DIY Network television series, Wood Work
Clint Harp has had quite a few jobs in his life and tried numerous careers including most recently being a salesman in Houston, TX. Finally reaching the end of his career searching rope in 2011, Clint decided to quit his sales job and go for his dream of building furniture and owning his own company with his wife, Kelly. The last thing either of them expected, however, was to move to Waco, TX and find themselves a part of a hit show on HGTV. For 5 seasons Clint could be found regularly on HGTV’s Fixer Upper as the dumpster diving, reclaimed wood loving carpenter and furniture artisan. Now you can find the Harps and their team on their own show “Wood Work” on the DIY network. Together with Kelly and their 3 kids, the Harps spend each day pursuing their dream and blazing the new trail of owning their own company, Harp Design Co., which provides quality furniture and home goods to customer all across the U.S. and abroad. Constantly adjusting to unexpected national exposure, the Harps work hard each day to grow as a family and a business whose core values are love, beauty, and creativity.
Brooke Graham, TV Host and Blogger
What’s coming in 2019? Three design experts will battle on the design stage to debate about what’s in, what’s out, and what they cannot live without! TV host and blogger, Brooke Graham, will be moderating the panel and is sure to bring loaded questions to the stage. Brooke has a decade of experience interviewing a variety of people. From celebrities on the Grammy’s red carpet to local faces making a difference in the community, she loves bringing people together to hear their voice. And just like everyone attending the Home Show, Brooke has a growing to-do list of projects she wants to complete on her renovated 1950’s rambler in Salt Lake City.
Bring your questions to the stage. We will do a 5-minute lightning round at the end to keep the designers on their toes!
Meet the Designer Panelists
Meet Kate Jensen of White Lane Décor, Kristin Rocke of K. Rocke Design plus Brandon & Mike Kay, The JunkHunks. Catch her moderating the panel of experts on the design stage throughout the weekend!
Kate Jense, White Lane Decor
Kate Jensen is a Utah-based designer and blogger of White Lane Decor. She created whitelanedecor.com
She prides herself in creating budget-friendly spaces; without sacrificing any style. Best known for her neutral aesthetic and love of light airy spaces, Kate designs thoughtful yet beautiful interiors for her clients
Principal and Owner of K. Rocke Design and Glass House
Kristin Rocke melds her clients’ needs and aspirations into spectacular interiors that are as livable as they are uniquely personal. As a style maker Kristin is gifted with an extraordinary sense of “what’s coming next.”“My clients trust me to take them somewhere unexpected, transporting their projects beyond trends and generating an authenticity that ultimately represents their individuality. I also believe my ability to connect with our clients’ needs enables me to design comfortable, livable backdrops for an exuberant life.”
Kristin believes every project is important and recognizes the privilege and responsibility in creating, managing and executing designs. Kristin’s aesthetic sensibility and interest in the arts took root in her grandfather’s art studio. This continued as she pursued a BA in design and became NCIDQ certified. She is a member of IIDA and ASID and is actively engaged with the design community.
Kristin’s work can be found throughout Utah, Manhattan, Arizona, Florida, and California, as well as internationally. She has enjoyed a broad spectrum of styles and wide variety of scopes including resort hospitality, restaurants, retail shops, multi-housing developments, tenant improvement projects and residences. She has been a regular special contributor on TV, named Top Ten Designer, and is featured in Traditional Home, Luxe Magazine, Florida Design, Utah Style and Design, Boca Design, CA Home and Design, Park City Magazine, and Salt Lake Tribune.
Brandon & Mike Kay of the JunkHunks
Brandon and Mike are brothers and small-town country boys who have a talent for taking junk and turning it into beautiful creations. With multiple house flips, renovations, TV guest appearances, and top sellers at market venues across the country, these hunks are trendsetters. Mike, a real estate agent, and Brandon, a creative entrepreneur, are currently restoring their family’s historical 1900’s mercantile store as the new JunkHunks headquarters.
In today’s world we are bombarded with information & stuff! So there is clutter everywhere – on our phones & computers, desktops & countertops, bedrooms & basements, closets & cupboards… We crave being free of the clutter and fantasize about being organized but it feels impossible. Marla Dee is here to change that. As a professional organizer for 18 years, Marla has seen the pain!
