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ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT
6TH ANNUAL • 2011 FOR THE FREE LANCE–STAR

MARCH 25, 26, 27


FREDERICKSBURG 100s OF EXHIBITORS WITH
EXPO CENTER 1000s OF IDEAS FOR YOU—
SEE PAGES 12 & 13 >>

FEATURING:

BRIAN SANTOS "THE WALL WIZARD"


WORKSHOPS & DAILY SCHEDULE INSIDE >>

THE SHOWCASE OF GARDENS

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He has also shared his expertise on national TV, including “Good Morning America,” “Today,” and HGTV’s “Smart Solutions,” as well as on TLC and the Discovery Channel.

Brian Santos “The Wall Wizard” has traveled for over 25 years with his wall magic touring workshops, bringing the secrets of home decorating to
do-it-yourselfers all around the world.The magic behind his different spellbinding home improvement seminars is “Ed-uTain-Ment.” Santos educates, entertains
and empowers the audience with the simple tips, tricks and techniques that everyone needs to save time and money around their home.
“Paint is the number one home improvement project that will dramatically improve the value and look of your home . . . but no one teaches us how to do
it,” says Brian Santos, also known as The Wall Wizard. With over 25 years experience, Brian is a best-selling author, fourth generation decorative artist and
licensed contractor whose past clients include Clint Eastwood, Joe Montana, and George Lucas. Brian also lends his time and name to worthy causes
including Habitat for Humanity where he trains people how to paint which he believes is an important life skill that can be passed on from generation to
generation.
Using basic household products, he creates “cool tools” for professional painting results in half the time—things such as plastic wrap,
vegetable oil spray, vanilla flavoring, plastic milk cartons, garbage bags and fabric softener.

Wall Wizard Seminar Schedule


SATURDAY, MARCH 26
FRIDAY, MARCH 25 Painting Secrets—11:30 a.m. SUNDAY, MARCH 27
Painting Secrets—3:00 p.m. Faux Finishing Secrets—2:30 p.m. Painting Secrets—12:30 p.m.
Faux Finishing Secrets—6:00 p.m. Wallpapering Secrets—5:00 p.m. Faux Finishing Secrets—2:30 p.m.

Show #1: Painting Secrets


Wall Magic! Experience and learn the real tips, tricks and techniques of home improvement from best selling author Brian
Santos "The Wall Wizard." This 25 year interior contractor, chemist and educator steps you through the real science,
magic and myths of decorating your home. His Painting Secrets will challenge everything you thought you knew
about the walls around you. As "The Wall Wizard," Brian will take you down the yellow brick road of discovery to
your own emerald city, your home. This program will teach you how to look through wizard eyes with confidence
and use the most inexpensive and practical decorating medium, paint. Brian will then show you how to use
everyday household products such as, PAM cooking spray, plastic cling wrap and magnets to speed up your
painting by 400%. This "Wizard" reveals the real secrets of how to use masking tape, paint brushes and rollers
as well as how to select the right tools that make your paint job faster, easier and more fun. Don't miss it!

Show #2: Faux Finish Secrets


Discover the “Magic” within you! Create your own magical surface effects with Faux Finish Secrets from Brian
Santos, "The Wall Wizard." This latest book release transports you into the "realm of possibility" through the
ideas, insights and inspiration that only the "Wall Wizard" can bring to the do-it-yourselfer and professional
alike. Brian reveals and explores how basic techniques such as dragging, flogging and whacking can
create realistic and dramatic effects like stone, leather and wood in a few simple steps. Experience this
live audience participation show that focuses on the practical hands-on application of the three hottest
faux finishing effects used in home design and decorating today. As "The Wall Wizard," Brian will
present many of the same application techniques that Hollywood set decorators have used for
generations to create clever visual effects and realistic illusions for your favorite movies and television
programs. As part of your apprenticeship, you will learn the real "why" behind the "how-to" of these
dramatic and exciting old world effects as well as, how to apply them successfully in your home.

