There’s going to be a new feature at the March 2nd Home & Lifestyle Expo and it is sure to be an inspiration. Do you have a knack for turning old items into like-new? If so, get creative and showcase your imagination, creativity and talent by entering the Upcycle Repurpose Contest being held during the annual Home & Lifestyle Expo on Saturday, March 2nd at Great Lakes Mall in Mentor (7850 Mentor Avenue).
The contest was designed to inspire others to enhance their home and lifestyle with items they may already own or would have thrown away. There is no fee to enter and items can be, but are not limited to furniture, accessories/home décor, clothing and jewelry. All entries will be on display during the Expo hours of 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Votes will be cast by Expo attendees with the majority vote winner receiving “Best of the Expo” and a $100 cash prize. To enter call Diana Lewis at 440-255-8932 ext. 7726
for an entry form. Deadline to enter is February 18th.
The Expo itself is built around one jam-packed day kicking off at 10:00 a.m. and running until 6:00 p.m. The first
300 attendees will receive a free gift bag, with a $50 gift card in two of the bags! Entertainment is a big part of the Expo with a culinary demonstration, dance performance and two fashion shows.
Attendees will get ideas, inspiration and practical advice in remodeling, home improvement, gardening and lifestyle. Representatives from local companies, remodelers and designers will be onsite to answer questions, provide suggestions and explore ideas for all aspects of home improvement needs both inside and out.
The Home & Lifestyle Expo is a free event, hosted by the Eastern Lake County Chamber of Commerce, Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce and Willoughby Western Lake County Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by many local companies which include premiere sponsor, Generator Pros/Shepp Electric and sponsors A-1 Concrete Leveling of Cleveland-East, Carpet One Mentor, Digging Dogs Training Center, Floor Coverings International, Howard Hanna-Stacy Marinelli Group, Keller Williams Greater Cleveland Northeast-Natalie J Antosh, Keller Williams Greater Cleveland Northeast-Bissett Team, Lake County Women’s Journal, Leadership Lake County, Massoudi State Farm, McDowell Homes Real Estate Services, Mimi Magazine, Mix 97.1/Gold 93.7, NovaCare Rehabilitation-NE Ohio, Streb Electric, The News-Herald, and WINT Integrity Radio 101.5 FM/1330 AM.
For more information about the Home & Lifestyle Expo or the Upcycle Repurpose Contest contact Linda
Reed at the Eastern Lake County Chamber of Commerce at 440-357-7572.
Pictured In Cover Photo: Transformed oversized square coffee table by SECOND LOVE (Katie Love)