From high-end design to hard-core how-to, with a lot of lifestyle, makeover and home improvement in between… here is a captain’s platter of Amy Devers design/DIY related shows…



Nomination Celebration

If you’ve seen me on Home Made Simple, you know how emotional I can get. The families and friends that come on the show make an impact on me and I’ve grown quite fond of the amazing cast I’ve worked with over the last several years.

Just yesterday, I found out that Home Made Simple was nominated for a daytime Emmy award for outstanding lifestyle program. How awesome is that? I got pretty emotional just thinking about the last few years on the show and what it means to me.

The people I work with, and those I’ve met in the making of the show, have helped to make this all possible. I am ever so grateful and loved filming this season so do me a favor, if you would. Please tune into the show when it airs on Saturday mornings (9am on OWN) and follow me on Twitter. I’ll be using the #HomeMadeSimple hashtag as I tweet during the episodes and join in the conversation.

The Daytime Emmy awards ceremony is not until June, so we’ll find out then if we’ve won.

A new project that I’m really excited about, F.A.D. Weekly, has recently launched in beta mode. Here is Edition #3. Please check out the video and then subscribe, like, tweet, and forward the link, that would be so cool of you. Thanks!

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From the elite to the emerging, F.A.D weekly aims to bring you cut through creatives from around the globe. Amy Devers travels to Brooklyn via Seattle where she discovers a hand-crafted version of global success and inspiration. Meet CMR TYZ. Ty Zizkis and Carlos M Ruiz are a talented duo with a far reaching cult following for their lo-fi aesthetic and analog design. From their global HQ in a share house in bohemian Ballard, collaboration meets music, art and fashion.

CLICK here or on the image below to watch this weeks lead story.

CLICK on the image above to join Amy Devers on a creative exploration from coast to coast USA.

With clients from Fleet Foxes to Spank Rock, these Seattle collectives have hand crafted T’s, trainers, leggings and tank tops for a market from Brooklyn to Japan and beyond. Fashion forward individuals and collectors alike rapidly snap up editions such as these, making them hot property for those in the know. Watch F.A.D. weekly for an introduction to the emerging designers behind some of the world’s coolest made to order fashions.

Watching the world for stories the world wants to watch!

Whilst F.A.D. weekly is in the midst of beta, our highly skilled and connected team of global curators have their fingers on the hottest pulses in the most creative places. Next week we might just let you know who they are . . . Please keep watching, forward to your friends, like us on facebook and help us turn this ground swell into a global portal for communicating creativity.

Thank you for watching,

Dan Trotter

Amy Devers is the host and designer on A&E’s popular landscape makeover series, Fix This Yard. It is currently in it’s fourth season. 2 episodes air back to back on Saturdays at 9am/9c (repeat) and 9:30am (new).

Amy Devers Fix This Yard A&E

In just about any neighborhood in America, you see it – that one run down house that’s totallyovergrown and neglected with junk strewn everywhere.

The neighbors’ patience is long gone and the house is officially the eyesore of the neighborhood, and even worse, it’s bringing down the neighborhood property values! There’s nothing left to do but turn in the offenders to the FIX THIS YARD™ Team. Enter hosts Amy Devers and Alan Luxmore. Together, this talented duo will completely renovate the yards and exteriors of needy homes. They’ll teach homeowners how to spend their money wisely on practical and easy techniques for updating and maintaining their yards. In just one weekend, they’ll boost the property value and turn the eyesore into the envy of the neighborhood! Fix This Yard… We’re knocking on your door next!

Visit the Fix This Yard website for schedule, photos, videos, full episodes and more. 


Designer Travel

Designer Travel airs in 19 different regions internationally (not currently in the U.S.) We are presently in production on season 3.


Unravelling the creative DNA of a destination, Designer Travel provides a dynamic city profile, giving an “insider’s” perspective. Eschewing all things chain, bland and mass market it provides an entertaining guide map to the cool and cutting edge. Designer Travel profiles leading creatives across the entire design spectrum. Designers in the following disciplines take us on an “urban excursion” through the cities in which they live, work and play:

Amy Devers hosts Designer Travel


Interior Designers

Industrial Designers

Fashion Designers

Communication and Graphic Designers

Each self-contained episode cites hip hotels, cutting edge restaurants and iconic & insider design led attractions, structures and individuals each city has to offer. Designer Travel provides a chic and entertaining snapshot of the world’s premier creative hubs and desirable destinations: Buenos Aires, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, London, Melbourne, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Seoul, Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo.


