Why You Need to Stage an Empty House

Why You Need to Stage an Empty House

Why you need to stage an empty house Condos or even houses, can become empty for a variety of reasons at the time that it is being put on the market for sale.  So if the condo is empty, why bother go to all the hassle of staging it with furniture?   Why ? You ask?  Can’t people picture what it will look like with their own furniture?  Good question. 5 Reasons why you need…

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How To Paint Your Brass Fireplace Screen

How To Paint Your Brass Fireplace Screen

  Fireplace Screen Makeover:  From 1980’s to Sleek & Contemporary Giving your fireplace screen a new look is a quick and easy fix and all for the cost of a can of spray paint.  This brass screen was screaming “makeover.”                   The first step was removing the screen from the fireplace.  Be careful not to “yank” it off because there are probably screws in place keeping it…

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Update Your Tired Patio Set

Update Your Tired Patio Set

Update Your Tired Patio Set Curb appeal for your home is the FIRST impression that people make when they pull up to your house.  Walk across the street right now and take a really good impartial look at your house. What’s your curb appeal?  Is it contemporary and update to date?  Or tired and dated looking?  Your patio set or bistro set or cafe set, whatever you call it, can have a huge impact on…

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Converting a Closet into a Shower! – ORC Week 3

Converting a Closet into a Shower! – ORC Week 3

Converting a Closet into a Shower! – ORC Week 3 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…

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How Can I Make My Fireplace Pop?

How Can I Make My Fireplace Pop?

How Can I Make My Fireplace Pop? My builder installed fireplace is so boring! My brick fireplace is dated.  What can I do to make it stunning ? These are questions I get asked frequently.  The fireplace is a focal point in any room. It’s what people see when they walk into the room. You want it to make a powerful impact. Whether you have a builder type of fireplace or inherited an old brick fireplace…

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