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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 […]

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!



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: An Open Concept Kitchen Living Room

By |April 19th, 2018|City of Calgary Building Permits, Construction Experience, Dialogue and Problem Solving, Featured Renovation, Structural Changes|Comments Off on Spring 2018 Featured Whole Home Renovation: An Open Concept Kitchen Living Room

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 […]