Sunday, October 13, 2019

What’s Trending Now for the Home

Tub to shower conversion
 Tub to shower conversions. Reclaimed wood as ceiling accents. Rustic style game rooms.  These are just some of the top trends the public can see through 6 pm tonight on the final day of Seattle Home Show 2, the fall version of the oldest and largest consumer home show in the country.

Here are just some of the hot products and trends at this year’s show:

Bathtub to shower conversions, where homeowners take a second bath, and do a “reverse” remodel, removing an existing tub and installing a larger shower in its place. 
Modern style pool table 
 Reclaimed wood, from floating mantels to wall and ceiling claddings to furniture made of old growth wood salvaged from demolished older homes.

Reclaimed wood table
Modern and rustic style in game rooms. Modern or rustic styles are “in” for pool tables and other game room furniture, as homeowners look to match game room d├ęcor with the style of rest of their home.

“Staycation” landscaping and outdoor living.  “Staycation” type of landscaping – which create the look and feel of a hotel or resort - and outdoor entertainment spaces are on the rise, including making these spaces something they can use all four seasons.
"Staycation" landscaping
Seattle Home Show ends tonight, Sunday October 13 at 6 PM.  Admission is $13.00 Adults, $9.00 Seniors (60+) and Military, $3.00 Juniors (7-15), under 7 free.  Purchase an E-ticket online at www.SeattleHomeShow.comand receive $5 parking for Seattle Home Show at CenturyLink Field Parking Garage and T-Mobile Park Parking Garage. 

Seattle Home Show 2 is sponsored by the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties and The Seattle Times.  Toyota is the official show vehicle.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

See the Latest in Home Design and More at Seattle Home Show 2

From gaming to gardening and everything in between, Northwesterners can see all the latest for the home today and tomorrow at the 21s t annual fall version of the oldest and largest consumer home show in the nation, Seattle Home Show 2 which is presented by Kitchen Plus.

Many exciting things are taking place over the next two days here at CenturyLink Field Event center, including “The People’s Choice” award for the best in interior design, where the public has the chance to see and vote for their favorite design created by members of the Northern Pacific Chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) community; free art and antiques appraisals by star appraiser Dr. Lori of History Channel's "The Curse of Oak Island," Discovery Channel's "Auction Kings" and Fox Business Network's "Strange Inheritance;” and Lanfest, a two-day “Bring Your Own Computer” (BYOC) gaming event for gamers of all ages to raise money for charity. 

Other highlights at this year’s show include the Outdoor Living Area with Wine and Beer Garden, created by Malone’s Landscaping, featuring the latest in outdoor living and landscaping, along with wine and beer garden with live music; cooking demos by well-known local chefs; and daily “Meet the Experts” seminars on both interior and exterior home improvement, brought to you by Innovative Kitchen & Bath.  

Want to save time and money?  Buy an E-ticket online at and receive $5 parking for Seattle Home Show at CenturyLink Field Parking Garage and T-Mobile Park Parking Garage, courtesy of BECU and Aqua Quip. Ticket purchases of all types, whether online or purchased on site, can sign up for a one-year subscription to Better Homes & Gardens Magazine.

Seattle Home Show 2 is sponsored by the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties and The Seattle Times.  Toyota is the official show vehicle. 

Friday, October 11, 2019

Less than 24 hours to opening day of Seattle Home Show 2!

The countdown is on to opening day of the 21st Seattle Home Show 2!  Exhibitors are hard at work at CenturyLink Field Event Center, constructing exhibits, putting together display gardens and more for the fall version of the oldest and largest home show in the country.  

Be sure to check back throughout the weekend for updates on all the exciting activities and highlights, from gardening to gaming and everything in between!

Friday, September 20, 2019

Fall into Focus this October 12th-13th

It’s time to “Fall into Focus” with all things for the home when Seattle Home Show 2, the fall version of the nation’s oldest and largest consumer home show in the nation, opens its doors at CenturyLink Field Event Center for its 21stannual run. 

Many exciting features are planned, from an Outdoor Living, Wine & Beer Garden accompanied by live music, created by Malone’s Landscape, to free art and antiques appraisals by star appraiser Dr. Lori.  

All this and more will be ready for you to enjoy starting Saturday October 12that 10am. Be sure to check back soon for more updates!

Sunday, March 3, 2019

75th Anniversary Seattle Home Show is Now Over

The doors are now closed for the 75thAnniversary Seattle Home Show.   Thanks to all the attendees, exhibitors and other behind the scenes people who helped make this milestone show a resounding success!   Be sure to check back soon for information on the next show!

