The Property Brothers Show Off Their Grandest Kitchen Upgrades

“Property Brothers” stars Drew and Jonathan Scott are at it again! On this season of “Brother vs. Brother,” they’re competing to see who can renovate the better home in Los Angeles. And in the latest episode, they’re facing off over (arguably) the most important part of the house: the kitchen.

In the episode “A Tale of Two Kitchens,” a lot is on the line. Drew hasn’t won a single kitchen challenge in all six seasons of “Brother vs. Brother,” so he’s determined to get lucky with No. 7.

However, his plans may be dashed since Jonathan has plans for some show-stopping features, including a custom barrel ceiling and double kitchen islands.

It’s up to judges Maureen McCormick and Dan Vickery from the HGTV show “Frozen in Time” to decide which brother’s kitchen and dining space is better—and they have a tough decision to make.

Read on to find out how Drew preserves the history of his home, and how Jonathan creates character in his. Who knows, you might see some design ideas you’ll be inspired to try in your own home.

Bring attention to your ceiling

This barrel ceiling is cleverly crafted with false brick panels.


Jonathan’s kitchen and dining area starts out looking pretty bare-bones, so the pressure is on to add style and character. Of course, he comes through, starting with a stunning new ceiling.

Jonathan knows Drew has a barrel ceiling in his house, so he decides to one-up him with a barrel ceiling (with four barrels) that’s decorated with brick veneer panels.

While Jonathan first tries to get the brick look with a printed wallpaper, he realizes he’ll need to step it up to beat Drew. So he gets the panels custom-made from a shop that specializes in making pieces for Hollywood movie sets. Apparently, if this brick is good enough for Hollywood, it’s good enough for this Hollywood home.

Jonathan Scott did a great job—this looks like real brick!


The result is a gorgeous ceiling with timeless charm.

When the renovation is finished, McCormick loves the feature.

“Oh my gosh, what a work of art,” she says. “You know, I feel almost like I’m in Europe. So beautiful.”

Why stop at one kitchen island when you can have two?

These double islands make this kitchen look massive.


Jonathan decides to go big with this project, building an addition so that he can add extra space to his stunning kitchen and dining area. And with all that space, Jonathan decides to give the kitchen not just one beautiful island, but two!

These islands make for plenty of dining space for the future homeowners, and they look beautifully unique.

The hottest new home feature: A see-through fireplace

Jonathan’s fireplace is uniquely see-through.


A beautiful home needs a beautiful fireplace—and Jonathan delivers.

By shifting the fireplace header up, he’s able to add a tall, modern fireplace to the sitting area off the kitchen. The fireplace

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