Theresa Clement

Contributing Writer & Editor

Highlights

  • Specialties and interests: Certified aging-in-place specialist, certified color expert
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in journalism with a minor in architecture from the University of Maryland, College Park 
  • Other work: Author of “Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement”

About

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 BobVila.com since 2021. Her work has also appeared in Remodeling Magazine, Architect Magazine, Builder Magazine, Professional Deck Builder Magazine, DIYNetwork.com, and Habitat.org.

Proudest DIY

Theresa’s proudest DIY moment was designing and creating a playground at Cunningham Park in Joplin, Missouri, after an EF5 tornado devastated the park and surrounding community. The date of the tornado is formed by the shapes of the playground; the date can be seen from an aerial view. To help visitors reflect on what happened during that day, the new playground includes street signs and graphic representations along the walkways of the locations that were severely affected. The intention was to create a monument of remembrance and reflection for the adults, while creating an entertaining place for kids to play.

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