Show #3: Wallcovering Secrets


Wall Wizdom! Are the walls peeling down around you? Then you will definitely want to complete your home improvement
education with Wallcovering Secrets. In this interactive session of the Wizards Workshop series, Brian Santos "The Wall
Wizard" will magical demystify the most common myths, mistakes and misconceptions that everyone has about
wallcoverings. For example; how can I permanently secure lifting seams? How do I repair the torn wallpaper in the kids
room in 2 seconds?, Why does my border keep fallen off the wall?, What can I do about the bubbles trapped
underneath the wallpaper?, and finally, how can I quickly and easily strip multiple layers of wallcoverings off the wall
without damaging the wall surface beneath. Well never fear . . . The Wall Wizard is here! Brian will reveal the time
tested tips, tricks and techniques that answer and solve these daunting home decorating dilemmas.

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Membership in the Fredericksburg Area


Builders Association provides its members
with the tools to make their businesses more
successful and enhance their professional
careers. We bring together the major players
in the Fredericksburg area housing industry.
Membership includes builders, contractors,
remodelers and developers as well as sales
Ballantine Management Group was founded in 2000 by Danna Middleton
and marketing experts, architects, trade
Tom Ballantine, who brought many years of exhibition President
contractors, product suppliers, and providers
facility management and event operating experience to
of financial and other industry services.
Ballantine Management Group of Virginia (BMG). Prior to
the conception of BMG, Ballantine served as Vice Throughout the year, the Fredericksburg Area Builders
President, Chief Operating Officer for Hub Expo Centers, Association promotes the importance of the industry, working
Inc. While with Hub, Ballantine also served as Executive to make sure that housing is top-of-mind with elected
Director of Boston’s Bayside Expo Center and the Capital representatives and policy makers, the media, and the
Expo Center in Chantilly (currently known as the Dulles community. FABA also serves as a resource to the public,
Expo Center). BMG owns and operates the Fredericksburg helping out members’ clients look forward to the experience of
Expo & Convention Center at Celebrate Virginia. Ballantine building their own homes. With an eye to the future, FABA
founded BMG to specialize in the area of private members make their businesses more efficient, effective and
development and management of exhibition facilities. The profitable.
firm also offers consulting and management services to
municipalities and private owners of exhibition facilities. In Our members not only work hard, they play hard! Here
addition to the development and management portion of the are some of the fun events that FABA has planned. For
business, BMG operates a wholly-owned subsidiary called additional information call the association at 540/898-2730.
Ballantine Productions, which is responsible for the
management and production of several successful consumer Bus Trip to Charles Town Casino on April 9 from 8:00 a.m.
and trade show events, including the Fredericksburg Boat to 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome, but the bus only holds 55
Show, RV and Camping Expo, Fredericksburg Art and Craft people, so register today!
Shows, Home Shows and Bridal Shows. BMG is a diverse
and flexible organization, offering a wide array of services Strike Out Hunger Food Drive/Bowling Bash on May 11
to new and existing facilities. from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nonperishable food items will be
collected at the FABA office (Monday-Friday from 8-4) for
two weeks leading up to the Bowling Bash. Food items will
also be collected at the event. Our goal is to fill the trailer with
nonperishable food items. Won’t you help fulfill our goal and
help those who live every day wondering where they will get
their next meal?
King of Wings
Festival on May 21
from 11:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. Once again,
the best of the best in
the Burg will be on site serving up their winning chicken wing
recipes in hopes of taking home the coveted title of King of
Wings and the five (5)-foot trophy. In addition to the wing
competition there will be live entertainment, children’s
activities, a car and motorcycle show, various vendors and
activities. Don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of this
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6th Annual Fredericksburg Home & Garden Show—March 25 through 27


