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Tuesday
Oct022012

IDSWEST 2012

I couldn't let another day go by without sharing about this past weekend because it was a gooder! The annual Interior Design Show took place at the Vancouver Convention Centre and once again, they outdid themselves. Imagine a huge room filled with all sorts of amazing lights, cabinets, furnishings, art pieces in all of its west coast glory. I was so creatively inspired. It truly was an amazing weekend and I loved getting to spend it with a few of my interior blogging friends.


The highlight of the entire show without a doubt was the kitchen that Kelly Deck/Aya Kitchens designed. It left us all speechless, which, I might add is not an easy task to a group of blogger women. As you can see, it was a work of art. I have to admit that as thankful as I am with my own home I sure was coveting this kitchen in a big way.



One day marble, gold range hood/faucets and pendant lighting... you will be mine!! one day.

MOVING ON ;)

Then came Saturday. The night I had been counting down to for a while - our annual BLEND event (sponsored by IKEA Canada) where our network of west coast interior design bloggers get together to connect. I may be biased but I'm pretty convinced that we have some of the most outgoing and encouraging ladies that blog here in the west coast of Canada. It was so nice to actually meet the face behind the blog. The biggest surprise of course were the guests of honour - Tommy Smythe, Susan Dimma and Mark Challen!! (eeek!!!!)

oh, and this happened.... and it made my night!! Interior design genius Tommy Smythe, surrounded by dozens of adoring blogger fans who were hanging on his every word. This guy is hilarious!



So much fun that was had and I can't wait for next year!! Big thanks to the crew at IDSWest, IKEA Canada, Barbara, Nancy, Victoria and Karla. It was a weekend to remember :)

Reader Comments (9)

First off.. your dress is AMAZING!! Second, I am SO jealous of your fab weekend. I didn't make it out to the show but I am so going next year!! Looks like such a great time.

October 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSarah

So much fun! It was nice to see you, and have a chance to catch up. Not only was your Blend outfit awesome - loved your opening night outfit, too! Can't wait to see where this weekend of inspiration takes you next! This show really was incredible...

October 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSheila @ sZinteriors

It was great hanging out with you Danielle! It was such a fun weekend, can't wait for the next event!!

October 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea

I agree with Sarah above, that 'onesie' WAS stunning.

Next year we spoon.

October 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSara K {SaigeWisdom}

I love that Tommy was able to make it this year! Too fun!! It was such a great show and party! Now, back to reality... ;)

October 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRosa @ FlutterFlutter

It was so great to meet you this weekend! I adore your blog and so nice to catch up in person. Look forward to hopefully seeing you again at another fun event! Take care....Karla

October 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKarla

so many amazing sights and such a fantastic weekend! and yes, I agree...marble and gold come to me;)

October 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie

So fun meeting you Danielle! You're a gorgeous lady!
Look forward to seeing you again soon; great post! Aaah, Tommy! <3

October 8, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle

It was so fun wasn't it?

October 10, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterbarbara@hodge:podge

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