What These 25 HGTV Stars Did Before They Were Famous

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Christina Haack

Known for: “Flip or Flop” and “Christina on the Coast”

Then: Before “Flip or Flop” debuted in 2013, Christina Haack was a real estate agent who recently had forayed into the house-flipping business with now-ex-husband Tarek El Moussa.

Now: Beyond filming “Flip or Flop,” the interior design expert is busy with her own HGTV show, “Christina on the Coast,” which premiered in early 2019 and follows Haack as she expands her design business throughout Southern California. In 2020, she started Christina @ Home, a home-furnishing line.

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David Bromstad

Known for: “My Lottery Dream Home,” “HGTV Design Star,” “Color Splash” and “Rock the Block”

Then: The original winner of “HGTV Design Star,” David Bromstad started his career as a Disney illustrator.

Now: Still an HGTV regular, Bromstad offers a number of design

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10 Calming Home Design Shows On Netflix That Aren’t From HGTV

If you’re spending this stressful time confined to a small, lackluster apartment like me, you’ve probably considered some vicarious viewing options.

For me, that has mostly manifested in travel shows. But as I’ve worked my way through the classics of that genre, I’m finding myself We buy houses Jacksonville perusing a different escapist category ― the home renovation field.

HGTV obviously leads this type of programming, but I’m not really a fan. The homogenous HGTV aesthetic tends to (in my mind) feature rich white people making tacky suggestions that rely on expensive imitations of bric-a-brac such as expensive, oversized brass jack game pieces.

Netflix has tried to compete in this genre over the last few years and offers some semblance of an alternative.

Adair Curtis and Jason Bolden in "Styling Hollywood" on Netflix. (Photo: Netflix)
Adair Curtis and Jason Bolden in “Styling Hollywood” on Netflix. (Photo: Netflix)

The Netflix renovation shows aren’t perfect. They still have some HGTV homogeneity and tend

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See Brady Bunch Stars Maureen McCormick and Eve Plumb Tackle Home Renos in New HGTV Show

Maureen McCormick and Eve Plumb are back on HGTV — only this time, they’re the designers!

The Brady Bunch stars who appeared on HGTV’s A Very Brady Renovation are bringing their skills to the network’s new self-shot show, Design at Your Door.

The social-distancing inspired series, which premiered on June 11, pairs a roster of HGTV designers with families who are ready to tackle home-improvement projects on their own — with a bit of virtual assistance from the experts.

In place of the typical on-site interactions a home renovation would entail, participants are coached through completing the redesigns themselves via video conference. After a design plan is created, all the necessary materials are shipped straight to their door.

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In this exclusive clip (above) of Thursday’s episode, McCormick uses her decorator’s eye

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