
WALLS: PPG 1112-2 Cozy Cream Pittsburgh Paints
CEILING | TRIM: SW 7013 Creamy Sherwin Williams
CABINETS: SW 2848 Roycroft Pewter Sherwin Williams