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Work Zones Replace the Kitchen Triangle: A Kitchen Story

Work Zones Replace the Kitchen Triangle: A Kitchen Story

Posted in At Home

My client moved into their 1980s home more than 10 years ago, and hired us to make décor changes to their living room and bathroom. The kitchen was left untouched. The large space takes up a quarter of the home’s main floor and includes an eat-in dining area. It features tall ceilings,...


Where the Green Grass Grows

Where the Green Grass Grows

Posted in At Home

It’s that time of year when we all become a little obsessed about our lawns. This also happens to be the time I start getting thousands of questions about grass. I think it’s about time to put all my knowledge out there so you can grow the best turf possible for your home. The grass in our...


Why Should I Hire a Professional Designer?

Why Should I Hire a Professional Designer?

Posted in At Home / Enterprise / Editor's Choice

Excerpt from a conversation between Refined Editor, Sherry Lee, and Jane Lockhart, BAAID, Principal, ‎Jane Lockhart Interior Design Inc.  It was an unusual location to meet, but not surprising. Internationally renowned professional designer, Jane Lockhart, had visited Moose Jaw to do some...


Enter the Next, Best Phase of Your Life: The Williston Luxury Adult Living Starts Renting in Fall 2018

Enter the Next, Best Phase of Your Life: The Williston Luxury Adult Living Starts Renting in Fall 2018

Posted in City Life / Wellbeing / At Home

Nestled in Regina’s Harbour Landing, The Williston offers the best in “luxury adult living” — a whole new concept in luxury adult apartments with an entire array of services and amenities available to choose from. The Williston is now accepting applications. The various high-end suites are...


Vermiculite Insulation: Watch out for Asbestos!

Vermiculite Insulation: Watch out for Asbestos!

Posted in At Home

Character home? Older neighbourhood? Established community? If these are ways to describe your home, or you're looking to buy an older home, you need to know. Buildings built prior to 1970 may have more than that old charm. This article is about vermiculite. If you are an avid gardener, you...


Only the Best: Sandstone Terrace Offers Affordable Condo Living in Pilot Butte

Only the Best: Sandstone Terrace Offers Affordable Condo Living in Pilot Butte

Posted in City Life / At Home

Are you a first-time home buyer with a young family? Or perhaps you are an empty nester looking for less responsibility and a peaceful neighbourhood? Either way, Sandstone Terrace in Pilot Butte is an ideal condominium option for you. East of the city of Regina, Sandstone Terrace is located...


K2 Electric – Your South Saskatchewan Solar Specialist: Let the Sunshine In!

K2 Electric – Your South Saskatchewan Solar Specialist: Let the Sunshine In!

Posted in At Home / Enterprise / Editor's Choice

After starting his own business seven years ago, K2 Electric’s owner Kyle Parker is often asked “Why go solar?” He almost always answers “Why not?” Kyle is a journeyman electrician based out of White City, just east of Regina. Kyle and his team focus on solar power installations. “It's better...


Harbour Landing Village: An Intergenerational Community Experience Generations • Community • Life

Harbour Landing Village: An Intergenerational Community Experience Generations • Community • Life

Posted in City Life / Community Spotlight / At Home

Harbour Landing Village is an intergenerational community in southwest Regina. We offer many services and amenities including senior living, childcare, community programming, dining options and a hair salon. The Village brings together innovative programming with independent and supportive...


Floor at your Door!

Floor at your Door!

Posted in At Home / Enterprise

When it comes to your flooring, Floor Coverings International’s unique approach to finding the perfect fit for your home is tough to beat. Now equipped with three design associates and two mobile showrooms, Shannon Forrester and her team bring the perfect product samples right to your door....


Where Passion Meets Experience: Crawford Homes Celebrates its 40th Anniversary in Regina

Where Passion Meets Experience: Crawford Homes Celebrates its 40th Anniversary in Regina

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Passion meets experience at Crawford Homes — a family-owned company that has remained Regina’s leading custom homebuilder for four decades. In the late 1970s, Al Bashutski was working in sales and ventured into home building when he recognized an unfilled need in the residential market. He...


Designing & Curating Your Feel-Good Home Retreat

Designing & Curating Your Feel-Good Home Retreat

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The first question we ask our clients is this: “How do you want this space to make you feel?” Winston Churchill once said: “We shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings shape us.” This quote has stayed with me since early in my design career. Our mental and emotional wellbeing is...


Children & Chores

Children & Chores

Posted in Wellbeing / At Home

Ah, a tidy house. For so many of us, the dream is putting our feet up and relaxing when we reach that goal. But with a family that’s always on the go, sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is just another train. Laundry, dishes, messy bathrooms, toys strewn across every room — it’s the...