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By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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Whew! We made it into March!(for some reason, even though I have saved the post 5X, over half of this blog is missing when I preview it. This is getting very annoying)  It's been raining like crazy & snowing at the higher elevations, so it's definitely spring weather!      

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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I'm taking one for the team here... risking getting yelled at for playing with my food.  I've bought a veggie spiralizer so I can make noodles out of: zucchini, sweet potato, butternut squash or carrots, & if I wanna blow a weeks worth of exercise; spiral fries!   You can even make dessert by spi...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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Professional Stagers have a saying: The way people dwell in a home is not the way they sell a home. Usually people have too much stuff & part of a Stager's in home consultation is dealing compassionately with how, why & what to declutter to make a home a marketable product. Making a home marketab...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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Some people live in climates where there are no seasons.Living in Canada, there are always seasons. & I'm glad of it.   Every season has a beauty all it's own; from colourful fall foliage to sparkling winter snow & lazy summer dappled sunlight.  But spring has so many things going on! The reemerg...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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Woo Hoo! February 19 has been designated National Drink Wine Day!Many of our local wineries have been holding tastings at their shops & out at the local liquor stores with samples of their fare. Some even have sales while their stock lasts, so now is the time to get your favourites so you can enj...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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As a Professional Stager, I see all kinds of homes, in every state of repair, when going to a consultation. I try to help those folks by giving them a 'to do' list from an unbiased, buyer oriented, point of view. Some people don't have enough furniture. We can help with that!(before)             ...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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Welcome to the third installment about my decks. Part One is about the sunny area & part two is about the covered part & daybed with storage I made for it. I built my first deck here in the Okanagan in 2014. I needed some outdoor space to enjoy the glorious weather here in the Spring, Summer & Fa...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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I Just posted Part One of this series about my outdoor spaces. Part two (of the same space) is behind a bamboo screen & sheltered, for the most part, from sun, wind & rain.  The curtains, walls & bamboo screen work very well at keeping this a fairly private area & that's why I decided to build a ...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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When I moved here to the Okanagan, BC, I spent the first 6 months renovating the inside of my place. The outside didn't come into play until the next spring.  We have glorious weather here from March until the end of November, for the most part, & outdoor spaces are at a premium. All of my neighb...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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I never had an art class, because my middle sister was considered the artist in our family. She took industrial arts in high school, while I took beauty culture (hairdressing) when I got there. Since she had all the talent it never occurred to me to bother. But as I grew older I found my self mak...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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Yesterday was the first time I snowshoed in over 30 years!  And you know what I found out?  Snowshoeing in the Prairies where I grew up (near Edmonton, AB), is Far different than snowshoeing on the side of a mountain. (huff puff) I went with my friends Georgina & David. G had never shoed before, ...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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2016 is Year of the Monkey according to the Chinese Calendar.                                      According to Wikipedia; 2016 has these traits: Fixed Element/Energy - Metal/Yang Hours ruled - 03:00 – 04:59 pm (15:00 – 16:59) Positive traits - Intelligent, dignified, optimistic, romantic, sociab...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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Winter Driving; Are Your 4 Points Working For You?Even though I now live in what is considered a desert, we still get snow occasionally in the winter.                                                              BC has passed a law that drivers must have winter tires, or all seasons that are 'win...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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Mrs Claus & Santa's Elf Twinkles Are Arriving in the Okanagan in time for Your Children's Party!   Mrs Claus has a way with children, & often, if they are afraid of Santa will still approach her, so she is perfect to help Santa hand out presents at your event.   She also has a fun interactive way...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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     Critteraid Bow Wow BBQ & Silent Auction! Things to Do in Okanagan, BC!   Critteraid; our local animal shelter is having a Bow Wow BBQ, Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at the Barking Parrot (Penticton Lakeside Resort).   Tickets sell for $20. and includes a burger and a glass of wine OR beer. ...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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My Days of Wine & Roses... in Summerland, BC Having moved Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. to Summerland, BC just over a year ago I have had the chance to see many of the local award winning wineries with various friends. We have an association called Bottle Neck Drive that many of the wineries ...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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Seriously! You Need Your Own TV Show... In the past year I, the Flufftastic Fairy from Fluff My House!Home Staging Inc have moved to another province, renoed a new place to live from studs, built a deck, landscaped a garden water feature & basically started from scratch in Summerland, BC. Through...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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An Artsy Side of Vegas? Downtown Container Park; a New kind of Green!While Fluff My House! Home Staging was at the Real Estate Staging Association 2014 (#resacon) conference in Vegas last week, I took a stroll to see Freemont Street with Lynda B. Schmidt; a fellow Canadian Stager.                ...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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Thinking Outside the Box(es): When What You Ordered Isn't...Since I moved to Summerland, BC, at the end of June I've been waving my Flufftastic Fairy wand all over my own place to make it awesome!Part of that involved choosing light fixtures for every room...Not an easy choice, because if you wan...

By Peg Barcelo, The FlufftasticStager from Summerland, BC
(Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc. 250.486.6369)
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Still Here... Still Pluggin' Along...I, (the Flufftastic Fairy, from Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc.) haven't been blogging much because I have been renovating my new place... in Summerland, BC. It's about halfway there... (probably more than that, but it seems I still have so much to do...) An...

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