Dann and Nancy on the beach

Dann and Nancy on the beach


Lukas looking like Lawrence of Arabia and Nina

Lukas looking like Lawrence of Arabia and Nina


Dann on the beach

Dann on the beach


Nancy, Tarrick, Dann, and Erinn

Nancy, Tarrick, Dann, and Erinn


American Dream Builders logo

American Dream Builders logo


Tarrick Love

Tarrick Love


Nancy, Lukas, and Dann waiting for the shuttle to set

Nancy, Lukas, and Dann waiting for the shuttle to set


Morning of day 1 - Finale episode

Morning of day 1 – Finale episode


Goat, one of our great sound guys

Goat, one of our great sound guys


Nino from the crew design team

Nino from the crew design team


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ADB cast waiting for our call

ADB cast waiting for our call


Tarrick waiting for our call

Tarrick waiting for our call


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Goat on dune taking in the waves

Goat on dune taking in the waves


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Wide shot of sunset "On the Fly" (OTF) interview

Wide shot of sunset “On the Fly” (OTF) interview


Jay's house in progress

Jay’s house in progress


Close up of Jay's house with crane

Close up of Jay’s house with crane


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Nancy and Goat

Nancy and Goat


Andrew takes a photo

Andrew takes a photo


Jay on the sand

Jay on the sand


Rainbow sunset

Rainbow sunset


Crew on the dune

Crew on the dune


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Nina took this great photo of Lukas and Nancy

Nina took this great photo of Lukas and Nancy


Jay's house at night

Jay’s house at night


Our corridor to the set

Our corridor to the set


Nancy's kids' room looking to the right from the door.  I stretched drop cloth to make custom canvas for my sea kelp triptych.

Nancy’s kids’ room looking to the right from the door. I stretched drop cloth to make custom canvas for my sea kelp triptych.


I knew I needed to maximize my time but I wanted to do a striped wall so I selected some tongue and groove paneling and painting it in three shades of gray.  It was fun rearranging the pattern to my final look.

I knew I needed to maximize my time but I wanted to do a striped wall so I selected some tongue and groove paneling and painting it in three shades of gray. It was fun rearranging the pattern to my final look.


Easy stripes by Nancy

Easy stripes by Nancy


My kids' room in Jay's house for the finale.

My kids’ room in Jay’s house for the finale.


Eclectic selection of items I found that screamed beach house to me.

Eclectic selection of items I found that screamed beach house to me.


Darren had the great idea to pop into the attic space so I designed this area as a sweet moment in the upstairs.

Darren had the great idea to pop into the attic space so I designed this area as a sweet moment in the upstairs.


Love this view from the nook

Love this view from the nook


To inspire the kids to paint what they see I did this tiny acrylic on paper of one of our beautiful crashing waves.

To inspire the kids to paint what they see I did this tiny acrylic on paper of one of our beautiful crashing waves.


Longview of the nook

Longview of the nook


Entry to the kids' room

Entry to the kids’ room


Tent for team Jay

Tent for team Jay


Nancy and Dann on reveal day. I am wearing one of the outfits Dann styled me in.

Nancy and Dann on reveal day. I am wearing one of the outfits Dann styled me in.


Our final workspace is broken down

Our final workspace is broken down


The ADB crew takes a group photo.

The ADB crew takes a group photo.


Driving to the final elimination with the winner's laundry.

Driving to the final elimination with the winner’s laundry.


Holding area

Holding area


Christina in makeup

Christina in makeup


Nancy and Cynthia the lovely makeup artist who looks a lot like my cousin Christine

Nancy and Cynthia the lovely makeup artist who looks a lot like my cousin Christine


Getting miked up for the finale in my first outfit

Getting miked up for the finale in my first outfit


Tarrick, Nancy, Jay, Christina, and Dann before the stage

Tarrick, Nancy, Jay, Christina, and Dann before the stage


Nancy and Vanessa

Nancy and Vanessa


11 of 12 of the ADB contestants

11 of 12 of the ADB contestants


Erinn and Nancy

Erinn and Nancy


Nancy and Eddie George

Nancy and Eddie George


Producer Josh

Producer Josh


Andrew

Andrew


Jason, Nancy, and Tina

Jason, Nancy, and Tina


Andrew, Dann, Erinn, and Nancy

Andrew, Dann, Erinn, and Nancy


Nancy

Nancy


After the finale is complete Lukas and Jay smile for my camera

After the finale is complete Lukas and Jay smile for my camera


Crew photo for ADB

Crew photo for ADB


The moms of ADB Nina, Nancy, and Christina get to go home to their kids!

The moms of ADB Nina, Nancy, and Christina get to go home to their kids!