Shannon Evans + Misty Grant

Master DIY Instructors/ Owners of Nailed It® DIY Franchise

Both Misty and Shannon come from an extremely creative background in both their personal and professional lives. They both owned successful home decor companies before joining forces in 2014 shortly after the inception of the Nailed It® DIY Franchise. There is not a home renovation that they have not personally tackled and can guide you through. Their expertise in wood construction and finish application, make them an important component of the DIY industry. It’s no wonder why Nailed It® DIY Studios are opening up all over the nation. Their hands-on approach to DIY product design and customer execution is clearly displayed in the products they create and the leadership they provide. These Master DIY Instructors, have taught hundreds of DIY classes by empowering men, women and children to pick up a hammer and some wood and “Nail It.”

Darby Copeland

DIY Expert/ Homeowner

Darby has a long history in Business Management and Finance, but when she puts the spreadsheets away, she’s always looking for new projects and doesn’t shy away from a challenge. Her love of family runs deep. She loves to bridge the past and the future into her modern farmhouse designs. She is an expert at scouring the market for unique finds that become a jumping off point for all of her DIY projects. With her background in finance, it is important to her to pull designs and projects together in a budget friendly manner; designs that everyone can achieve. She is never afraid to try something new and analyze it’s successes and failures. When Darby brings a project to the table, rest assured it is tried and true. It is with this trust that her friends, family and community continue to look to her for advice and processes which, in turn, has propelled her into a respected expert in the DIY industry.

Amy Johnson

Designer/ Industry Expert

Creative business runs in Amy’s family and has been the cornerstone of her adult career. At a young age, she started a manufacturing company in Charleston, SC that grew into an international platform in the home furnishings industry. The company specialized in interior design accessories, architectural accents and private label/licensed products. She collaborated and designed for companies such as Disney, Lowes Motor Speedway, Collegiate Licensing Company, St. Louis Cardinals, and the The Plaza Hotel, NY. Amy’s hands-on approach to business led her in creating all of the designs, resin formulas, paint finishes and mixtures in-house. For twelve years, she was the owner/designer of her company before she sold it. Her legacy lives on and she is still considered an industry expert. She continues to design trend forward products, select colorways and create high end finishes.

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