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    From the corner of my eye Jewelsy's Avatar
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    Amy Skier


    Amy Skier


    Hometown: Los Angeles, California

    Age: 40

    Education: Bachelor of Arts from Lewis & Clark College, Furniture Design Fellowship Bristol Polytechnic, Bristol England. Professional level Program Interior Design & Architecture from UCLA

    Current Job: Owner of Amy Sklar Design


    Why I should win HGTV Design Star:
    I live for design and feel I have a voice and point of view that needs to be heard. I want to share my idea that you can build exquisite spaces by investing in special key pieces you will have for life and economizing on the trends. All the years of experience I have had in fields as varied as stand-up comedy, fine art, jewelry design, wardrobe styling and public relations have prepared me to effectively communicate these ideas.
    Describe your design style in four words.
    Eclectic, elegant, witty and comfortable

    Who is your design icon?
    David Hicks

    What is your dream design project?
    To renovate and decorate the mansion featured in the documentary Grey Gardens

    Where do you get your inspiration?
    The world of art and fashion

    When designing, what can't you live without?
    Comfortable furniture

    What are your most creative hours of the day?
    Early morning and late in the evening

    What do you think is the worst design trend?
    Too much glam

    What's one thing about you that would surprise people?
    I used to follow the Grateful Dead.

    Where's the farthest you've ever traveled from home?
    Bali, for my honeymoon

    What's your guilty pleasure?
    Tabloids

    What's your most unusual talent?
    I can weld.

    What word/phrase do you say way too often?
    Outstanding

    When I was a kid, I thought I would be:
    A star

    Who's your hero?
    My grandmother

    What's your fashion style?
    Modern bohemian

    Favorites
    Color: Chartreuse
    Scent: The orange blossoms from the tree in my backyard
    Music: Singer/songwriters
    Song: "This Is the Day" by The The
    Food: Love to cook, love sushi; do not love to cook sushi
    Magazine: The now-defunct Domino magazine
    Movie: The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Wings of Desire
    TV Show: Lost, 30 Rock and Top Chef
    Room in your house: My bedroom
    Room to design: Dining room
    Thing in your home: Love the page from my husband's journal (when he was 10) that I had blown up and framed for our anniversary.
    Hobbies: Cooking and gardening
    Vacation destination: Quiet beach
    HGTV show: Design Star
    Design tip: Buy the best essential pieces you can afford and keep them for life.

    Design Star : Design Star Designers : Home & Garden Television
    "Among the blind, the squinter rules." ~ Gerard Didier Erasmus

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    Re: Amy Skier

    So, is her name Amy Skier or Amy Sklar? I mean if she owns Amy Sklar Design...

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    Re: Amy Skier

    I wondered about the name, too. Guess we'll find out soon enough.
    I like her point about the few key pieces. I think that's true with clothing, also.
    To Thine Own Self Be True

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    Re: Amy Skier

    Quote Originally Posted by norealityhere;3567834;
    I wondered about the name, too. Guess we'll find out soon enough.
    I like her point about the few key pieces. I think that's true with clothing, also.
    I agree.

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