Explore the Best in Northwest Journalism with the Seattle Times

Come join other show visitors who are here signing up for The Seattle Times, which services the Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a difference. Learn how The Seattle Times digs deep to bring you the full story to bring coverage you won’t find elsewhere.

See the Latest in Luxury Living

Come see the latest in luxury living at the Luxury Collection.  See how to create your design vision with Norsk Design Build, embrace innovation in appliances from Luwa Luxury Products, be inspired with the closet of your dreams by We’re Organized and live luxuriously with Dominis Stone.   Just a few more hours until the 75th anniversary Seattle Home Show closes at 6 pm, so hurry on down!

See Resort Style Outdoor Living at the Outdoor Living By Night Display

 There’s still time to see all the latest in resort style outdoor living in the Outdoor Living by Night display by London Design Build.  Join other show visitors in exploring this expansive exhibit showcasing ways you can turn your backyard into a resort style oasis for year round relaxation.  While you’re here, visit the wine tasting area located in a corner of the exhibit. Hurry down – Seattle Home Show ends at 6 pm tonight!

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Explore the Latest in Landscape Design at Malone’s

For landscaping that is unique, personal and livable, join show visitors at the Malone’s exhibit. Take the time to explore the display garden, featuring lush plantings for the Northwest garden as well as its hardscapes for outdoor living year round.  Be sure to come down – Seattle Home Show ends on Sunday!  

See All the Best in Tiny Homes by Carriage Houses Northwest

There are less than two days to come on down and explore the latest in tiny homes by Carriage Houses Northwest.  Come see the brand-new backyard cottage, designed by award-winning Northwest architect Brad Butterfield, which is making its debut at the show, or the “Big Little Barn,” a tiny home on wheels with a cottage flair.   But don’t wait too long – the 75th Anniversary Seattle Home Show ends on Sunday at 6 pm

“Swim/Bike/Run” for Habitat for Humanity

Come see local athletes compete to raise money for affordable housing in an onsite fundraiser here!   Join show visitors to cheer the athletes on as they swim continuously in a swim spa, bike on a stationary bike or run on a treadmill. Every minute, every meter adds up, and Aqua Quip, the Seattle Home Show, Fitness Shop and BECU will make a donation to Habitat for Humanity on their behalf!

Friday, March 1, 2019

Explore Lawn Alternatives at ForeverLawn Bellevue

Do you love the look of a lawn but are tired of the upkeep?  Come check out the amazing alternatives to a traditional lawn at the ForeverLawn Bellevue exhibit.  These synthetic lawns take realism to a new level, providing a solution that is soft, lush, and has an incredibly natural appearance.  ForeverLawn is ideal for both residential and commercial applications.  While you’re here, be sure to meet TV host Jason Cameron, who will be at the show Friday and Saturday to discuss ForeverLawn Synthetic Grass and Resort Style Outdoor Living, in the Outdoor Living by Night Display.

See the Latest In Engineered Wood Siding from LP® SmartSide®

Are you looking for a way to improve the look of the outside of your home? Come on down and check out all the ways that LP SmartSide can help you!  LP SmartSide Trim & Siding offers the warmth and beauty of traditional wood with the durability of treated engineered wood. These high-performance trim and siding products complement almost any building style. All LP SmartSide products feature the company’s innovative four-component SmartGuard® manufacturing process for strength against harsh weather and to resist fungal decay and termites.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Enhance Your Dreams with Sleep Number

Learn how to turn your sleeping hours into an experience that is out of this world at Sleep Number.  Join other show visitors as they explore how Sleep Number delivers proven, quality sleep through effortless, adjustable comfort and biometric sleep tracking, and find out why Sleep Number was the winner of J.D. Power’s 2018 Mattress Satisfaction Report.

Explore Your Home Financing Options at BECU

Whether you’re looking to buy a new home or refinance your current one, come to the Seattle Home Show to explore your home financing options.   Join other show visitors at the BECU booth to learn more about home loans (including first time homebuyer’s programs), home equity lines and more.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

“Meet the Experts” of the Master Builder’s Association

Whether you’re looking for a builder, remodeler, landscaper or something in between, come visit the experts of the Master Builder’s Association of King and Snohomish County. Join other show visitors as they look for ideas to turn their home improvement dreams into reality, from this 100 plus year old association, which features some of the top building and design professionals in the region.


