Mar 19, 2014

The 2014 National Home Show is on right now! Offering you inspiration for your home and landscaping projects.  With over 750 exhibitors showcasing their best and newest products and services - you won't want to miss all the great opportunities our show has to offer you and your home.

To get you excited about the show, Show Manager Tina Holmes has done an alphabetical rundown of what to see. Check out the excitement below...

  • Appliances.  See the latest in Home Appliances.  From new technology in the kitchen to luxury laundry. 
  • Bathrooms. Whether you're renovating or just need some inspiration for your bathroom, there's lots of bathroom experts and new products all under this roof.
  • Canada Builds.  The 2014 Dream Home at the National Home Show designed and built by the Canada Builds Company. This year's home embodies the warmth and charm of small town Ontario with the creative touches to support today's active lifestyles. 
  • Design!  Green Design.   Humber College presents this one-of-a-kind exhibit that will take visitors on an inspiring journey through the challenges of building green and will be presented in a market like setting featuring interactive multimedia environment aimed at a younger demographic and social relevance

  • Exhibition Place, The Direct Energy Centre.  Come on down, free parking after 4 pm and easy access to the TTC and GO!
  • Favourite Finds.  You’ll find plenty of innovative products and great home solutions to inspire a wide array of projects for your home. Find the latest ideas and hot new products like the Umbra Whiz Wisk (pictured left) in my Favourite Finds
  • Gardens Galore!  National Home Show is co-located with Canada Blooms. 1 Ticket, 2 great events.  Canada Blooms, the flower and garden festival.  This year  the festival  theme is  Wild!  The sights, sounds and scents of the gardens, installations and fl oral displays will waken your senses from winter. 
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  • HGTV celebrity, Bryan Baeumler.  Join Bryan at the show as he discusses how to save your home from yourself!  Live at the show, March 23rd at 2pm. 
  • Ireland.  Don’t miss your chance to win an amazing trip to for four people to Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way at this year’s Canada Blooms.  Visit the Wild Atlantic Way Garden for details. 

  • Jackie Morra brings to life Urban Living.  You'll find big ideas and contemporary design ideas  for small spaces in this 900 square foot modern space.   Good things come in small packages.

  • Kevin Durkee, The Big Cheese of Cheesewerks.  see his popular recipe for Cheddar + Ale Soup come to life.  Delicious and so easy to make and easy to impress your guests.
  • Live with what you love!  I have a chair crush on the luxe chair and half by Casalife.  Craving this in Shimmer Chocolate leather. Luscious and luxe!  
  • Meet & Eat with culinary masters.  Join Cheesweks' Big Cheese Kevin Durkee as he welcomes View the Vibe.  Kevin and  Nicki will dish on all the secrets behind the best foodie and drink spots in Toronto. Listen, learn and taste.  Plus Meet + Eat with Chef Scott behind The Culinary Adventure Company. 
  • North America's largest home and garden show, featuring 2 events, over 750 Exhibitors, over 45 celebrity and industry experts and gardens galore.
  • Outdoor Living goes inside out, thanks to the ultra-modern CasaBubble, the newest design trend taking European gardens and outdoor spaces.  In a flash, the GrandLodge turns into a mini apartment in the wilds!

  • Parking.  FREE parking after 4 pm Monday to Friday!
  • Questions?  Get your Renovation Questions answered.  Free renovation advice by appointment, bring your plans and questions and  visit  Destination Renovation Booth #1916.    
  • Re/max presents Get Curbalicious.  Stop by and enter the Get Curbalicious Contest for your chance to win a landscape makeover valued at over $15,000 courtesy of Landscape Ontario & RE/MAX. 
  • Sip and Savor.  Enjoy free sampling from our friends at The Wine & Spirits Experience.  Visit them around the Dream Home featuring Molson Cider and Mill Street Brewery. 
  • Toyota Ride & Drive.  Buckle your seat belts and put the pedal to the metal!  Plus stop by the Toyota booth for a chance to win a brand new 2014 Corolla S - now that’s a set of keys we wouldn't mind having in our pocket!  

  • Unilock Celebrity Stage presented by HGTV, featuring celebrity and industry home and garden experts.  Get great advice, tips and tricks from the pros like Gardening Guru Frank Ferragine, Income Property behind the Scenes with Melissa Davis & Tim Sellars, 1 Boring Room 3 Looks with Designers Glen Peloso and  Jamie Alexander and more...  For the schedule click here.
  • Vitamix Idea Stage presented by Reno & Decor.  Featuring local experts from culinary masters, Designer Advice, Quick & Easy Gardening and a guest appearance by Jim Caruk.  For schedule click here.
  • What's your Design Dilemma?  This is your chance for a free one-on one,  15-minute consultation with designers and experts who will offer advice on how to tackle your next project.  Don't forget to bring your plans and your colour swatches.
  • X marks the spot!  The Style Spots.  Celebrated designers Glen Peloso & Jamie Alexander of Peloso Alexander Interiors bring Style Spots to life at his year's National Home Show.  So much inspiration and great ideas featuring Designer Inspired Interiors. 
  • Yamaha Canada Music.  Check out the amazing Silent + Hybrid Pianos. Plus win a year of free lessons!
  • Zen Rock.  So many great new products.  The Zen Rock by Scentsy.  The new  Zen Rock, element warmer, Inspired by tranquil spa rocks  Element warmers use a heating element to safely warm fragrant wax without illumination.

From A to Z there's plenty to see at our 2014 National Home Show, it's not too late to plan your visit and be inspired for spring.  Special thanks to Show Manager Tina Homes, a.k.a. @TinaLovesPinot for alphabetically listing her home show must-sees!