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Value City Furniture Benjamin Moore 2012 Mid-Atlantic Home and Garden Show



  • All Furniture must come from Value City Furniture – budget can not exceed $2500
  • Images may come from
  • Photos may be taken inside the stores and included in the “Look Board
  • The retail value of each piece must be on the “Look Board” – entries over budget will not be considered
  • Paint/wall coverings must be Valspar products – Lowe's . Include your color selections from the in your “Look Board
  • Personal decorative items can be used not to exceed $100 in value.


  • Contestants must be at least 18 years old
  • Contestants must not have received any professional training or instruction in residential interior design or have worked in the design industry
  • Designs must be submitted on a "Look Board" as a .jpg file from January 18 through 5pm on February 8.
  • Public voting is February 9 through midnight on February 17- utilize your social networking skills to get as many votes as possible
  • Four finalists will be announced February 18 - based on voting and opinion of the judges
  • Finalists must agree to be interviewed and photographed to publicize the event
  • March 1 at 10:00 am the four finalists will have 8 hours to create their designs during the
    Mid Atlantic Home and Garden Show at the Virginia Beach Convention Center
  • Value City will provide the furniture and Valspar/Lowe's will give each finalist a $250 allowance for paint and supplies
  • Judging will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2012 and winners will be announced at 1pm on the main stage


  • Submission: January 18 - February 8 at 5pm.
  • Voting: February 9 at 6am - February 17 at midnight.
  • Four finalists announced on February 18



All times are in Eastern Time.            Completed            Current           Future   
Submission Period Voting Period
Fri, Jan 18 2013 11:08 AM -
Fri, Feb 08 2013 5:00 PM
Sat, Feb 09 2013 6:00 AM -
Sun, Feb 17 2013 11:59 PM
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