Tag: 1950s

Before-and-after photos show how Chip and Joanna Gaines transformed a 1950s ranch into a chic dream home


Chip and Joanna Gaines are renovating homes again in “Fixer Upper: Welcome Home.” Courtesy of Magnolia Network
  • Chip and Joanna Gaines helped first-time homeowner Nicole on “Fixer Upper: Welcome Home.”

  • Nicole purchased a three-bedroom home that was built in the 1950s.

  • Chip and Joanna turned the outdated ranch into a dreamy, European-style cottage.

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Chip and Joanna Gaines are back in “Fixer Upper: Welcome Home.”


“Fixer Upper: Welcome Home” is available for streaming on Discovery Plus. Courtesy of Magnolia Network

The show is produced by the Magnolia Network, and it became available for streaming on

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an updated 1950s home that was featured in an HGTV pilot

Take a look inside this updated 1950s home just a few blocks from Main Street. The home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, sits on over a third of an acre near Historic Downtown Grapevine and is on the market for $615,000.

It was featured on an HGTV pilot called “Lone Star Flip,” listing agent Kem Bedwell said. She added that the home was bought for the show, and was renovated by John and Elizabeth Huffman. The Huffmans own a home renovation company called Black Door Renovation and John Huffman is currently running for mayor in Southlake.

The home features neutral

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Finding serenity in a 1950s Venice bungalow

This Venice bungalow takes the concept of do-it-yourself projects to a whole new level. When renovating the 1950s home, a former owner learned how to use computer-aided design software to realize his vision.

Taking its cues from Scandinavian design, the fenced and gated home is unapologetic in its clean composition. Smooth plaster walls and bleached French oak floors give the interior a calming feel. Outside, olive trees and simple grasses surround a small swimming pool and decking.

The details

Location: 2328 Glencoe Ave., Venice, 90291

Asking price: $3.895 million

Built: 1952

Living area: 2,330 square feet, four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms

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