A Very Brady Renovation

When we think of Interior Design, we often talk about designing a space to update it, but sometimes a home renovation means restoring a space back to its glory days. Find out how HGTV worked with the Brady Brunch to recreate the iconic 1960s house

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A Very Brady Renovation on HGTV took the country by storm throughout its four-episode mini-series.  The HGTV show was about the total renovation of a home to restore it back to the beloved Brady Bunch house. The whole renovation took around six months to complete and more than 9,000 working hours. Thanks to the help of the six Brady kids, the transformation is almost a complete replication.


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Property Brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott worked with Peter Brady (Christopher Knight) to recreate the exterior of the Brady home. This dynamic trio matched and updated the exterior paint to the original “Brady Beige” color. Thanks to a surge in popularity of mid-century modern home decor, the exterior of the Brady home could fit in many neighborhoods today.

 Dining Room

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The living room, dining room, and the staircase were designed with the help of Marcia Brady (Maureen McCormick) and Cindy Brady (Susan Olsen). The television sisters and Property Brothers worked hard to make sure the sofa designs kept the vintage vibe throughout the entire room. The mix of green and brown fabrics and dark woods brings that mid-century feel to the entire space.


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The design team says that the reconstruction of the famous avocado green orange kitchen was one of the most enjoyable parts of the renovation. The green paint chosen for the kitchen chairs, cabinets, and refrigerator all resemble the classic look from the Brady Bunch show, even the orange laminate is spot on. The Brady siblings who worked on this kitchen said this part of the reno brought back the most memories. The actors say they spent the most time throughout the show in the Brady kitchen.

 Living Room

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The recreation of the family room shows off the 60’s style wood paneling throughout the space. Daybeds featuring bold, plaid patterns, are a nod to the trends of the time. Adding a pop of color, the light brown leather chairs were added to compliment the red table. The cast says they wanted this room to stay rustic and have a very vintage feel to it.


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The final renovation of the Brady house was the backyard. Greenery was brought in to compliment the classic swingset that was used in the original show.  A teeter-totter and doghouse were also built alongside a mini garden to add color throughout the backyard.  The cast says they loved how the backyard came together as the last part of this amazing renovation.

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New Year’s Trend Watch: Modern and Elegant Black Interiors 

As we close out 2019, Vishion is looking ahead to some 2020 trends. This new year, black is making a color statement, in a big way. Today on the blog, Vishion explores how professional designers are using black in their interior designs and how readers can follow suit.


Black is one of those colors that never goes out of style. That being said, how we use the color black has changed over the years. It has always been a popular choice for home accents and finishings, but 2020’s trend forecast calls for more. Think: black furniture, black accent walls, black and white bathrooms, and all-black kitchens. This article explores some insights on the appeal of black in interior design, as well as eight professionally designed interiors that incorporate black in a trend-forward way.

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Why are we drawn to black?

According to color psychology, black is associated with notions such as power, authority, elegance, and formality. According to the ancient practices of Feng Shui, black carries an energy of mystery, sophistication, strength, and depth. 

Balancing Dark Colors in a Space

The key to pulling off black in a room or any size is to counter it with plenty of bright and bold accents. Another way to do this is by employing colors such as cream and beige, which will prevent the space from looking too dark. 

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6 Interior Designs in Pantone’s Rev It Up

In 2017, Pantone’s Color of the Year was Greenery: a fresh, zesty, and life-affirming shade of yellow-green, reminiscent of the first days of spring. Today on the blog, we explore one of ten palettes inspired by Greenery: Rev It Up.

Designing in Pantone’s Moody Blooms

Pantone’s palette of the week pulls together a medley of eye-popping and vivid colors from nature. We’ve pulled together both space designs and products to show how you can use Vishion to bring these fresh colors into your designs

Pretty in Purple: How to pull off Pantone’s Purple Haze

Pantone’s palette of the week features an ethereal blend of soft greens, pinks, and purples—including Pantone’s Color of the Year 2018, Ultra Violet. Keep reading to find out how professional interior designers are incorporating Purple Haze into their work. 

Designing in Pantone’s Palette of the Week: Intrigue

Pantone’s palette of the week is mysterious, whimsical, and unconventional—without sacrificing approachability. This article outlines how professional designers are integrating the Intrigue color palette into their designs. 

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