2016 Celebrities & Speakers
John Gidding of HGTV's Curb Appeal
Beyond Curb Appeal: Décor and Design Tips to Boost Home's Appeal Inside and Out
On the popular HGTV series Curb Appeal and Curb Appeal: The Block, architect and designer John Gidding helped homeowners step up their home's outer appearance. At the show, share behind-the-scenes secrets from the show (and from Fox's Home Free). He'll also give advice on the hottest home improvement and decor trends right now, as well as answer questions on everything from outdoor living space to interior design.
Appeared Live on Stage:
Friday, February 19, 2016 at 7:00pm
Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 1:30pm and 4:30pm
Alison Victoria of DIY Network's Crashers
As the first female host of the popular Crashers series on DIY Network, Alison Victoria surprises homeowners in Las Vegas and Chicago with extravagant kitchen redesigns completed in a few short days on the new show, Kitchen Crashers. Alison hunts in stores across America for weekend warriors who could definitely use some help bringing style, beauty and simplicity together to create harmony in their kitchens.
With home bases in two cities, Alison is still actively involved in donating her time to community non-profit organizations such as Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Nevada SPCA), PAWS Chicago and a board member for Chicago Children’s Charities.
Jeff Devlin of DIY Network's I Hate My Bath
Currently, Jeff is busy shooting multiple shows for The DIY Network & HGTV: He was recently approached to take part in “Ellen’s Design Challenge” on HGTV, a furniture design competition show for Ellen Degeneres. Jeff’s fans and Network found his work so interesting that they have asked to follow the progress of his own company, SchoolHouse Woodworking, L.L.C. as they renovate Old Historic Stone Home in and around Bucks County, PA. The show will be called Stone House Revival and start airing Spring of 2016.
Jeff also completely renovates some of the most challenging bathrooms in the Country on I Hate My Bath. “You’d be surprised what people are willing to put up with, it blows my mind! We’re really taking bathrooms to a whole new level on this show!”
Jason Cameron, host of DIY Network’s Desperate Landscapes, Man Caves and Sledgehammer
For the first-time ever, TD Bank partnered with HGTV and DIY Network to help jump-start your home renovation dreams. We're hitting the road in a customized TD vehicle and bringing the experts with us. Jason Cameron, host of DIY Network’s Desperate Landscapes, Man Caves and Sledgehammer, was at the Philly Home Show on Saturday, February 20, to help you turn your renovation dreams into reality.
Visit TDRollingRenovation.com for a complete list of tour stops, home renovation tips and tricks and your chance to enter to win $50,000!*
Denise Sabia, designer, DIYer and owner of The Painted Home, takes everyday items found in flea markets, thrift shops or simply along the roadside and turns them into unique pieces that freshen and warm your home … without breaking your budget. Denise began dabbling in design over 20 years ago and studied at Philadelphia University. Her client base continued to grow as did her portfolio of work, branching out to decorating entire homes. Denise lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. with her 3 kids, a dog, rabbit, 3 chickens, a gecko, and the oldest living hermit crab known to man.
Evey Alvarez - Flores
Evey is the owner and founder of Evey’s Creations LLC, a creative/interior decor consulting firm and the parent company of her DIY/Home Decor blog, Evey's Creations, where she takes her day job as an interior decorating consultant and decorative painter and finishes specialist, and puts a fun DIY and crafty spin on it. She is the co-creator and co-founder of The Fab Furniture Flippin' Contest. Her three children are a huge factor in her creativity. She teaches local Upcycle/Recycle crafting and furniture refinishing classes to both kids and adults. She is always ready to help you “Sprinkle some FUN into your world” with her fun projects that combine repurposing, upcycling and tons of imagination into beautiful creations that are still very accessible and easy to recreate. She competed in the third season of HGTV's Flea Market Flip, and has been featured on The Huffington Post, HTGV's website, and on Hometalk as well as several news media outlets, including The New York Times and UK's Daily Herald. Just recently, she filmed a mini documentary and commercial slots for Philips Respironics. She also has appeared on Telemundo's Morning News Show, on channel 47 in NYC. You can follow along on her DIY journey on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and of course,YouTube!"
Kim Engstrom is the founding principal of KE & CO., a green building solutions provider for architects, designers, builders, and homeowners throughout the tri-state area. Kim's unique background in green materials procurement & marketing make her one of the most distinctive voices in the fast paced world of green building. A direct supplier of high quality interior finishes and materials, Kim works directly with her clients to simplify the selection, sourcing and purchasing process. As a sustainable building solutions supplier, the focus is on education and awareness of how to locate and incorporate healthy and environmentally friendly aspects into all building projects within budget.
Annette Reyman is a professional organizer and productivity specialist. A Villanova University graduate and six term Board member of NAPO’s Greater Philadelphia Chapter, Annette affirms that ‘organization’ has been the key for meeting her goals and enjoys helping others set up their own systems of success. This vision in mind, Annette launched All Right Organizing in 2008, providing personal guidance and assistance to clients ever since. She has given presentations for colleges, hospitals, home shows, libraries and businesses throughout Greater Philadelphia area and has been featured in publications such as the Pottery Barn Blog and the Huffington Post.
