AUBREY & BRISTOL MARUNDE FROM HGTV'S FLIP OR FLOP VEGAS
Aubrey & Bristol Marunde are the owners of Alter Luxury, a real estate brokerage and design+build firm in Henderson, Nevada, and they are the stars of HGTV’s hit home renovation television show, Flip or Flop Vegas.
Together, they renovated their first house in 2009, and have since completed over 140 homes in Nevada and Washington.
When Aubrey and Bristol are not renovating houses, designing their own line of home furnishing products, redesigning kitchens for their clients, promoting fights in the Pacific Northwest, selling luxury homes, filming the new season of Flip or Flop Vegas on HGTV, or training for the next MMA fight, they can probably be found in the wilderness, camping with their two young boys and recharging their batteries. Aubrey & Bristol will be on the Fresh Ideas Home Stage on Friday & Saturday.
HGTV'S MATT FOX
Matt Fox will be this year’s Fresh Ideas Home 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 hosting and producing the public television series “Around the House with Matt and Shari.” Learn more from his website, mattandshari.com. Matt will be on the Fresh Ideas Home Stage daily.
KSHB-41NBC's GARY LEZAK
Gary Lezak is a six-time Emmy Award-winning meteorologist at 41 Action News, NBC in Kansas City. He is currently the chief meteorologist at KSHB-41 NBC in Kansas City. Gary has two big passions in life—The weather and his dogs. They are both key inspirations for his story.
“It’s A Sunny Life” An Adventure Fit For Rain Or Shine” by Gary Lezak –A hardcover 48 page fully illustrated book, published by Ascend Books, is available now at www.amazon.com, www.bn.com, www.ascendbooks.com and popular area retailers and bookstores throughout the midwest. Author Gary Lezak will be at the Johnson County Home + Remodeling Show on Saturday.
Micheli Devore - Designer
Furniture Mall of Kansas
I believe that behind every beautiful interior is a sense of your personal style and vision. I’m passionate about creating beautiful homes that you and your family will enjoy. A place where you can gather around the table or in the living room and bask in the warmth of friends and family. A place where memories can be shared and new memories can be created! My inspiration is drawn from the everyday hustle and bustle of household life as well as the quiet, relaxing moments that make up our lives. I believe that home is truly where our lives unfold. My family is a big part of my design and inspiration. I love to entertain family and friends and this profession allows me to utilize my creativity every day. I’m able to create and be part of the beauty of the homes I design. I delight in creating a special space that you and your family can grow in and share for many years to come. Micheli will be appearing Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the Fresh Ideas Home Show.
MEGAN JONES - DESIGNER
FURNITURE MALL OF KANSAS
I love to create beautiful backdrops for LIFE to happen. I embrace color and light to liven the atmosphere of a room. Coming from a background in scenic and costume design, I want to not only beatify your home but tell a STORY about the people who live there. Since my family has expanded to include my wonderful husband and two young daughters, I have grown to appreciate a design that can withstand the destruction of a well lived life. It is my mission to help everyone furnish their home with quality, durable materials without sacrificing comfort, beauty, or the feeling of truly being at HOME.
Carly Haynam is a Kansas City designer with nearly ten years experience working residential and commercial space. She is currently the lead designer at Unruh Furniture, a local hand-crafted furniture producer.