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2 08, 2018

Calgary Landmark – Prince’s Island Park

By |August 2nd, 2018|Calgary Landmark, Summer|Comments Off on Calgary Landmark – Prince’s Island Park

Prince’s Island Park is a beautiful and bustling park located in downtown Calgary. The park boasts many beautiful features, such as flower gardens and water fountains. There is a lot to do, as there is a playground to take the kids, walking paths and hiking trails to explore, and […]

20 07, 2018

The Importance of Good Roofing Materials – Industry Insight

By |July 20th, 2018|Exterior, Industry Insight, Sub Trade Contractors, Summer|Comments Off on The Importance of Good Roofing Materials – Industry Insight

Just as important as the foundation of a home, your roof with quality roofing materials is fundamental to the integrity of your home’s structure.

A high-quality roof utilizing the best roofing materials offers assurances that a low-quality roof won’t provide. Weather is by far the greatest challenge as far as […]

20 07, 2018

Mayfield Family Favourite Recipe – Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

By |July 20th, 2018|Kitchen, Mayfield Family Favourite Recipe, Summer|Comments Off on Mayfield Family Favourite Recipe – Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

This recipe was passed on by our Design Assistant, and it’s the perfect summer salad to accompany your meals!


Dry Pasta (elbow, shell or similar)                 3 cups

Sliced Dill Pickles                                              ¾ cups

Cubed Cheddar Cheese                                 2/3 cups

Finely Diced White Onion                             3 tbsp

Fresh Dill                                                              2 tbsp

Pickle Juice                                                         […]

13 07, 2018

Featured Kitchen Renovation – Structural Changes in Beddington Heights

By |July 13th, 2018|Dialogue and Problem Solving, Featured Kitchen, Featured Renovation, Gallery, Interior Design, Kitchen, Structural Changes|0 Comments

This stunning kitchen and dining space was not always so bright and open. Prior to the renovation process, this space was very closed off, with a wall separating the kitchen from the front living area. It had 8 foot ceilings, and a sunken floor to create a back nook […]

10 07, 2018

“Hot” Date – Made by Marcus Ice Cream Shop

By |July 10th, 2018|Date Night, Summer|Comments Off on “Hot” Date – Made by Marcus Ice Cream Shop

Nothing beats ice cream on a hot summer day, except when you can enjoy that ice cream with someone special. Made by Marcus, a local ice cream shop in Calgary is a perfect place to do just that! The hip retail space offers the perfect environment for a cozy […]

10 07, 2018

Family Fun – Riley Park

By |July 10th, 2018|Family Fun, Summer|Comments Off on Family Fun – Riley Park

Riley Park is a beautiful park located in northwest Calgary, directly south of SAIT. It is the perfect location to bring the whole family as it is equipped with a large wading pool, cricket pitch, playground, picnic tables, washrooms, water fountains, concession, and lots of trees to find shade […]

10 07, 2018

Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

By |July 10th, 2018|Checklist, Exterior, Summer|Comments Off on Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

While summer is definitely the time for fun in the sun, there are some home maintenance tasks to tackle!

Wash and/or paint the exterior of your home. While this can be a tedious task, it will give your exterior appearance that extra boost it needs.
Wash exterior windows. A […]

10 07, 2018

Outdoor Kitchen Oasis

By |July 10th, 2018|Exterior, Family Fun, Kitchen, Summer|Comments Off on Outdoor Kitchen Oasis

Summer is the perfect season for spending time outdoors, so why waste time during this beautiful summer cooking indoors?  Since we have to eat, why not turn some of the time spent preparing meals into an opportunity to really enjoy your yard? Fully equipped outdoor kitchen spaces have really […]

19 04, 2018

Industry Insight | SmithErickson Designs | Interior Decoration & Finishing

By |April 19th, 2018|Industry Insight, Interior Design|Comments Off on Industry Insight | SmithErickson Designs | Interior Decoration & Finishing

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 […]