Candice Olson

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Candice Olson
Born (1964-10-27)October 27, 1964
Education Bachelor's degree of Science and Interior Designs
Alma mater University of Calgary
Ryerson University
Years active 1994-present
Television Divine Design, Candice Tells All
Spouse(s) Jurij Sennecke
Not to be confused with Candy Olsen of Storage Wars: New York.

Candice Olson (born October 27, 1964) is a Canadian interior designer. She is the host of the Toronto-based home-makeover shows Divine Design and Candice Tells All, which air on the W Network in Canada and on HGTV in the United States.

Early life[edit]

Olson attended the University of Calgary and played for the Canadian National Women’s Volleyball Team at the same time. She then transferred and graduated from the School of Interior Design at Ryerson University in Toronto.

Olson honed her skills for several years in several of Canada’s top interior design firms.

Career[edit]

Candice Olson Design[edit]

In 1994, she established her own residential and commercial design practice, Candice Olson Design, based in Metro Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Television[edit]

In the fall of 2001, Divine Design debuted on Canada’s W Network and quickly established itself as one of the network’s flagship shows. Two years later, in 2003, the series premiered on HGTV in the United States in more than 90 million homes.

On January 1, 2011, Olson's new series, Candice Tells All, premiered on HGTV. It debuted on the W Network in Canada on January 6, 2011.[1]

Collection[edit]

The Candice Olson Collection is made up of products in the home décor market. The lines include an upholstered furniture line for Norwalk (MyCandiceDesign.com), The Furniture Idea; a line of fabric from Kravet Inc.; a lighting line in conjunction with AF Lighting; a line of rugs for Surya (surya.com); a line of broad case good, occasional, and table line with Revco International; and a wallpaper line for York Wallcoverings.

Books[edit]

In 2006, Olson wrote her first book; Candice Olson on Design: Inspiration and Ideas for Your Home in which she shares design secrets, smart tips, and practical advice to help readers plan and execute successful room makeovers.

Her second book, Candice Olson: Kitchen & Bathrooms was published on March 22, 2011.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Olson is married to builder Jurij Sennecke.[3] They have two children, Piper and Beckett. Both of her pregnancies were discussed on various episodes of Divine Design during the second and fourth seasons. The family lives in the Toronto Metropolitan area.

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