Title: DIY Expert
Education: The University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Houston, Texas
Expertise: Home design, DIY projects

Courtney Richardson has owned Gray House Studio for more than 7 years. She creates, photographs, and writes DIY and home design content for this online resource. She and her husband, Brent, also have a YouTube channel where they offer tutorials on many of the projects featured on their site.


  • Owner of Gray House Studio
  • Writes and produces DIY and home design projects
  • Teaches DIY projects on YouTube Tutorials
  • Sells digital downloads of DIY project plans
  • Contributes DIY project ideas to Better Homes & Gardens


Courtney loves to share her passion for DIY projects and home renovations through her brand Gray House Studio. As a writer and photographer, she showcases all of the DIY projects she creates with her husband Brent on their website and social media platforms. They offer tutorial videos and sell plans for many of the projects they feature. She’s also contributed to Better Homes & Gardens and other magazines.


Courtney graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in Communication, Communication Technology, and Sociology from the University of Texas at Arlington.

About Better Homes & Gardens

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