Roll up your sleeves for these creative workshops at Calgary's Home + Design Show

Aug 19 2016, 6:28 pm

This year’s Calgary Home + Design Show comes with an exciting workshop series as the perfect excuse to roll up your sleeves and get creative.

Get ready to learn from Calgary’s favourite DIY blogger Lacey Haskell of Feathering My Nest along with other pros. Try everything from FAT Painting to embroidery, hand lettering to kokedama, crafting your own handcrafted home decor, and more. 

Check out these cool workshops at this year’s Calgary Home + Design Show and make sure to register using the provided links so you don’t miss out.

FAT Paint Workshop: Caddy (September 22)

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Led by Lacey Hall of Feathering My Nest, you’ll get to paint and finish a wooden caddy. You’ll heirloom finish, distress, work with a vinyl stencil, finish with wax, and more as part of this engaging class.

Time: 6 to 9 pm
Price: $105. To register email [email protected]

FAT Paint Workshop: Crate (September 23)

Paint a wood crate that you can put to use in your home. Lacey of Feathering My Nest will teach you the techniques you need to work confidently with Canadian FAT Paint.

Time: 1 to 4 pm
Price: $100. To register email [email protected]

Embroidery Workshop (September 23)

The workshop fee includes all materials used, two hours of instruction to embroidery essentials, a take-home project and refreshments. Led by Maria Arseniuk of Femme.Broidery

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Price: $60, register online

Chalkboard hand lettering workshop (September 24)

Led by Alison Martin of amartincreative, you’ll learn some secrets of hand lettering as you create a stunning personalized chalkboard for your home. You’ll learn the basics of typography in this two hour workshop.

Time: 11 am to 1:00 pm
Price: $95, register online

Kokedama Hanging Garden Workshop (September 25)

Led by Sunny Barrett of Always Sunny Design, attendees will combines their creativity skills with their green thumb.

Time: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Price: $50, register online.

Some of these workshops are offered more than one time – you can view the full schedule online.

The Calgary Home + Design Show 


Thursday, September 22      4:00 – 9:00pm
Friday, September 23              Noon – 9:00pm
Saturday, September 24         10:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday, September 25           10:00am – 6:00pm

Where: BMO Centre, Stampede Park

Price: Adults $16, $13 if you buy online to save $3

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