In its second annual year, the Nashville Home + Remodeling Expo, scheduled February 9-11 at the Music City Center, offers thousands of products, decorating, construction, and remodeling ideas for home enthusiasts. Additionally, the three-day event features celebrities, special guests, and exhibitors on the exhibition floor and the Fresh Ideas: Home Stage, designed by Decorating Den. While each of the more than 200 exhibitors bring a fresh, unique perspective to the show, below is a list of must-see features at this year’s show!
Belgard sets the stage for landscape design and innovation with its remarkable level of quality and craftsmanship and their unrivaled natural aesthetic. Since 1995, the company’s locally-made and nationally-backed products have transformed thousands of residential and commercial properties across North America. This year at the Outdoor Living Showdown, certified contractors and dealers will help visitors envision their creative journey and outdoor dreams including:
• Southern Green: Founded in 2012 and based in Murfreesboro, Southern Green was started on the principal of providing quality service and superior customer experience while maintaining competitive pricing. With a dedicated and highly-skilled team, the company transforms ordinary yards into amazing works of art that can be enjoyed both day and night. Southern Green specializes in a range of services such as hardscapes, landscaping, irrigation, and outdoor lighting.
• Kemp Outdoor Solutions: Founded in 1995 by Williamson County native Rusty Kemp, Kemp Outdoor Solutions’ mission is to provide unique and creative outdoor solutions to Middle Tennessee homeowners. Through his hands-on approach to the business and his team’s passion, skill, hard work, dedication and integrity, Kemp has enhanced home value and transformed homeowner’s outdoor living experience for hundreds of customers via beautiful landscapes, uniquely designed lighting systems, hardscapes and outdoor kitchens, and durable and reliable irrigation systems.
• Crain Lawn Care: With more than 17 years in business, Crain Lawn Care, LLC is a full-service landscaping company specializing in lawn care and landscaping services, irrigation installation and maintenance, grading, outdoor lighting and hardscape design, and installation for residential and commercial properties. Based in Sumner County, Crain Lawn Care, LLC provides service across the Nashville area including Hendersonville, Gallatin, Goodlettsville, Brentwood, Franklin, Lebanon, and Mt. Juliet.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville helps low-income families and individuals purchase homes in a four-county area. For qualified applicants, Habitat’s homeownership program includes 200 hours of education classes and working on the build site to obtain a 0% APR mortgage. Habitat of Greater Nashville helps approximately 45-50 families a year find more stability and self-reliance through homeownership. Habitat’s social retail enterprise, the ReStore, helps fund homes as well as diverts more than 800 tons of materials from city landfills annually.
Marketplace Events has one again chosen Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville as the 2018 non-profit partner. The show educates visitors about the mission and purpose of Habitat for Humanity, and also showcases the unique finds of Habitat’s ReStores, which are home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently-used furniture, appliances, and home accessories at a fraction of the retail price. Habitat’s large exhibit space at the show will allow attendees to learn about volunteer opportunities, engage with Habitat members, and shop ReStore items.
Award-winning interior designer, Marcelle Guilbeau, creates soulful designs that stir the senses. Inspired by life and all its imperfections, Marcelle listens to the heartbeat of a home and uses its rhythm to create livable spaces that redefine luxury. Her award-winning designs have appeared in Domino, Curbed, nFoucus, StyleBlueprint, Apartment Therapy, and DesignSponge. Marcelle will appear on the Fresh Ideas: Home Stage on Friday, Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 11 at 3 p.m. to discuss “What’s Your Soul Style? The Key to Creating a Soulful Home.” Visitors will come away from her talk with a clear focus on their home design project and a way to move forward.
BOHNNE JONES, DECORATING DEN INTERIORS
Owner of Decorating Den Interiors, in Nashville, Bohnne Jones says problem solving has been her passion and drive. From concept to completion, Jones creates environments that bring joy to her customer’s world—with emphasis on convenience, quality, service, and selection. “My goal is 100% customer satisfaction—and that is guaranteed!” she says. Specialties include lifestyle decorating, space planning, sustainable design, lighting, kitchens and baths, wall coverings, lighting, accessorizing, draperies, and other window coverings. “My goal is to make sure you love your home,” she says. She is speaking at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, and at noon on Saturday and Sunday, February 10 and 11.
NASHVILLE BILLIARD & PATIO
No matter your age, the interactive game room provided by Nashville Billiard & Patio provides fun for all. From pool tables and shuffleboards to comfortable patio furniture, the game room will be your one-stop-shop for relaxation and rejuvenation. Since 1953, Nashville Billiard & Patio has been Middle Tennessee’s premiere family-owned game room superstore, offering quality pool tables, shuffleboard tables, patio furniture, home theater seating, kitchen & barstools, and superior customer service. Don’t miss the company’s fun, interactive exhibit.
OSHi Floral Design is a full service, high-end florist located in the heart of downtown Nashville. Known as one of the premiere florists in Music City, OSHi’s extraordinarily creative team cultivates brilliant treasures and exceeds expectations. Designer Ethan Shane will be at the Home Show on Feb. 10 and 11 demonstrating how to create beautiful arrangements, inspiring tablescapes, and breathtaking centerpieces. Additionally, the OSHi Floral Market will feature a huge selection of flowers to delight the senses. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to grab a bunch or stem to brighten someone’s day. Don’t forget to take advantage of the OSHi Floral specialists who will be on hand to assist visitors with their decisions.
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