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2012 Showhome blog writer event

On September 6th, home & house held an event at the 2012 Princess Margaret Showhome, inviting regional style blog writers as well as members of the style neighborhood for an special sneak peek of this year’s Oakville, Ont., home.

The backyard was packed as well as prepared for entertaining with online music, food as well as drinks.

H&H’s mark Challen provided welcoming comments in the showhome’s stunning backyard. We couldn’t have requested much better weather.

To begin things off, guests put their business cards in a jar as well as we drew for a TV contributed by LG Canada (Thanks, LG!). There’s Maia Roffey, who worked on this year’s showhome style team, drawing the champion of the giveaway, as well as Margot Austin watching over. who won, you ask?

Aleksandra Oleksak a.k.a. Realty Queen TO! She got to take house a 47″ 3-D wise TV from LG Canada with six pairs of 3-D glasses. Can we come go to you, Aleksandra? Zo jaloers.

The event was a fantastic chance for us to satisfy regional bloggers. Here’s Sundeep Sandhu of Designwali as well as Sharalee Mushore of Escapade — both have special jobs coming up on houseandhome.com soon! Can’t wait to share them.

Vanessa Francis of decor Happy, Tim Lam of style Maze, his buddy Michelle, as well as decorator Christine Da Costa likewise came out — all so friendly.

Donna Ragona of concepts to influence as well as Wendy Hicken of wish to embellish were likewise in attendance. exactly how does Wendy feel about the home? “Offering lots of swoon deserving elements, this home brings together the very best of rustic / contemporary / smooth / industrial decor as well as does it in a method that feels comfortable,” she composes in her blog.

And here’s Terri Emo as well as Maham Malik of Baroque Inc. (Have you noticed exactly how well-dressed everybody was? Stunning!)

Also in the backyard enjoying a glass of sparkling wine, Daintry Popp as well as Regina Sturrock of Regina Sturrock Design.

Let’s not fail to remember the skilled members of our showhome style team — project manager Antonio Bellusci as well as designers Maia Roffey as well as Jenna Cadieux.

It was lovely chatting with Emily-Jane Hayes of Not A House, however A Home, as well as her guest Gary Tsim, discussing the different aspects of the home.

Inside the kitchen, I caught up with Pamela Graham of Cherish Toronto as well as Lisa Mackay of Wicked & Weird. (Lisa composed rather an entertaining publish on the home, too.)

Just outside the living room, I satisfied with Jessica Kelly of Jessica Kelly Design, Jennifer Flores of Rambling Renovators as well as Meg Cassidy of Milk as well as Cotton. Loving the vibrant colour choices, ladies.

At the end of the night, we got one more picture with Aleksandra, the lucky TV winner, as well as Renee Elliot of Re: Creative.

Also at the event, blog writers Jennifer, Meg, Jessica, Sundeep as well as Sharalee shared their favourite parts of the house with The assist dominate cancer Blog, who put together this video.

Thanks to everybody who came out as well as for spreading the word about the home. Also, a special thanks to Joe Fresh for providing us with goodies for our gift bags!

Did anyone else notice exactly how perfect this house is for entertaining? It might be yours: order your tickets for the Princess Margaret welcome house Sweepstakes before they offer out. (Last year they offered out early!) get your tickets before midnight, October 4th, as well as you might win a trip around the world or take house over $31,000 in cash. discover out more at helpconquercancer.ca.

Photo credits:Seema Persaud

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