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Watch our 2016 Trendsetter of the Year:

Serena Appiah!

Serena was named the 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year which has entitled her to tour the country sharing her passion with others.  Learn more about Serena on her blog - GOOD LUCK FOR 2017!

(Past winners include Leanne Lee in 2015, the Diva of DIY. You may also watch Leanne's video here.)


Celeb Trendsetter Application Form

Are you the 2017 Trendsetter of the Year?  Enter today!


Round 1:  Application + Video Entry

All interested bloggers are to complete the application form below and submit a video entry.

          Video Competition (January 1 - September 1, 2017):

  • Each entrant will create one short video (under 4 minutes) containing a home and garden tip or a DIY project
  • The applicant must appear in a portion of the video
  • Three finalists will be selected and notified by September, 5, 2017.

          Social Voting (September 15 - October 26, 2017):

  • Voting application will ask fans to vote for a favorite video via social media
  • Social voting results will be considered during the final judging at the Johnson County Home + Remodeling Show on October 28th, 2017.

Round 2:  On Stage Presentation - October 28, 2017

  • Three finalists will win a trip to Overland Park, Kansas to present on stage at the 2017 Johnson County Home + Remodeling Show (presentation will take place on OCTOBER 28, 2017 between 1 - 3 P.M.)
  • Trip includes two nights hotel, food, flight and travel accommodation (approximate value $1500 a person) 
  • Each presentation will be judged by a celebrity expert, Marketplace Events team members, and the audience
  • At the show, a winner will be selected and named the 2017 Trendsetter of the Year!
  • Winner will be presented with a multi-show stage/tour contract, opportunities for media appearances, and access to thousands of potential new online followers.

View complete challenge details & rules

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