DIY Training Centre Booth

DIY 101 - Start Doing-It-Yourself Today

Mar 18, 2024
The DIY Training Center will help kick-start your renovation skills! Get hands-on training and learn some of the most important basics you need to tackle any home improvement project. Come chat with the DIY Training Center in Booth 3049 at the show!
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Get the Look for Less By Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault

Mar 14, 2024
Get the look for less with some great DIY tips and product reco's provided by Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault ahead of her stage presentation on "Looks-for-Less: How to design your dream home on a budget!" at the Edmonton Home + Garden Show.
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Spring Cleaning Like a Pro - How-To with Tidy Matters

Mar 11, 2024
Organizing and decluttering are hot button topics, especially since Marie Kondo came to stardom. Find out what tips and tricks Pam Gilbert & Angie Smith, of Alberta-based Tidy Matters ahead of their appearances on the Sleep Country Home and Garden Stage. And remember to come see them live at the show.
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Gardening Tips to Garden Don’ts - 10 Garden No No’s to Avoid this Spring

Mar 07, 2024
There are a lot of great beginner gardening tips out there, and advice may vary by region, but it might be easier to keep track of some garden don'ts, especially when you are getting started. Learn what you should do, and what's a garden no no so you can be on your way to having your own healthy garden in no time.
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Organizing and Decluttering the Garage or Attic

Feb 08, 2024
Spring cleaning season is fast approaching so if you're someone in need of some organizing and decluttering help - we suggest you start with the garage or attic. Check out some great tips specific to those parts of your home - and remember to look at our previous post for additional tips for the entire home. Happy purging!
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Tips for Organizing and Decluttering Your Home

Jan 04, 2024
Out with the old, and in with the new. It's the perfect time of year to get organized and declutter your living space. Check out some great tips so you don't get overwhelmed, and get started on your own organizational adventure!
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Creating the Ultimate Charcuterie for Your Holiday Parties

Nov 28, 2023
It’s the perfect time to start planning your holiday parties and more importantly, what will be on the menu! Create the perfect charcuterie board that will impress your guests. Your charcuterie board can be customized to your guests' liking and will be the perfect appetizer to start your holiday party!
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Turn your entertainment room into a hibernation station so you’re ready for winter with these tips

Nov 14, 2023
The fall and winter months usually mean we're spending more time at home, entertaining, or hibernating - maybe catching up on some must-watch movies. If you're wanting to create the ultimate indoor space or entertainment room, here are some things you need to consider.
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Tips to enjoy fall weather – day or night - inside or out

Oct 26, 2023
As the weather cools down, it can be easy to go into full hibernation mode - but you don't have to! Enjoy the last bits of beautiful fall weather inside or out, before the long, dark winter months with these tips.
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Tips for Hosting a Halloween Party at Home

Sep 27, 2023
If you're someone who likes to host parties at home, then a Halloween party is no exception. With spooky season coming soon, check out this recent blog on tips for hosting a Halloween Party at home. The only thing left to decide is: what are you going to be?
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What home projects should you tackle this fall and why?

Sep 14, 2023
Fall - the perfect time to tackle that much-needed home project before winter hits. Inside or out - you've got options. What fall projects should you take on this season? Check out some suggestions.
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Ideas for Designing and Decorating Your Small Space

Aug 17, 2023
Gone are the days where your only option was a Murphy bed, or to frantically throw away your personal belongings when downsizing. There are many great options for designing and decorating your small space to make the most out of what you have - and what you don't.
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A guide to composting: Garden compost tips for beginners

Jul 20, 2023
Composting improves the health of your soil by adding organic material. It also helps the soil retain moisture and absorb nutrients. Composting also saves you money, while allowing you to retain a beautiful healthy lawn and garden, and it's a fulfilling environmental hobby. Check out this post for a beginner guide to getting started.
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Simple tips for making your small backyard summer ready

Jun 21, 2023
Just because your backyard isn't huge doesn't mean you can't enjoy your own personal outdoor oasis at home. Check out this recent blog for some practical tips to make the most out of your small backyard - no matter the size.
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You should paint your home – 3 things to check off your list this fall

Jun 14, 2023
Since you’re spending more time indoors with cooler weather approaching, there’s no time like the present to paint your home. Here are three things you should paint in your home this fall.
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17 Gardening Tips as you Learn to Garden

Apr 14, 2023
Gardening has physical, mental and emotional benefits for those with the hobby. Whether you are looking to learn about gardening for beginners or just continue to learn to garden, experienced gardeners provide great tips in this recent blog post.
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Bringing the Outside In: Interior Design Featuring Plants

Mar 13, 2023
Catch up with Grace Salaysay before her seeing The Sleep Country Home + Garden Stage, which she co-designed with form & function design co. at the 2023 Edmonton Home + Garden Show and read about tips for plant care and interior designing using houseplants.
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Big Impact, Small Budget: Renovation How-To’s from the Visionary Husbands

Mar 09, 2023
We caught up with Stephen & Brandon, AKA, The Visionary Husbands, ahead of their Edmonton Home + Garden Show appearance to talk everything from design trends to renovation tips. Catch them on the main stage Friday at 5, Saturday at 6 and Sunday at 1 where they discuss Everything Short Term Rentals.
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Our Favorite Cauliflower Recipes for Healthier Eating

Mar 09, 2023
Whether you're on a specific diet, or just looking to eat healthier this year, cauliflower is a great, versatile vegetable that can be snacked on, on it's own or added to, or subbed into your favorite recipes. Here are some of our fave cauliflower recipes.
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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: RENOVATIONFIND

Mar 07, 2023
Get the scoop on sponsor RenovationFind before you see them at the Edmonton Home + Garden Show. RenovationFind.com is a free online directory of trades, contractors and home renovation companies. Every business on the website goes through a pre-screening process conducted by a third-party organization.
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