This comprehensive shopping opportunity for buyers for home décor and remodeling ideas will motivate homeowners to start preparing for their remodeling projects for this spring. The 2016 show, held on January 29-31, includes the following features:
Outdoor Living: VizX Design Studios presents outdoor living for the soul. Entertain, Play and Grow.
For the Love of Leather: Learn ways to incorporate leather into your home décor with Tandy Leather.
Pimp My Shed: Most of us can use more space, whether it’s for working, storing or doing hobbies. But adding square footage to an existing home can be time consuming and costly. That’s why many homeowners are turning to backyard sheds. See how to transform a backyard shed into the place.
Feed Your Senses: Sample Pork & Mindy’s slow-smoked meats. They are committed to bringing people together through a celebration of great food, music and art. Led by Executive Chef and Food Network star, Jeff Mauro, they blend sight, sound and taste into everything they do, from restaurants and retail foods to art galleries and recording sessions. Meet Jeff Mauro on Friday from 3-5 in the Pork & Mindy’s Booth.
Be a Wallpaper Ninja: Ninja Paper offers high quality removable wallpaper that is fashionable, economical, and customizable. Daily demonstrations at Booth # 603
Uncork Your Inner Artist: A splash of paint, a splash of wine, and Voila! A masterpiece is created. Sign up for a Fun Friday Night Painting Party with talented artist Derin Baratka. Reserve your space today only $20.00 that includes wine, painting/canvas and 2 tickets to the Ideal Home Show Chicago.
Donate to a Great Cause: Create a magnet for charity with Windy City Habitat for Humanity and RESTORE. Buy your ticket online to donate to help families have an opportunity to build homes.
Celebrity experts include:
Chip Wade: As the host, designer and contractor on his upcoming series, Elbow Room, Chip is there from concept through construction to show HGTV and DIY viewers how to customize their spaces and transform houses into homes that perfectly suit their lifestyle. Sponsored by Miller Weld Equipment. Appearing on the Ideal Main Stage, January 29-30.
Dr. Bob Wright: An internationally recognized author, sought-after speaker, entrepreneur, consultant, executive coach, thought leader in human development, relationships expert and professor of transformational leadership, Bob helps individuals bring out their best. Appearing on the Ideal Main Stage, January 31.
Duane Draughton: 3-D Designer for HGTV’S Ahmed Hassan and Owner at VizX Designs. A Premier Outdoor Living Design firm specializing in swimming pools and outdoor living spaces. Their unique design process is all done in 3D. Appearing on the Ideal Main Stage Jan. 29-31.
Show manager Jessica Boweak has been in the trade/consumer show business for more than 20 years. Her passion and enthusiasm has earned her shows awards such as the 10 Great Places to Dig a Spring Flower Show from USA today and the Show Features/Special Events award of Merit from NACS. Jessica’s background is in Interior Design, which provides her a unique perspective on not just making a show work, but having a beautiful show work well.