Celebrities


Lynn Spence
Cityline Expert
Appearing on Friday, November 18

Lynn SpencephotoLynn Spence really knows fashion. She acts as a regular style expert on Citytv’s Cityline, Around the House and Fashion Friday. Through her passion and enthusiasm for style and design, she creates inspirational ideas and solutions to appeal to the viewer’s lifestyle.  Her lively and informative speaking style have made her a sought after personality.

Lynn is best known for her uncanny ability to fuse the market trends of today with classic style making her a desirable choice for her eclectic range of clients.  Her endless supply of ideas and energy and will continue to inspire and educate.

Don't miss Lynn’s energetic presentation featuring Holiday Dressing – Bling up those little black dresses, sweaters and shoes, Great Gifts - for everyone on your list and Holiday Decorating – Trees, stands, skirts and more.


Owen Reeves
Outdoor Living expert, The Marilyn Denis Show
Appearing on Saturday, November 19

owenreevescropOwen Reeves has been working in the garden industry since childhood as the fourth generation of his family in the business.  His life around plants and greenery has led to a passion for nature and for the great outdoors.  In 2015 Owen started The Outside Element. His business focuses on horticultural consultation, design, and planting with the belief that his vast plant knowledge and expertise is what will truly set your green spaces apart. 

Owen is also passionate about educating the everyday gardener, particularly about creating a sustainable outdoor garden space with edibles, native plants, and unique species that will make your property stand out. Owen has been the resident Gardening and Outdoor Living expert on The Marilyn Denis Show since its debut. When not working with plants, Owen is outside enjoying them on hikes, canoe trips, and other outdoor adventures; mostly with his dog, and sometimes with his wife.


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Kate Seaver 
Kate’s Garden, Owner

Workshop Host
Taking place all three days

kateseaverpotoKate Seaver, B.A., M.Sc. is a Horticulturist, Exterior Decorator and Floral Designer who also specializes in Garden and Lifestyle Education and Events. Prior to pursuing her passion for all things gardening, Kate spent almost twenty years building a flourishing corporate career, traveling extensively and serving as vice-president to two large Canadian companies.  Kate is a frequent Horticultural speaker, is featured regularly in prominent home and garden décor magazines and is seen regularly on TV.


Adjoa Duncan
Host of Holiday Makeover on Makeful
Appearing on Sunday, November 20

AdjoaDuncanphotoAdjoa Duncan is a pastry chef who has worked around the world. Her professional baking journey has taken her to the UK and back to Toronto where she launched her own custom bake shop, ps by prettysweet. Adjoa is also one of the hosts of Makeful TV’s Holiday Makeover, a series in which she and two other talented makers use their expertise in baking, crafting and decorating to help families create extraordinary and memorable celebrations for different holidays.


Melissa DiRenzo
Owner of The Sweet Escape
Appearing on Friday, November 18

Melissa headshotMelissa DiRenzo is an experienced Art Director, Designer, Stylist and all ‘round creative gal with a deep-seated passion for home decor, an obsession with anything vintage and a gift for great styling. After spending nearly ten years working in the marketing industry as an art director and graphic designer, her passion for blogging lead her to launch the popular design site, The Sweet Escape. Melissa is also one of the maker faces of bemakeful.com and has been featured in top-tier design publications including Apartment Therapy, House and Home and Style at Home


Cynthia Zamaria
Owner of Cynthia Zamaria Designs
Appearing on Sunday, November 20

cynthiazamariaWith her infectious creative energy, confident style and warmth, Cynthia turns spaces into happy, beautiful, lived-in-and-loved homes. Known for her signature design look, Cynthia blends high and low, new and old, treasures and trash, big-box and boutique, DIY and couture.

Cynthia's work is regularly featured in design media including Apartment Therapy, Style at Home Magazine, Good Housekeeping Magazine, Woman's Day Magazine and the Globe and Mail. Cynthia appears as a guest design expert on Samantha Pynn's HGTV show, The Mix and is recognized for having the episode's best house on HGTV's Four Houses competitive series.


Lorrie Everitt
Creative Director at Creative Bag
Appearing on Saturday, November 19

lorieeverittLorrie Everitt is a DIY enthusiast who loves to craft, design, bake, take photos and entertain at her home and cottage. When she’s not creating you’ll find her blogging, pinning projects and searching Instagram for crafting and  party inspiration.

Friday, November 17th        10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 18th   10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, November 19th   10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Admission     Door  Online
Adults       $15 $15
Seniors & Youth   $12 $12
Child (12 & Under) Free  
Groups (6 or more)   $10 $10

ATMS available at the show.

Friday Night 2 for 1 admission after 5 pm (at the door only)