Organize your home and your life, KonMari style
Aug
22
7:00 PM19:00

Organize your home and your life, KonMari style

Join us as Helen Youn shares the Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Helen is the first Certified KonMari Consultant in Calgary and the only Certified KonMari Speaker in Canada. As a Gold Level Consultant she is passionate about teaching others how they can create a space that suits their lifestyle and experience the positive benefits of tidying up.

The KonMari Method, created by Marie Kondo, encourages tidying our personal items by category, from clothes to sentimental pieces, to keep the ones that we value and discard the ones that no longer spark joy. This popular philosophy allows us to be mindful and focus our attention on what is most important.

Helen will use her engaging humour to inspire us through her personal story while we sip on wine and enjoy the company of other like-minded women in the Calgary community.

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Tidying Up with the KonMari Method: Declutter, Organize and Spark Joy!
Jun
1
2:00 PM14:00

Tidying Up with the KonMari Method: Declutter, Organize and Spark Joy!

  • Lethbridge Public Library - The Crossings Branch (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, at Lethbridge Public Library for an introduction to the KonMari Method™, a life-changing and revolutionary way of home organizing. Founded by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers: "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" and host of popular Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” the KonMari Method™ has become a cultural phenomenon and has inspired millions around the world to ask the question - does it spark joy? You will learn how to implement this method to transform your home into a clutter-free and joyful space. Life truly begins after you have put your home in order.

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Tidying Up with the KonMari Method: Declutter, Organize and Spark Joy!
Jun
1
11:00 AM11:00

Tidying Up with the KonMari Method: Declutter, Organize and Spark Joy!

  • Lethbridge Public Library - Main Branch (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, at Lethbridge Public Library for an introduction to the KonMari Method™, a life-changing and revolutionary way of home organizing. Founded by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers: "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" and host of popular Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” the KonMari Method™ has become a cultural phenomenon and has inspired millions around the world to ask the question - does it spark joy? You will learn how to implement this method to transform your home into a clutter-free and joyful space. Life truly begins after you have put your home in order.

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KonMari Workshop: Closet Organization
May
4
2:00 PM14:00

KonMari Workshop: Closet Organization

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, for a personal and interactive KonMari Workshop at California Closets St. Albert.

The KonMari Method™ is a way to live more joyfully and mindfully through decluttering and organizing. It was created by Marie Kondo, author of international best seller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.

Your ticket includes:

• Overview of the KonMari Method™ with practical tips on how you can declutter and organize 
• Demonstration of the unique KonMari folding technique
• Tips on closet organization including take home materials for reference
• Q & A session
• Light refreshments

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/konmarie-workshop-closet-organization-st-albert-tickets-58818932009?aff=ebapi

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Fashion Revolution Week YYC: Clothing Swap
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

Fashion Revolution Week YYC: Clothing Swap

About this Event

This is a free community event hosted by Fashion Revolution YYC in honour of Fashion Revolution Week YYC (23rd - 27th of April). Slots are limited, so make sure you RSVP! Monetary donations are welcome and appreciated. 

Doors open at 6 p.m. 

The Fashion Revolution YYC Clothing Swap is an event which familiarizes folks with another way of reusing garments and accessories – swapping clothes with friends and strangers. Attendees will have the opportunity to swap clothes with one another, socialize, and listen to local business owners on their experiences with sustainable and ethical fashion. Read more about clothing swaps on our blog.  

Clothing Swap Guidelines:

  • Please bring up to 15 previously worn and loved items with you. This includes shoes, accessories, and notions such as buttons. 

  • Please ensure your clothes are in good condition (No rips, tears, no missing buttons, and no stains please) and freshly laundered (don’t forget to hang dry!). 

  • Your items will be counted by a volunteer. Once you have mingled and browsed to find your new-to-you items, you can swap your new items at a 1:1 ratio. Any garments remaining will be donated to WINS. 

Speakers:

  • Helen Youn

  • Velour Clothing Exchange

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/clothing-swap-registration-59923432600?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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KonMari Workshop: Closet Organization
Apr
13
2:00 PM14:00

KonMari Workshop: Closet Organization

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, for a personal and interactive KonMari Workshop at California Closets Calgary.

