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How to Choose the Correct Area Rug Size


September 15, 2021

Choosing the size of an area rug doesn’t have to be hard. You’ll find a lot of different advice and opinions about what size rug to use out there in the Googleverse, so I’ve narrowed it down to just a couple of simple options for each room. No matter what furniture arrangement you are working […]


A Simple Guide to Styling Throw Pillows


September 12, 2021

One of the most common questions I hear is “How do I style pillows on my couch?” It can seem a bit daunting when you are trying to choose from what seems like infinite pillow patterns, insert options, fabrics and sizes. So let’s dive into some simple formulas for styling throw pillows and where to […]


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How to Make Your House a Home + Free Printable Planner


July 25, 2021

Wondering How to Make Your House a Home? No matter what stage of homeownership you are in, it’s likely that your space needs some repairs and that there are some renovations you have been dreaming of. But before you get all “demo day” and start swinging hammers, check out this free printable home renovation planner! […]


How to Add Art to Your TV + 3 Free Art Prints

Design & Styling

June 25, 2021

An age-old interior design dilemma has finally been solved! What to do with that ugly black box that ruins the look of any space…your TV! We finally invested in a Samsung Frame TV and we love it so much. Wondering how to add art to your TV to make it look like a painting? I’ll […]


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House Tour: A Renovated 1950s Character House


March 10, 2021

This 1950s character house is in a beautiful neighbourhood here in Edmonton, AB close to downtown and the river valley! It belongs to my BFF, her hubby, kids and two cats! They did such a beautiful job renovating each space! So let’s take a tour… Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase […]


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6 Ways to Elevate Tiny Kitchen Design


March 8, 2021

Just because your kitchen is tiny doesn’t mean it can’t be dreamy! My IRL BFF just finished renovating her small 1950s one-and-a-half-storey home in a character neighborhood here in Edmonton, AB. Her kitchen is proof that you can make your home dreamy even if it’s not your dream home! (And you can see why we […]


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English Country Style Small Bathroom Refresh


February 13, 2021

When we first moved into our home in 2008, this little bathroom was the first space we tackled. It was literally the very beginning of The Ginger Home. It was the first renovation that Mark and I took on together, with absolutely no idea what we were doing! Now almost 13 years later it was […]


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The Best Interior Paint Colours for your Home


January 10, 2021

One of the most frequently asked questions I get about my home is what paint colour is on the wall in each room, especially the main living space. I’ve created a guide with my favorite interior paint colors (including the ones I’ve used myself) to help you decide what the best interior paint colours for […]


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A Pretty & Functional Small Linen Closet Makeover


December 26, 2020

If you are looking for a manageable home makeover project that makes a big difference, take a look at your linen closet! I can’t believe how happy this small linen closet makeover made me! Small Linen Closet Before & After We have one linen closet on the main floor of our house and up until […]


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7 Ways to Create a Cozy Basement Family Room


November 16, 2020

We’ve been spending so much time at home lately (yep it’s 2020) that we decided we needed to finally tackle our basement family room space. We wanted to make it functional and enjoyable so that the kids would actually to want to spend time down there. We are so happy with how it turned out […]


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