Note: The following contest is open to Canadian residents only, excluding Quebec, who have reached the age of majority in their province. See complete rules here.
My first home was actually a mansion.
It was modern, with three floors and spacious rooms. And unlike my present home, it came almost fully furnished… but the husband was sold separately. (And the place was pink – did I mention that?) It was the Barbie Dream House, of course.
At one point, I wondered if my perception of a “dream home” would be skewed by a plastic toy from the 80’s. Would I need the picket fence and three-car garage? Should all homes come with a private elevator? Thankfully, when I set foot inside my brand new abode – complete with furniture I worked to purchase, and a husband I worked to put a ring on it – I was completely, utterly in love. And that’s when I realized that when a home is YOURS – whether it’s a new home you’ve purchased, the first condo you’ve rented, or the forever home you just can’t bear to leave – THAT’s your dream house.
Love your home? Why not show it off with a #housie?
You may have caught the hashtag on Twitter or peeked inside homes on tdhousie.com. Here, you’ll find home owners from across Canada celebrating their favourite rooms and outdoor spaces, showcasing their personality, decor, and of course, what makes their space unique!
So, how do you take a #housie? It’s simple!
1. Record a 360° video selfie of your home (or outdoor space)
2. Keep your video short — no more than 15 seconds
3. Share it to Twitter or Instagram to join the TD #housie tour (make sure your account isn’t private)
4. Don’t forget to include the hashtag #housie (otherwise it might not show up in the tour)
5. Go to tdhousie.com to see your #housie, enjoy the #housie song, and celebrate all the amazing places we call home
Check out the full guidelines so you can be sure to be included in the #housie celebration.
Still sitting on the fence? Here’s a little inspiration – I’ve got FIVE (5) $200 Amazon.ca Gift Cards to give away to readers who upload their #housie before April 30th! Simply follow the instructions above and share your #housie on Twitter or Instagram. Then, copy the status link and paste it in the comments section of this blog post so we can check it out!
For example, here’s a status which links to my #housie:
You can enter UP TO THREE times, but please note that each #housie must be of a DIFFERENT room or outdoor space to be eligible for an extra entry. I’ll randomly draw for five winners on May 1st.
So, do you have 15 seconds to spare? Upload your #housie today for a chance to win!