The KonMari Method™ is a way to live more joyfully and mindfully through decluttering and organizing. It was created by Marie Kondo, author of international best seller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.

Your ticket includes:

• Overview of the KonMari Method™ with practical tips on how you can declutter and organize 
• Demonstration of the unique KonMari folding technique
• Tips on closet organization including take home materials for reference
• Q & A session
• Light refreshments

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/konmarie-workshop-closet-organization-calgary-tickets-58812763559?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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Find Your Joy in Artesia
Apr
6
12:00 PM12:00

Find Your Joy in Artesia

Find Your Joy 

Join us on April 6th from 12-4pm for an interactive event, inspired by Joy and how to bring it to your home. Indulge, relax and transform your mindset through our exciting workshops and tastings while exploring the three estate showhomes immersed in nature. 

Spark Joy with Helen Youn

Learn how to apply the KonMari MethodTM to your home and transform your space into a place of sanctuary with Calgary's only Certified KonMari Expert.

Delight Your Senses

Discover fine, hand-crafted spirits during our craft distillery tastings and finish the palate with decadent chocolates made by culinary experts with the finest ingredients.

https://stories.brookfieldresidential.com/find-your-joy-in-artesia


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Kit and Ace Functional Freedom Series | Part One - Cleanse
Apr
2
6:00 PM18:00

Kit and Ace Functional Freedom Series | Part One - Cleanse

The KonMari Method, created by Marie Kondo, encourages tidying our personal items by category, from clothes to sentimental pieces, to keep the ones that we value and discard the ones that no longer spark joy. This popular philosophy allows us to be mindful and focus our attention on what is most important. 

Helen Youn is a professional organizer and the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in Calgary. She is passionate about teaching others how they can create a space that suits their lifestyle and experience the positive benefits of tidying up.

You can find her at www.helenyoun.com, and on Instagram @sparkjoywithhelen. 

Ticket Includes:

  • Overview of the KonMari Method with practical tips on how you can declutter and organize

  • Demonstration of the unique KonMari folding technique featuring Kit and Ace's favourite Technical Apparel pieces

  • Tips on closet organization with take home material for reference

  • Q & A session

  • David's Tea and light snacks

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kit-and-ace-functional-freedom-series-konmari-workshop-with-helen-youn-tickets-58927721401?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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KonMari Workshop: The Life-Changing Method to Living a Joyful Life
Mar
9
1:30 PM13:30

KonMari Workshop: The Life-Changing Method to Living a Joyful Life

KonMari Workshop: The Life-Changing Method to Living a Joyful Life

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, for a personal and interactive KonMari Workshop at the studio.

The KonMari Method™ is a way to live more joyfully and mindfully through decluttering and organizing. It was created by Marie Kondo, author of international best seller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.

Your ticket includes:

  • Overview of the KonMari Method™ with practical tips on how you can declutter and organize

  • Demonstration of the unique KonMari folding technique

  • Guidance to define your ideal lifestyle including take home materials for reference

  • Q & A session

  • Light refreshments

Tickets available now

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Calgary Home + Garden Show
Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

Calgary Home + Garden Show

KonMari: Declutter and Organize Your Way to a Joyful Home

Please join Helen Youn, the only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, for an introduction to the KonMari Method™, a life-changing and revolutionary way of home organizing. Founded by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers: "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" and host of popular Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” the KonMari Method™ has become a cultural phenomenon and has inspired millions around the world to ask the question - does it spark joy? You will learn how to implement this method to transform your home into a clutter-free and joyful space. Life truly begins after you have put your home in order. 

Use promo code "‘KONMARI” for $4 off online adult regular admission to the Home + Garden show

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Calgary Home + Garden Show
Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

Calgary Home + Garden Show

KonMari: Declutter and Organize Your Way to a Joyful Home

Please join Helen Youn, the only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, for an introduction to the KonMari Method™, a life-changing and revolutionary way of home organizing. Founded by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers: "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" and host of popular Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” the KonMari Method™ has become a cultural phenomenon and has inspired millions around the world to ask the question - does it spark joy? You will learn how to implement this method to transform your home into a clutter-free and joyful space. Life truly begins after you have put your home in order. 

