Archive for the 'Rate My Space' Category

Win a room makeover with Angelo Surmelis

If you live in or around New York City, you might be interested in this email I just received from Angelo Surmelis, host of Rate My Space on HGTV: Hi Kids: If you have friends in the NYC area that are interested in a BIG results/SMALL budget makeover (1 room, 2 days, $500) and want to [...]

Read the rest of this entry »

New furniture collection from Angelo Surmelis

You already know about Angelo Surmelis if you watch the wildly successful Rate My Space on HGTV. You might have seen Angelo's own kitchen remodel featured in my Pardon Our Dust series for the L.A. Times. Now there's even more Angelo to love as he unveils his own furniture line, angelo:HOME. The first pieces, leather "Garbo [...]

Read the rest of this entry »

Where the money went: Angelo’s kitchen

Where the money went (selected items): Hutch: $800 Ceiling lights: $400 each Light over sink: $99 Stove: $5,000 Stools: $325 each Teak column: $800 Cabinets, stove vent, sink, faucet: $4,100 Drinking water filter and faucet: $270 Marble countertop: $850 Marble fabrication and installation: $1,500 Cork flooring and installation: $1,800 Subway tile: $350 Tile installation: $600 [...]

Read the rest of this entry »

Angelo’s kitchen remodel

See the before photo here and read the story here.

Read the rest of this entry »

A little bit of celebrity right here on the blog

Reader Mary Kay Ulsamer writes in about her great experience having one of the “inspiration rooms” on Rate My Space, Angelo Surmelis’ new show. (You see above the kitchen Angelo redid.) On Rate My Space, Angelo makes over some room that really needs help. And here’s what I found out from Angelo: the show pays [...]

Read the rest of this entry »