LAURA LEBOUTILLIER from Garden Answer
Appearance sponsored by Proven Winners. Laura LeBoutillier, co-creator of Garden Answer with her husband Aaron, is known worldwide for her gardening tutorial videos. What started as a hobby in 2014 quickly grew into a full-time role and today over 2.7 million people follow her on Facebook and 671,000 on YouTube. Her videos have received nearly half a billion views with her most popular video at 62 million views, making her easily the most-watched gardener on the Internet! Growing up around her parents’ garden center in Eastern Oregon contributed to her passion for gardening and she continues to help out at the center to this day. Laura will be appearing on the Main Stage on Saturday, Feb. 8 and Sunday, Feb. 9.
Learn more about Laura from her website, www.gardenanswer.com
Through an impressive career that has spanned over three decades, Margie Grace is part of an elite echelon of garden and landscape designers whose work is celebrated both locally and internationally. Whether designing gardens for historically significant estate properties, relaxed bungalows, or coastal family retreats, Margie takes her cues from her clients, their lifestyle, the architecture of the property and the land itself. With over 350 projects – designed from concept to completion – under her belt, Margie’s work has been featured in top publications throughout the world including Garden Design, Traditional Home, Better Homes and Gardens, Veranda, Luxe, Sunset, the Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal. Her work will also be the subject of a monograph published by Gibbs Smith, to be released in early 2020. She will be appearing on the Main Stage on Friday, Feb. 7.
Learn more about Margie from her website, www.gracedesignassociates.com
Chef Stefanie Paganini has been bringing her culinary skills to the show for a number of years, delighting audiences with fun, new ways to get into the kitchen and make cooking fun! Stefanie teaches classes at the Loretta Paganini School of Cooking in Chesterland, Ohio, and also does freelance work as a food stylist. Clients have included Dr. Agatston -- creator of the South Beach Diet -- Athens Foods, Ohio Magazine, Driscoll Berries, VitaMix Blenders, and the Fabulous Food Show for Food Network Stars including Guy Fieri, Martha Stewart, Paula Dean, Duff, Bobby Flay, Sandra Lee, Giada De Laurentiis, Ann Thorton and TLC’s Curtis Stone. She also regularly does cooking demos on local television including Fox 8 News in the Morning and Live on Lakeside; hosts a radio show on WCPN called Zest for Life; is Marketing Director and Chief Legal Counsel for LPSC; and is Executive Director of The International Culinary Arts & Sciences Institute. Stefanie will be appearing on the Main Stage on throughout the show.
To learn more about her, visit lpscinc.com
Kristin Gambaccini is a mother of 8, do it yourselfer and creator of one of a kind projects that revolve around a strict budget and a realistic, down-to-earth approach. Her website, Perfectly DeStressed, offers unique home decor design concepts as well as simple crafts written in a relatable, humorously fun style. Kristin also shares her content regularly on WKYC and was recently a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show. Kristin is appearing on the Main Stage Fri. January 31, Sat. February 1 and Sun. February 9.
To learn more, visit perfectlydestressed.com
A show favorite, Matt Fox returns as this year’s Main Stage emcee where he will delight show visitors with his quick wit, home improvement knowledge and special educational presentations. Fox is best known for creating and co-hosting the first and longest-running show to air on HGTV, Room by Room, as well as for hosting and producing the public television series, Around the House with Matt and Shari.
Learn more from his website, mattandshari.com.
Note: Celebrities will greet as many guests as possible; however, due to demand and presentation schedule time constraints, everyone in line may not be able to be accommodated. Ticket admission does not guarantee a meet-and-greet, photos or autographs with celebrities.