Are You Over Renovating Your Home?

Are You Over Renovating Your Home?

A few years ago, I staged a house for a single mom that had a gorgeous en-suite bathroom in the master bedroom.  Beautiful tiles, nice new vanity, great shower including a trendy rain shower head.   The en-suite was stunning. Who wouldn’t like that right?  The cost of the reno, unfortunately, was equally as stunning. She upgraded her builder en-suite into this stunning retreat thinking that she would recoup the money back when she sold her…

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Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood

Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood

Why You Need to Go to Open Houses in your Neighborhood A few years ago I staged a townhouse that had a stunning newly renovated kitchen.  It was complete with long sleek granite counter tops, new high end kitchen cabinets and of course the very best stainless steel appliances. Around the same time I staged another townhouse that had a gorgeous en-suite bathroom in the master bedroom.  Beautiful tiles, nice new vanity, great shower including an expensive trendy…

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2019 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home

2019 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home

2019 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home Trends in paint colors for getting your house ready to sell come and go just like any other design trend.  Sellers have been covering up their beige walls with gray for several years now.  The popular colors were dark cooler grays and dark taupes like Revere Pewter.  The colder darker colors are definitely out.  People got tired of dark gray walls.  Especially on cold dark nights…

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Entryway Makeover Reveal

Entryway Makeover Reveal

Entryway Makeover Reveal  Week 6 is finally here and time for my entryway makeover reveal!  A few weeks ago I happily discovered Linda from Calling It Home where she bi-annually runs an amazing One Room Challenge for designers/bloggers to choose one room of their home to redesign in six weeks.  We check in every week and share our progress – go and not so good.  There are 20 designers and 171 designers/bloggers that are all…

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5 Design Tips To Decorate a Living Room

5 Design Tips To Decorate a Living Room

5 Design Tips To Decorate a Living Room Most of us go through various stages in life, from just the two of us, to having babies, toddlers, kids, teens, young adults, empty nesters & perhaps an aging parent living in your home, or being single again, the demands of our home and the needs of various rooms change. But where do you start?  Do you have to throw everything out and start again? 5 Points…

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