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‘Elevate Your Exterior’ Contest


The “Elevate Your Exterior” Contest (the “Contest”) is intended for legal residents of the United States of America only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the State of Alabama.  Do not enter this Contest if you have permanent residence outside of the USA at the time of entry.

Home with Fypon decorative millwork
Fypon’s decorative millwork gives any home instant curb appeal.

SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR: The Contest is sponsored by Today’s Homeowner Media, 75 Midtown Park East, Mobile, AL  36606 (the “Sponsor”) and administered by American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co., Inc., 300 State St. Suite 402 Rochester, NY 14614 (the “Administrator”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open and offered only to legal residents of the United States of America who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age and current homeowners at the time of entry. This Contest is not

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Meet the winner of the Times Union Home Design Contest

When Andrea Zappone was 12 years old, she decorated her bedroom with antiques. She picked up items at yard sales and adjusted until it matched her vision. But the framed photos of her friends and family didn’t match the aesthetic. She replaced them with pictures in antique frames of long-dead family ancestors.

Zappone laughs at the memory, but says it was just one of many designs she came up with for her childhood room. Now grown, with children of her own, Zappone is hoping to launch an interior design career.

Zappone is the grand prize winner of this year’s Times Union Home Design Contest. Her entries, all drawn from her own home – the master bathroom, kitchen, living room and her daughter’s bedroom – swept all the categories in this year’s contest, as determined by visitors to the Times Union Facebook page. A panel of judges — Robert Rufino, style

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