July 2018

Found 5 blog entries for July 2018.

Whether you're looking for a fun craft for the kids or a way to kill some time yourself, DIY projects can be a great way to add some unique and thrifty decor to your home.

There's still plenty of summer left to enjoy, and with that in mind we've compiled our top 5 favourite DIY home decor projects that are both easy to recreate and are sure to add a touch of summer to your home.

Hang a Front Door Shell Wreath


Perfect for the cabin or your own front door. This project is as simple as stopping by your local Michaels Craft Store and grabbing a wreath and some shells - all you have to do is glue hot glue the shells into place and hang! Feel free to leave the wreath as covered or as bare as you like. For an extra beachy feel you can even wrap

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A bright and well lit home is one that appeals to plenty of buyers-not only does a bright home seem friendly and more welcoming, but it also gives off the appearance of being more spacious and livable. Whether you do it yourself or consult a stylist for some help, the principles are the same. Read below to discover our top 5 tips for creating a bright and open house worthy home!

1) Make the Most of Natural Light

One of the first things all Real Estate Agents do at an open house is ti open up all the blinds and window coverings. If there are areas of your home where privacy isn't an issue, then it might pay to remove any window coverings that obstruct the amount of light that comes in. Remember to make sure your windows are freshly cleaned so the let

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Another heat wave is set to hit our fair city. With the weather being so hot and the kids no longer in the classrooms it can be a shame to keep them cooped up in the house with the air conditioning. Here are some heat-beating activities to keep the kids happy and cool during Edmonton's latest heatwave!

Go Swimming! When it's really warm, stay out of the sun at an indoor pool, preferably the World Waterpark at West Edmonton Mall. When the sun is less intense, why not get outside and have fun at one of the city's outdoor pools or spray parks?


Play Inside! Indoor playgrounds like the YMCA or Cafe O' Play are open all summer, with added bonus of being far less busy than in the winter!


Embrace Summer Programs! Have you been to the kid's

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It's a sellers worst nightmare - finally listing your home and having it spend months on the market without a single showing.

Summer seems to be real estate season in Edmonton, and with so many houses currently listed and being sold it can be discouraging to list your home only to sit for months on the market without a single inquiry. Not only is this situation frustrating, it can also be an indication that something is amis with your listing. Read on to learn some common errors sellers make and how to avoid them.

1. The Problem: You're Overestimating Your Homes Value

Depending on your neighbourhood and the market there's always a chance your home will be snapped up at any price, no matter its condition. But that isn't a strategy to count on. Be

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School is now out for the summer, which means thousands of Edmonton's Children will be free of homework, gym class, and classrooms. But what can a parent do to fill so much free time? Read on to learn about our favourite low budget and family friendly activities to fill the lazy days of summer!

Tour the Alberta Legislature Building

Guided tours of this architecturally stunning building are completely free and are a great way to kill a hour or two before lunch. Your kids will love the waterfall pools and the beautiful gardens, we promise!

Go for a Bike Ride and Plan a Picnic in the Edmonton River Valley

It costs nothing to go for a bike ride, and it's a great way to let the kids burn off some energy during the day. Plan your route so that

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