Vern YipHGTV's Designer Vern Yip

One room at a time, Vern Yip is designing his way across America knocking down walls and making over countless homes and restaurants. During his four seasons on TLC's Trading Spaces and his ten years as one of HGTV’s most recognizable designers, Vern has spread the word on digital home makeovers through AOL and worked hand-in-hand with companies such as Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Kraft, Newell Rubbermaid, Delta, and Porsche.

Don’t miss Vern on Stage Saturday, January 7th

Listed Sisters

HGTV's Listed Sisters

Identical twins Alana and Lex are the ultimate combination when it comes to real estate and home design. With realtor Alana’s endless knowledge of the housing market and designer Lex’s fearless creative style, these sisters are helping their clients renovate their homes into hot properties so they can sell them for a premium and move into their dream location. Alana and Lex are the stars of the upcoming HGTV show, Listed Sisters

The sisters will be on stage Friday, January 6th and Saturday, January 7th


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Stephen Fitzwater with Gardening the EZ Way with Raised-Beds

Stephen insisted on always having a garden “out back” so his children would grow up with fresh, nutritious vegetables, instead of the processed and sugary foods so prevalent today. Quite by accident, he discovered a prototype for a vinyl planter at a vinyl shop where he was working. Eight incarnations later, a well-designed, long lasting raised-bed planter was born. There was so much interest, he decided to start a business selling raised-bed planters. Thirteen years later, hundreds of happy gardeners all along the Wasatch Front, and dozens of books and classes under his belt, Stephen is stepping onto the stage to talk about raised-bed planters/organic gardening and the main ingredients for success with significantly less effort.  
Stephen Fitzwater will be live on the Design Stage live Fri & Sat!

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Ali Dastrup of Made With Mamas Love

Ali (stay-at-home mother of two, an adventure seeker, and hobby-creator of many things) has been a blogger for almost 4 years. She has grown several successful blogs with partners which have all been a wonderful experience, yet wonderfully busy. In an effort to cut back to only what she is truly passionate about, she has decided to work on a hobby blog of her own, as well as doing some small-scale "blogging as a business" consulting on the side.  

made with mamas love blogCome vote for Ali's Upcycled Chair in the Upcycle Blogger Chair Challenge!


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Simple Simon and Company

Elizabeth Evans and Elizabeth Evans are two girls who married brothers and ended up with the exact same name!  They also are the same age, have the same number of children, and are both former school teachers.  Together they blog over at Simple Simon and Company where they share their love of sewing, quilting, and the art of homemaking.  As a team they have been fortunate enough to have appeared on television shows, in magazines, written a book, and have just finished designing their 6th fabric line.  Both Elizabeth and Liz feel lucky every single day for the opportunities they have been given.

Come vote for Elizabeth & Liz's Upcycled Chair in the Upcycle Blogger Chair Challenge!

Miranda Webster

Miranda Webster of Tinsel + Wheat

Shebuilder and DIY blogger Miranda Webster, has been involved in the creative arts most of her life.  What began as a hobby in her early years has now become her passion and profession! Exploring various forms of crafting, repurposing, and woodworking as well as empowering others to DIY along with her. She shares all of her projects at tinselandwheat.com and is excited to be launching shebuilder.com in the new year!

Come vote for Miranda's Upcycled Chair in the Upcycle Blogger Chair Challenge!
Kari Byington

Kari of Life PreKARIous

Bold, precarious, quirky and adventurous, Kari is a master at dancing to the beat of her own drum. Whether it's DIYing in her garage or traveling across  Europe with her husband and two children, she is constantly seeking adventure, living life to the fullest, and laughing at her own jokes. She has the ability like all good artists to see what others may not, blow away the chaff and transform perceived trash into treasure. You can follow all her silly antics, radical ideas and informative how-to's on her blog, Life PreKARIous


Come vote for Kari's Upcycled Chair in the Upcycle Blogger Chair Challenge!

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Natalie and Holly of Sister Suitcase

Natalie Shirley and Holly Charlesworth are sisters who have a dream to one day live next door to each other and have lots of time to craft, watch Hallmark movies, and make a daily soda run together. So far, that hasn't happened so they are creating DIY projects and drinking Dr. Pepper long distance, while they tackle their full time jobs as moms! With 8 kids between them (age 11 and younger) they keep pretty busy, but in their spare time they blog together at My Sister's Suitcase. Follow along with their latest creations, DIY decor, pretty printables, party and gift ideas at sisterssuitcaseblog.com!

Come vote for Holly's Upcycled Chair in the Upcycle Blogger Chair Challenge!
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Natalie Dalpias The Creative Mom

Natalie Dalpias is a do it yourself mom. Her blog, The Creative Mom is a place where she shares DIY building plans, tutorials, and recipes. She is am a firm believer that no matter the project, with the right tools, good instructions, and a little bravery, YOU can do anything.

Come vote for Natalie's Upcycled Chair in the Upcycle Blogger Chair Challenge!

Monique Smith

Monique Smith, M Design Interiors

Monique has over 10 year’s interior design experience.  Ranging from color selections to full service interior design of communities.  Her experience in remodels and new construction contributes to a wide range of services for M Design Interiors.

Monique’s design style is inspired by world travel, art, and nature.  While her favorite aesthetic is transitional, she has experience in styling homes and offices from French country modern to mid-century modern and every style in between.  

Her passion for interior design started as a young girl when she would daydream in an old wood tree house and think up solutions to bring the treehouse back to life with color, vibrancy, and lots of love.  A place for quiet reflection, guests, and retreat.

Monique has a love for modern vibrant interiors.  Modern technology brings solutions to clients to save them time for the things that matter most.  Vibrant solutions to promote healthy living atmospheres.  Interiors that motivate, bring life, and excitement =success!

M Design Interiors brings added value and benefits to its clients everywhere from virtual E-design services to full service interior design for residential and commercial clients. Here is a short list of offerings...

  • Full service interior design for commercial and residential clients
  • E-design for clients everywhere
  • Home or office consultations
  • Space planning
  • Expansive list of furniture selections and procurement
  • Control 4 and lighting designs
  • Color and materials specifications
  • Window coverings
  • Drawings: AutoCAD,  Revit,  3D, hand renderings

Contact us to start creating your Modern Vibrant Interior!  m-designinteriors.com