Ideas. Advice. Solutions. Area vendors have Wizard” has traveled for nearly 20 approach of the Show allows visitors affordable. Adults: $9; Kids 12 and
stepped up to the plate and are ready to hit a years with his Wall Magic Touring to research, ask questions, find under, Free. Friday, March 25 is Senior
home run for visitors at the 6th Annual workshops bringing the secrets of contractors and even buy products Day, with tickets only $6 for seniors
Fredericksburg Home & Garden Show. The Show home decorating to do-it-yourselfers without the extra travel. Companies (no combining coupons with this
runs from March 25 though March 27 at the all around the world. Brian’s seminars exhibiting at the Show include offer).
Fredericksburg Expo & Convention Center. As with will run all weekend to include: representatives from remodeling,
For additional information, visit
Home & Garden Shows in the past, the list of Painting • Faux Finish & Wallpapering. homebuilding, cabinets, kitchens and
www.fredericksburgexpocenter.com
vendors and exhibitors for this year’s Show is baths, sunrooms, decks, windows,
The 6th Annual Home & Garden or www.BMGEvents.com.
impressive. This year’s show offers a unique and marble, hardscaping, landscaping,
Show also features the Showcase of
broad selection of gardening- and home outdoor storage solutions, pools, The Fredericksburg Expo &
Gardens—be prepared to be dazzled
improvement-related exhibits showcasing ideas to spas, home entertainment and energy Convention Center is conveniently
by the beautiful magnificent
inspire you for spring and beyond. Get ideas and management companies plus located off I–95 at Exit 130B,
hardscape, landscape, landscaping/
investigate new products, gather information and much, much more. through Central Park. “We’ll leave
garden exhibitors. These companies
meet the professionals to help you make your next the doors open for you at the
have stepped up the effort and will During the three days of
remodeling, renovation, landscaping or decorating Fredericksburg Home & Garden
reward visitors with an amazing array the Fredericksburg Home
project a breeze. Show
of meticulously planned and dazzling & Garden Show,
Experience and learn the real tips, tricks and displays that homeowners can use as visitors can win
techniques of home improvement from best selling a model for their next project. great prizes
author Brian Santos “The Wall Wizard”. “The Wall playing the new
Throughout the Show, vendors will
and exciting
be on hand to answer questions.
B101.5 Spring Home
Visitors will hear the solutions directly
Show Hunt plus see the Window
from the very people doing the work. Friday,
World sponsored #34 NASCAR
Show attendees can learn from the March 25 though
Sprint Car and Harley Chopper.
hundreds of exhibits and experts on Sunday, March 27!”
hand with the latest ideas in Tickets for the event, which are Check this guide for a
remodeling, gardening, decorating, good for the entire weekend are very valuable $2 off coupon.
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543 Absolute Security 640 Hy Cite 6 Sears Home Services
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613 American Cabinet Refacers 515 JES 847 Shelf Genie
626 American Laser Centers 5 JTL Construction, Inc. 815 Shenandoah Shutters, LLC
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524 Amish Originals 711 Ladysmith Village by Newland Communities 426 Sleep Number by Select Comfort
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417 ARD2 Phantom Retractable Screens 627 Leonard Building and Truck Accessories 115 Sunshine Products
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633 Awnings By Sunesta 421 Lot Scapes 310 Theros Equipment
820 Bath By Us 312 Madison Metals 15 Tile Art LLC
616 Bath Fitter 215 Medi-Massagers 846 TLG Tile Inc.
635 BB& T Mortgage 217 Melani Bros. 540 Total Comfort
710 Benedict Sports 227 Michael and Sons Services 541 Total Comfort
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17 Brandonbilt Foundations 714 Mid Atlantic Waterproofing of VA 736 Universal Stones
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712 C & F Mortgage Corporation 617 Milestone Chiropractic Centre 739 Vector Security
717 Capital Remodeling, Inc. 429 Mitchell Homes 214 Verizon
827 Carefree Gutter Systems 733 Morton’s Power Equipment 311 Vinyl-lite Window Factory
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432 Century 21 Adventure Inc. 819 Mr. Fix-It 328 Wall Creations by Janese
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327 Complete Mechanical Contracting, LLC 941 Northern Lights Window and Glass 425 WWH Enterprises, Inc.
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