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By This is Gloucestershire  |  Posted: January 20, 2010

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​Cotswold design guru Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen has sent out a last minute plea to creative people from Gloucestershire.

Laurence is judging a new interior design competition on ITV1's flasgship daytime programme - This Morning.

The team at ITV1 are appealing for people in Gloucestershire who have transformed a room in their homes.

Viewers will be asked to submit a video showcasing their style and interior designs of an area they have recently worked on in their home. - but time is running out and the deadline for entries to be sumbitted is tomorrow.

All entrants will be viewed and a shortlist will be judged by a panel of interior experts.  The two experts judging will be Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and  Editor-in-Chief for Elle Decoration magazine Michelle Ogundehin.

Together, they will be looking for individuals with fresh ideas, inspiring designs, a natural talent and a charismatic personality.

The winner wil,be asked to present a new segment on This Morning.

Laurence said, “We all know that in Britain our homes are our castles. I'm looking for homes that really do look like castles on the inside. This Morning's Next Big Thing is a quest to find the next me - a viewer who's sense of flair and style in design is very much all their own.”

He added, “I want to see daring Dining Rooms, scintillating Sitting Rooms and 'by Goodness, that's amazing' bedrooms... We Brits really are a nation of eccentrics and I know that behind the net curtains, there's an awful lot going on that I can't wait to discover."

Entrants must be over 18 and have no previous significant experience or financial reward as either a TV presenter or as a professional interior designer.

The entrants will get whittled down by public vote (online voting only) until the last two remaining contestants will battle it out against each other.

The terms and conditions on our website give more details - www.itv.com/thismorning. The winner will be revealed on This Morning on March 5th 2010.

Karl Newton, Executive Producer of This Morning said: “This a very exciting chance for one of our talented viewers to showcase their natural design talent and creative flair to millions. Our esteemed panel of judges led by Laurence couldn't be better placed to select the winner as they're all at the top of their game. The Next Big Thing is a very ambitious project to launch which could potentially change the life of a This Morning viewer.”

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