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Living in Sunnyside

Posted by Serena Heerema // August 29, 2018

How can you not love living in a community that is called Sunnyside? With the Bow River flowing along its edge, the Sunnyside community wraps around Prince’s Island Park, making it an active area for those who enjoy being near the water. Combined with their neighboring community, Hillhurst, the two areas create the popular shopping […]


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Back to school prep

Posted by Serena Heerema // August 22, 2018

For some, time for back to school is sad news, while for others it can be a relief. Either way, the facts don’t change. School is right around the corner and it’s time to prepare. This gives you no time to get a last vacation in for the long weekend unless you prepare for school […]


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What makes a home a “midcentury modern home”?

Posted by Serena Heerema // August 15, 2018

A strong yet simple style that has been popular since its birth is the midcentury style. Today, we add our modern lifestyle to it while maintaining our hold on the timeless beauty of the midcentury design. With simple and clean lines used throughout the architecture and the accessorizing of the building, there are a few […]


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So, you want a contemporary home

Posted by Serena Heerema // August 8, 2018

You love the clean and sleek look of your friend’s contemporary home. To you, it’s everything you dreamed of having. The natural light is filtering in, creating a warm and familiar vibe while the lack of unnecessary objects make the room feel uncluttered. It’s peaceful. This would be exactly how you would redecorate your home, […]


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Giving your home a bohemian look

Posted by Serena Heerema // August 1, 2018

As in all home-style choices, you should make sure the design reflects the inhabitant of the home; you. A bohemian styled home is for the free-spirited and artistic. It represents the people who are original and dream of traveling. Now, while this look may be easy to achieve, there are some staple items you need […]


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How to tastefully achieve an eclectic style

Posted by Serena Heerema // July 25, 2018

You are vibrant, open-minded and energetic. Your home should reflect that, but what style speaks to your personality? If you have a difficult time choosing a style that suits you because you love a little bit of everything, then an eclectic style is likely best for you. It gives you the freedom to work with […]


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How to get your dream patio for cheap

Posted by Serena Heerema // July 18, 2018

Everyone loves the sunny weather. Even if a warm breeze is present, spirits are lifted when the sun rises and remains in a clear blue sky. We are naturally drawn to be outside and enjoy those days of warmth, but when you have nowhere to sit or hang out, enjoying these moments becomes difficult. While […]


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Creating a modern farmhouse style

Posted by Serena Heerema // July 11, 2018

Last week, we talked about how to give your home that rustic vibe with a few simple suggestions. It brings in the natural environment of the outdoors into your home. For some, that style is perfect, but for others, it doesn’t quite resonate with them. Some like that rustic feeling where that welcomes the outdoors, […]


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How to create a rustic feel in your home

Posted by Serena Heerema // July 4, 2018

With the Calgary Stampede right around the corner, there is a rising trend for homeowners wanting a  rustic feel in their home. Since it’s one of our favourite styles, we are happy to share ways that you can create that “county” vibe in your home. Some are bigger changes than others and therefore more costly, […]


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One building, so many activities

Posted by Serena Heerema // June 27, 2018

Earlier in 2018, there was a new addition in the northwest part of Calgary that has greatly enhanced the Rocky Ridge area. It’s a place that brings friends and families together to be active and grow both physically and mentally. This new addition is the Shane Homes YMCA! It offers a lot to the Rocky […]


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