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Plenty of inspiration at home show [The Ipswich Advertiser]
22 June 2011
[from article in The Ipswich Advertiser, published 22nd June 2011]
A pet expo featuring Dr Harry Cooper, pet competitions, a cooking demonstration and book signing by 4 Ingredients celebrity authors Rachael Bermingham and Kim McCosker, antiques displays and information for seniors are among the highlights of the 2011 Ipswich Home Show and Outdoor Expo.
The three-day event will be held at the Ipswich Showgrounds, Warwick Rd, Ipswich from Friday to Sunday.
Full of tips, tricks and trends, the expo will be the change to see some inspiring features and displays, hear practical advice from the experts on modern and creative solutions for your home and garden and take advantage of the huge home show savings.
The Ipswich Home Show has a wide array of exhibitors covering all aspects of your home and outdoor living from kitchens and bathrooms to tanks and fencing and everything in between.
The new Ipswich Antique Centre, which opened at 86 East St in December, will display a range of antiques, collectables and country furniture.
Dealers contributing to the display include Antipodes Antiques, Curnow's Collectables, Antiques at Redbank, Dress Ups Vintage Cothing, Oxley Second Hand Furniture, Art Etcetera and HR Stuff and Stuff.
IAC director John Mildwaters said antiques could be readily incorporated into any decor.
"I hope the display at the home show will give attendees many new ideas for furnishing modern, as well as vintage, homes", he said.
Imagine Kitchens will be on display at the Mitre 10 Yamanto stand throughout the event.
During the course of the home show, entries will be invited from genuine flood victims who need a new kitchen to be part of a draw to win the display kitchen worth almost $3000.
Mayor Paul Pisasale will draw the winning entry on Sunday at 3 pm.
Outdoor dining and food vendors are located near the exhibitors' area.