Edmonton Real Estate Blog

(NC) Ready to repaint but not sure how to pick the perfect neutral? Benjamin Moore colour and design expert Sharon Grech shares her top four tips to help you choose the perfect white paint for your space.

Know your exposure.

Overall lighting and the orientation of your room are the most important considerations when choosing paint colours, especially when it comes to selecting the right tint of white. Whether your room faces north, east, south or west, there is a white paint designed to bring out the very best in your space’s natural light.

“If you have a north or east exposure, opt for warmer whites. Look for options with cooler tones to counterbalance south and west exposures, such as Decorator’s White OC-149.”

If you’re in a space with limited natural light such as a basement or small den, consider Chantilly Lace OC-65, a bright designer favourite to bring an added sense of space and light to any room.

Pay attention to the undertone.

When selecting neutral...

Read full post

(NC) This year’s home must-have is an office space that offers flexibility to go seamlessly from video calls to virtual classroom to everything in between. To help you create a workspace that works for you, Sharon Grech, Benjamin Moore colour and design expert, shares three affordable tips to create a stylish office no matter your style or budget.

Choose colours that promote productivity.

Struggling to find focus when working from home? Your wall colour can help promote a sense of calm and concentration to help you through your busiest days. “Tints and shades of green such as Spa AF-435 or Flora AF-470 can help foster a sense of calm and support your productivity,” recommends Grech.

Giving your home office a coat of green paint is a project you can do yourself, and the increased focus and reduction in eye strain will help you work smarter all year long.

Make room for your workspace.

If you don’t have a dedicated home office, you can easily create a place where you...

Read full post

(NC) The return of warmer weather doesn't just mean the start of summer, it's also the kickoff to home improvement season. Every home deserves a light, airy refresh to embrace a brighter season ahead. Fortunately, transforming your space doesn't mean you need a big budget or a lot of time.

Elevate your home in just one weekend with these easy DIY projects inspired by Sharon Grech, Benjamin Moore colour and design expert.

Go for faux wallpaper
From painting one wall a bold colour or adding interest with a stylish painted arch, there are endless options for creating a focal point in your space with colour. This season, accent walls are going graphic and taking inspiration from wallpaper — with a lot less fuss.

"Whether you choose polka dots, thin lines or an intricate pattern, this transformation is an easy way to give any space personality," shares Grech. "This project is perfect for those looking to get creative — use a stencil for flawless results in no time."

Make a statement...

Read full post
Categories:   2022 | account | affordability | agents | air | air conditioning | alarms | amenities | andrew | Andrew, Andrew Real Estate | apartments | appliances | artwork | assessment | backsplash | backyard | balconies | balcony | bank | banking | barbecue | Barrhead, Barrhead Real Estate | basement | bathroom | bathrooms | bedroom | bikes | bills | bistro | Blue Quill Real Estate | borrowing | budget | build | builders | building | buildings | bungalow | buyers | buying | cabinet | cabinetry | cabinets | Canada | Canadian | canadians | candles | ceiling | chairs | chimney | clean | clients | climate | clutter | cold | colour | colours | comfort | communities | community | concrete | condo | condos | construction | consumers | countertop | credit | curb appeal | curtains | debt | decor | demographics | den | design | designer | diy | doors | downtown | edmonton | Edmonton, Edmonton Real Estate | education | election | entertainment | exits | expense | expenses | expert | exposure | fall | families | family | fees | finances | financial | financing | fire | fireplace | flood | flooding | floor | flooring | flowers | Fort Saskatchewan, Fort Saskatchewan Real Estate | fun | furnishings | furniture | garbage | garden | gardening | Gibbons, Gibbons Real Estate | government | grass | greenspaces | groundwater | gym | hardware | health | heloc | highrise | home | homeowner | homeowners | homes | house | household | houses | housing | ideas | ikea | income | indoors | infrastructure | insulation | insurance | interest | interest rate | interior | investing | investment | investments | kitchen | lamps | land | lawn | lawns | learning | lender | lifestyle | light | lighting | lights | listing | living room | loan | location | lrt | mail | makeover | market | marketing | minimalism | money | mortgage | movie | nature | neighbourhood | new | news | nights | offer | offers | office | offices | oliver | Onoway, Onoway Real Estate | outdoor | outdoors | oxygen | paint | painting | park | patio | patterns | payments | pergola | pesticide | pests | pets | photographs | pillow | planter | plumbing | plywood | pollution | pool | portfolio | price | professional | project | projects | property | purchase | purchasing | quality | red cross | remodelling | reno | renovate | renovation | renovations | repair | resale | reserve | river valley | roof | room | rooms | Rural Lac Ste. Anne County, Rural Lac Ste. Anne County Real Estate | Rural Leduc County, Rural Leduc County Real Estate | Rural Sturgeon County, Rural Sturgeon County Real Estate | safety | sale | save | saving | savings | search | season | sell | sellers | services | sewer | shades | shed | shopping | shops | sidewalk | sink | sold | spa | space | spending | spring | Spruce Grove, Spruce Grove Real Estate | St. Albert, St. Albert Real Estate | statements | Stony Plain, Stony Plain Real Estate | storage | stove | street | style | suite | summer | table | tax | theatre | theft | tile | tips | tools | transportation | trends | tub | upgrade | upgrades | vacations | value | veggies | vote | wallpaper | walls | warm | warmth | water | wealth | weather | weeds | well | window | windows | winter | winters | wood | woodstove | work | workspace | world | Zone 01, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 02, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 07, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 09, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 10, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 12, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 14, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 15, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 16, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 20, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 27, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 28, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 29, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 30, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 51, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 55, Edmonton Real Estate | Zone 58, Edmonton Real Estate
Copyright 2022 by the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton. All Rights Reserved.
Data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton.
The trademarks REALTOR®, REALTORS® and the REALTOR® logo are controlled by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and identify real estate professionals who are members of CREA. The trademarks MLS®, Multiple Listing Service® and the associated logos are owned by CREA and identify the quality of services provided by real estate professionals who are members of CREA.