Monica and her sisters turn the backyard into a country oasis, like the one they remember from their childhood. Projects include a new brick walkway and patio as well as stacking planters for a veggie garden. Also: a Murphy bed for the guest bedroom/home office.
A bathroom overhaul includes the installation of a vintage claw-foot tub and custom vanity. Meanwhile, sisters Brigette and Kerry accept Monica's challenge to see who can offer the best design for their respective guest bedrooms.
Monica and Jess work on taking down the wall between their old bedroom and the sunroom to make one large master bedroom with a view of the lake. To give the space a cottage-like feel, they hang barn-box planters on the wall and install new wainscoting. Also: They work on repairing the old back porch and make a hanging planter from an old chandelier.
Monica and her sisters tackle the living room and foyer of their childhood home. After having some fun during the demolition process, they install new French doors to open up the view to the lake. Other projects include creating picture rails from salvaged church pews; and Brigette cuts a mirror down to size.
Actress Monica Potter returns to her native Cleveland to renovate her childhood home with help from her three sisters and mother. In the series premiere, memories come flooding back as work on the kitchen and dining room areas begin.