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Expert Guests

2018 information will become available closer to the show

Lynn Spence, Cityline Expert
Appearing on the Main Stage on Friday

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.

Kate Seaver, Kate’s Garden, Owner
Appearing all three days of the show on the Main Stage & Makeful Workshop

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, Owner of PS by PrettySweet
Appearing at the Makeful Workshop on Friday and Sunday

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.

Danielle French, Owner of South Pond Farms
Appearing at the Makeful Workshop on Friday

2017 10 25 12 32 29Join Danielle French, host of Taste of the Country on Makeful, in a demonstration to make your own wreath or table centrepiece from farm greens and things found in nature - or from your kitchen.

Learn how to use natural things you might not have thought of, drying herbs and fruits and combining them with greens to create something beautiful.

Jackie Morra, Design & Lifestyle Expert
Appearing on the Main Stage on Saturday and Sunday

2017 10 25 12 35 42Learn how to decorate like a pro! Create simple and beautiful holiday décor items with a new twist for your front entrance, dining table and around your home to impress your guests this season. Design and lifestyle expert Jackie Morra will demonstrate the tips and tricks used to create focal points to transform your home.
Get inspired to “freshen up” your holiday décor.

Jackie Morra is a popular speaker at shows and events across Canada and has been featured in various media such as Breakfast Television, Global TV- The Morning Show, City TV, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail and to name a few. Visit her

Cynthia Zamaria, House & Flower
Appearing at the Makeful Workshop and on the Main Stage on Saturday

2017 10 25 12 38 50With 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.