A self-taught carpenter with a fearless DIY spirit and a penchant for problem-solving, Jen Woodhouse offers in-depth tutorials that inspire and encourage readers to build their way to a more beautiful home. The House of Wood is Jen’s creative outlet for all things DIY and design, a place where she documents her adventures in designing and building furniture and tackling home renovation projects. Jen is also a musician, military wife, and homeschooling mother of two. She and her family are currently stationed in central Kentucky.
The House of Wood was named Best DIY Blog by Domino Magazine and Jen’s work has been featured on HGTV, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Bob Vila, This Old House, Popular Mechanics, Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle, POPSugar Home, Good Housekeeping, Country Living, Apartment Therapy and more. She was also named one of Better Homes & Gardens 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 Stylemakers. Jen has partnered with such brands as The Home Depot, Simpson Strong-Tie, RYOBI and Ridgid Tools, Rust-Oleum, Starbucks, among others.
In addition to designing and building, Jen is a charismatic and engaging speaker. She regularly speaks at conferences all over the nation and has traveled around the country teaching DIY Workshops at various Home Depot stores. She is a contributing writer for HGTV.com and The Home Depot blog.