Home Made Simple on OWN

Amy Devers makes frequent appearances on Home Made Simple as one of host, Paige Davis’ team of experts. Check it out on OWN, Saturdays at 9am/8c.

Home Made SimpleLooking for creative ways to tackle the household projects that have always been on your to-do list? The Home Made Simple TV Series is here to help you get started, with around-the-house DIY ideas, money-saving decorating tips, quick recipes, party planning suggestions and much more. Join former Trading Spaces host, Paige Davis, and her team of experts every Sunday morning as they show real-world people how to simplify their homes and lives with handy tips and fresh ideas from Home Made Simple. Each episode gathers families and friends together to take on home projects they’ve always wanted to accomplish, but haven’t had the opportunity or know-how to try.

Tune in Saturdays at 9am/8c on OWN and join Paige and the team every week for more inspiration to make your own. Be sure to visit for more information about the creative projects and easy tips you see on the show! About the show

Home Made Simple: Meet the Experts


Designer People

Designer People airs in 17 regions internationally, and is currently in it’s third season. Seasons 1 and 2 aired in the U.S. on Ovation.

Designer People, hosted by artist and designer, Amy Devers, travels the globe to showcase the world’s leading designers in architecture, communication, industrial, interior, and fashion. Each episode centers on the creative insight of an acclaimed designer whose work shapes our lives and our surroundings.


Trading Spaces on TLC

In 2008 Amy Devers joined the cast of the legendary makeover series, Trading Spaces, as a resident carpenter. (Trading Spaces is no longer in production.)

In Trading Spaces, two sets of neighbors redecorate a room in each others home. Each team has only two days and a $1000 budget to complete the redesign.







Blog Cabin 2007 on DIY

In 2007 Amy Devers hosted the first season of DIY’s groundbreaking interactive hit series, Blog Cabin. Viewers voted on features for a log cabin and she went out to the Smokey Mountains and built it according to their specs, along with twin contractors, Simon and Chris Hodshon, and some guest experts from DIY network. Devers blogged during the whole process and then the finished log cabin was given away in a sweepstakes.

Amy Devers Blog Cabin 2007 DIYBlog Cabin 2007 Amy Devers

Blog Cabin is the groundbreaking multimedia experience based on a very simple idea: You Design It, We Build It, You Could Win It! This truly interactive series asks Internet users to vote on the design features for a real vacation getaway.


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Freeform Furniture premiered in 2005 and ran for several years on DIY. In a total of 26 episodes, Amy Devers showed viewers how to build her original modern furniture designs using a variety of techniques and materials. While no longer in production, you can occasionally catch repeats on DIY, and you can see full episodes on

Amy Devers Freeform Furniture

About This Show

On DIY’s Freeform Furniture, furniture designer Amy Devers illustrates her techniques for designing and building imaginative, functional pieces of contemporary furniture. You can follow Amy’s steps for making projects of wood, metal, laminate, plastic and glass to achieve the sleek, fluid lines that characterize modern furniture design. This is a series where form is every bit as important as function.


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Projects and videos

In 2003 Amy Devers began her tv career when she became the host of DIY’s flagship series, DIY to the Rescue. The series ran for 9 seasons and produced over 100 episodes including several special episodes – Detroit Tigers’ spring training facility, historic Tampa Theatre, Grand Ole Opry dressing rooms, and a post-hurricane Katrina rebuild with Dr. Phil. The series is no longer in production but episodes are still airing Fridays at 8am on DIY.






About This Show

Got a home improvement project that you’ve botched time and time again or one that you started but can’t figure out how to finish? Let DIY to the Rescue show you how to do it right! Just when it seems hopeless, hosts Amy Devers and Karl Champley arrive to help homeowners finish their problem projects! So don’t worry…it’s DIY to the Rescue!


Visit the DIY to the Rescue show page for schedule, photos, videos, full episodes and more