"I would do as much as I could for as little as I possibly could with the biggest impact."Sometimes, that included winging it.
"I never made furniture before, but it didn’t have to be functional, it just had to be props," Bromstad said.
Bromstad began his career working a steady corporate job as a visual merchandiser with all of the creature comforts his dad wanted for him coming out of college, but Bromstad said he was miserable.She originally went to school studying international affairs, but had a change of heart.She would end up going to the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan where she got a degree in design."Everyone has a lot of wanting to make their place better and more fabulous and by watching flipping-home shows, they grab ideas." Bromstad has a knack for decorating on a budget.He recommends starting with accessories before beginning an expensive renovation.He says his fellow HGTV stars' flipping shows like "Fixer Upper" and "Flip or Flop" are portraying the realities of what it takes to flip homes.