Can you believe the Johnson County Home + Garden Show
starts this Friday? One of Kansas City's premier home and garden events takes over the Overland Park Convention Center February 20 - 22, 2015. Featuring national celebrities, local experts, and hundreds of exhibitors ready to help you with your next home improvement project, there's a lot happening at the show. To help you prepare for your visit this weekend we've compiled a list of the top 5 things to see and do at the show. Check it out below and get ready to have a blast at the Johnson County Home + Garden Show!
1. John Gidding - The internationally renowned architect and host of HGTV's Designed to Sell
and Curb Appeal: The Block
has it all: beauty and brains. A Harvard and Yale alumnus, model for Gucci and Hugo Boss, John is coming to the show to teach homeowners how to spruce up their space for spring - without breaking the bank. Don't miss this home improvement hunk. John takes the Main Stage, presented by IKEA, on Friday and Saturday.
2. Christopher Straub - After winning America's heart as the fan favorite on Bravo's Project Runway
, Christopher Straub continues to create compelling fashion and designs, working with Target and Yoplait. Catch this Minnesota-born trendsetter at the show on Friday and Saturday.
3. Leanne Lee - The self-proclaimed Diva of DIY, Kansas City local, and Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year will be teaching guests the intricacies of upcycling and how to dumpster dive like a pro. Join Leanne to get great ideas to help you stretch your home decor budget and create a gorgeous space for less.
4. Better Gnomes & Gardens - 12 local celebrities have agreed to take part in our Better Gnomes & Gardens feature. They'll each decorate a garden gnome which will be available for silent auction at the show. Bid on your favorite and get a unique piece for your garden and
support children in need. All proceeds will benefit Sunflower House
Christopher Straub decorated this one!
5. Kitchen Contest - Dreaming of a new kitchen? You're in luck! One lucky show attendee will win the IKEA Sektion Kitchen from the Main Stage. Should you win this awesome prize, valued at $12,000, not only will you be getting an almost
brand-new kitchen, it'll be have been used by local and national celebrities - you can chop where they chopped! See contest details here
Getting excited for the show? We sure are! And remember, this is just a brief list of the many features and activities happening at the Johnson County Home + Garden Show
. Come to the Overland Park Convention Center February 20 - 22 to see all of the fantastic things we have in store for you! Don't have tickets yet? Get 2-for-1 on Facebook
and bring a friend or family member to the show - we can't wait to see you there!