John and Emily Bass live in a 33-year-old home with their three children, John Findley, Ellie and Shepard.

They have a formal living room (which we see in many older homes) but find it no longer fits their needs.

We’re going to convert the home’s old formal living room into a multipurpose room for homeschooling, a playroom and a home office.

Some of the projects we cover in this episode include:

  • Organize Everything
  • Build and Install Chalkboard/Cork Board Frame
  • Refinish table and chairs
  • Install Sliding Doors
  • Add Open Book Shelf in Book Nook
  • Install Light Fixture in Ceiling

Check out the “Creating a Multipurpose Room” episode article for more information!

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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