In 2013, Annette added on relocation services to her business. All Right Moves, an “arm” of All Right Organizing, sends teams of NAPO Professionals throughout the United States to “set up” (unpack and organize) a new home as soon as the boxes are delivered.
Ways to reach Annette:
ARM: 631-Unpack-1 [631-867-2251]
Appearing on Stage Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 1:00pm!
"Organizing the Mail Once and For All"
Danielle O’Brien has been the owner of Danielle Organizes LLC for fourteen years. Organizing homes and offices in Philadelphia and the Greater Philadelphia areas. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers-Greater Philadelphia Chapter (NAPO-GPC), NAPO’s Environmentally Conscious Organizers and Holistic Organizers (HOLIO). She has three Super Services awards from Angie’s List and a grade A rating.
Danielle knows that well-kept and maintained spaces lead us to peaceful living inside and out. A task that is not easy in this crazy busy life we are all leading. Like you, she is working, raising children, going to school and taking care of her elders. Danielle reminds herself every day to Organize. Simplify. Breathe.
Visit www.DanielleOrganizes.com for more information.
Appearing Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 3:30pm
7 Strategies to Live Clutter-Free
Darla DeMorrow’s award-winning business and blog, HeartWork Organizing, helps people lead more peaceful and beautiful lives. If you’ve been struggling for months or years, this veteran Certified Professional Organizer® can help you make big changes in just hours. A systematic approach to decluttering is just the beginning. She can transform a room to functional and fabulous in just one day. Declutter your calendar and your computer, too, with the best time-saving tech tools. Your busy life could probably use a hand from HeartWork Organizing. She’ll deliver 7 Strategies to Live Clutter-Free that you can adopt today for more peaceful living. Request your free e-book, 31 Simple Tips for Organizing Nearly Everything at http://www.HeartWorkOrg.com.
Darla@HeartWorkOrg.com / 856-905-3202
HeartWork Organizing, LLC
Author of The Pregnant Entrepreneur
Appearing Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 3:00pm!
Debbie Lillard is an internationally recognized expert on Home Organizing, featured on A&E’s Hoarders and HGTV’s Mission: Organization as well as radio shows across the US, Canada and England.
Her practical approach to simplifying your life and her creative ideas make her a favorite with such national publications as: The Chicago Tribune, Better Homes & Gardens, Woman’s Day, Disney’s Family Fun, and Shop Smart.
Debbie has run Space to Spare, a professional organizing service since 2003 and has three published books: Absolutely Organized (North Light Books, 2008), Absolutely Organize Your Family (Betterway Home, 2010) and A Mom’s Guide to Home Organization (Betterway Home, 2013). She loves to speak to professional woman about how to create order and balance in their lives. Growing up in a small house with 6 kids, she knows of what she speaks! Now as a working mother of three, she is on a mission to help others see that they can simplify and de-clutter their lives so they stress less and enjoy more.
Appearing on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 3:00pm!
Connect with Debbie:
website: (http://www.spacetospare.com) www. SpaceToSpare.com
Twitter: (https://twitter.com/DebbieLillard) @DebbieLillard
Author-Speaker Debbie Lillard
Diane Albright, CPO
Diane Albright is a Certified Professional Organizer and nationally recognized expert in the field of organization and productivity. She is the creator of Ten Minutes a Day to Organizing Success® and Work Piles Made Easy®. Diane’s simple, yet innovative methods combined with her passion for organization will inspire immediate changes.
Diane is a regular contributor on television shows and in books and magazines. She has been featured as an organizing expert on over 50 TV segments and in over 100 articles in books and magazines. She has appeared on TLC's Jon & Kate Plus 8; HGTV's Mission Organization; QVC; Good Day Philadelphia; FoxBusiness.com; Daytime syndicated talk show; The Montel Williams Show; and is a regular contributor on a local morning news show.
Appearing Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 12:00pm!
"Organizing for your Move"
Donna Jumper, owner of JumpStart Organizing for 10 years, provides home or photo organizing, moving assistance and is a speaker in the Greater Philadelphia area. She is located in Delaware County, PA and has clients in DE, NJ & PA since 2006. Donna has appeared on A&E’s TV show “Hoarders” and has written for the Western Delaware County Women’s Journal and the News of Delaware County. Donna was a speaker at the Philadelphia Home Show for the past 3 years. She is a Golden Circle member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), committee member of its Greater Philadelphia Chapter, NAPO-GPC. She has received Angie’s List Super Service Award in 2014 & 2015.
Please visit her website www.jumpstartorganizing.com or follow Donna Jumper on Facebook, Angie’s List, Home Advisor or Pinterest.
To contact her call or text 484.274.8477 or email her at email@example.com.
Appearing Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 2:00pm
Janet M. Taylor
"Regaining Order - Creating A Clutter Free Home"
Are you ready to tackle those piles and conquer the clutter to organize your home? Attend the workshop and get simple tips to conquer the in the bathroom, bedroom, kitchen and more.
