The stress factor in this episode nearly killed me, but the result as you saw was worth the extra handful of grey hairs it caused!
Meanwhile as I struggled to pull off my sexy designs my darling Kathryn Ireland took America's favorite housekeeper Jacqueline on a riotous wine tasting extravaganza where Jacqueline fancies tasting rather more than just the local wines!!!
Mary McDonald as always is hilariously funny as she juggles a difficult client and her ever-changing mind and mood, resulting however in a chic, calming, color-coded guest house nestled in the most exclusive of Bel Air addresses.
Jeffrey makes only a brief appearance in the premiere as he and his boyfriend also partake in a little wine tasting. . .It appears however they have been slightly over-served and confusion abounds in a hilarious cameo appearance.
All in all the volume has been turned way up this season. The design is hot, the dollars are in the millions, the clients are bigger than life, the decorators are crazy, and the results are super glam glam!
Enjoy and remember always -- "live, love, and decorate"!
YOU are bigger than life and clients are along for the ride! I enjoyed you in this episode. Wish I could work with you or hire you!!
Does anyone have any common sense in the interior design on this show? Or is the purpose just to show how extravagant and tasteless the rich can be? That dining room is garish, out of proportion, poorly planned. Who wants to eat surrounded by red shiny painted walls and black patent leather? It is a joke. I do like that the show actually admitted that someone ripped off the fireplace, and that Martyn covered up the hole in the wall with an ugly gold console. Little minty's room reminds me of those cheap bunk beds with the desk under. Not an original design, and who puts two straight chairs in a child's room with a gold poof in between? The kid needs a comfy reading spot, give her a beanbag, for heaven's sake. This segment was horrible, crass and fake. But what else should one expect from "reality tv."
Your "cheap bunk bed" criticism is followed by a suggestion to put a BEANBAG in a $30mil home! Also, many would love red lacquer walls in a dining room, even if you are not one of them. There is a reason the show is called "Million dollar decorators" and NOT "Designing for the masses"
I love this show. I enjoy watching you guys in action, sharing how you get from A to Z is just crazy. But I have to say, it bothers me a little bit that all of you can't decorate on a budget less than a million dollars?. Some would say anyone can decorate when you can spend that kind of money...just saying. I would like to see what y'all can do on a very tight budget. BTW - you and I share the same last name. Bullard, is not a common last name. See you next week.
Did the Mellon apartment require any reinforcements to the floor to support the very heavy table? I had nightmares about the damange that could be done in that building!
Martyn, After catching a show last season I was hooked!! Actually found myself looking forward to season 2. You have inspired me to push myself, staged a friends home in a "chic" sort of way...they had an offer they accepted in 2weeks... If I lived in New York, I would work for free! If you come to Boston, I would work for free!! Enjoy your show!