Snowbirds: Tips for Planning a Renovation

Oh, the life of a snowbird; enjoying the Spring, Summer and bits of Fall, then taking off to skip the cold winter months in a more temperate climate. The ‘birds have definitely figured out how to gain max enjoyment by splitting their time between two homes and leaving the bitter cold behind. Many of our […]

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It’s That Time Again: Back to School!
August 30, 2019

It’s That Time Again: Back to School!

It’s back… that wonderful time of the year that parents love and children dread; Back to School! It’s fun and relaxing to have the kids home for summer, but it is also nice to get back into routine as the summer comes to an end. Schedules can tend to be so busy and hectic between […]

How to Select the Right Window Coverings
August 2, 2019

How to Select the Right Window Coverings

So, you finally decided to build that new home, or maybe you have chosen to go full steam ahead into the renovation project you have always been dreaming of? You have narrowed down the builder, painter, flooring, cabinets; but have you thought of how you should be covering those new windows? For some, this is […]

10 Designer Tips to Add Value to Your Home
July 4, 2019

10 Designer Tips to Add Value to Your Home

There are many ways to enhance the look of your home and add to its value. Some are in-expensive while others tally up quickly. The following ideas can be ranked according to your budget, nevertheless using just one of these tips will begin to change the image others have of your home, making it more […]

Hardwood and Humidity
January 28, 2019

Hardwood and Humidity

Is your flooring making that ‘snap, crack, pop’ noise as you walk across it? Are you noticing gapping between your boards that wasn’t there before? It’s been an exceptionally dry winter here in Central Alberta and our floors are even feeling it. The best tip that we can offer is to ensure that your humidity […]

Exterior Lighting for the Darker Winter Months
January 7, 2019

Exterior Lighting for the Darker Winter Months

The correct exterior lighting can not only create an inviting entrance into your home for family and guests, but it also gives the feeling and appearance of safety and security. There are a number of lighting options for the exterior of your home depending on the style and functionality you require. Wall Sconces Sconces are […]

12 Raving Days of Savings
December 7, 2018

12 Raving Days of Savings

Starting December 10th, the Rave Design Showroom is offering incredible savings on products for 12 days. We will be offering specific sale products each day leading up to December 22nd as our way of saying thank-you for supporting our businesses by shopping local. Our features range from Ashley Furniture to LED light fixtures, as well […]

The Benefits of Working with a Designer
October 15, 2018

The Benefits of Working with a Designer

Are you building or renovating?  Here are the top reasons for considering working with an interior designer for your project: A Trained Eye to Help With Your Selections Some people find the selection process daunting. Which trends do you follow? How do you pull an entire home together to look cohesive? How do you create […]

Things to Consider When Updating Your Lighting
October 15, 2018

Things to Consider When Updating Your Lighting

New lighting is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to update your space. An old or improperly functioning fixture can make a room look dated and even gloomy. If you are ready for a fresh look, or, are tired of straining your eyes while performing everyday tasks, it may be time to replace […]

Enjoy A Maintenance Free Summer!
June 14, 2018

Enjoy A Maintenance Free Summer!

I don’t know about you, but when summertime approaches, I can’t wait to get outside to enjoy some fresh air! With that being said, I would far rather be enjoying a backyard barbeque with family & friends, then doing necessary yard maintenance. Check out these tips & tricks for some ideas on how to free […]

Getting Ready for Spring – 20 Inexpensive Ways to Refresh Your Home
April 30, 2018

Getting Ready for Spring – 20 Inexpensive Ways to Refresh Your Home

It has been a long winter all across Canada. If you are like me, I’m just itching to get my hands into my garden. Just the smell of fresh cut grass raises a person spirit. So while we wait for Mother Nature to share with us her very best in the sunshine, and ask Old […]

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Whether you’re a do-it-yourselfer or an experienced interior designer our blog can help you stay inspired by offering you our best advice, our how-tos, and the low-down on all our favourite products.