Design Challenge Finale: Ellen Chats With the Final Two
Get excited for tonight's finale with this exclusive interview with Ellen and the final two hopefuls.
Season winning designer Vivian Beers (right) and finalist Sef Pinney (left) with Ellen (center), as seen on Ellen's Design Challenge. Ellen DeGeneres puts eight furniture designers to the test when they come to Los Angeles to compete in various challenges designing and building amazing furniture creations. With a workshop, a lead carpenter and all the tools they’ll need, the contestants will be tasked with a new build each episode. A panel of expert judges along with appearances by Ellen will eliminate them one by one until one designer is left standing to take home the cash prize and win “Ellen’s Design Challenge.”
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Have you been watching the amazing creations on Ellen's Design Challenge? It's down to the final two designers, midcentury-inspired Sef and metal-working master Vivian. Before the finale airs tonight at 9p | 8c, check out this web-exclusive interview with Ellen and the final two.
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Want to become a modern furniture master? Try these easy DIYs inspired by the show.
Take Your Own Design Challenge
On Ellen's Design Challenge, the daytime TV darling challenges some of the country's most innovative furniture designers to create custom pieces for a chance to win $100,000. Our challenge to you? Get inspired by the modern pieces featured on the show to get started building your own furniture, thanks to these easy-to-follow how-to instructions.
DIY Upholstered Chair
Upholstery can be an intimidating project, but it seems more complicated than it actually is. A thrift store arm chair with simple lines, a sturdy frame and good padding makes a perfect subject for a novice upholsterer.
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Factory Cart Coffee Table
With a reclaimed wood top and caster wheels, this step-by-step project shows you how to create a factory-style look without the sticker shock.
Make This: DIY Factory-Cart Table
Modern Art-Inspired Pet or Baby Gate
Add safety and separation to door openings, hallways or staircases with a child and baby gate inspired by iconic artist Piet Mondrian.
Make This: Modern Art Staircase Gate
Don't miss the Ellen's Design Challenge finale tonight at 9p | 8c on HGTV.