CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Finalists for the 2016 Top Shelf Closets Design Awards have been selected (see complete list below) by a panel of industry experts.

Winners will be announced March 23 at a Gala Awards Reception during the 2016 Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo, to be held March 22-24 at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California.

Special thanks to this year’s judges: Denise Butchko, Butchko & Co., Chicago, IL; Angelia York, St. Louis Co., Maplewood, MO; and Joyce Hardison, Closet Crafters, Ventura, CA.

However, while the judges have made their choice, Woodworking Network will soon open up the process to let the public have their say as well with a People's Choice Award contest. Stay tuned for more details.

Sign up to attend the awards program at Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and to register, visit www.cabinetsandclosetsexpo.com.

2016 FINALISTS:

Closet: Laminate Over 18 linear ft.

Jillian Coyle, Closets by Design, Exton, Pennsylvania
Project: Fabulous Closet with Optimal Function  

Donna Siben, Closet Organizing Systems, Bartlett, Illinois
Project: Glamorous Double Master Retreat   

Closet: Laminate Under 18 linear ft

Sue Trainor, Closet Works, Elmhurst, Illinois
Project: Ladies Dressing Room   

Stanley Willauer, Closets by Design, Exton, Pennsylvania
Project: Le Femme Petite  

DeVoe & Angel Martin, Affordable Closets Plus LLC, Bangor, Pennsylvania
Project: Blairstown Walk-in Closet   

 
Closet: Reach-In

Robert Meyers, More Space Place, Chantilly, Virginia
Project: Everything Slides .....

Closet: Wood Over 18 linear ft.

Leah Krig, Closet Craft of MN, Blaine, Minnesota
Project: Executive Closet   

Janet Stevenson, Closets and Cabinets by Closet City, Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania
Project: Dream Dressing    

Closet: Wood Under 18 linear ft.

Zach Kulasa, Chicagoland Home Products, Chicago, Illinois
Project: Wall Built In    

Garage: Over 600 sq ft.    

Deb Cantrell, DebCanDesign LLC, Montclair, Virginia
Project: Garage Project Goes From 0 To 100!  

Shaun Oriold, Closet Envy Inc., Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Project: Cottage Garage    

Donna Siben, Closet Organizing Systems, Bartlett, Illinois
Project: Enhanced Garage System    

Garage: Under 600 sq ft.

Tony Scaletta, EncoreGarage, East Dundee, Illinois
Project: Sleek Silver & Blue Mancave   

Debbie Ashton, Closets by Design, Exton, Pennsylvania 
Project: Simply Sleek Garage    

Home Office: Over 150 sq ft.

Dan Gagnon, Closet Organizing Systems, Bartlett, Illinois
Project: AAA Walnut Office Wall Unit

Wendy Fooks, Closets by Design, Exton, Pennsylvania
Project: Working Together In Harmony    

Specialty

Dino Colozza, Lancaster Custom Cabinets & Closets Inc., Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Project: Entertainment Wall Unit with Secret Door Passage

Deb Cantrell, DebCanDesign LLC, Montclair, Virginia  
Project: Fabulous Pantry!    

Darryl Hogeback, Savante Wine Cellars, Denver, Colorado
Project: Serpentine Wine Room   

Keith Thomas, CCI Home Services, Monsey, New York
Project: Comora Wine Room