Judy Lindsay Team News

Tips to Prepare for Fall

September 29th, 2016

Tips to Prepare for Fall

As the summer nights grow shorter and the leaves begin to change colour, we can feel fall fast-approaching us. Between pump spice lattes and children heading back to school, we can start to feel excited to welcome in the new season. Crisp nights, hot chocolate, and flannel isn't the only thing you can look forward to; here are some few easy tips to help you transition your home into the cool and wonderful fall:

1. Preparing

Pour yourself a glass of wine (or desired beverage) and get ready to pack away summer.  As sad as we are to see our sandals go into hibernation it is time to prepare for the new season. Its important to give your home a little love by giving it a thorough cleaning. It's not just for spring, anymore! We are talking, gutters, windows and all the stuff that has been neglected all summer long while you relaxed away in the warm sunshine. As annoying as it can be, this allows for a fresh start to the season.

2. Texture

There is nothing better than cozying up with a knit throw on cool fall day. Adding fur (can be faux!) or knit throws to your couch or somewhere easy to reach is a quick way to warm up your space. Swapping out summer prints for warmer tones through slip covers is also a great way to transition your home into the chillier fall season. Adding materials such as wools, tweed, velvet and other soft fabrics you love helps add warmth and interest into any room. Last, but not least, don’t be afraid to layer your textures by integrating various materials, colours, and patterns.

3. Natural Elements 

An affordable way to spruce up your home this season is to bring the outdoors inside! Think pumpkins, sunflowers, and pinecones. Fall is the best time to get crafty, whether it be through spray painting pumpkins or making a wreath with all those pinecones your trees are dropping, the possibilities are endless. Use your own yard as the source of inspiration.

4. Atmosphere

Creating a warm and inviting atmosphere in your home is essential, as with the fall season come less daylight hours. It is important to maximize the light we are receiving as no one wants to sit in a dark home all day and night! Adding various layers of light in your home can help create a more comfortable environment, especially as we roll right into winter. This can be done by adding floor lamps, table lamps, and candles in addition to your current fixtures. Switching out cooler blue toned light bulbs with warm white or soft white hues can help add the warmth we always crave. Stop by a hardware or lighting store and check out the latest LED light bulbs - they've gone down in price, we promise! 

News Archive

How to Sell Your Home For Top Dollar
July 29th, 2020

Welcome Back Ask Allan
April 30th, 2020

CJOB Real Estate in Today World Interview
April 14th, 2020

Judy Lindsay Team Covid Response
March 30th, 2020

Notice - The Judy Lindsay Teams Response to Covid -19
March 25th, 2020

CJOB Interview
November 19th, 2019

Hal Anderson and Guaranteed Sold Program
November 13th, 2019

Condo sales propel August to a record month
September 13th, 2019

Investor/Home Seller Information Session
May 14th, 2019

First Time Buyer Seminar
March 28th, 2019

Top Agent Magazine Article
February 5th, 2019

Scott McGillivary and Judy Lindsay Team
January 25th, 2019

Winnipeg 2018 real estate statistics are in!
January 15th, 2019

Meet the Team In ISSUU
November 20th, 2018

Staging: A Sure-Fire way to Sell your Home
September 20th, 2017

Maintaining a Healthy Lawn
August 23rd, 2017

Pre-Approvals - Do you have all the Facts?
January 11th, 2017

Real Estate Boom to End in 2016?
December 14th, 2016

What is the Return on Investment when Renovating your Home
November 8th, 2016

How to Build a Fire Pit
September 29th, 2016

Tips to Prepare for Fall
September 29th, 2016

News Judy Lindsay
September 16th, 2016

September Market Update - August Statistics 2016
September 16th, 2016

How to Build a Hanging Day Bed
August 15th, 2016

August Market Update - July Statistics 2016
August 12th, 2016

Replacing Old Windows
July 27th, 2016

Severe Weather Patterns Brings New Beginnings for Infrastructure
July 18th, 2016

Home Decor Ideas: Summer Edition
July 15th, 2016

Buyer's or Seller's Market?
July 11th, 2016

June Market Update - May Statistics 2016
June 15th, 2016

New Idea: Housing Wealth Taxation?
May 27th, 2016

May Market Update - April Statistics 2016
May 12th, 2016

Outdoor Lighting: How to make your home light up
May 11th, 2016

5 Fresh Decor Ideas for Spring
May 11th, 2016

Rainwater Harvesting
May 4th, 2016

Spring Looks
March 23rd, 2016

Colours of the Year: 2016
March 23rd, 2016

March Market Update - February Statistics 2016
March 9th, 2016