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Outdoor Space for Creating

The Schroeders wanted a place to play and be creative together, so Chip Wade and his team from Elbow Room answered the family's requests. He created gardens throughout the space so that the family could spend time together in nature. The crew also included aspects that the family enjoys, such as a chicken coop, a hammock, a fire pit and an art studio.

Chip Wade in His Home Under Construction

Elbow Room host, Chip Wade, in his home that is still under construction in Cumming, GA on May 24, 2012.

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Warm Inviting Industrial Style Kitchen

Renovations of the Carroll family's kitchen include removal of walls to open the space up, unstained walnut wood, quartz countertops, sea foam green and tangerine paint, huge dovetail joints, and a walk-around pantry. Chip's overall goal was to create an industrial-style kitchen that is still homey and intimate.

Contemporary Turquoise Bathroom With Modern Bathtub

This contemporary bathroom features a beautiful contrast between the dark turquoise walls and the curved white accent walls surrounding the modern bathtub. The gray vanity with stone countertop and dramatic sunbeam mirror complete the space.

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Family Friendly Outdoor Entertaining Space

As seen on HGTV and DIY Network's Elbow Room, the Jackson residence in Atlanta, GA is now fully equipped for outdoor entertaining and play area for the kids after the backyard renovation by licensed contractor Chip Wade and his team. Renovations included a new outdoor entertaining/grill area, a trampoline, fire pit and seating area for guests, landscaping, and tumble mat for their three daughters.

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Built-In Dining Banquette With Striped Cushions

This casual banquette gets a pop of color from red-and-white striped cushions. Neutral back cushions provide an earthy contrast.

Airy Small-Space Home Office

Even the smallest corners can transform into productive work areas. Smartly placed shelving adds storage while a desk and rolling chair anchor the office nook.

Old Barn Converted Into Grand Living Room

Licensed contractor Chip Wade of HGTV's Elbow Room converts a barn into a large open great room with soaring ceilings. Green-striped chairs and a white sofa bring a contemporary element to the space, while the stone fireplace and paneled walls preserve the history of the barn.

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Study Area in the Kitchen

The Williams family asked Chip and his design team for a functional, family friendly kitchen. That's exactly what they got. As seen on HGTV's Elbow Room, Chip Wade and his team of skilled designers created a multi-faceted kitchen that would be useful for a family with school aged kids. In a section of the kitchen, he placed the natural wood countertops on hinges and added storage for the Williams' kids to study.

Chip Wade in His Home Under Construction

Chip Wade, host of HGTV's hit show Elbow Room, stands in his home that is currently under construction in Cumming, GA.

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