Get creative with local artisans at the Vancouver Home + Design Show's new WORKSHOP series

Sep 17 2016, 1:48 am

From renovation overhaul to DIY do-overs, the Vancouver Home + Design Show is where big ideas, trusted advice, and fresh inspiration unite.

For four days only, from October 27 to 30 at the Vancouver Convention Centre – West, the 33rd annual home show promises to attract home decor and design enthusiasts from all over Vancouver and beyond.

This year’s brand new and highly anticipated WORKSHOP series presented by Z95.3 FM includes Vancouver’s finest local artisans, who will be showing attendees the secrets of their craft. Each workshop is hands-on and extremely creative, meaning you’ll walk away with inspiration that will bring your Pinterest board to life.

Here’s what you can expect from the all-new WORKSHOP series at the Vancouver Home + Design Show this October.

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. Founded by Christina Luo in 2013, Fox and Flourish specializes in calligraphy and creative services that infuse traditional techniques with modern sensibility. Based in the heart of Vancouver’s Gastown, Fox and Flourish adds a thoughtful, creative touch to spaces that are both digital and tangible. Sign up for this workshop here.

Celsia Florist – Create a floral wreath

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 in selecting unique and fresh flowers to adorn your home. Join Celsia at their workshop and learn how to create your own unique floral wreath with your favourite materials 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.

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 will provide you with the space, tools and materials you need to create your next sewing project! Learn how to make a comfy couch cushion for your living space at this 2-hour workshop. Sign up here.

Lucy Poskitt Textiles – Looming 101

When: October 30

11:00am – 1:00pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Get creative with hand-looming and weaving with Lucy Poskitt, a Vancouver-born, Victoria-based textile artist and contemporary weaver. Lucy’s work has been exhibited and collected internationally and she’s taught tapestry workshops across Canada. She brings her relaxed, patient and exploratory teaching style to this Intro to Weaving workshop which takes a relaxed, experimental and free-form approach to weaving. Bring your masterpiece home along with your new found skills by signing up here.

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Vancouver Home + Design Show

When: October 27, 4 to 9 pm. October 28, noon to 9 pm. October 29,10 am to 9 pm. October 30, 10 am to 6 pm

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place

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