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Expert advice for every home! Straight from the industry’s top home + design talent on the Urban Barn Main Stage, get a crash course in creating the ultimate pad from must-see presenters including It’s where the biggest names in the industry, including HGTV’s design maven Sarah Richardson, dynamic duo Dave & Kortney Wilson from HGTV’s Masters of Flip and the alchemist of colour and style, Tiffany Pratt from HGTV’s Home to Win, join forces.  Vancouver’s very own top talent including Jamie Banfield will also be there. By the end of it all, you’re certain to have everything you need to live and entertain in equal style – design know-how included. 

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Cooking Stage

Aspiring home cooks, turn up the heat and sharpen your knives - it’s your chance to get schooled by Vancouver’s top chefs on the Cooking Stage. See Vancouver’s culinary legends, as they conduct in-depth demos featuring tried-and-true kitchen cheats, can’t-miss culinary trends, and entertaining expertise. Oh, and you might just be lucky enough to taste some of their creations!
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THE LOUNGE Presented by Western Living Magazine

Chill out and treat your taste buds with a stop at the stylish Lounge, where you can sip your favourite cocktail while taking in a cutting-edge, creative presentation on the Urban Barn Main Stage. Designed by award-winning Interior Designer Kendall Ansell, all you need to do is sit back with drink in hand, browse the newest issue of Western Living Magazine and relax — you may even be inspired to stay for another round or two!

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BC HYDRO SMART HOME

BC Hydro is here to help you make smart energy choices. Start planning your smart home with help from the BC Hydro team. Learn how you can improve your home’s energy efficiency while keeping style top of mind. The BC Hydro Smart Home combines a stylish west coast design by Jamie Banfield with the latest smart products to create an inviting space that will suit the needs and lifestyle of everyone in your home.

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WorkshopWORKSHOPS

Your Pinterest board is about to come to life! Learn from the pros in this hands-on workshop series curated by some of Vancouver’s finest local artisans. Learn from the best in a variety of categories, including The Flower Factory and A Plentiful Life. Learn the best tricks for setting a stunning dinner table before the holidays, create your very own unique floral wreath, make it personal with using your hands to create your own mug or get creative with hand-looming and weaving. Choose your workshop and reserve your spot online directly with each vendor when they become available.  
Ask a Designer

Ask a Designer

Sometimes a little direction is all you need. Bring your Pinterest dream boards to life by gathering up your paint swatches and floor plan and heading straight to our 'Ask A Designer' Studio for a complimentary one-on-one consultation with local established interior designers and real estate marketing professionals - no appointment needed! Spend 10 minutes soaking up expert advice from the pros on buying, selling, creating or renovating your house into your dream home.

 
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"Double Take" 

Not sure when to splurge and when to pinch your pennies when it comes to your home design and décor? Take insider cues from Jamie Banfield Design and discover how to recreate high-end looks without breaking the bank. Walk through this feature for a lesson in economics and explore different spaces brought to life with two different budgets. Can you tell the difference? 

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When it comes to your bedside tables, there’s no need for a long-term commitment. Make a statement with One Nightstand! From bright colours to luxurious textures, DIY nightstands are trending. Five of Vancouver’s most stylish taste makers have been challenged to take a basic nightstand from basic to bold, using only Rust-Oleum® paints and stains and a frugal $50 design budget. You’ll have the chance to take their dreamy creations home and make them a part of your bedroom by placing a silent auction bid on your favourite, with 100% of auction proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver to provide local families with a safe, affordable place to live. 

This year's DIY Participants  
Aleesha Harris  
Christie Lohr  
Judy Rom  
Kiara Schwartz
 
Leslie Rossi
 

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Telus FeatureBack to the TELUS Future Home! Step inside the super-wired 560 square foot Home to see just how revolutionary TELUS PureFibre ™ network is. You might want to make yourself comfortable and stay awhile to enjoy the most reliable, consistent connection to date with Telus PureFibre – their ultra-fast and symmetrical fibre-optic network to stream video in ultra-HD quality, and more.

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Get the most out of your visit with a trip to the show entrance  in Hall C, where you’ll get insider tips from staff, there to help you navigate the show and point you in the right direction to tackle all your home improvement tasks. Whether you’re stuck with wall-to-wall carpeting or dreaming of blowing out that wall for an airy open-concept space, you’ll get all the assistance you need — after all, asking for help is the first step to success!

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M(art)KET

Dress up those naked walls with a stop at M(art)ket. Add that much-needed finishing touch to your space with one-of-a-kind pieces from this curated collection of canvases, prints, and photographs by local artists. With more than a dozen featured vendors, including Farahnaz Samari Art and Barry J Brady Photography, you’re certain to say goodbye to your blank walls for good.

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PORTOBELLO WEST

Flock to Vancouver’s very own nod to London’s world-famous street market Portobello West, where you’ll discover local artistry, superior craftsmanship and a wide array of antiques and collectibles. Shop from a selection of unique purveyors and goods, including jewellery, sustainable textiles, and hand-poured candles from Vancouver’s top emerging artisans at this eclectic pop-up – chock-full of original pieces that are bound to catch your eye.

Click Here for a full list of this year's vendors.