Meet Licensed contractor and TV host Jason Cameron  Friday March 1st and Saturday, March 2 to discuss ForeverLawn Synthetic Grass and Resort Style Outdoor Living at the Outdoor Living by Night display.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Seattle Home Show on Q13, New Day Northwest

The Seattle Home Show made the news again today!  Q13’s Ellen Tailor broadcast live from the show floor this morning, interviewing star appraiser Dr. Lori, who is here at the show today giving free appraisals to show visitors, and taking a tour of exhibits such as Carriage Houses Northwest and Builder’s Hardware & Supply.  Dr. Lori was also a featured guest on New Day Northwest where she shared more insights into the world of collecting with host Margaret Larson.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

See What’s Hot in Spas and More at Aqua Quip

Is a spa in your future?  Come join show visitors checking out the latest in spa design at Aqua Quip.  Aqua Quip has a variety of products here designed to make your backyard more fun, including barbeques, smokers and outdoor grills.

Come Explore the Latest Toyotas

Are you in the market for a new vehicle or just want to explore the latest Toyota?  Now is your chance when you visit the Seattle Home Show to not only see all the newest trends for the home, but also take the time to check out their cars, trucks and SUVs here, just about something for everyone. 

Seattle Home Show Makes the KING 5 Weekend News

If you were tuned in to the KING 5 Weekend News this morning, you would have seen two special guests there from the Seattle Home Show: show exhibitor Luwa Luxury Products and star appraiser Dr. Lori, who is appearing at the Seattle Home Show today and tomorrow. Luwa demonstrated to anchor Amity Addrisi  its new “smart” induction burner, complete with its own set of smart pans and a recipe app, while Dr. Lori shared with Amity some of her insights into the world of collecting.   

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Come See the Latest in Kitchen and Bath Design at Kitchen Plus

Is your kitchen in need of an update?  Now is the perfect opportunity to get inspired at Kitchen Plus.  Join other show visitors as they check out examples of Kitchen Plus’ award-winning designs, with an eye for detail that gives you a remodeled kitchen or bathroom that looks great in your home.

Enjoy Food Samples from Local Chefs Daily from Noon to 2 pm in the New Outdoor Living by Night Display

Show visitors have the chance to sample food by local chefs each day in the Wine Tasting area of the Outdoor Living by Night exhibit by London Design Build.  Kicking off the daily demos today was well-known local chef, restaurateur and author John Howie, who prepared some of his signature dishes.  A different chef will be featured each day, so take advantage of Seattle Home Show’s “Too Much to See-Come Back for Free”™ that lets you come back to the show a second day for free.  

Happy 75th Anniversary Seattle Home Show!

The Seattle Home Show is now open as it celebrates this important anniversary.  Show visitors are flocking in to see all the exciting things this year’s show holds, including backyard cottages, tiny homes and the latest in smart home technology.  There will be updates every day, so keep checking back!

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Find Out if Your Trash is Really Treasure

Have you always wondered what that family heirloom or garage sale find is really worth?  Now is your chance to find out the answer when star appraiser Dr. Lori appears at the 75thAnniversary Seattle Home Show.   Dr. Lori will be evaluating your finds and treasures and help you learn the item’s history and value twice daily Sunday, February 24that 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM, and Monday, February 25th,at 12:30 PM and 3:30 PM.   One item per person, per appearance, but you are more than welcome to attend her presentations multiple times.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Come See a Variety of Tiny Homes

The Northwest home has seen dramatic changes since the Seattle Home Show first opened its doors in 1939.  As it celebrates its 75thanniversary this February, tiny homes will play a big part of this year’s show.  Exhibitors are working hard building and setting up these homes in time for opening day this Saturday.  A variety of tiny home types will be on display, from a tiny “collapsible” log cabin to a brand-new modular backyard cottage designed to meet the Northwest’s need for detached accessory dwelling units (DADUs) especially in urban settings such as Seattle where available housing inventory is in short supply.   

Continue to check back for more updates!

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Setup Now Underway for the 75th Seattle Home Show

Setup is now underway at CenturyLink Field Event Center for the Seattle Home Show, the oldest and largest home show in the country, which opens its doors this Saturday February 23rd for its 75th anniversary.  Right now, it is the sound of trucks, hammers and saws as exhibitors work feverishly to construct their exhibits.  By the time it opens, show visitors will see a host of new and exciting products for the home, ranging from a new smart induction burner with its own recipe app that guides you through every step of the dish you are preparing, to a cloud-based outdoor lighting system that lets you control your lights right from your mobile device.  

Stay tuned for more details and updates!

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