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Hiring a Contractor? What to know before you pay a pro

Nov 25, 2022
The last few years has had an emphasis on DIY-ing and working on many of our own personal home projects as we turn our houses into dream homes. Avoid making costly mistakes by knowing what to do yourself, and how to pick the right pro, when you can't.
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Checklist for designing a reading nook or cozy corner

Nov 18, 2022
With winter fast approaching, there's another type of winterizing you can do with your home. Make the indoors your ultimate relaxing space with a reading nook or cozy corner to help you hibernate for the next few months.
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Holiday Baking Tips for the first-time baker

Nov 04, 2022
Some say baking is more of a science than an art. But holiday baking doesn't have to be scary - even if you are a first time baker. From taking things slow to double checking your measurements, there are a lot of easy things you can do to increase your chances for success.
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Preserving Pumpkin: tips to help keep your Halloween Pumpkin fresh

Sep 27, 2022
Want to avoid pumpkin rot this Halloween season? There are a few tricks you can try in your efforts at preserving pumpkin for the big, scary night.
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Sponsor Spotlight: RenovationFind

Sep 26, 2022
Get the scoop on Calgary Fall Home Show sponsor RenovationFind before you see them at the BMO Centre over the September 30-October 2 weekend.
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HOMAGE TO NATURE: CREATING A COZY CABIN WITH HEATHER CAMPBELL

Sep 22, 2022
Heather Campbell, designer of the feature Après Ski at the Calgary Home Show chats about what makes a home cozy and trends for the upcoming season in our new post.
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Design Decisions with Brittany McNab

Sep 13, 2022
Interior designer Brittany McNab of Fifteen Twelve Home Co., featured at the Calgary Fall Home Show chats the latest trends and how you can be sure your next project is as stylish as ever in this new post.
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DIY Fall Design Trends for Your Front Porch

Sep 12, 2022
Decorating your perfect fall porch does not have to be a hassle! Check out some easy fall decorating tips to make your porch fall ready.
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Turkish Throws & Towels

Oct 02, 2021
One of the hottest home décor items these days is the Turkish throw/towel. The Watermark Shop shares some of the reasons why Turkish throws and towels are making their way into every home in 2021!
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Sponsor Spotlight: RenovationFind

Sep 27, 2021
Get the scoop on Calgary Fall Home Show sponsor RenovationFind before you see them at the BMO Centre over the Sept. 30-Oct. 3 weekend.
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6 home repairs you can do yourself

Sep 22, 2021
Being a homeowner or renter has its challenges. It seems like every week there’s a new house repair on your fix-it list, and we get it – the prospect of tackling home repairs on your own can seem pretty daunting. But, knowing a few basic home repairs will help keep your household costs lower, and many can be done in just a few simple steps.
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How to Clean Your Way to a Happy Home

Sep 16, 2021
Whether you are on your own or have a full house, there are simple ways to keep you home looking and feeling cleaner longer with these simple tips.
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Fresh Design Inspiration from Cloverdale Paint

Aug 10, 2020
Our friends at Cloverdale Paint have some on-trend paint palettes that will freshen up your space and liven up your walls.
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From the Veggie Patch: Harvesting Your Cauliflower

Aug 03, 2020
New Gardener Nick is ready to walk you through knowing when and how to harvest your cauliflower.
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From the Veggie Patch: Suckering Your Tomatoes

Jul 27, 2020
Do you know when to sucker your tomato plants? Do you know how? Nick walks us through this important step to increase your tomato plant yield.
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Jam at Home: Keeping Summer Fruit All Year Round

Jul 20, 2020
Get in touch with your inner homesteader and make great tasting memories with our guide to jam.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Baking Bread at Home

Jul 14, 2020
Bread making is a great way to take up some spare time and make something with your hands. If you're looking to add bread making to your repertoire? Check out our guide to No-Knead Bread!
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Spring Cleaning: Home Maintenance Musts

Feb 20, 2020
Is your space ready for summer? Add these maintenance items to your spring cleaning list to help keep your home comfortable this season (and next!).
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Gardening for Beginners: 3 Tips to Get Started

Feb 12, 2020
No green thumb? No problem! We've got three simple tips to help make your garden dreams a reality.
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Kitchen Inspiration: Backsplashes We Love

Feb 01, 2020
One of the elements that can really set the tone of your kitchen is the backsplash. To help inspire you, we've shared some of our favorite looks and styles.
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