We here at Pink Verbena think that improving where you live is for EVERYONE! You may be a college student, a condo owner, an apartment dweller or a 1st time home buyer – – – whatever box you may check, there are projects and tasks for every skill set and level. Still not convinced you can Do It Yourself? Well, maybe we can help point you in the right direction with some must see viewing suggestions.
Below, we highlight just a few of the most popular home improvement/real estate personalities and they shows they host. Given the wide array of programs and the diverse line up of hosts, you are sure to see yourself or your current living situation in one or more of them. Take a look and get inspired!
For the Rebel – The Vanilla Ice Project
Think that home rehabs are for old dudes in khaki and flannel? Think again. One of our favorite “one hit wonders” has found his calling as an awesome renovation specialist! He’s ditched the high-top fade and gold chains for hammer and nails. With the 6th season of The Vanilla Ice Project set to debut April 23rd on the DIY Network, he’s shown us that he’s much better at renovations than rap!
For the 1st Time Home Buyer – Property Virgins
Does the thought of purchasing your first property make you quiver in your shoes. Fret no more! There’s a show for that. Property Virgins on HGTV. With host and real estate guru, Egypt Sherrod, the show guides couples through the highs and lows of home buying. Seeing how other real life couples navigate through the bumpy waters of buying a house lets us all know that we are not alone! The struggle is real, but, rewarding, too!
For the Maturing Millennial – Nicole and Jionni’s Shore Flip
Though she’s well beyond her fist pumping days in Jersey, reality star Nicole Polizzi hasn’t left the shore completely. She and her husband Jionni have a new show on the fyi, channel and it’s “Flippin’ Awesome!” Watch as this young family take shore properties from blah to beautiful in a fun way only they can deliver! Ahh…our girl is all grown up!
For Ms. Fix It Striking Out on Her Own – Gevevieve’s Renovation
For those of you out there going through massive transitions, both, personally and professionally, this show is sure to help you persevere. As a personality and host on some of our favorite home improvement shows over the years, Genevieve Gorder constantly shows us just what she’s made of. Here, she takes on her harrowing New York City renovation project, joining her current apartment with the unit next door. Watch to see how beautifully Genevieve balances being a single mom and business owner. Genevieve’s Renovation is streaming now on Netflix!
For the Heartthrob Lover – Fix It & Finish It
Talk about must see tv! Hunky heartthrob, Antonio Sabato, Jr. is the host of Fix It & Finish It. There, he surprises folks in desperate need of a home improvement overhaul with impressive ONE DAY makeovers. So that gives you two reasons to watch.
For the YouTube Streamer – Jadorefashionxoxo
We all remember starting out on our own. Your first place can come with a few limitations (as with your budget). Fear not! With tons of YouTube videos at our finger tips, there are always crafty tips and hacks that can help you make the best of a not-so-hot situation. This video below from Jadorefashionxoxo is just one example of many of how easy it is to improve your modest living spaces in cool ways. The possibilities are endless.
Watching anything share worthy that has helped motivate you to start Doing It Yourself?!?! Let us hear all about it in the comment section below.