On this episode of the Badassery Podcast, Samantha and Kathy chat it up with HGTV star and “Queen of Bling” Donna Moss. Donna shares stories about her rise to success including how she fell in love with interior design, her bold approach to being selected for HGTV’s first season of Design Star, and how she landed her own show on the same network. But her journey to stardom hasn’t been paved with gold. Though it may seem perfectly polished on the outside, Donna explains how her life isn’t always full of bling and how she pushes through when times get tough.
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About Our Guest
Donna Moss “Queen of Bling” brings her glamorous lush decor into every space she decorates. A former finalist on HGTV’s first season of their hit competition TV show “Design Star” as well as a guest judge on HGTV’s “White Room Challenge”. Donna was also the host of her own TV show “Donna Decorates Dallas” another HGTV series with over 30 episodes spanning 2 years. On her show Donna and her daughters Tiffany & Ashley showed the big (and small!) details that make up a fabulous Texas home. Donna & her daughters also owned a fabulous retail store for over 10 years in the Dallas area that had custom furniture, lighting, home accessories as well as women’s clothing & jewelry. They then opened a children’s boutique right next door.
Donna currently resides in Arlington TX with her husband Paul. Together they have a successful custom home building business and interior design business and just recently built the first ever Traditional Home Magazine Showhouse called the Dallas Decorator Showhouse. It was a beautiful 8500 sq ft masterpiece & had over 20 designers from all over the country each decorate a different area of the home. You can purchase this months TH magazine & see the amazing home & learn more about the builder, designers & the Alzheimer’s charity that the we raised almost $100,000.00 for.
With over 25 years of design & building experience, Donna focuses on rich colors & detailed embellishments that sparkle & shine. A strong believer in supporting local & national charity events including The Alzheimer’s association, A Wish with Wings & she has served on the board of The Arts Council and ART’s a design industry organization. With numerous awards achieved & her work featured in the home decor photography book “Beautiful Bedrooms & Bath”, Donna proves that you can Bling it all Bold, Gold & Glam!
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