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Pittsburgh siblings, Leanne and Steve Ford are known for many things—contractor, interior designer, TV restoration stars and authors—and now they can officially add HART partners to the list. That’s right, this creative brother-sister duo have teamed up with us to bring you DIY inspiration. From project builds to simple tasks around the house, we’re excited to share their knowledge to help bring your DIY expertise to the next level. Scroll down to see what they’ve come up with.
Summer Fun in the Sun: Custom Cornhole Boards With The Fordsimage

HART x The Fords

Posted: July 9, 2021

Summer Fun in the Sun: Custom Cornhole Boards With The Fords

If you’re looking for an easy way to up your hosting game, we’ve got you covered. We teamed up with Steve and Leanne Ford to bring you these easy cornhole boards that are sure to make you the envy of the neighborhood. Just don’t forget to thank us as you stand atop your Cornhole Champions podium.

Father's Day Gift Idea: Create a Home Office With Steve & Leanne Fordimage

HART x The Fords

Posted: May 24, 2021

Father's Day Gift Idea: Create a Home Office With Steve & Leanne Ford

This Father’s Day, give the dad in your life a home office he’ll love. Steve & Leanne Ford showed us how to transform a guest room or spare bedroom into the perfect home office space. Watch to see their transformation, then download the project guide and follow the steps below!

Give Old Spaces New Life With Steve & Leanne Fordimage

HART x The Fords

Posted: May 14, 2021

Give Old Spaces New Life With Steve & Leanne Ford

Maybe it’s the junk closet that needs a refresh. Maybe your bonus room is really just bonus junk, at this point. Maybe you’re ready to take back that extra bedroom from all the boxes and make it a home office. Whatever the project, figure out which space you’re going to tackle — and decide what you want it to become.

Build a Garden Box for Mom with Leanne & Steve Fordimage

HART x The Fords

Posted: April 16, 2021

Build a Garden Box for Mom with Leanne & Steve Ford

Whether your mom is an avid home gardener or just getting started, these DIY garden boxes make the perfect easy and inexpensive gift for Mother's Day.

Women With HART: Leanne Fordimage

HART x The Fords

Posted: March 5, 2021

Women With HART: Leanne Ford

March is Women's History Month and to celebrate we're honoring our friend and partner, Leanne Ford—interior designer, writer, DIY extraordinaire. Leanne celebrates women in DIY that express themselves through creativity and design to build around them the world in which they wish to live. Click here to read her story.

DIY Forts Your Kids Will Never Want to Leaveimage

HART x The Fords

Posted: January 1, 2021

DIY Forts Your Kids Will Never Want to Leave

Designer and mom, Leanne Ford, teamed up with her brother Steve (AKA: Uncle Stevey) to craft three special projects for her daughter that she’s sharing with you! Help your kids build a place of their own (or three) to play, imagine and create in.

‘Tis The Season for Scandinavian DIYsimage

HART x The Fords

Posted: November 5, 2020

‘Tis The Season for Scandinavian DIYs

With spooky season laid to rest, it's time to cozy up for the holidays! Leanne and Steve are decking the halls this year with three Scandinavian-inspired DIY projects that offer a different take on a holiday-decoration classic. Check them out & download the plans to build each yourself.

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HART x The Fords

Posted: April 9, 2020

Leanne Ford’s DIY Projects are Progress Well Done

Though her current home renovation is a work in progress, Interior Designer Leanne Ford’s most recent projects are anything but. From her soon-to-be office to her no-cabinets, no-sink, no-appliances kitchen, Leanne transforms each space with a few tools and her designer’s eye.

Steve Ford Makes Projects from the Shop Floor Upimage

HART x The Fords

Posted: April 9, 2020

Steve Ford Makes Projects from the Shop Floor Up

With his workshop stationed a floor below his living space, contractor Steve Ford has tools and project ideas right at his fingertips (toe-tips?) His builds prove that with some simple materials, the right tools and a spare bowtie, you can create some serious magic.

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