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Home + Garden Blog

Marketplace Events creates vibrant expositions connecting enthusiasts with experts, products and services. We produce consumer home shows and holiday shopping shows, for details and to purchase tickets to a show in your area, visit our show calendar.

We enjoy sharing our love of all things home and garden! Everyone is welcome to gather tips--then see it all in person by attending one of our shows for even more of the latest trends in home and garden. While at our shows, you can meet and learn from celebrity designers, shop, compare and save with our trusted exhibitors.


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DIY Gift Idea: Mason Jar Elf

Dec 04, 2017
It can be hard to find the right gift for a colleague or teacher. This year, skip the gift card and try making something homemade. We've got just the DIY present!
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Sweet & Simple Sugar Cookies

Dec 04, 2017
Satisfy your sweet tooth this holiday season with our delicious Sugar Cookie recipe! These simple snacks are sure to brighten any get together. Find out how you can make 'em.
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Dreamy Holiday Decor

Nov 30, 2017
Between the bright lights and tinsel this season brings it can be hard to create a festive and stylish space. We've got you covered with four stunning seasonal displays.
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Festive Style: A Guide to Wreaths

Nov 29, 2017
Need some help decking the halls? Check out our guide to wreaths and find the perfect fit for your space.
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DIY on a Dime: Rustic Centerpiece

Nov 20, 2017
Up the cozy in your space and add some rustic charm to your decor with this simple centerpiece project. Try it today!
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DIY Advent Calendars

Nov 20, 2017
Looking for a Christmas DIY? Check out these fun and festive advent calendars that will help you count down the days 'til December 25th!
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Fall Table Decor Inspiration

Nov 20, 2017
Add some festive fun to your next dinner party with these simple and sweet tablescape ideas.
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Simple Entertaining: Two Ingredient Appetizer

Nov 13, 2017
Having friends and family over this holiday season? We've got the perfect appetizer recipe to help you entertain in style without breaking a sweat!
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DIY on a Dime: Sprucing Up Dollar Store Pumpkins

Oct 30, 2017
It's almost time for Halloween! Learn how to take your dollar store pumpkins from boring to beautiful with these simple tricks.
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Let's Talk About Tiny Homes

Oct 23, 2017
What can you do with just a few hundred square feet? Short answer: LOTS! We've got the scoop on the tiny home trend and what it takes to live in these small dwellings.
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Dreamy Decor: 6 Inspiring Ideas

Aug 02, 2017
Are you looking to freshen up your home decor? Here are 6 ideas to get you started.
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Summer Entertaining Made Simple

Jun 09, 2017
Celebrate in style this summer with a few simple entertaining tips from lifestyle expert and interior design guru Tyler Wisler.
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Nacho Average Party

May 25, 2017
Stop serving boring food at your parties. Take your next get together to new heights with a DIY Nacho Bar. Yum!
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Give More This Mother's Day

May 01, 2017
Send a FREE Mother's Day eCard and Intact Insurance will contribute $10 to SOS Children's Villages Canada and help empower vulnerable mothers around the world.
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DIY on a Dime: Embroidery

Apr 25, 2017
Looking for a new creative challenge? We've found your next hobby: embroidery! Get the inside scoop on this unique activity.
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Spring Cleaning: Home Maintenance Musts

Apr 12, 2017
Is your space ready for summer? Add these maintenance items to your spring cleaning list to help keep your home comfortable this season (and next!).
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Grand Slam Dip

Apr 05, 2017
Always have friends over for the ball game? We have a winning dip that will see you and your guests through to the the World Series!
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#GardenGrow - Your New Spring Tradition

Apr 03, 2017
Looking for a project to tackle this spring? We've got just the thing! Join the fun with this colorful tradition that will bring out the gardener in you.
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DIY on a Dime: Oscars Viewing Party

Feb 22, 2017
We cordially invite you to the biggest night of the year... in your own home! Find out how to glam it up Oscars style just in time for the prestigious award show on Sunday, February 27th.
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Spreading Love with Raspberry Chocolate Mousse

Feb 06, 2017
Easy, quick and filled with love. Spread some Valentine's Day cheer with a sweet treat!


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Doing Good: Hurricane Relief

Nov 28, 2017

In addition to over $7,000 in donations raised for Habitat for Humanity, Marketplace Events was able to provide Hurricane Irma assistance on a local level at the Jacksonville Home + Patio Show. Read on to find out how.

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