Use promo code "‘KONMARI” for $4 off online adult regular admission to the Home + Garden show

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KonMari Workshop: The Life-Changing Method to Living a Joyful Life
Nov
22
7:00 PM19:00

KonMari Workshop: The Life-Changing Method to Living a Joyful Life

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, for a personal and interactive KonMari Workshop at Outside the Shape

The KonMari Method™ is a way to live more joyfully and mindfully through decluttering and organizing. It was created by Marie Kondo, author of international best seller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.

Your ticket includes:

• Overview of the KonMari Method™ with practical tips on how you can declutter and organize 
• Demonstration of the unique KonMari folding technique
• Guidance to define your ideal lifestyle including take home materials for reference
• Q & A session
• Light refreshments

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Edmonton Fall Home Show
Oct
28
1:00 PM13:00

Edmonton Fall Home Show

KONMARI: WHAT IS THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP?

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, for an introduction to the KonMari Method™.The KonMari Method™ is a way of life and a state of mind that encourages cherishing the things that spark joy in people’s lives. It was created by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and Spark Joy. You will learn the principles of this revolutionary home organizing method that is attracting worldwide attention and pick up tips to declutter and transform your home into a joyful space. Life truly begins after you have put your home in order.

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Edmonton Fall Home Show
Oct
27
5:00 PM17:00

Edmonton Fall Home Show

KONMARI: WHAT IS THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP?

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, for an introduction to the KonMari Method™.The KonMari Method™ is a way of life and a state of mind that encourages cherishing the things that spark joy in people’s lives. It was created by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and Spark Joy. You will learn the principles of this revolutionary home organizing method that is attracting worldwide attention and pick up tips to declutter and transform your home into a joyful space. Life truly begins after you have put your home in order.

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KonMari Workshop: The Life-Changing Method to Living a Joyful Life
Aug
26
2:30 PM14:30

KonMari Workshop: The Life-Changing Method to Living a Joyful Life

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, for a personal and interactive KonMari Workshop at Wymbin.

The KonMari Method™ is a way to live more joyfully and mindfully through decluttering and organizing. It was developed by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers including The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.

Your ticket includes:

• Overview of the KonMari Method™ with practical tips on how you can declutter and organize with tips on working with families and children.
• Demonstration of the unique KonMari folding technique
• Guidance to define your ideal lifestyle including take home materials for reference
• Q & A session
• Light refreshments

We hope you can join us and experience a little bit of the life-changing magic of tidying up!

*Childcare is available for $5 per child at the door! 

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Fashion Revolution Week YYC - The Environmental Impact of Fashion: Panel Discussion
Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

Fashion Revolution Week YYC - The Environmental Impact of Fashion: Panel Discussion

ABOUT

What is our role when it comes to climate change and the environment? How can we, as individuals, companies, or organizations, do our part? In this discussion, our panelists will be discussing the environmental issues surrounding the fashion industry. From textile waste, to fast fashion and overconsumption, to water, this round-table panel will illuminate environmental issues, and equip us all with solutions that can be acted upon in the short and long term.

While you’re there, enjoy locally made food and drinks by Food Glow and Juice Because.

MODERATOR:

LAURA BERG

LB (Laura Berg) is the owner of Nourish Sweat Soul, an athleisure brand of bold women's apparel made of 100% organic and recycled materials.

When LB lost her home in a natural disaster in 2013, she begun a journey to heal from post traumatic stress through holistic nutrition and mind-body-spirit practices. Then emerged the desire to live a more conscientious life. After watching the documentary The True Cost, LB wanted to learn more about ethical fashion and sustainable living, This interest grew into a passion that led to NSS.

You can find Nourish Sweat Soul online and locally in Calgary at Hemm, Outside the Shape, and Juice Because. www.nourishsweatsoul.com

PANELISTS:

HELEN YOUN

Helen Youn is a professional organizer specialized in the KonMari Method™ to help people transform their homes and live a life that sparks joy. Based in Calgary, Helen is the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies and one of the KonMari Consultant Seminar lecturers. The KonMari Method was developed by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and Spark Joy.