With contagious enthusiasm and stories from real clients, Marla shares her belief that living organized is a skill anyone can learn. Why bother learning this skill? Because getting organized frees you to be present for what matters most. Her Clear & Simple Systems teach where to start, what to do and how to keep it up. The Systems are a step-by-step approach that takes the struggle out of organizing and makes it FUN! They are often called the ABC’s of organizing.
Marla is a master messenger, an international speaker, and has trained students from 9 countries. She has appeared on numerous TV, radio and podcast programs throughout the years. She is the author of “Get Organized, The Clear & SIMPLE Way” and “The ART of Letting Go” and others.
If you are ready for a change, Marla will set you free of the clutter and chaos at last!
Join Marla Dee at the Design Stage Friday at 5pm and Saturday at 3pm!
A favorite at the Home Show’s Kitchen Stage is Maxine Turner, owner of Cuisine Unlimited! She has a full lineup of exciting cooking demonstrations, including seasonal favorites and holiday fare.
Nancy Miles author of “In Good Taste” will be creating a manicotti masterpiece live on stage. Come meet Nancy, Saturday at 2:30pm and get your hands on your very own In Good Taste Cookbook!
Since 1979 James Batton has cared for trees. As a consulting Arborist he has worked throughout Utah, Oregon, New York, and Massachusetts. He served as President of the Utah Community Forest Council / International Society of Arboriculture-Utah chapter. His local appearances have included KUTV, and KSL Greenhouse. James is a sought after expert, consultant and speaker on trees and their benefit to all. Learn everything you can about trees from James live at the Design Stage. Friday at 2:30, Saturday at 7:00pm and Sunday at 2:00pm
Glaucia Jones, certified Health Coach has worked at ABC 4 Utah and Fox 13 channels, have developed sugar-free recipes for corporations and families and is a recipe contributor monthly to the national Healthy Living magazine. Also a contributor in the fourth coming book Desserts for Weigh Loss by Dr. William Sears, MD. (Freedom Press). For more recipes please visit bakesugarfree.com and follow at bakesugarfree on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter.
RaChelle Hubsmith is a mother of 3 and Real Estate Appraiser in Logan, Utah. At 10 years old, RaChelle started decorating cakes. But life got busy and she forgot about her cake decorating passion until she started having her own kids. Once she really got back into cake decorating, her passion grew into becoming a competitive home cook and baker. She has competed at the World Food Championship in the Bacon and Dessert Categories. This year she will compete in the Burger Category. She has entered many competitions. Her recipes have won or placed in contests such as Bo Jackson’s All-American Burger Battle, Mrs. Blum’s/Farmer’s Almanac, Food Network Magazine’s Minute Rice Contest, 2016/2017 The Taste of America Challenge, Global Seafood, The Incredible Edible Egg, Campfire Marshmallows, Eggland’s Best, Recipe Lion’s Summer Potluck Challenge, Strut Your Duck, Sweet Stacks Pancakes, Smithfield Shake It Up Challenge, Healthy Solutions Spice Blends, and Lucky Leaf Pie Filling. Developing recipes is a creative outlet for her. She enjoys being a recipe developer for Oakdell Eggs. Her other passion is teaching others how to cook/bake. She has demonstrated cooking and baking at Home and Garden Shows, KSL Studio 5, and Facebook Lives for Love to Cook, Camp Chef, and Dough EZ. She is a brand ambassador for the Dough EZ mat. She just filmed “State Plate” with Taylor Hicks (Season 5 winner of American Idol). It will air December 17th on INSP TV. When she isn’t appraising or developing recipes, she loves spending time with her family or going to Zumba classes.
Executive Chef/ Culinary Arts Program CoordinatorCulinary Arts – Davis Technical College
Neil Bridenstine is the Executive Chef at Davis Technical College, where he oversees a café, catering service and the culinary school. His philosophy is to make really good food using fresh ingredients and perfect execution.
Neil holds a Bachelor’s degree in Food and Beverage Management from the Art Institute of Las Vegas. During the last 10 years of his career Neil has spent time working in kitchens, management for restaurants, catering companies and hotels. His most recent project prior to Davis Tech was opening a new restaurant concept for a Utah based restaurant group.
When Neil is not in the school kitchen helping in the café or with catering, he is usually in his home kitchen trying new recipes or spending time with his family. He enjoys traveling, outdoors and barbeque.