Hung up on your next home improvement project? Get your stalled projects and stunted imaginations moving at The Lifestyle Stage presented by the Winnipeg Free Press. Listen to renovation and design experts, who will be taking the stage to offer easy advice and home inspiration.

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LoungeThe Lounge

Chill out and treat your tastebuds with a stop at the stylish Lounge, where you can sip your favourite cocktail while taking in cutting-edge and creative designs. Sit back with drink in hand, relax and take it all in — you may even be inspired to stay for another round or two! 

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Dress up those naked walls with a stop at m(ART)ket. Add that much-needed finishing touch to your space with one-of-a-kind pieces from this curated collection of canvases, prints, and photographs by local artists. With eight featured vendors, you’re certain to say goodbye to your blank walls for good.


Our Artists

Art Wall A
Tatum Parsons Abstract Art
Art Wall B
Trish Sinanan Art
Art Wall C
The Woodlands Gallery - Jenny DeLury
Art Wall D
The Artisans Canvas - Olivia Hughes
Art Wall E
Dmitry Kirshner Fine Art Photography

The Design Studiodesignstudio

Do you suffer from style paralysis? Are you stumped on how to turn your house into a home? The experts will see you now! Swing by for a free 10-15 minute consultation at The Design Studio, where industry pros will help you nail down your design style, craft a home makeover plan, and offer tried-and-true design advice.  

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Temporary Treatments

Having trouble committing to a certain design style? Or maybe you just want to save a bit of work when it comes to your spare spaces. Limitations with painting, nail holes, and remodeling may be holding you back from your true potential… until now! Designed by Ivy Row Design, we’ve rounded up some of the best non-permanent and non-damaging décor tips – from hanging pieces with command hooks to removable wallpaper. Have a look through this feature to get all the inspiration needed to take your space from woe to WOW, no matter how long you plan to commit to it! 

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The bar cart, reimagined. Five of Winnipeg’s most creative local bloggers, designers and business owners will use a little DIY magic to transform a simple IKEA bar cart into something unique and different. From transforming a bar cart into a plant stand, crafts and supplies storage, drinks trolley or anything the creative mind desires, this is a challenge for innovative minds to show off their DIY skills. Stop by to pick your favourite entry and learn more about your chance to win, as each bar cart DIY master will be giving away their piece to a lucky winner through their social feeds!

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Ask a Renavator


Would-be renovators, rejoice: direct access to the city’s top home improvement experts is at your fingertips! Grab your demo plans and blueprints, and drop in for a FREE consultation at Ask a Renovator. All it takes is 15 minutes - just enough time to avert disaster and start to make dream homes come true.

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