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19 04, 2018

Industry Insight – SmithErickson Designs

By |April 19th, 2018|Industry Insight, Interior design|Comments Off on Industry Insight – SmithErickson Designs

Dramatically Understated

We have all heard the term “design is in the details” and it is a statement that could not be truer when it comes to creating a perfect, well designed space.  When we designers at SmithErickson Designs are creating a space, we love to bring in some understated […]

19 04, 2018

Calgary Landmark – The Devonian Gardens

By |April 19th, 2018|Calgary Landmark|Comments Off on Calgary Landmark – The Devonian Gardens

The Devonian Gardens has been open since 1977, and was a state-of-the-art facility attracting international attention. After thirty years of being open, much of the infrastructure became outdated, so The City of Calgary Parks did a complete renovation of the attraction. Calgary’s only indoor public park reopened in June […]

19 04, 2018

Mayfield Family Favourite Recipe – Tea Punch

By |April 19th, 2018|Mayfield Family Favourite Recipe|Comments Off on Mayfield Family Favourite Recipe – Tea Punch

This recipe is from one of our clients. They served it to us when we were working at their home and it immediately became a Mayfield Family Favourite. It is simply delicious!

 

Ingredients:

4 cups strong hot tea

1 cup sugar

3 cups apple juice

1/2 cup lemon juice

1 cup cranberry cocktail

28 oz bottle […]

19 04, 2018

Spring 2018 Featured Whole Home Renovation

By |April 19th, 2018|City of Calgary building permits, Construction experience, Dialogue and problem solving, Featured Renovation, real estate, Structural changes|Comments Off on Spring 2018 Featured Whole Home Renovation

Prior to purchasing this bungalow which required a whole-home renovation, our homeowners were searching for a two storey house.  They were living in an apartment with all of the rooms on the same level, so wanted a home where the master suite would feel more private.

James and Karla shopped with […]

19 04, 2018

Family Fun – Spruce Meadows

By |April 19th, 2018|Family Fun|Comments Off on Family Fun – Spruce Meadows

 

If you’re looking for some family fun this spring, Spruce Meadows is a great place to visit! From garden shows and pet expos to horse tournaments and more, Spruce Meadows is sure to entertain the whole family! While some of the events have already begun, many fun spring events […]

19 04, 2018

Date Night – RiverWalk

By |April 19th, 2018|Date Night|Comments Off on Date Night – RiverWalk

Now that the weather is warming up, it’s a great time to spend the evening walking or biking along the designated pedestrian and cycle lanes that wind along the edge of the Bow and Elbow Rivers. The RiverWalk extends from Centre Street to Fort Calgary along the south side […]

19 04, 2018

Building with Brick

By |April 19th, 2018|Construction experience|Comments Off on Building with Brick

Brick is the oldest building material in the world. When considering using brick in a construction project, you will need to consider size, colour, texture, and durability.

Colour is the most visually obvious detail, but something else to consider is whether the colour is solid or varied. Several decades ago […]

19 04, 2018

Spring Home Checklist

By |April 19th, 2018|Checklist|Comments Off on Spring Home Checklist

Spring has sprung!! While it is time to welcome flowers, leaves and warmth, it’s also time to do some home maintenance and get your house cleaned up after the long winter.

Gutters and downspouts: Pull leaves and debris from gutters and downspouts. Re-attach gutters that have pulled away from […]

26 02, 2018

Preserve Energy – Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

By |February 26th, 2018|Energy Efficient, Technology|0 Comments

If you’ve got a home renovation planned, working on making it energy efficient should also be part of the plan. Making your home more energy efficient can also mean making it quieter, less expensive to operate, and even more durable. Homes built before 1985, on average, consume double the […]

19 01, 2018

Featured Kitchen – Western Inspired Open Concept

By |January 19th, 2018|Construction experience, Dialogue and problem solving, Featured Kitchen, Finding your renovation contractor in Calgary, Interior design, Respect for your budget, Structural changes|0 Comments

Prior to renovating this home, there were lots of discussions about a functional design; Our homeowners wanted a beautiful open concept design. Their home had a wall separating the living room from the kitchen, and also a wall separating the dining room. When it comes to working with the […]