About Matt and Shari
It seems like Matt and Shari have been decorating forever! Shari's interest in design started as early as her first Barbie house. Matt's start was helping his mom fix things around the house, discovering through trial and error how to make things work. When Shari met Matt, she knew she had found the right person to take a leap of faith with her on an idea she'd been working on for years. They put their heads together to finetune first television show covering the decorating process which became the well-known HGTV hit, Room by Room- the longest running decorating show in TV history, 14 years and over 350 episodes.
Half hour television shows are only part of the Matt and Shari story. Over the years they have produced dozens of hour-long specials covering the holidays, decorating for the seasons, and how traveling to great spots in the U.S. can be inspiring for your decorating, Performing in over a dozen cities across the country each year, Matt and Shari's entertaining style of decorating and wit captivates audiences of all ages.
Today, Matt and Shari combine their clever, inexpensive decorating tips with a message about ways to reduce energy consumption and live green around the home. Another popular presentation reveals products that have become their favorites through years of use and re-use. And, if the timing is right, Shari and Matt present great craft, sewing and shop projects specifically for the holidays.
For many years, Shari and Matt wrote At Home with Matt and Shari, a syndicated newspaper column appearing in over 100 newspapers across the country. An entertaining yet instructional method of writing brought Matt and Shari into the world of publishing. They are the authors of two popular books: Real Decorating for Real People and Great Weekend Projects.