You can find her at www.helenyoun.com, and on Instagram and Facebook @sparkjoywithhelen. 

ASHIKA THAKER

Ashika is a 3rd year marketing and entrepreneurship student at Mount Royal University. Fashion has always been a core part of her life and it wasn't until she started doing her research, that she realized the detrimental effects of the industry. Together with Diana her co-founder, they founded Unravelled Yarn, a zero-waste yarn company that transforms excess corporately branded t-shirts into high quality t-shirt yarn. Through the development of this company, they provide a sustainable disposal alternative for large companies to recycle their unused branded shirts, and a high quality craft product for the market. You can find more information on their website at www.letsgetunravelled.com

AMY SPARK

Amy Spark is an environmental scientist and advocate focused on the intersection between ecological and mental health. Her research in the Ghost River Valley highlighted patterns of ecological grief - the emotional experience after the loss of cherished natural spaces. This work inspired her to co-found Refugia Retreats, an initiative exploring ecological and social wellness through retreats and workshops. She is the Sustainability Coordinator at Bow Valley College and in her spare time attempts urban homesteading and writing. She is lover of all things X files, and you can usually find her happily exploring Calgary by bike. You can reach Amy at info@refugiaretreats.com and learn more about Refugia Retreats at www.refugiaretreats.com. You can also learn more about Amy's passions on the Dharma Chasers podcast

TANYA PUKA

Tanya is the Founder & Co-owner of Fond Boutique, a pop-up consignment shop offering a curated collection of distinct, quality-driven pieces here in Calgary, Alberta. She has spent over 10 years as marketer working closely with organizations in a variety of sectors including fashion and design, to nurture and hone brands. Tanya first developed a passion for ethical fashion during her involvement with a startup clothing company while studying Entrepreneurship & Innovation at The Haskayne School of Business. Through her own passion for sourcing unique and interesting pieces and as a means to offset the ‘fast fashion’ plague, Tanya founded Fond. She hopes that with a shift to appreciating one of a kind, consumers will become more conscious and invest in brands they believe in and pieces that retain their value, and support makers and artisans that take immense pride in their craft. 

You can find her @fondboutique (Instagram and Facebook), and contact her at tanya@fondboutique.com, or through her website www.fondboutique.com.

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POC Guest Speaker
Mar
26
6:00 PM18:00

POC Guest Speaker

Please join Helen Youn for an introduction to the KonMari Method™, the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing developed by Marie Kondo, author of international best seller: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. You will learn the principles of the KonMari Method™, how Helen became a Certified KonMari Consultant after tidying up her own home, as well as information about the certification process to become a KonMari Consultant.

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KonMari Workshop: The Life-Changing Method to Living a Joyful Life
Mar
4
1:00 PM13:00

KonMari Workshop: The Life-Changing Method to Living a Joyful Life

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, for a personal and interactive KonMari Workshop at One Cycle Spin Studio.

The KonMari Method™ was developed by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers including The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Get ready to transform your home into a space of joy and serenity once and for all.

Your ticket includes:

  • Overview of the KonMari Method™ with practical tips on how you can declutter and organize to live joyfully

  • Demonstration of the unique KonMari folding technique

  • Guidance to define your ideal lifestyle including take home materials for reference

  • Q & A session

  • Light refreshments

We hope you can join us and experience a little bit of the life-changing magic of tidying up!

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Spark Joy Book Club
Jan
23
7:00 PM19:00

Spark Joy Book Club

BOOK | THE HAPPINESS PROJECT BY GRETCHEN RUBIN

Spark Joy Book Club is a small monthly book club reading books centred around joy. Each months' meetings are held at different beautiful venues around the city. There is no cost to join but has very limited spots. If you would like to join the Book Club, please contact me with your details. If it's full, then you will be notified as spots open up. 

If you would like to join the Book Club virtually, you can see our monthly discussion questions here after each meeting and add in your comments.

