Monica Hart is from Seattle, Washington and is a former award winning newscaster, reporter and news magazine host turned lifestyle and DIY expert. She’s also a Pinterest influencer with 29,743 followers. This self-taught interior designer has a natural talent for creating beautiful spaces and decor on a budget. She’s not just just DIY, but gardening, repurposing, entertaining at home and delicious recipes and cocktails. Monica’s pins are so popular that her lavender blackberry martini drop cocktail was pinned 5K times. See picture of cocktail in profile.
Monica’s most challenging and adventurous design project was something very personal… her dream home and garden in the Pacific Northwest. Monica acting as contractor and designer rebuilt a 14 year old fixer-upper, right down to the studs, transforming it into a 5,000 square foot, multi-million dollar showstopper overlooking Lake Washington.
Monica’s magnificent home and creative style ideas are featured regularly in the home lifestyle publication 425 Magazine. She’s also been featured in Better Homes and Gardens Magazine’s special edition – Beautiful Kitchen and Baths and Distinctive Kitchen Solution Magazine, Seattle Homes & Lifestyles, and KOMO Newsradio. Monica has also appeared twice on Hallmark’s Home and Family. In addition, for the past several years she’s been a regular lifestyle contributor on King5 TV in Seattle and has gone live from the studio and in the field. She also appears as a guest during the station’s Facebook Live segments. Her TV demos have been on everything from the best food for picnics, cookie decorating parties for the kids, natural holiday wreaths, Mother’s Day tablescapes to how flowers can be used to decorate a meal.
Monica’s love of all things fresh and organic serves as the inspiration for her home and garden designs, cooking and entertaining ideas. Her distinct DIY style has led to the creation of her blog La Famiglia Design. This is a destination for her unique ideas, delicious recipes and clever entertaining concepts.
“Girls’ Night In with Monica Hart” is another Hart project. Her popular DIY home entertaining course attracts hundreds of women anxious to learn the Hart Style. She’s also a well sough after lifestyle speaker at food and event venues attracting standing room only crowds.