Fall Home & Away Show Prepares Homeowners for the Holidays

CONROE, TX – Expect to see more than 100 exhibitors in the home improvement and outdoor living field at the 4th Annual Montgomery County Home and Outdoor Living Show. August 20 and 21, 2022 at the Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe.

Several exhibitors will be on hand with their creative projects to spruce up your home for the holidays.

Get trendy vacation home decorating ideas from Houston Chronicle architecture and design editor Diane Cowen and vacation planning tips from professional planner Ellen Delap. Mary Scalli of Simple Elegance, Certified Interior Designer, Home Stager and Hunter Douglas Window Treatments will talk about fall design trends. Trish Buscemi, color image expert, will show how lighting can transform the holiday mood when you have guests over. New for the fall show is author and entertainment expert Ronda Carmen with holiday decorating and entertaining tips.

Ronda Carman, accomplished author and guest speaker, will share tips for festive fall entertainment and table ideas. Participants will take part in an open forum with questions and a book signing. Inspired by her time in Scotland and abroad, she shares an international flair for arranging flowers, creating beautiful table settings, stocking the pantry for the holidays and planning memorable menus. She is the author of The Art of Pantry Cooking: Meals for Family and Friends (2022), Entertaining at Home (2019) and Designers at Home (2013).

Tony Wood, Producer of the Montgomery County Home and Outdoor Living Show, said, “I am thrilled to hear about her adventures as a guest on various television programs and publications such as Forbes, House Beautiful, Real Simple, Southern Living and many regional, national and international newspapers. Ronda is a frequent speaker and expert in the food, design and entertainment industry. Now is the perfect time to plan for the fall and holiday season! »

Explore opportunities to improve your culinary arts by bringing home products from Lakonia Imports Greek Olive Oil, Cutco Cutlery, Kitchen Craft International. Whitman Honey, or Forever Sticky – a roll-on product that removes hair, dirt, lint and reusable dust by cleaning with warm water! Buy plants wholesale from B&A Tree Farms, get tips from Montgomery County Master Gardeners or the Native Plant Society of Texas, and visit local exhibitors Sergio’s Landscaping, Collaborative Services (Generac Generators), and Built Green Custom Homes! Featured Landscape Exhibitor Outdoor Perfection has the newest ways to have a beautiful, low maintenance yard for all of Texas’ weather extremes. Meet Houston’s most trusted home expert Tom Tynan from HomeShow Radio.

Other exhibitors to buy now include Pedigo e-bikes, Sail On Air inflatables, custom furniture craftsmen Elements and Embers, or buy a new hot tub at Aqua Living Factory Outlet. Sign up to be a Carefree Boat Club Lake Conroe member and leave home for the lake!

Attend a DIY interior design project by AR Workshop! Make your own 18 inch canvas pillowcase on Saturday August 20th and Sunday August 21st. There will be a variety of stencils and paint available to make something to match your decor in your home. During the course, AR Workshop Cypress will teach participants step-by-step DIY techniques as you paint your own pillowcase.

Non-profit partners include Operation Pets Alive with items for your furry friends, Inspiration Ranch-Therapeutic Riding and horse-assisted therapy and activities for children, youth and adults with disabilities, Habitat for Humanity Montgomery County and Community Assistance Center (CAC).

The ACE booth will feature a duck pond and ‘Duck Pluck’ opportunity for attendees to DOUBLE their chances of winning amazing prizes in the annual duck race scheduled for September 24 by purchasing a duck at their booth.

Schedule of presentations:
Saturday August 20
• Appearance by HomeShow Radio host Tom Tynan. Tom will be broadcasting from the show and ready to answer your questions at the HomeShow Radio Experts booth until 2pm on Saturday

• 11:30 a.m. “Fall 2022 Design Trends” with Mary Scalli, CEO/President, Simple Elegance, ASPM (Accredited Staging Professional Master), Luxury Style Specialist, Interior Decorator, Centurion Dealer Hunter Douglas Windows
AR DIY Workshop making a canvas pillowcase from a variety of designs at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.,
• 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Noon “Future Building Lead times and Saving Money on Your Custom Build” with Bryson Janecek, President of Built Green Custom Homes

• 12:30 p.m. “Trendy Vacation Home Decor” with Diane Cowen, Architecture and Design Editor, Houston Chronicle

• 1:00 pm Rhonda Carman, author and guest speaker, “Festive Fall Entertaining and Tabletop Ideas”

• 2:00 p.m. Professional organizer, Ellen Delap, “Holiday planning tips”

• 2:30 pm Trish Buscemi, Color Consultant, “Lighting and color can set the mood for parties and your crazy parents! »

Sunday August 21

• Noon “Future Building Lead times and Saving Money on Your Custom Build” with Bryson Janecek, President of Built Green Custom Homes

• 12:30 p.m. “Trendy Vacation Home Decor” with Diane Cowen, Architecture and Design Editor, Houston Chronicle
AR DIY Workshop making a canvas pillowcase from a variety of designs at 12:45 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and
• 2:15 p.m.

• 1:00 pm Rhonda Carman, author and guest speaker, “Festive Fall Entertaining and Tabletop Ideas”

• 2:00 p.m. Professional organizer, Ellen Delap, “Holiday planning tips”

• 2:30 pm Trish Buscemi, Color Consultant, “Lighting and color can set the mood for parties and your crazy parents! »

This year at the gate, teachers get half-price entry (with valid ID)! Frontline Sunday – all active military, veterans, firefighters, police and first responders receive free admission with valid ID. Simply present your valid ID at the ticket office for free entry.

Show times are Saturday, August 20 (9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.) and Sunday, August 21 (10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.), Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 Airport Road, Conroe, 77303. Tickets for the show are $10 for adults, 9 $ for seniors, children 12 and under are free, $7 online before entry. Visit www.TexwoodShows.com for more information. Free parking is available at the Lone Star Convention Center.