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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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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NO More Popcorn Ceiling!

NO More Popcorn Ceiling!

NO More Popcorn Ceiling! In the fall of 2015, I joined almost 200 Designers/Bloggers in the One Room Challenge hosted by Linda of Calling It Home where we have 6 weeks to transform a room of our choice from boring to stunning! I picked our Master Bedroom & En-suite because it was, quite frankly, dated,boring and I so desperately wanted a change.  But at week 4, I ran into a major set-back with our popcorn…

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How’s Your Curb Appeal?

How’s Your Curb Appeal?

How’s Your Curb Appeal? 1. Potential home owners do what they call a “drive by.”  It’s exactly as it sounds.  They drive by the house to see if they like the external look of the house.  If they like it, they will make an appointment to see it.  If they don’t, they keep on driving.  It’s that simple.  The house may be stunning inside, but some people don’t want just a stunning house inside, most people…

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