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Spark Joy Book Club
Nov
28
7:00 PM19:00

Spark Joy Book Club

BOOK | The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down by Haemin Sunim

Spark Joy Book Club is a small monthly book club reading books centred around joy. Each months' meetings are held at different beautiful venues around the city. There is no cost to join but has very limited spots. If you would like to join the Book Club, please contact me with your details. If it's full, then you will be notified as spots open up. 

If you would like to join the Book Club virtually, you can see our monthly discussion questions here after each meeting and add in your comments.

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KonMari Workshop: Tidy up inside and out - How the KonMari Method leads to personal wellness
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

KonMari Workshop: Tidy up inside and out - How the KonMari Method leads to personal wellness

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Canadian Prairies, for a personal and interactive KonMari Workshop at Neal’s Yard Remedies.

The KonMari Method™ was developed by Marie Kondo, author of the international best sellers: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and Spark Joy. You will learn the principles of the Japanese Art of Decluttering, why it’s so important for personal wellness and inspiration to start your once in a lifestyle KonMari Tidying Festival to transform your home into a Spark Joy space. 

Your ticket includes:

  • Overview of the KonMari Method™ approach to tidying
  • Demonstration of the unique KonMari folding technique
  • Tools and guidance to define your ideal lifestyle
  • Q & A session
  • Take home materials for reference
  • Light refreshments
  • Shopping event at Neal’s Yard Remedies with an exclusive discount

We hope you can join us for a spark joy evening and experience a little bit of the life-changing magic of tidying up!

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Spark Joy Book Club
Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Spark Joy Book Club

Book | The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well by Meik Waking

Spark Joy Book Club is a small monthly book club reading books centred around joy. Each months' meetings are held at different beautiful venues around the city. There is no cost to join but has very limited spots. If you would like to join the Book Club, please contact me with your details. If it's full, then you will be notified as spots open up. 

If you would like to join the Book Club virtually, you can see our monthly discussion questions here after each meeting and add in your comments.

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Calgary Fall Home Show
Sep
24
2:00 PM14:00

Calgary Fall Home Show

KonMari: What is the Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up?

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Canadian Prairies, for an introduction to the KonMari Method™, a home-organizational method that has taken the world by storm. The KonMari Method™ was developed by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and Spark Joy. You will learn the principles of the Japanese Art of Decluttering and pick up tips to transform your home into a Spark Joy space. Life truly begins after you have put your home in order. 

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Calgary Fall Home Show
Sep
22
3:00 PM15:00

Calgary Fall Home Show

KonMari: What is the Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up?

Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Canadian Prairies, for an introduction to the KonMari Method™, a home-organizational method that has taken the world by storm. The KonMari Method™ was developed by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and Spark Joy. You will learn the principles of the Japanese Art of Decluttering and pick up tips to transform your home into a Spark Joy space. Life truly begins after you have put your home in order. 

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Spark Joy Book Club
Aug
17
7:00 PM19:00

Spark Joy Book Club

Book | The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Spark Joy Book Club is a small monthly book club reading books centred around joy. Each months' meetings are held at different beautiful venues around the city. There is no cost to join but has very limited spots. If you would like to join the Book Club, please contact me with your details. If it's full, then you will be notified as spots open up. 

If you would like to join the Book Club virtually, you can see our monthly discussion questions here after each meeting and add in your comments.

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KonMari Workshop at Guildhall Home
Apr
20
7:00 PM19:00

KonMari Workshop at Guildhall Home

Join Guildhall Home and I for a fun and interactive evening learning the art of the KonMari folding method.

Solve your clothing storage problems and kick start your spring cleaning with an introduction to The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, a hands-on folding tutorial, light refreshments, and a special shopping event at Guildhall Home on April 20, 2017.

Your ticket includes:

  • Introduction to The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and overview of the KonMari approach to decluttering and organizing

  • Tips for avoiding common obstacles to decluttering

  • Lesson on the KonMari folding method

  • Hands-on folding activities and practice

  • Q & A session

  • Delicious treats and light refreshments

  • Exclusive shopping event at Guildhall Home

Time: 7pm - 9pm Thursday, April 20th 2017
Location: Guildhall Home, 1222 9 Ave SE (Inglewood)

We hope you can join us to learn more about the KonMari Method™ and experience a little bit of the life-changing magic of tidying up!

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