Karen Kavett

Karen is a contributor to the HGTV Handmade YouTube channel. She is a RISD graduate with a background in graphic design. Her favorite craft supplies are her large collection of washi tape and her gold gilding paint, and she is has a bit of an obsession with ampersands.

The Crafty Lumberjacks

The Crafty Lumberjacks, Andrew Boza and Dennis Setteducati are both actors and Astoria New York residents. Along with coffee, crafting and Netflix, they have a love for the holidays and decorating! This love lead to their successful and ever growing blog and Instagram, which aims at giving their followers some quick, easy and affordable inspiration.

J. Pickens

Host of HGTV.com’s The Work Around, J. Pickens is a designer, fabricator, and maker who creates work filled with a spirit of adventure, discovery, and history. His career has been enviably diverse and features everything from movie prop building to high end interior design. In spite of his Brooklyn, NY location, J. can’t deny his roots in the Deep South and loves all things fishing and outdoors.

Marianne Canada

HGTV.com’s in-house craft and entertaining expert, Marianne also serves as an executive producer, stylist and online personality. When not creating social videos for HGTV and Travel Channel, she’s starring in them for HGTV's crafty YouTube channel, HGTV Handmade.

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