Home Town News

By Popular Demand!
By Popular Demand!

Fans Hungry for More Home Town Get a Double Helping

HGTV brings Home Town fans a two-for-one special for two weeks only — new episodes premiering Sunday and Monday nights starting Feb. 9. Here are reasons why fans can't get enough of this delectably enticing show. Read the Article

New and Notable

Ahead of the Curve
Ahead of the Curve

Erin Is an Early Adopter of the Grandmillennial Trend

She's the queen of historically accurate renovations and vintage finds, but did you know there's a whole movement around her design style? Read the Article

Home Town Shop
Home Town Shop

Buy Your Favorite Decor From 'Home Town'

Love something you saw on season four of Home Town? Erin and Ben Napier have you covered with the brand new collections in their shop, Laurel Mercantile, cleverly curated by episode. Buy Now

Nursery Inspiration
Nursery Inspiration

A Magical and Elegant Nursery for Baby Helen Napier

When the time came to fashion a nursery for Baby Helen Napier, it's no surprise that Erin thought carefully and deeply about every single detail. Check Out the Napier Nursery

Home Town - Season 4 Video Highlights

Totally Transformed

Erin and Ben completely transform a home for a single mother of four.

Two Exclusive Digital Video Series

Erin'spired 15 Videos

Take a peek behind the curtain with Erin's design process as she and her team envision new possibilities for the homes featured in Home Town. New installments added weekly.

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Talkin' Shop 6 Videos

Talkin' Shop features Home Town’s Ben Napier and HGTV’s Jason Pickens in a digital series that brings comic relief to the wood shop – as well as practical woodworking and DIY tips.

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'Home Town' Featured Videos

Meet Ben and Erin Napier, and find out how they provide historic small-town houses with big love in HGTV's new renovation series, Home Town.

Home Town Recap - The Church House

In this episode of Home Town, Ben and Erin help turn a manse into a home for a minister's family of seven.

Season 3 Galleries

One Really Big Reno
One Really Big Reno

A House Too Big To Move?

Ben and Erin may have bitten off more than they can chew in a project for a client who wants to move then renovate her historic family home. Sometimes it’s a good idea to have a ‘Plan B’.  Find Out More

Home Town Season 2

Ben & Erin are Back
Ben & Erin are Back

Season 2 Premiere
(And Other News)

Heads up, Home Town fans. Season 2 is in full swing with new episodes every Monday. Plus, maybe you've heard, there are some other announcements of note, too.

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...And They Have Some Surprises
...And They Have Some Surprises

Catch a Sneak Peek 6 Videos

Home Town returns in second season filled with more imaginative renovations and vintage Southern charm.  And there are some revelations in store.

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The Newest Napier

Welcome to the World, Baby Helen
Welcome to the World, Baby Helen

Erin Napier Delivers Beautiful Baby Helen

Ben and Erin welcomed their first child just a week before the kickoff of Home TownSeason 2! Read the details from Erin, here.

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Sweet Soul Music
Sweet Soul Music

From Dad to Daughter: Ben's Sweet Playlist for Baby Helen

Hear how Home Town stars Ben and Erin Napier welcomed their baby girl home with music. (Get the tissues ready.)

Read and Listen

Exclusive Home Town Videos

Get to Know Laurel, MS 2 Videos

Get a personal tour of downtown Laurel with Ben and Erin as your guides. Plus tour the Napiers' Laurel Mercantile Co.  Watch Now

Dining Southern Style w/Ben and Erin 2 Videos

Food faves (and not-so-faves) from Ben and Erin. Plus Ben's step-by-step guide to the perfect grilled cheese.  Hungry Yet?

New + Exclusive!
New + Exclusive!

Getting Personal w/Erin + Ben 5 Videos

Who's more romantic? Who's messier? Who snores the loudest? Find out in these web-exclusive Q&A videos. Watch Now

Meet the Hosts
Meet the Hosts

Get to Know the Napiers 10 Videos

Ben and Erin Napier love small towns and old homes, and they're all about "restoring" rather than "replacing". Find out what they're all about in these video spotlights. Watch Now

Looking Back, Looking Forward
Looking Back, Looking Forward

Our Favorite Moments from Season 1

Here's a roundup of some of what made Season 1 of Home Town so great. Bonus: A sneak peek at the critters, heavenly hardwoods and babies on the way in Season 2. Read the Article

Home Town Season 1 Photo Galleries

About the Show

Erin and Ben Napier love their small Mississippi hometown, especially the old historical houses. Using found materials and old textiles, they're keeping the character of these classic homes but giving them modern and affordable updates. From Erin's imaginative hand sketches to Ben's custom handiwork, this couple is bringing homes back to life and making sure their small town's future is as bright as its past.

