After Jennifer won the third season, she appeared in an online show for called .Soon after, she had a baby boy with major medical issues that required multiple surgeries, so she took a hiatus to take care of him. Longtime judge Vern Yip says poor ratings had a lot to do with the decision, as viewership was down to about 1.5 million per episode last year.
From 2007-2013 he hosted the popular HGTV show He has a bed and bath collection, an art collection at Penny Lane, and even designed some shoes for Naturalizer.
You can follow him on Facebook (where fans have been begging him to return to HGTV with new decorating shows soon) and his website.
An article in the Washingtonian reports she’s designing again: “She’s hard at work designing an 18,000-square-foot home for the Ronald Mc Donald House, writing magazine articles, traveling to home shows, and serving as a spokesperson for the International Design Guild.“The past several years may have been a rollercoaster, but there’s an upside: ‘It’s made me a better designer, because once you face real-life things, it’s really easy to pick a paint color and encourage people to take risks,’ she says.”Ballatore hosted star Jennie Garth.
An interview on Cheeky Chicago reveals some of his current projects, including an art-centric bar in Wicker Park called FAME, and mentions that he has signed on to do another show. On her popular blog, Emily writes, “In 2007 I moved to Los Angeles with my husband and auditioned for HGTV’s Design Star. Six months later I had my own TV show called where I analyzed the homeowners’ style through my patented style diagnostic and restyled their home to match their personality using vintage and affordable design.“I currently also have a design firm in Los Angeles and a daily style blog that reaches hundreds of thousands of design enthusiasts all over the globe.
After winning the second season of was canceled after three seasons, but she reports on her blog that she now “works for Oprah” on the show Home Made Simple, which is hosted by Soleil Moon Frye on OWN.
You can read an interview with her on Designer Marketplace in which she talks about more of her adventures in designing and follow her on her website and Facebook.I’m a contributing editor for Huffington Post and Buzzfeed.As a home style expert, I consult with brands, art direct photo shoots, and promote my brand and brands I love through my social media channels.”You can read a recent interview with her about her design work at The Every Girl and follow her on Facebook.”You can follow Meg and learn more about what she’s up to on her website and Facebook.After winning Season 6, she became the host of where I went to some truly unique places.I’m also working on some new TV projects that I can’t exactly share just yet!