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
Richard T. Jones is a Hollywood actor and he and his wife Nancy live in LA for his work, but have fallen in love with Mississippi. They are inspired by Ben and Erin’s work beautifying Laurel and want to make a similar investment in the community to help bring the pride of ownership to areas that haven’t been cared for as much as others. Ben and Erin give the house a colorful makeover adding a classic Craftsman front porch and swing, stunning kitchen and a cozy master bedroom.
CABINETS: SW 0008 Cajun Red Sherwin Williams
CEILING | TRIM | WALLS: SW 6385 Dover White Sherwin Williams
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
Lisa and Mike run a non-profit that provides transitional housing for women who are recovering from difficulties. They’re passionate about restoring old houses because they believe that things that are imperfect and broken can be made beautiful again, just like the lives of the women they help. Ben and Erin get scrappy and turn a neglected building into an uplifting oasis of calm and safety where new beginnings can flourish.
WALLS: OC-45 Swiss Coffee BENJAMIN MOORE
CEILING: OC-45 Swiss Coffee BENJAMIN MOORE
TRIM: 1515 Natural Elements BENJAMIN MOORE
BACK DOOR: SW 6212 Quietude SHERWIN WILLIAMS
WINDOW TRIM: 1515 Natural Elements BENJAMIN MOORE
UPPER CABINETS: SW 6212 Quietude SHERWIN WILLIAMS
BASE CABINETS: SW 6212 Quietude SHERWIN WILLIAMS
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