All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘events’

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Small Space Garden DIY Projects Straight from the Northwest Flower and Garden Show

My trip to the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle would not have been complete without a tour of the Small Space Showcase on the Skybridge of the Washington State Convention Center. The NWFGS is known for their impressive large-scale display gardens (and, of course, their speaker series which I was honored to participate in again this year), but I have to …

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Home Tweet Home Charity Birdhouse Challenge

Home Tweet Home Rustic Metalwork Birdhouse

A birdhouse is meant to last / to weather / to improve as it provides a nest outdoors for some lucky feathered friends. I decorated this wood birdhouse with those thoughts in mind as I participated in the Home Tweet Home charity challenge for the BC Home & Garden Show. (PS: This isn’t my first year decorating a silent auction …

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Planted Chairs In Purples

It’s a Garden Party!

Lucky me! I got to spend the day with local bloggers and fabulous ladies at the Hometalk Meetup at Milner Village Garden Centre for a Garden Party. I was introduced to the event from Funky Junk Donna from the popular blog, Funk Junk Interiors. Donna is a Hometalk Ambassador who took her cool junkin’ style to the event to show …

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Bouclair Home Outdoor colour story - green

Bouclair Home: Great Value in Outdoor Accessories

Last night I joined some of my fellow bloggers from the Canadian Design and Lifestyle Bloggers West at the media preview for the Coquitlam Bouclair Home store. Bouclair Home is a Canadian company that combines value and style with exclusive designs created by their own in-house designers. Known for their exceptional value I was pleasantly surprised at how affordable everything was.

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Hits and Misses from the BC Home and Garden Show 2013

Let’s be fair, I had absolutely no interest in the “home” part of the show. I came for “garden” and it was a bit of a tough sell considering I was just at the greatest garden show on earth!  That being said, there were a few things that I loved at the BC Home and Garden Show that I didn’t get to …

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Spring Tulips at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show 2013

Highlights from the Northwest Flower and Garden Show 2013

I was elated to be able to make the short trip from Vancouver to Seattle to attend the Northwest Flower and Garden Show this year. I was excited for the opportunity to meet some of my favourite garden authors, buy some fabulous goodies, and just get inspired.

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