Archives for Ottawa 2018

Forget Big Home Renos this Holiday Season

  This holiday season, focus your energies on the smaller, easy-to-fix projects, instead of large project with long timelines, to get your home prepped for holidays. When you take on large projects this time of year, you unfortunately open yourself up to facing big delays, big messes, half-done renos, and potential disasters. Your time would be better served by doing projects like making your fireplace safe and preventing slips and falls! You’ll not only have more time with friends and family, but you may even have time to relax. Click here for tips on home safety for the holidays.  
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12 Ways to Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal This Winter

  Even in our winter wonderland called Ottawa, creating curb appeal this season can seem like an overwhelming task. Luckily, it comes down to a few key areas for you to devote a bit of time to. Look to DIY projects, topiaries, beautiful hanging lights, and gorgeous wreaths. Click here for your 12 Curb Appeal Tips.  
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Know an Avid DIYer? See These Great Tool kit Gift Ideas

  Do you have an avid DIYer in your life? Think about helping them build their tool kits with ergonomic tools, better safety and protective gear, and creative storage solutions. That is if you aren’t hoping they’ll hire a professional to do any future home renos! Check out these great gift ideas here.  
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Things To Do Nov 30 – Dec 2

  It’s finally the weekend, Ottawa! If you’re looking to enjoy great winter holiday events, live music, and parades – look no further! Ottawa has several great events and family-friendly activities taking place in and around the city. Click here to plan your weekend!  
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Get Inspired for 2019 with the 10 Best Interior Design Trends

The new year is just around the corner, and luckily the 10 best interior design trends are available to get you inspired. See how popular trends from previous decades have made their way back with a modern twist and how eco-friendly has a big movement in interior design. Get creative with materials, finishes and statement ceilings to dress your home for 2019. Click here for design inspiration!
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Things to do: Ottawa

  It’s Friday! Which can only mean one thing, the weekend is here. If you’re looking for activities for the whole family, like the Magic of Lights, live concerts, sports games and theatre – Ottawa has you covered. Click here for a full list of events!  
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Paint Colours are in for 2019

NationalPost.com, Paint Trends for 2019: Just Breathe by Martha Uniacke Breen. October 27, 2018.   The major paint manufacturers have unveiled their picks for colour of the year 2019, and if all the choices could be summed up in one idea, it would be “relaxed.” That’s not to say next year’s palette is neutral or boring; ¬there are jewel tones and an evolution of strong shades, including near-blacks, from past years. But what distinguishes this year’s picks is a general smokiness, a gentling down of colour, and a sense that many of these colours would work together beautifully, even across
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November 16 – 18: Things To Do

  Welcome the snow with the great events taking place in Ottawa! Enjoy one of the Santa Clause Parades, DJ Skate Night at TD Place, 613flea and the Ottawa Comicon: Holiday Edition. Click here for a full list for events.  
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Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget  This Sunday, November 11th is Remembrance Day. If you are looking for an event to help commemorate and show your respect to those who have sacrificed for our country, see the list of Ottawa-based events below.   The National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial, put together by the Royal Canadian Legion, downtown Ottawa from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. The Virtual Wall of Honour and Remembrance, from 9:00 am – 10:00 am, displays photographs of late veterans before the Veterans Parade (departing from Parliament Hill). The National Arts Centre is presenting a special free
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