Apartment dwellers and urbanites, this one’s for you: conserving space and living small is all the rage right now, which is why we’ve got all the small garden ideas you’ll need to cultivate a lush, green garden of your own no matter where you call home. Explore more than 3,000 square feet of innovative container and small space gardens designed with conservation and drought prevention in mind by Jovak Landscaping, Vandenberg Landscape Design, No Limit Landscaping and Azuro Concepts, among others. From synthetic turf to hearty greens to self-contained recycled water features, we’ve got all the tools and inspiration you’ll need to create the garden of your dreams regardless of size.
Ultimate Upcycle Challenge:
Eat Your Veggies
Presented by Rust-Oleum Consumer Brands in support of Habitat for Humanity Society of Greater Vancouver ReStore.
Eating your veggies has never tasted better! The Ultimate Upcycle Challenge returns with a fresh new way to grow your greens and to give back while doing it. Five of Vancouver’s top influencers and tastemakers, are sprouting change by designing and creating truly unique urban garden planters and living walls using rescued items from ReStore Vancouver and supplies provided by Rust-Oleum Consumer Brands Canada. This is your chance to bid on a one-of-a-kind planter to add to your home garden with 100% of proceeds benefitting Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver. Your contribution will help provide local families with a safe and affordable place to live – something everyone deserves.
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.
BC Hydro Smart Home
designed by Jamie Banfield Design
Learn how to pair attainable high design elements with energy efficiency throughout your home. Jamie Banfield Design manages to effortlessly convey the simplicity in cost savings through energy star appliances and fixtures and repurposed items for your home, all while bringing his signature west coast design flair to the BC Hydro Smart Home, too. Featuring a full sized garage, electric car - the Prius Prime - charging stations and more, visit the BC Hydro Smart Home to learn more ways to save on your energy costs.
Hardwood floors desperate for a refinish? Master bath begging for fresh tiles? Look no further than the Help Desk presented by Sunlife Financial, to point you in the right direction! Stop by the concourse or east entrance to get started. Asking for help is the first step to success.
Bare walls, begone! Dress up your home décor with choice pieces from local painters, photographers and sketch artists, with options suited to every taste and budget. Dreary palettes, be warned – your days are numbered.
Who’s in need of a little retail therapy? Portobello West, Vancouver’s favourite fashion and art market, is showcasing a selection of the city’s top emerging artisans and craftspeople in a special home show pop-up edition. With covetable pieces to take any wardrobe, jewelry box or art collection to whole new heights, shopping local has never been so chic.