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Meet the talented makers behind the beautiful projects you see from DecoArt®. We are always looking for creators, DIYers, crafters and artists of all styles who love our products and want to create with us. If you are interested in becoming a DecoArt® Maker, see here for more information.

Creator Profile



A.V. Does What (

A.V. is a DIY expert and creator of What began as a traditional Do-It-Yourself blog has grown into a lifestyle platform that includes crafts, upcycled furniture and pop culture. Her goal is to help thrifty millennials realize “Life is better when you Do-It-Yourself!” As a digital host for HGTV Handmade along with appearances in Bustle, The Pioneer Woman, Huffington Post, Ebony and BuzzFeed A.V. is determined to change the face of DIY. A.V. is also the co-creator of University of Dope, an exciting-thought provoking card game that celebrates Hip Hop culture. The first of its kind.

Life is better when you "Do It Yourself" - A.V. Perkins