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Amy appears in new HomeAdvisor commercial
4 years, 2 months ago

Amy is appearing in a national commercial about HomeAdvisor. To learn more about HomeAdvisor, visit www.homeadvisor.com, or to view DIY videos, visit www.youtube.com/user/HomeAdvisor. Tweet Follow @DIYMatthews

Renovation Raiders Airing Soon!
4 years, 4 months ago

Imagine the crew from Oceans 11 are contractors. Instead of a heist, they are pulling off a massive remodel – all while the homeowners are out to dinner. Just like in every caper film, our crew will need intel and a warehouse to mock-up and practice the “job.” And of course they can’t get caught! […]

Amy Signs on with HomeAdvisor
4 years, 5 months ago

Amy has signed on as the home improvement expert with HomeAdvisor. HomeAdvisor is a company that connects pre-screened and customer-rated service professionals with homeowners. See www.homeadvisor.com. Tweet Follow @DIYMatthews

Amy presents at the
4 years, 7 months ago

On November 26 Amy presented at the Mall of America, showcasing her insights on livability, functionality, and affordability. Join her again on December 28 from 2-4 pm! Tweet Follow @DIYMatthews

Amy travels to South America looking at sustainable housing
4 years, 8 months ago

Amy recently traveled to South America, exploring the landscape while also learning about the sustainable and innovative housing practices within Santiago and Patagonia. Tweet Follow @DIYMatthews

Amy Travels to Barcelona, Spain doing research on sustainable housing
5 years ago

During Amy’s recent travels to Europe, she researched Barcelona’s Solar House 2.0. Built in modular sections with photovoltaic panels with Scandinavian aesthetic, the house is an unusual structure with multiple roof lines each topped with solar panels. Located in Villa Olympica, the house maximizes solar absorption. Tweet Follow @DIYMatthews

Amy on Location for Home and Fire Safety Shoot
5 years, 1 month ago

Amy is working with a local fire department to create a series of educational videos on home and fire safety. This project is a result of a large grant from FEMA awarded to the SBM Fire Department to continue their innovative work on educating homeowners on home safety. Photo includes long time cameraman and director […]

Amy judges University of Minnesota Student Video Contest
5 years, 1 month ago

Amy Matthews was part of an esteemed panel of judges for the first annual Friends of the Libraries student video contest. With judges from the George Lucas Education Foundation, the National Geographic Society and the University of Minnesota, Amy and her colleagues selected a first and second place winner. To learn more about the contest […]

5 years, 2 months ago

A HUGE congrats to Amy and the incredible team at This New House for receiving two Emmy nominations! OUTSTANDING DIRECTING IN A LIFESTYLE/CULINARY PROGRAM This New House Thomas Draudt, Director OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING – LIVE ACTION This New House Adam Bush, Senior Editor Brian Patriacca, Sound Editor Gary Stephenson, Editor Rick Manoogian, Editor Nathan Hendrie, […]

Photo Shoot for DIY!
5 years, 2 months ago

Amy at a photo shoot for her upcoming new shows. It was a beautiful day to get the perfect shot! Be prepared to see the new look online and on television. Tweet Follow @DIYMatthews

Upcoming New Special: Behind the Scenes!
5 years, 2 months ago

It’s 11:30 PM and we are closing in on our final shoot for an upcoming yet-unnamed special! It’s been an amazing day with a crew that just hasn’t stopped. I look forward to revealing the name and context of the show as soon as I can :-)! Tweet Follow @DIYMatthews