Like many pages within the Maddux Demo, the "Home - Alternative 2" page relies on shortcodes. To get started with mimicking the look of that page, look for the "TS Shortcodes" button when editing your homepage. It looks like this:
...and will be situated with the other buttons in the text editor.
The content of the "Home - Alternative 2" page consists of a singel shortcode:
While editing your homepage, locate the TS Shortcodes button, click it and select "Blog" from the "Choose a Shortcode" drop-down. Choose the following settings:
Next, we scrolled down past the text editor and looked for the "General Settings". There, we removed the sidebar by choosing "No" for "Show sidebar".
Next, we scrolled down a little further and looked for the "Slider Settings". There, we chose the following settings: