Check Out the WORKSHOP Series At This Year’s Vancouver Home + Design Show (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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From renovation overhaul to DIY do-overs, the Vancouver Home + Design Show is where big ideas, trusted advice, and all come together.

For four days only, from October 27 to 30, 2016 at the Vancouver Convention Centre – West, the 33rd annual home show invites home décor and design enthusiasts from all over Greater Vancouver to enjoy a weekend complete with more than 350 trusted brands and local companies.

Brand new to this year’s show is the WORKSHOP series presented by Z95.3 FM which features four of Vancouver’s finest local artisans, who will be showing attendees the secrets of their craft. Each workshop is hands-on and extremely creative, so DIY lovers – this one’s for you!

photo: Maria Lang Photography

photo: Maria Lang Photography

Fox and Flourish – Intro to Brush Lettering

When: October 27, 6 pm to 8 pm

Learn the art of brush lettering in this hands-on workshop by Christina Luo of Fox and Flourish. Specializing in calligraphy and creative services, Christina combines traditional techniques with modern sensibility. Suitable for any experience level, Fox and Flourish teaches you how to add a thoughtful, creative touch to spaces that are both digital and tangible. Sign up for this workshop here.

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Celsia Florist – Wreaths & More

When: October 28

1:00pm – 3:00pm
3:30pm – 5:30pm
6:00pm – 8:00pm

European inspired with a mix of vintage and modern, Celsia Florist takes pride working with the most unique and the freshest flowers to adorn any space. At this workshop, learn how to create your own unique floral wreath with your choice of flowers and colours. You’ll take home tips that will give you the skills to create beautiful and elegant arrangements for any occasion. Sign up here.

 

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Spool of Thread – Comfy Couch Cushion

When: October 29

11:00am – 1:00pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Whether you’re an expert or beginner, you’ll love experimenting with sewing and fashion design in this hands-on workshop. Spool of Thread is based in the heart of Mount Pleasant and they’re bringing all the tools and materials you need to create your next sewing project! Learn how to make a unique and comfy couch cushion for your living space at this 2-hour workshop. You’ll be addicted – trust us! Sign up here.

 

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Lucy Poskitt Textiles – Looming 101

When: October 30

11:00am – 1:00pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Learn the intricacies of hand-looming and weaving with Lucy Poskitt, a Vancouver-born, Victoria-based textile artist and contemporary weaver. Lucy’s work gained international exposure and she’s taught tapestry workshops across Canada. Her relaxed, patient and exploratory teaching style makes this Intro to Weaving workshop a special experience. Bring your masterpiece home along with your newfound skills by signing up here.

Buy your tickets online to the Vancouver Home and Design Show happening October 27-30 and save $3 courtesy of Container Direct.

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FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY! WE’RE GIVING AWAY TWO FOUR-PACKS OF TICKETS TO THIS YEAR’S VANCOUVER HOME + DESIGN SHOW! SIMPLY POST A COMMENT BELOW AND BE AUTOMATICALLY ENTERED TO WIN. WE’LL SELECT TWO WINNERS ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH AND NOTIFY THE WINNERS BY EMAIL. GOOD LUCK!
UPDATED THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH: CONGRATULATIONS SHAHEE AND MARIANNE! YOU ARE THE LUCKY RECIPIENTS OF A FOUR-PACK OF TICKETS EACH TO THIS YEAR’S VANCOUVER HOME + DESIGN SHOW! PLEASE CHECK YOUR INBOX FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON HOW TO GO ABOUT CLAIMING YOUR PRIZE. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO POSTED A COMMENT. WE HOPE YOU CAN STILL MAKE IT OUT TO THE SHOW THIS WEEKEND. CONTINUE TO CHECK BACK FOR MORE GREAT STORIES AND GIVEAWAYS ON INSIDE VANCOUVER!
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20 Responses to Check Out the WORKSHOP Series At This Year’s Vancouver Home + Design Show (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

  1. kathleen

    me pretty please? would love to to go. thanks

  2. Chantelle

    Sounds fun!

  3. I would love to participate. The workshops look very creative and fun!

  4. Rebecca

    Would love to sign-up for the pillow workshop!

  5. Sheena Mitchell-Dowling

    Yes!! Would love to go!

  6. Elaine

    Could use some decor inspiration :)

  7. natalie

    would love tix as just bought an old house to fix up

  8. Chloe

    Pretty pretty please!

  9. albert yong

    really wanna to go

  10. Jen

    I love would to go!! :)

  11. Mag

    I want to take my mom to see the displays and get fabulous ideas for our little rental.

  12. Mai

    Sounds great :)

  13. wow, that would be very nice to be able to take a couple of friends!! looking forward to the show!! thanks!!

  14. Marianne

    My mom, aunt and I would love to go! We’ve always been looking for decorating ideas and floral arrangement inspirations! Fingers crossed! Thank you so much.

  15. Jen v.

    Would love to go and get ideas for our new floors. Pick me please!

  16. Patti

    Pick me! Pick me!!

  17. Shahee lakhani

    Wanna go!!!

  18. Johnny P.

    I want to win.

  19. Natasha

    What a wonderful event, i’ll be there!

  20. George

    I’ve just bought a place 3 weeks ago. It will be awesome !