About the Hosts

Erin Napier

With a keen sense of style and a background in graphic design, Erin brings the vision to the renovations in HGTV's Home Town.
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Ben Napier

Ben is passionate about preserving and celebrating the history of old homes, and his building and woodworking skills help form the foundation of the husband-wife Home Town team.
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Season 1, Episode 10

Military Family Finds Small Town Charm in Mississippi

A well-traveled serviceman and his wife settle down after finding a job in small town Mississippi. Ben and Erin have been given an all-in budget and are tasked with satisfying the couple's wish list that includes a historic home with a chef's kitchen. They come back with two choices: a cozy Cape Cod-style house with a small kitchen and a charmless exterior or a slightly larger home with interesting architectural details and a welcoming front porch. Ben and Erin make the couple's dreams come true by creating a home dripping in charm that includes a French provincial chef's kitchen and a handcrafted work table.

Tuesday
Feb 11
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 11

Country Singer Moves From The Big City to a Small Town

After living in Nashville for the last 15 years, this country music singer is looking to put down roots in small town Mississippi. She has set her budget and has provided Ben and Erin with a wish list that includes a historic home with a space for entertaining and a spa-like master bath. She's presented with two homes: a classic Craftsman bungalow with a large but rough backyard and a large, dated house with no kitchen. Ben and Erin deliver a stunning home that includes a manicured outdoor entertainment space and a luxury spa master bath.

Tuesday
Feb 11
5am | 4c
Season 3, Episode 10

Leaving the Nest

Newlyweds are ready to move out of a parents' garage apartment and into their first home together. With an all-in budget, these two local artists hope to find a house with a master suite, large open kitchen and plenty of room for entertaining. Ben and Erin show them three unique homes with a variety of amenities hoping to help them make their decision. Once a home has been chosen, Ben and Erin design a luxury open-concept kitchen and deluxe master suite for it that leaves the happy couple speechless.

Friday
Feb 14
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 1

Southern Coastal Style

A couple is ready to move back home to Mississippi and put down roots after years of moving for work. They need help finding a home with charm and character in a small town. With an all-in budget of $300,000, Ben and Erin infuse their new home with coastal charm and create a gorgeous kitchen and breathtaking outdoor entertaining space using reclaimed cedar from the home.

Friday
Feb 14
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 8

An Old Familiar Place

After being away for 30 years, a woman dreams of retiring in the small town where she has fond memories of her childhood. With her all-in budget of $120,000, Erin designs an elegant, airy home while Ben creates some unique builds including a laundry chute and a custom screen door.

Friday
Feb 14
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 8

A Little Rough, A Little Refined

Caroline and her husband, Corey, are moving home to follow her dream of opening a men's store. With a budget of $150,000, they're hoping to find a house that matches their authentic, early-century style and has an office worthy of their new business. Ben and Erin Napier show them two houses, and after the couple makes a choice, they use some unique solutions to open up the space and embrace its authentic style. The stunning transformation includes an office reminiscent of an old English library, a hand-cut brick backsplash and a piece of art from the home's history.

Friday
Feb 14
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 11

Country Singer Moves From The Big City to a Small Town

After living in Nashville for the last 15 years, this country music singer is looking to put down roots in small town Mississippi. She has set her budget and has provided Ben and Erin with a wish list that includes a historic home with a space for entertaining and a spa-like master bath. She's presented with two homes: a classic Craftsman bungalow with a large but rough backyard and a large, dated house with no kitchen. Ben and Erin deliver a stunning home that includes a manicured outdoor entertainment space and a luxury spa master bath.

Friday
Feb 14
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 6

Move It or Lose It?

Robyn and Cassidy want to move Robyn's great-grandmother's house to a new plot of land, but Ben and Erin are skeptical that the home could survive the move. With a budget of $100,000, Ben and Erin transform a cozy cottage in town into a dream home to present the couple with a safer option.

Friday
Feb 14
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 7

Sweet Home Laurel

A Laurel, MS, native is ready to plant roots in the place her family has called home for generations. With her all-in budget of $100,000, Erin and Ben create a beautiful transformation that includes a quaint home office and a master bedroom and bathroom fit for a queen.

Friday
Feb 14
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 1

Restored Glory

Ben and Erin's approach to home renovations begins and ends with history. From uncovering historic wallpaper to incorporating a homeowner's personal story, the duo looks back at some of their favorite history moments of the first three seasons.

Sunday
Feb 16
1pm | 12c
Season 4, Episode 7

Can This House Be Saved?

When she turned 18, a young woman inherited her family home that had been sitting abandoned for years. Now 21, she comes to Ben and Erin to see if the house can be saved with her $120,000 budget or if her money is better spent on another property.

Sunday
Feb 16
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 4

Southern Italianate Charm

Ben and Erin Napier get the opportunity to find and restore a home for some longtime friends. They're hoping to find a historical house with a porch and cozy charm. Ben and Erin show them two houses: The Thompson House where the Italian style potential is masked by bad design and The Carmichael House whose mix of 1920s and 1990s styles will be expensive to redo. Ben and Erin then use creative solutions to convert mismatched design elements into a beautiful historical house complete with a custom-built ottoman and a unique outdoor entryway cabinet.

Sunday
Feb 16
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 5

A Town to Call Home

Kristen dreams of watching her kids grow up in a small town like she did, but as a military family, they are always on the move. Now that husband Kelvin is close to retirement, they've decided to settle down so their young children have a place to call home. Kelvin and Kristen's all-in budget is $250,000, so Ben and Erin show the couple two family-friendly homes: a big, old charmer that's a lot of house, and a character-rich Craftsman with a lower price but a longer "to do" list. Ben and Erin create the ultimate family home including a study area, play space and stunning new kitchen with a unique bowling alley countertop.

Sunday
Feb 16
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 7

Sweet Home Laurel

A Laurel, MS, native is ready to plant roots in the place her family has called home for generations. With her all-in budget of $100,000, Erin and Ben create a beautiful transformation that includes a quaint home office and a master bedroom and bathroom fit for a queen.

Sunday
Feb 16
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 9

A Modern Millennial Makeover

An engaged couple is ready to buy a home of their own so they can start the next chapter in their lives together. With the help of their families, they have an all-in budget and a wish list that includes a master bathroom with a soaking tub and a place where they can read and study. After helping the couple find the perfect home, Ben and Erin give the home a colorful millennial makeover that includes a charming book nook and stunning master suite.

Sunday
Feb 16
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 13

Putting Down Roots

After falling in love with the small-town energy and hospitality, a couple that was recently recruited by the local hospital looks for a place to live as they start their new jobs as doctors. They have an all-in budget of $200,000 and a wish list that includes a historic home and a place to entertain as they make new friends. Ben and Erin's dazzling makeover includes a new kitchen and a stunning open-concept entertainment space.

Sunday
Feb 16
7pm | 6c
Season 4, Episode 8

The Sky's the Limit

A man who has always moved around and loves to travel and meet new people is looking for a large home. Ben and Erin can't believe their luck when he gives them a limitless budget to design a gorgeous retreat with a Spanish-style kitchen and master suite.

Sunday
Feb 16
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 8

The Sky's the Limit

A man who has always moved around and loves to travel and meet new people is looking for a large home. Ben and Erin can't believe their luck when he gives them a limitless budget to design a gorgeous retreat with a Spanish-style kitchen and master suite.

Monday
Feb 17
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 1

Banquette Dreams

Virginia newlyweds look for a new place to call home in Mississippi. They have an all-in budget and a wish list that includes a banquette, a master bedroom and a spacious front porch. After showing the couple two houses, Ben and Erin begin work creating a warm, welcoming cottage with never-before-seen porch swings and a beautiful kitchen banquette that reminds the happy couple of home.

Monday
Feb 17
4am | 3c
Season 2, Episode 2

An Island For All

A long-time local teacher looks for a house where she can entertain her large family. She has an all-in budget and a wish list that includes a large kitchen and family living area to host her big family get-togethers. Once Ben and Erin have shown her two possible homes that need a little love, the work begins transforming one of them into a stylish, welcoming oasis where the whole family will be comfortable. Even better, they're able to use beams and cabinets from the original house to build a stunning custom table and kitchen island.

Monday
Feb 17
5am | 4c
Season 2, Episode 2

An Island For All

A long-time local teacher looks for a house where she can entertain her large family. She has an all-in budget and a wish list that includes a large kitchen and family living area to host her big family get-togethers. Once Ben and Erin have shown her two possible homes that need a little love, the work begins transforming one of them into a stylish, welcoming oasis where the whole family will be comfortable. Even better, they're able to use beams and cabinets from the original house to build a stunning custom table and kitchen island.

Monday
Feb 17
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 4

Cottage Charm

Coy and Kenya are moving to town to be close to their children and grandchildren. As empty nesters, they want to downsize into a historic cottage with an all-in budget of $125,000. Ben and Erin show the couple two cottages: a small, dated house with exterior charm, and a cottage that makes up for its lack of character with an attractive asking price.

Monday
Feb 17
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 4

Southern Italianate Charm

Ben and Erin Napier get the opportunity to find and restore a home for some longtime friends. They're hoping to find a historical house with a porch and cozy charm. Ben and Erin show them two houses: The Thompson House where the Italian style potential is masked by bad design and The Carmichael House whose mix of 1920s and 1990s styles will be expensive to redo. Ben and Erin then use creative solutions to convert mismatched design elements into a beautiful historical house complete with a custom-built ottoman and a unique outdoor entryway cabinet.

Monday
Feb 17
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 9

Small Town Life for a Growing Family

A Chicago woman moves her family from the big city to a small town in Mississippi. She's looking for a family-friendly house for her kids and future grandchild with room to entertain and a private oasis for herself. With a comfortable budget, Ben and Erin show her two homes: one with an unwelcoming exterior and an interior that's a bit dated, and another home that's smaller with very little character. Despite the limitations, Ben and Erin overcome their obstacles and wow the family with the home of their dreams.

Monday
Feb 17
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 9

Room to Grow

A couple with two kids are in desperate need of more space and hope to find a home with a big yard and studio for his work with an all-in budget of $200,000. After showing them two great options, Ben and Erin transform their choice into a modern, spacious farmhouse that includes a chicken coop made from a dilapidated children's playhouse.

Monday
Feb 17
5pm | 4c

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