See below for the amazing list of talent coming to the Columbus Country Living Fair. All presentations are included with the price of admission. Dates and times are posted as they are confirmed. Talent and schedule subject to change.
- Kimberly SchlapmanMain Stage
We are thrilled to announce the Little Big Town vocalist and author of the best selling cookbook, Oh Gussie, Kimberly Schlapman, will be joining us in Columbus!
- Annie SloanMain Stage
Annie Sloan is widely recognized as one of the world’s most respected experts in paint and colour. As well as authoring 26 internationally sold books, Annie Sloan transformed the world of furniture paint with the creation of her own brand of decorative paint, Chalk Paint®, in 1990.
Annie will talk you through some practical tips and techniques for decorating your home with Chalk Paint®. She’ll also demonstrate some of the most popular Chalk Paint® techniques. You will leave feeling inspired by the beautiful transformations that can be achieved with Chalk Paint® and excited about your own ability to upgrade your furniture – and your home. Perfect for anybody who wants to build their confidence or elevate their skills to another level. At the end of the session there will be an opportunity for the audience to pick Annie’s brains with any Chalk Paint® questions or conundrums!
- Holly WilliamsMain Stage
Holly Williams is a singer, songwriter, retail entrepreneur, and historic home renovator. She has released three critically acclaimed albums, including The Highway. She owns the beloved Nashville clothing store H. Audrey as well as White’s Mercantile, which has locations in Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee; Louisville, Kentucky; Malibu, California; New Orleans, Louisiana; Wilson, Arkansas; and Charleston, South Carolina. She’s currently working on her first television show for HGTV, and she’s also a wife, mother of three, and owner of Whites Room and Board, a collection of luxury vacation rentals that she has personally renovated and curated down to the very last detail.
Holly is a contributing editor at Country Living, and her totally renovated Tennessee cottages were featured in the December 2018 issue. Holly will discuss her “quality over quantity” philosophy, her favorite sources for finding renovation projects, what she looks for in a contractor, and more at the 2019 Columbus, and Atlanta Country Living Fairs.
- Junk GypsiesMain Stage
We are thrilled to welcome HGTV and GAC stars the Junk Gypsies, Amie & Jolie Sikes, to the Columbus Country Living Fair! They will be sharing tips on their signature style.
- Kim LeggettMain Stage
Named by Country Living in 2018 as one of the The Country’s 100 Most Creative People, Kim Leggett is an award-winning interior designer and author of the bestselling book City Farmhouse Style, featuring beautiful interior photographs and design tips for achieving the popular farmhouse look. Kim and her husband, David, the other half of the City Farmhouse team, have been legendary pickers for more than 20 years and favorite designers to celebrity clients including Ralph Lauren, Sheryl Crow, and Little Big Town’s Phillip Sweet and Kimberly Schlapman. Their popular cross-country City Farmhouse Popup Shops draw farmhouse enthusiasts from around the globe for the curated, authentic farmhouse antiques and vintage home decor. This year, you’ll find the brand’s popup shop at Country Living Fairs in Rhinebeck, Columbus, and Atlanta, along with their personally selected guest vendors offering vintage wares that compliments the City Farmhouse aesthetic.