Janet Taylor has displayed an innate tendency for order since childhood. Friends even remarked on the organization of her toys. In 1994 she took her natural ability and started Totally Organized - a business dedicated to working with businesses and individuals to save clients time and money. In 2010 Janet decided to cater to her executive client’s personal needs by providing them with strategies to organize their homes and lives. Janet now uses her twenty plus years experience along with skills as an expert organizer/strategist, to provide services to notable clients such as: Les Brown, motivational speaker; Dyana Williams, 100.3 WRNB, Hewlett-Packard and the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Community Services Institute. She has also been a featured speaker for IKEA and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. In 2015 Totally Organized, LLC was recognized as one of the top minority firms by the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Janet is a guest commentator for Soulful Sundays with Dyana Williams on 100.3 WRNB. Janet publishes a bi-monthly newsletter titled "Totally Organized Living", is the author of "101 Secrets To Living An Organized Life" and a series of organizing eBooks. Janet appeared on the lifestyle TV show "Mission: Organization" which aired on the Home and Garden Network (HGTV). Her work is featured in the Home and Garden Network (HGTV) Mission :Organization Book. Janet hosts a weekly internet podcast on BlogTalk Radio titled "Got Clutter! Get Organized! which in 2013 was named one of the top podcasts on BlogTalkRadio and reached over 750,000 listeners and can also be heard on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.
Make 2016 Your Year to Get Organized!
Where do you start and how do you maintain it over time
How many times have you said to yourself that you need to get organized – to gain some control over those areas of your life that are just overwhelming? Productivity, efficiency, and enjoyment are all affected by clutter and disorganization. This session provides innovative solutions for clutter control and space planning for your home. My Organized at Last! approach will bring freedom and ease to your life.
Started in 2003, Yasmin created Organized at Last!, a company that offers innovative solutions for clutter control and space planning for the homes and offices, closet planning and wardrobe consulting, and home staging consultations and services for those in transition. Yasmin’s Organized at Last! approach to organizing, brings freedom and ease to her client’s personal and professional lives.
She loves bringing order to chaos. Yasmin designs systems to match her client’s personalities and lifestyles. Her clients not only get organized, but also learn simple practices to stay “Organized at Last!”
Organized At Last, LLC
Bringing freedom and ease to life
Appearing Friday, February 19, 2016 at 4pm!
Member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) since 2004
- Golden Circle Member since 2009 - a NAPO sign of Distinction for achieving over 5 years in business
- Member of the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) since 2007
Carla, better known as Ms. DeClutter, is the founder and CEO of DeClutter Enterprise, a professional organizing company established in June 2008. Her organizing services expand in the state of Delaware. She is a traveling organizer who travels to Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and anywhere her clients are willing to utilize her services.
Ms. DeClutter is dedicated to educating and transferring skills to her clients to help them get and stay organized. This includes helping them become aware of the behavioral patterns and habits that contribute to disorganization in their lives. It’s starts with the initial phone consultation by asking specific questions that spark conversations about clutter and disorganization, which so many people are afraid to talk about.
Ms. DeClutter has combined over twenty-four years of military service and organization experience to specialize in helping corporations, small businesses and individual clients increase efficiency, improve time management, organization and productivity, while helping promote wealth management.
As a longstanding member of the National Association of Professional Organizers, Greater Philadelphia Chapter (NAPO-GPC), Carla served two terms as Director of Professional Development. She is currently serving as Program Committee Chair for NAPO-GPC. Carla is a member of the Institute of Challenging Disorganization (ICD), and holds a leadership position as Sergeant at Arms with Caesar Rodney Toastmasters Club (an international public speaking & leadership forum).
Her passion is to educate and create effective organizational systems that allow clients to maximize their resources, maintain organization, change behavioral patterns and create the life they want. Please view Ms. DeClutter's article featured in the Signature Brandywine Magazine, Jan/Feb 2013 edition.
Judy is an author, speaker and internationally recognized leader in the local economy movement and co-founder of the nationwide Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. Judy is founder in 1983 of Philadelphia’s iconic White Dog Cafe, known for its leadership in the local food movement, and also founder of Fair Food Philly and Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia. She is author of “Good Morning, Beautiful Business,” which received a national gold medal book award for “business leadership.” More available at www.judywicks.com.
Good Morning, Beautiful Business is a memoir about the evolution of an entrepreneur who would not only change her neighborhood, but would also change her world – helping communities far and wide build local living economies that value people, nature and place more than money. Focusing on what it takes to marry social change and commerce, and doing business differently, this inspirational book explores how entrepreneurs, as well as consumers, can follow both mind and heart, cultivate lasting relationships with each other and the planet, and build a new compassionate economy that will bring us greater security, as well as happiness.
Young House Love
Sherry and John Petersik are the married duo who chronicled their home improvement adventures on the hit DIY blog Young House Love, which spawned a New York Times–best-selling book of the same name, as well as a second NY Times Best-selling book called Lovable Livable Home and product lines sold by Target, Home Depot, and more. They live in Richmond, Virginia, with their two young children and a feisty Chihuahua named Burger.
Young House Love will be appearing on Sunday, Feb 21 at 11am and noon at the TD Bank booth #142.