Garden Showcase

The 2016 Great Big Home + Garden Show Opens Today!

Feb 05, 2016
The Great Big Home + Garden Show kicks off today and runs 'til the 14th! Plan your visit with these must-see features.
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American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance Tips & Trends: Garden Attire

Feb 04, 2016
It's important to wear the right thing when gardening. This activity can be hard on the body. American Family Insurance has tips and advice for garden attire.
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American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance Tips & Trends: Don't Forget Your Pet

Feb 04, 2016
Is Fido or Fifi feeling the love? American Family Insurance and Brand Ambassador Kathy Ireland recommend that pet owners get a pet-friendly pet station in their home.
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Two Chicks and a Hammer

Celebrity Spotlight: Two Chicks and a Hammer

Feb 04, 2016
We can't wait to see mother-daughter duo and renovation experts, Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak at the show! Join them Friday, February 5th and Saturday, February 6th.
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American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance Tips & Trends: Lighting Under Kitchen Cabinets

Feb 03, 2016
American Family Insurance and Brand Ambassador Kathy Ireland have tons of bright ideas for your space - light adding under cabinet lighting to your kitchen.
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American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance Tips & Trends: Utility Bill Skyrocketing?

Feb 01, 2016
Is your utility bill skyrocketing? American Family Insurance and Brand Ambassador Kathy Ireland suggest looking at your appliances and determining whether they are energy efficient.
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Flower

It’s Time to Celebrate in the Great Big Home + Garden Show’s Garden Showcase

Jan 28, 2016
Celebrate the arrival of warmer days ahead in the Celebration!-themed Garden Showcase at The Great Big Home + Garden Show presented by 84 Lumber. Here's a sneak peek at our 17 gardens.
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Tree Ornaments

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Terrific Trees

Dec 23, 2015
Before you cast your vote in our Holi-DIY Contest, try making your own ornament. These trees, made by Liz H., Birmingham Home + Garden Assistant Show Manager, are a snap to put together!
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Rustic Star Ornament

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Rustic Snowflakes

Dec 21, 2015
Before you cast your vote in our Holi-DIY Contest, try making your own ornaments! Dorothy M. shares the secret behind her rustic stars! They're really simple to make. Find out how!
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Snowman Mason Jar

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Stupendous Snowman

Dec 17, 2015
Before you vote for your favorite DIY ornament, why not try making your own? Learn how to make Lupe M.'s mason jar snowman in a few simple steps!
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Christmas

8 Fabulously Festive Table Settings

Dec 15, 2015
Whether you’re putting on a casual meal to celebrate the season with friends and family or hosting the main event, the right table setting can make all the difference at a dinner party.
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Gingerbread Man

Ho Ho Holiday Baking: 7 Treats to Make this Season

Dec 14, 2015
We’ve found some fresh and festive treat recipes that are sure to sleigh this season. Leave these sweets out for Santa and you might even get an extra gift – or two!
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doTERRA Products

Exhibitor Spotlight: dōTERRA

Dec 14, 2015
We're excited to have dōTERRA joining us at The 2016 Great Big Home + Garden Show. See 'em at the show to learn about their exciting products - but first, enjoy our brief interview.
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Christmas Wreath

Holiday Spirits: 6 Fun & Festive Drinks Worth Making

Dec 11, 2015
This year, skip the traditional egg nog for some more fresh and festive cocktails. We’ve found some delicious holiday spirits that will have everyone full of Christmas cheers!
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Santa Ornament

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Sweet Santas

Dec 11, 2015
Check out Karen A.'s entry in the holi-DIY ornament contest! These sweet wooden Santas would look great on your tree - learn how to make them here. And don't forget to vote for Karen's ornament!
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Christmas Scene Ornament

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest

Dec 07, 2015
To help the Marketplace Events office get in the holiday spirit, we challenged our team members to a friendly DIY competition: who can make the best ornament! Now it's time for you to cast your vote!
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Christmas Tree

Holiday Decor Guide: 9 Ideas for Your Outdoor Space

Dec 04, 2015
If you’re a little stumped when it comes to getting your yard yuletide ready, fear not – we’ve got some great ideas for you to try! Follow our advice and you could have the best looking house on the block!
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Blender

Haute Chocolate: 8 Deliciously Unique Recipes

Nov 27, 2015
This holiday season, instead of preparing your typical pre-packaged hot chocolate, why not try something a little more luxurious? We’ve found eight delicious, original recipes you’ve got to sample!
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Table Setting

Table, Set, Go! 6 Inspiring Thanksgiving Tablescapes

Nov 13, 2015
You may have your menu planned, but that’s not the only important thing that goes on your table. This year set your tables to stun with some simple ideas that are sure to complement every feast.
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Cozy Rug

4 Bedroom Decor Ideas to Keep You Cozy this Winter

Nov 06, 2015
If winter weather turns you into a hermit, make sure you’ve got the coziest space to hide out in. We’ve got four tips to transform your bedroom decor and keep you cozy and warm until June.
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