"You know those movies like She's All That where the geeky, unpopular girl undergoes a complete transformation? Who knew a stunning woman was hiding behind that ponytail and those thick-rimmed glasses? If only more high school losers knew popularity could be won by ditching the scrunchy and ordering a prescription of contact lenses. Of course, you're not fooling anyone, Hollywood, the thickest spectacles in the LA couldn't make Rachael Leigh Cook ugly. Well, Surfmist House, in Perth's City Beach was suffering a severe case of Laney Boggs Syndrome. The owners described it as 'City Beach meets Spanish mission style' and friends commented they were brave to the home. But behind the shades of brown and dated appearance of the home, the owners and architect Sandy Anghie could see its hidden beauty."