Room Fu VICTORY interview with Antonio Ballatore

Hello,

Well this post is the best yet, its not about some one having to go home from HGTV Design Star, its all about who WON. Antonio Ballatora is your new HGTV Design Star season 4 winner. Check out the victory interview on Room Fu and great things he had to say.

Later Jason

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Room Fu exit interview with Dan Vickery

Hello

As I have done in the past I posted the exit interviews with each of the fallen stars from ROOM FU. Its sad to have it come down to two but we all knew it was coming, so take a moment and read over this interview and know that something bigger and better is on its way for Dan Vickery, Congrats.

Later Jason

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Coolest house in America

Good evening,

Hope you are all well! So my house is on the market and I wanted to share some info, frontdoor.com has posted the house as one of the coolest houses in America. Hell yeah! If you have not check it out and let me know what you think!

Later Jason

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Recap of episode 7 "The Longest Yard"

Recap of Episode 7 “the longest yard

HI everyone,

Even though I was not on the show I wanted to give my opinions and maybe some tips on how it could have been better. Ok final four 25K to build out a 10,000 sq ft yard. To HGTV this is totally unrealistic.

The FINAL 4, Torie, Dan, Antonio and Lonni. Congrats on making it this far, I was sorry to see Torie go home, I love them all but there is no pop of personality now. Lonni has not been edited to show she is funny, Dan has shown some of his funny side but its all been to serious, which he is. Antonio, my bro, good for you taking charge but you know I would have rocked that challenge and for once not been in the bottom.

First, there was not real design plan on what and how. The client wanted tropical Zen garden with play space. You got play space but where is the Zen. River rock is a great way to bring that in but as little as you guys used it made no sense.

Second, the White vinyl “box hardware store” Pergola. Why why why? You could have gotten that thing for half the cost if you had negotiated. Dan you jumped right on it. Torie gave you 5K in the van and I know you guys were dead tired an I see how that could have been misinterpreted, but 10K come on, its plastic.

Third, the water feature, thank god there was something existing that gave somewhat of a Zen fell to the garden. Water is always as great way to bring in sight and sound.

Forth, the pool deck, this was a great opportunity to have brought in a bolder color instead of just plain grey. You can stain concrete or at least given it a pattern. You could have also softened the edges with some gentle curves.

Fifth, NO colored plants, guys come to Florida and see things in bloom its not all green. You could have gone crazy with some Birds of Paradise, hibiscus or even an orchid tree, very fragrant and beautiful red and white blooms.

Lastly some tips to making a Zen Garden.

  1. More rock
  2. More water, a rectangular 2” high 12” reflection pool, just deep enough to lay in gives you a pool and a great Zen fell.
  3. 4qty 4×4 post with a bikini top in a bright fabric to give the same effect of a pergola but much more stylish and Zen and CHEAPER.
  4. ART, find a great sculpture. It takes up a huge amount of space, plus you could use the bench from my first room.
  5. Furniture, drop the woven crap it is so done. You could have found some vintage metal or aluminum and painted bright colors.

Stay tuned to next week to see what happens and who goes home.

Later Jason

HGTV Viewers Comments

Hey Everyone!

Well as you all know this week I got the BOOT. To be honest, it was not a shock! Personally, my room was a wreck, BUT my hosting skills were spot on. If you watched my exit interview I said this will not be the last you see of me, so just get ready the cream puff will be back! I finally broke down and read some of the comments and to my surprise “You like me, you really like” to quote Sally Field from the 80’s academy awards.

RTfromIL

Jason did get ripped off; this week Tori should have gone home, and I say that with Tori being my 3rd favorite. Jason has excellent hosting abilities and design ideas – he does need help in executing his ideas with the time limits. Jason and Antonio working together would be the perfect Design Star match: Antonio, the Tony Soprano of design, and Jason, Glenda-the-good-witch of design

Lisa

Will definitely miss Jason’s cute personality…only one on the show to have hosting ability and very likable demeanor.

Alana Ginette

Jason is – was so funny 😀 lol He is a great designer, with a great personality that makes you want to smile whenever you see him. He is good, but he really bommed that room! The only colors were pink and black! Would it hurt to add some other colors in there? Besides gray? I have to give him credit for the bed, though. I kinda liked it 😀

Shirley

I think Jason got “sandbagged”. Did the Judges hire the worker that did nothing for 4 hours? He was not my favorite designer, but this wasn’t fair to him. Probably wanted an excuse to cancel his show.

Parkebernet

P.S. I think Jason had a cute sense of humor – and a good heart, to boot.

SSherron

I agree with a lot of what you said, but I don’t think Jason got ripped off, nor do I think Lonni’s room was particularly good. I thought it was horribly incomplete.

DBCoop

Jason handled the carpenter problem reasonably well, but in the end, that was hardly enough to boost his standings in the eyes of the judges. It was a fair call to end his run on the show.

Krista

I also think that Jason was awesome in this. He has the best qualities and style sense. The final three should be Jason,Dan,and Torie.And then have Dan be voted off and then Jason and Torie should win.

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