Theresa Clement


Name: Theresa Coleman Clement

Title: Contributing Writer and Editor

Theresa Coleman Clement is a freelance editor, writer, and home designer who specializes in home improvement, aging in place, sustainability, lifestyle, and home design. She has been writing and editing for for more than a year. Her work has also appeared in Remodeling Magazine, Architect Magazine, Builder Magazine, Professional Deck Builder Magazine,, and

Expertise and Experience

Theresa shares design and home improvement know-how on MyFixitUpLife, a blog she runs with her husband, Mark, that was formerly a syndicated radio show. She was the lead design producer for Food Network’s Save My Bakery series, a design producer for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and has been a DIY and design expert contributor to morning TV shows. As an author, she has written and co-written three books. Finally, she has been a speaker at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and is a hands-on workshop instructor for Habitat for Humanity and home shows.

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JULY 11, 2023 | TUESDAY
10 Kitchen Cabinet Styles to Consider for Your Next Renovation

Since a wall of cabinets makes up about a quarter of many kitchens, new cabinets hold the power to set the style of the space. With a wealth of kitchen cabinet door styles, including trad...

JUNE 30, 2023 | FRIDAY
8 Ways Your Deck Can Injure You

Deck and porch failures cause a significant number of injuries in the U. S. each year. During a 5-year study by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), approximately 224,000 people...

JUNE 6, 2023 | TUESDAY
Craft Room Redo: Before and After

Creating a craft room is a fun endeavor for the crafty set, and redoing a craft room can feel like a big—and somewhat daunting—adventure. My talented friend Tara Rex, who is a fine artist...

7 Ways See-Through Fireplaces Can Heat Up Your Home Decor

The see-through fireplace, with designs ranging from rustic to sleekly modern, offers the ambience of a wood-burning, electric, or gas fire simultaneously in more than one room inside a h...

How to Build an Indoor Planter That Looks Built In

As homeowners search for ways to incorporate nature, gardening, and the benefits of biophilia into their interior spaces, some are looking past flowerpots and plant stands to the built-in...

The Only 10 Things You Need on Hand When Shopping at The Home Depot

Every successful home improvement project starts with a projected timeline, a target completion date, and a list of needed supplies. For those without a ton of DIY experience, though, it ...

19 Kit Homes You Can Buy and Build Yourself

Kit homes, also called catalog or mail-order homes, come shipped to your door in flat-packs with precut (and often partially assembled) materials you can assemble yourself on your propert...

How to Get Your OId House on the National Register of Historic Places

While owning a historic home presents a unique set of challenges, it also holds significant charms. Some are attracted to the detailed craftsmanship and character of these houses, feature...

JULY 25, 2022 | MONDAY
The 10 Loudest Power Tools in Your Workshop

The sounds of grinding, vibrating, buzzing, and boring may be welcome signs of progress and accomplishment to DIYers, woodworkers, and professionals, but all that racket generated by our ...

MAY 23, 2022 | MONDAY
10 Ways to Ace "Coastal Grandmother" Style

Even if you haven’t seen it on TikTok, you may have heard the growing buzz about “coastal grandmother” style. Similar to the granny chic and "grandmillenial” trends, coastal grandmot...