Use basic home improvement store materials to add designer-grade privacy and graphic impact to an outdoor space.
Give a basic chest of drawers designer flair with a painted chevron pattern.
A bold paint color and simple molding turn a bare wall into a stunning, graphic focal point.
Add reflection in a modern, artistic way to walls with squares of basic mirror, plywood and trim.
In week three of Design Star, each designer is challenged with a plain white box with plain white furnishings. Each designer must show their design ability with just two paint colors and their dollar store purchases as their tools.
For their first Design Star challenge, the 10 designers had to turn an empty townhouse in New York City into their "home away from home." Here are my tips for some things they did right and wrong and how apply them to your space.
In Design Star 3, Jennifer, Matt and Trish head to their hometowns for a very personal challenge: designing spaces for their families.
Get exclusive design tips and see how to bring ideas from the Design Star set to your home.
For their second Design Star Challenge, the remaining nine contestants split into three teams of three and were challenged to design rooms in a house that's been on the market for eight months!
Our last three designers have tremendous talent and for their challenge, they have been given the task of helping people who are deserving of great room makeovers and transforming their lives by transforming their spaces.
The designers' challenge is to transform two undecorated suites in the Gaylord Opryland Resort with help from country superstar Sara Evans, who favors a romantic, easy, light-filled and eclectic aesthetic.
For the final challenge, the two remaining contestants, Kim Myles and Todd Davis, are given an outdated ocean-front hotel suite on Waikiki Beach to demonstrate why they should be HGTV's new Design Star.
The first challenge the designers face is to redesign two bedrooms, a dining room, a living room and a sunroom in their Nashville lake house — with 31 work hours and a budget of $15,000.
In week five of Design Star, the final four contestants are given the challenge of designing a guesthouse for Mr. Las Vegas himself, Wayne Newton. Judge and designer Vern Yip gives tips for how to be a design star in your own home.
Want to know what happened to season two contestants after the show? We caught up with some of your favorite designers and got the scoop.
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