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5 Valentines Day Decor Tips

Hi everyone! Valentine's Day is just around the corner! This year, Valentine’s Day is going to look a little different. Since everyone will likely be celebrating at home this year, we thought we'd give you some cute love themed decor ideas to help make this Valentine’s Day special! We kept these ideas sweet and simple and even added some cute DIY's! 1). The Obvious - Flowers!  Ok, this definitely seems like an obvious one. But confession - we used to…

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Shop Local Christmas Guide 2020

Happy Holidays everybody! We were doing some last minute Christmas shopping and thought we'd put everything we found into a blog post for you all. This year it's more important than ever to shop local so everything on the list is from small local (Western Canadian) businesses. We hope you find this list helpful and do let us know if you have any other great finds you'd like to share! 1). Necklace by Lavender & Grace . For the ladies…

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Beginners Guide to Houseplants

Beginners Guide to Houseplants Hello! And welcome to our beginners guide to house plants! Houseplants are a great way to decorate your home and they come along with many other benefits. According to studies by NASA, house plants can clean the Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC's)  from your home by pulling them from the air and sending them down to their roots to turn into food! Additionally, plants release oxygen and moisture into the air as part of their photosynthesis process.…

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Buying your First Home in the New Year

Are you ready to take the next big step and buy your first home this New Year? 2020 has arrived which means it is time for a fresh start and a new you. Happy New Year from Aldebaran Homes! What better way to ring in this New Year by investing in your first home! While buying your first house can be an intimidating thought, we put together some tips to make your home buying journey a simpler process for you!…

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2019 Paint Trends

As 2019 is slowly coming to an end, we wanted to take a moment to look back on all the popular paint trends that have been seen in many homes this past year. Paint is a very important feature that can change the whole feeling and mood in any space. Choosing the right paint color can benefit your home and brighten up a room. Many paint colors bring us emotions and different feelings which is why people should take their…

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Millennial Home Buying Tips

Getting Started If you were born in 1981 - 1996 congratulations, you are a millennial! Being a millennial means you can still celebrate your youth and have the time of your life, but you will someday reach a point where you must start something called adulting (*sigh*). Have you ever wondered when you are ready to buy your first home? Buying your first home is a huge decision that you need to be financially and mentally prepared for. There is…

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Summer 2017: The Daycation and Staycation

An epic summer vacation can happen right in your backyard! Summer is here! Summer has officially landed here in Canada. Not everyone has the chance to fly to the other side of the world, or even Canada, for a summer vacation. Whether you’re tight for money or stuck at work, the heat is real and here to stay for the next two months. Why not take advantage of it by taking a staycation or even daycation! A day trip or…

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‘Tis the season for Holiday Giving

Here at Aldebaran Homes, family is everything to us and we care about the families we build for and the communities they live in. Making sure we support them is top of mind - especially at this time of the year.  This year, we decided to offer our support to charitable organizations that share our values and support these communities. North Okanagan Youth and Family Services We live in Vernon, BC much of the time and have been building in…

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DIY Staging Tips to Sell Your Home

Much like dressing up for a first date, when selling your home staging is an important part of the process. They way your home looks could make or break a deal. Potential buyers need to be able to see themselves living in your house, but clutter can remind them of someone else living there (kind of like a bad roommate!). Buyers are all about first impressions, and following some simple staging tips can help your house move quickly: 1. Cleanliness…

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