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Holiday decorating tips to help you avoid damage to your home

Dec 02, 2022
'Tis the season for holiday decorating. Make sure you don't leave your house looking worse for wear with some of these holiday decorating tips.
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Hiring a Contractor? What to know before you pay a pro

Nov 25, 2022
*Canadian Edition* 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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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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DIY with Bailey Powell

Jan 14, 2022
When it comes to home design, décor and renovations, some things must be left to experts. However, DIY projects and experts continue to grow in popularity thanks to social media where avid home reno-ers can seek tips and tricks to tackle home projects themselves. Ahead of the Calgary Renovation Show happening January 14-16 at the BMO Centre, we caught up with local DIYer Bailey Powell from @bailey.at.home for her tips for homeowners looking to potentially start their own DIY projects.
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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: RENOVATIONFIND

Jan 10, 2022
Get the scoop on Calgary Renovation Show sponsor RenovationFind before you see them at the BMO Centre over the January 14-16 weekend. RenovationFind.com is a free online directory of trades, contractors and home renovation companies. Every business on the website goes through a pre-screening process conducted by a third-party organization.
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INVESTING IN INVESTMENT PROPERTIES

Jan 10, 2022
Is owning and managing a VRBO as “easy” as it is to stay in one? What does it really take to become a superhost? Ahead of the Calgary Renovation Show returning January 14-16 at the BMO Centre, we caught up with Christina Dennis of The DIY Mommy who shares tips to turn your second property into a thriving rental property.
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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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Welcome to the Calgary Renovation Show: An Insider Look

Jan 13, 2020
As you ramp up and get excited to visit the Show and explore hundreds of exhibitors, we are here to give you everything you need to know to make the most of your experience!
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150 Square Feet Redesigned for Fresh Inspiration at #CRS20

Jan 07, 2020
From DIY, to Reno + Décor, to Sustainability + Energy Conservation, our theme days will bring you everything you need to freshen up your home for the fresh new year.
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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: RENOVATIONFIND

Dec 18, 2019
Get the inside scoop on Calgary Renovation Show sponsor RenovationFind before you see them at the BMO Centre!
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