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THE STORY:

Royal LePage Noralta is always looking for ways to give back to our community -and when our Fort Saskatchewan agents said they wanted to go big with their Gingerbread House giveaway, we were all on board! 

On November 26th, our agents gave away over 200 gingerbread house kits to the attendees of the Fort Saskatchewan Santa Claus Parade. But, it doesn't stop there -the best part is decorating the gingerbread houses! And we have a mission (and prizes!) for you and your family to show us your awesome ginger bread design skills!

THE MISSION:

Once you're home, crack open that Gingerbread House Kit and get building!! Show off your creativity with your Gingerbread House, and share the photo on Facebook/Instagram using the hashtag

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Winters in Canada can be cold and dark, and just like us, our delicate plants – indoor and outdoor plants alike – need some special attention this time of year. So, show your plants a little TLC this winter by giving them a warm, dry place to wait out the cold weather until spring. 

Follow this list of helpful tips to keep your plants happy and healthy through the winter months.

  • Keep it bright. Expose your plants to as much sunlight as possible by keeping them by a window. Remember, days are shorter in winter so they need all the natural light they can get. If you see your plants struggling, you may need to move them to maximize exposure.
  • Keep them warm. Avoid cold and drafty areas of the house where your plants risk getting frostbite. If
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(NC) Getting a restful night’s sleep isn’t just important to our energy, it plays a key role in our overall well-being. To help you create a bedroom that encourages you to rest and relax, Sharon Grech, Benjamin Moore colour and design expert, shares her top tips for a serene space. 

Make space for sweet dreams.  

If your goal is a tranquil bedroom, decluttering is a good place to start. “It’s easier to feel calm and relaxed when your space is free from clutter,” says Grech. To help store your favourite items, consider adding smart storage solutions into your space. “Bed frames with storage drawers and even using a chest of drawers as a nightstand are clever ways to add concealed storage to your bedroom.” Once you’ve tucked away all the items you

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(NC) If you’re looking to bring a sense of ease and calm to your space, turn to the great outdoors for inspiration. Here, Sharon Grech, Benjamin Moore colour and design expert, shares how to bring the best of the outdoors in with inspiring design.  

Embrace imperfection.  

Taking inspiration from nature gives us permission to be comfortable with the imperfections in our homes. “Give any room a natural and relaxed feel by choosing textiles like linen that look their most inviting when creased,” suggests Grech.  

Other ways you can embrace imperfection include creating a simple mantle decoration with a piece of driftwood, or filling vases with collected pebbles and a single candle. Celebrating the imperfect in your space will instantly create a

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(NC) Looking for design inspiration that doesn’t sacrifice on comfort? Take inspiration from Hygge – the Danish feeling or atmosphere of warmth, relaxation and connection to bring a stylish sense of harmony to your home.  

To help you achieve the look in your space, Sharon Grech, Benjamin Moore colour and design expert, shares her top three tips. 

Hygge your home.  

Pronounced hue-guh, hygge is any place that’s cozy, comfortable and welcoming. This makes it an ideal esthetic choice for family homes or anywhere you want to get snug. However, the concept is also a celebration of Scandinavian design, and embraces a simple, uncluttered and functional approach to living.  

“Hygge is about comfort, but not about clutter,” explains Grech. “To

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