Happy Mother’s day to all of our Pinnovate Mama’s today! I’ve used this analogy a few times this year, and as year 2 comes around the bend, I can’t help but get nostalgic, especially on Mother’s Day. The truth is when we came up with the concept of Pinnovate, we were toying with the ideaRead More

When the concept of Pinnovate began, we knew we were on to something special. What the last 16 months have shown us, we could never have expected. Being Canada’s first DIY studio did not come without its challenges, the learning curve was, and still is, enormous. On top of that, being first time business ownersRead More

This past year with we have had an influx of curiosity about our story. The concept, the ideas and how Pinnovate came to be. So we thought we’d share a little bit about ourselves.The reality is that Pinnovate began with an event, that spawned an idea, which turned into a rash decision, which snowballed intoRead More

As we are fast approaching Pinnovate’s first birthday we are doing a bit of personal inventory and reflection about how we made it to this milestone.  It is a huge undertaking to open a business but more importantly, it takes A LOT of people to do so and be successful.  One of the things weRead More

We thought we would give a shout out to our YYC Brides, Bridesmaid’s, Mother of the Bride, soon to be Mother’s in Law! Anyone associated with a wedding….this blog post is for you! Stop what you are doing and read along! We all know that planning a wedding is a lot of work and takesRead More