A fundamental question that many homeowners deciding to upgrade or renovate their property is: will I see the return on my investment when I am ready to sell this home? There is no easy, one size fits all answer to this question. What a prospective purchaser may be looking for varies greatly from one buyer […]
Kitchen & Bathroom Overhaul In A Chestermere Cabin This lake community situated just 30 minutes from Calgary, had the perfect cabin for those summer getaways, but not before undergoing an extensive renovation. As soon as we walked in, it was evident that overwhelming amount of yellow maple had to be toned down. This family of […]
Hello everyone, for those that don’t know me, I am Jessica Velazquez, the First Home Design Specialist. I have a deep passion for working with first-time homeowners who have big dreams and small budgets. Whether you are purchasing a house for the first time, upgrading to your forever home, or downgrading, I believe the dancing […]
Your bedroom is and should be your private sanctuary where to unwind, relax, rest, and recharge. It’s the perfect place to practice self-love and implement self-care routines. Your personal time deserves a space that brings joy, happiness, and peace. I know you agree, but why is it that so many of us focus on creating […]
12 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR MASTER BEDROOM FEEL LARGER THAN IT IS In my years working with 1st timers, there have been a few who’ve questioned the size of the home they bought. I have heard from “It seems smaller than the show home” to “Should I measure the rooms to make sure they sold […]
This Old Bathroom – Renovation of 120-year-old bathroom This master ensuite in Calgary went from 90´s builder grade to spa status. The owners traded their unused tub for a luxurious double vanity and a makeup area. The addition of new lighting, wall-to-wall mirror, and new flooring contributed to the wow […]
If your new nest had a previous owner, then most likely refreshing (or renovating) the heart of your home is on the top of your list
Your first home is a financial investment and needs a design strategy. Don’t furnish it, don’t remodel it before knowing where you are heading first.
That “missing something” is the syndrome I call the “Unfinished Home Syndrome” and if your house has it, it is not alone.
Get comfortable as you watch this interview and learn a few basic tips that any non-Feng Shui practitioners can apply in their homes.