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Home Stager - Twiques: The Art of Home Comfort
The Canadian ReDesigners Association has arranged for a Photography workshop on Friday, October 16th at The Listel Hotel in Vancouver, BC.  Architectural Photographer Dennis Huckaby will be teaching the day long course and focussing on how to photograph rooms to showcase their best features.  As ...
Last week a colleague and I staged a property in Gastown on the second hottest day ever recorded in Vancouver.  Lucky for us we began early in the day! The property was a bachelor apartment with a lovely brick wall and some interesting features.  We used some of what the tenant had and brought in...
It has been busy and I have been remiss at keeping up with my blogging.  But recently I assisted a family prepare their townhouse for selling.  They are busy people with 2 young boys.  They have bought a house and need to sell quickly.  They really needed help.  The Realtor called me in and toget...
According to the colour marketing group, the new colour for 2009 is Mimosa!  A bright, lively colour with lots of zest.  Look for it in home decor in the form of accessories like pillows, throws, candles, etc and it will usually be paired with white for a clean, fresh look.  In fashion expect to ...
It is so wonderful to see so many people donating time, service and talents for the benefit of others.  A number of decorators in the Vancouver area had a home tour on the weekend in addition to the Burnaby Deer lake tour.  I love the trees that businesses sponsor in the different communities and...
Are you looking forward to getting your home ready for the holidays?  I know I am.  There are so many colour choices this year to focus on.  Should I go Robin's egg blue, white and silver - with some fluffy feathers?  Or, do I go more traditional with the reds and greens?  Hmm, whatever you choos...
  Have you ever had to decorate your room around a rather large television?  Perhaps a big, square box called a sub woofer, not to mention at least 4 large speakers for surround sound, and let's not forget the center channel speaker - which of course, has to sit on the top of the television!  Ho...
Just an update on the new paint by Benjamin Moore, Aura.  I recently painted my office with the new Aura paint.  It is self priming and covers well. I did notice a few spots that needed touching up after it had dried,but am not sure if it was the paint, or my hesitancy to roll the paint out too m...
To all Realtors and to anyone interested in becoming a Home Stager:  Check out the newly formed PRES Staging Resource Centre.  It serves the Lower Mainland and Interior and is the brainchild of Dana Smithers of Sun On My Back ReDesigns.  Not only can you "Locate a Stager" in your area, but PRES a...
Do you have a room in your home that you spend very little time in?  When you walk in do you think, "Something is not right in here"?  If so, perhaps you need to redesign your space.  I am teaching a Saturday morning course through the Vancouver School Board Continuing Education program where you...

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