Some of Calgary’s top home, design, and DIY experts will be uniting at the upcoming Calgary Fall Home Show, back September 21 to 24, at the BMO Centre. The expert roster of homegrown talent are ready to offer up practical advice, tackle home reno questions and deliver inspiration for homeowners, renters and aspiring DIY-ers alike.
Workshop Series, curated by Calgary’s Heart & Swirl and Outside the Shape
Make, create and explore with Calgary’s best artisans and makers, all while enjoying complimentary wine tastings and local food samples. Calgary’s own Heart & Swirl and Outside the Shape have curated a unique variety of workshops for you to create your very own handcrafted home décor and goods. The Workshop Series includes milk painted mountain shelves and handsewn mountain pillows by Needle & Pine, himmelis by Salvage + Bronze, painted wooden paddles by Agnes In August and Heart & Swirl abstract canvas painting with artists Jill Paddock and Kyla Alty. Check out the full workshop schedule and sign up here.
Calgary’s only KonMari Method Certified organizational and tidying expert Helen Youn
As Calgary’s only KonMari Method Certified organizational expert, Helen Youn will be sharing secrets of the Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up on the Urban Barn Main Stage on Friday, September 22 at 3 pm, and Sunday, September 24 at 2 pm, from common mistakes people make when approaching tidying and organizing to how to tackle unnecessary junk in the home.
Interior designer and renovator Krista Hermanson of Krista Hermanson Design
Real-life renovator and interior designer Krista Hermanson of Krista Hermanson Design will offer a behind-the-scenes peek at the journey of transforming a room or an entire house into a joyful living space, providing practical solutions to help elevate spaces from dreary to dazzling. Krista also injects elements of the Danish concept of Hygge (hoo-gah) into her spaces, which inspires togetherness, peace and warmth. Catch Krista presenting on the Urban Barn Main Stage Saturday, September 23 at noon.
The Calgary Fall Home Show runs from Thursday, September 21 at 4 pm, to Sunday, September 24 at 6 pm, at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park. Check out the full Urban Barn Main Stage schedule here. For more information or to buy tickets online and save $3, visit calgaryfallhomeshow.com.