HGTV Design Star (season 6)

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The sixth season of the American reality television competition series HGTV Design Star premiered July 11, 2011. The two major additions to the show were Tanika Ray as host, and David Bromstad as mentor.[1]

Contestant progress[edit]

Place Contestant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Comments
1 Meg IN LOW IN WIN IN IN LOW WIN IN WINNER Winner of Design Star Season 6
2 Karl WIN IN HIGH HIGH IN LOW WIN LOW IN RUNNER-UP Runner-up of Design Star Season 6
3 Mark LOW WIN LOW HIGH HIGH WIN HIGH LOW OUT Elimin: Tiny Houses
4 Kellie HIGH IN HIGH IN WIN IN LOW OUT Elimin: The Look For Less
5 Kevin LOW HIGH WIN LOW LOW HIGH OUT Elimin: HGTV'd
6 Leslie HIGH IN IN IN IN LOW OUT Elimin: HGTV'd
7 Cathy HIGH LOW IN LOW WIN OUT Elimin: Wedding Reception
8 Tyler IN HIGH IN IN OUT Elimin: Dream Kitchen
9 Bret LOW IN LOW OUT Elimin: Bed & Breakfast
10 Doug IN IN OUT Elimin: Old Room, New Life
11 J IN OUT Elimin: White Box Challenge
12 Blanche OUT Elimin: Make Over Your Living Space
     (WINNER) The designer won the competition.
     (RUNNER-UP) The designer received second place.
     (WIN) The designer was selected as the winner of the episode's Elimination Challenge.
     (WIN) The designer was selected as the winner of the episode's Camera Challenge.
     (HIGH) The designer was selected as one of the top entries in the Elimination Challenge, but did not win.
     (IN) The designer was not selected as either top entry or bottom entry in the Elimination Challenge, and advanced to the next challenge.
     (LOW) The designer was selected as one of the bottom entries in the Elimination Challenge, but was not deemed the worst of the designers who advanced in that particular week.
     (LOW) The designer was selected as one of the bottom entries in the Elimination Challenge, and was deemed the worst of the designers who advanced in that particular week.
     (OUT) The designer was eliminated from the competition.

Challenges[edit]

Make Over Your Living Space[edit]

The designers get into 6 teams of two and design bedrooms, a great room, and a bonus room.

  • First Aired: July 11, 2011
  • ELIMINATED: Blanche

White Box Challenge[edit]

The eleven remaining designers design white rooms.

  • First Aired: July 18, 2011
  • ELIMINATED: J

Old Room, New Life[edit]

The ten remaining designers design rooms in their first homeowner challenge.

  • First Aired: July 25, 2011
  • ELIMINATED: Doug

Bed & Breakfast[edit]

The nine remaining designers design rooms at a home.

  • First Aired: August 1, 2011
  • ELIMINATED: Bret

Dream Kitchen[edit]

The eight remaining designers design dream kitchens.

  • First Aired: August 8, 2011
  • ELIMINATED: Tyler

Wedding Reception[edit]

The seven remaining designers design a wedding reception.

  • First Aired: August 15, 2011
  • ELIMINATED: Cathy

HGTV'd[edit]

  • First Aired: August 22, 2011

It's Design Star meets HGTV'd as the designers help an HGTV fan and her family revitalize their home. The finalists, who will surprise the family with the ultimate multiple-room makeover, will each be responsible for a different room in the home. This week's hosting challenge requires that each finalist show how proficient they are showcasing a great on-camera reveal of their rooms to the homeowners. [2]

  • GUEST JUDGE: John Gidding
  • ELIMINATED: Leslie, Kevin

Look For Less[edit]

The four remaining designers design rooms with a budget of $2,500

  • First Aired: August 29, 2011
  • ELIMINATED: Kellie

Tiny Houses[edit]

The three remaining designers must transform an 86 sq. ft. house into a home with a kitchen, bathroom, living area, bedroom, and dining area.

  • First Aired: September 5, 2011
  • ELIMINATED: Mark

The Next Design Star Is?[edit]

The two finalists must each redesign a room in a Harlem brownstone while shooting a pilot episode for their proposed HGTV series.

  • First Aired: September 12, 2011
  • ELIMINATED (RUNNER-UP): Karl
  • Winner: Meg Caswell

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