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Spring, summer design ideas by experts at the Winnipeg Home and Garden Show

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HGTV star and interior designer Tiffany Pratt speaks with Shannon Cuciz on Global News Morning about making rooms in your home look bigger. Pratt will be at the Winnipeg Home and Garden Show at the RBC Conventionan Centre this weekend. – Apr 6, 2017

WINNIPEG — Dozens of experts will be on hand at the Winnipeg Home and Garden Show over the next few days.

Celebrity designers, landscapers and gardeners will headline the event, giving advice for spring and summer house makeovers. HGTV Canada’s Bryan and Sarah Baeumler of Bryan Inc., and Carson Arthur and Tiffany Pratt from HGTV Canada’s Home to Win are just some of the special guests.

The event kicks off Thursday and runs until Sunday at the RBC Convention Centre on 375 York Ave.

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A majority of of all Winnipeg residents surveyed in a 2015 Manitoba Home Builders’ Association said they have a renovation project planned for the coming year. This is the highest percentage of any city in Canada, tied with St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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This means it’s the perfect time to look into a new deck, bathroom or kitchen. The Home and Garden Show the show offers a variety of events, such as workshop series with Lacoste Garden Centre and a free consultation at a design studio.

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Nothing says ringing in spring than new backyard design ideas. At the Home and Garden show, you can hang out in the ultimate backyard, just in time for the snow melt.

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There’s even a designer space created for kids to play in called ‘my playce playhouse’, which is meant to put kids in the driver’s seat when using creativity and design.

Facts from the 2016 Winnipeg Home and Garden Show:

  • 94 per cent of attendees were homeowners, with 73 per cent of homes valued at $200,000-500,000.
  • 87 per cent of attendees were planning to stay in their current home for at least a year.
  • 70 per cent  of attendees planning to stay in their existing home for at least the next six to 12 months.

You can buy tickets online at the Winnipeg Home and Garden Show.

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