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“Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress; working hard for something we love is called passion.”

–  Simon Sinek

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  • 21 Jul Unique Re-furbished Furniture to Make Your Home Pop!

    In our design business, finding the perfect piece of furniture to stage a room is crucial!  I’ve never been someone who was drawn to the “builder grade” or “cookie cutter” look when it comes to houses OR home decor.  In our home design, it’s all......

  • 18 May A Hidden Saskatchewan Gem for Vintage & Antique Lovers!

    As people close to me know, I have a deep love for old things.  People in my life always come up to me and tell me about hidden antique shops they come across and just a few weeks ago, my friend Mel called to tell......

  • 10 May 3 Ways to Spruce up your Kitchen

    I am a believer that no matter how large your home’s kitchen is, every woman dreams of having even more space!  Whether it’s the pots and pans, or the set of 40 coffee mugs we own; there never seems to be an organized space to......

  • 06 May Renting vs. Buying…What’s Best for you?

      The decision to keep renting or to take the leap and buy a house is a big one!  There are piles of factors to consider, and several realities to both that you may have not thought of.   The first thing to remember is......

  • 16 Feb Will New Mortgage Rules Affect You?

    If you are in the market for a home, you might be seeing the media talking about “new mortgage rules” that will make it harder for buyers to obtain mortgages.  Before you get stressed out and storm into your bankers office, know that this claim......

  • 15 Feb From Passion to Career

    Every since I was a teen, I have had what many call, “a strange obsession” with old things. This could range from a multitude of items such as old rusted ceiling tiles to 1950’s postcards I found in my grandma’s closet. I often think I......

  • 01 Jan 2015: A New Beginning

    2015 has been an exciting year for Blair’s Real Estate Solutions.  It was our first full operating year, we expanded every part of our business, and met some amazing people through unique experiences.  Looking back is always fun, so we wanted to share what our......

  • 08 Dec 10 Home Decor Gifts

    10 home decor gifts for that person in your life who loves to keep their house looking stylish, give them something special to cozy up their favourite room this holiday season! You can’t go wrong with a black and white Decorative Vase from Urban Barn.......

  • 11 Nov The Hostess with the Mostess

    The 5 Essentials to Creating a Cozy Guest Room   Creating a “home away from home” for your family and friends when they come for an overnight stay is essential when you’re trying to be a great hostess.  Follow these 5 easy steps below to......

  • 11 Nov 10 House Hunting Tips

    Buying a home is a life long goal of almost everyone in this country.  Whether it is your first home or your fifth, it’s always different and exciting!  However, throughout the exciting times, emotions often run high and it is important to know how to......