He has his own line of home furnishings, and founded an organization that conducts makeovers in developing areas of the world.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã…”It was so sweet,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã‚Â Brunetz recalled. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã…”There was this moment at the end where Matthew his partner and our crew said, ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã‹Å“Wow, I feel like I’m at home.' It's incredibly special to me to be able to create that for someone.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã‚Â Brunetz was also moved by a woman who lost her husband in a tragic car accident four years earlier, and remained stuck in that moment.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã…”She had the dry flowers from his funeral on the mantle, and the mangled license plate on a table near the front door,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã‚Â Brunetz said.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã…”Throughout, I’ve always been a strong creative force,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã‚Â Brunetz said.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã…”I’ve always had a voice, always had an opinion.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã…”That was the beginning of [my career] in the whole makeover genre.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢”šÂ¬Ã‚Â In 2001 he became the host of Crib Crashers, a show where unsuspecting fans have their rooms transformed to look like their favorite star's crib.