Interior Design

Colour your world

Interior design experts set to hit the Home + Garden stage in March

Tiffany Pratt loves colour.

An interior designer, stylist and host of HGTV Canada’s Home to Win and Buy It, Fix It, Sell It, she’s also a self-proclaimed “rainbow hunter” and “rainbow thrower.” Even her vibrantly hued hair, which takes inspiration from the rainbow, attests to her passion for palettes.

It’s no surprise, then, that colour will take centre stage when Pratt makes her debut at this year’s Calgary Home + Garden Show.


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Runway ready

Rebranded Calgary Renovation Show to feature what’s hot for 2017

New Year’s resolutions are almost as inevitable as the New Year itself. And if those resolutions include home renovation projects, then the Calgary Renovation Show is here to help.

Previously known as the Calgary Homexpo, the rebranded show returns to Calgary for its 46th year Jan 13 to 15, 2017, but with a new name, new look and new presenter – Marketplace Events, the group behind the Calgary Home + Design Show and Calgary Home + Garden Show.

“The all-new Calgary Renovation Show focuses on reimagining your current space,” courtesy of some 200 exhibitors related to the latest in home and renovation trends and products, as well as a variety of guest presenters, said show manager Teri Salazar.


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Home Tweet Home benefiting Ronald McDonald House

The works of some imaginative young minds are the inspiration of the Calgary Home + Garden Show’s new Home Tweet Home project.

In a silent auction running the duration of the show – Feb. 26 to March 1 – attendees can bid on birdhouses designed by “local influencers” taking inspiration from works by young beneficiaries of Ronald McDonald House Charities Southern Alberta, with all proceeds directly benefiting the charity.


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Donation a win for local society

Calgary Home + Garden Show and Revolve Furnishings give $5,000 to Women in Need Society

Two Calgary groups have banded together to make a donation to a Calgary society in the practice of giving back to those who need it most.

After Calgary’s Women in Need Society (WINS) retail stores saw three separate robberies in December, the Calgary Home + Garden Show and Revolve Furnishings took the initiative of making a $5,000 donation.

“While we recover, we desperately need to rebuild our inventory to ensure that our programs are not negatively impacted by these incidents,” said Yvette Rasmussen, communications and development with WINS. (more…)

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