Master Bedroom Makeover – Take 2

Master Bedroom Makeover – Take 2

Master Bedroom Makeover – Take 2 One Room Challenge – Week 1 Last fall 2015, I was roaming around blogland and stumbled across Linda from Calling It Home who hosts bi-annually and amazing 6-week One Room Challenge where 20 Talented Designers who post their weekly progress on Wednesdays, and 150+ Designer/Bloggers (that’s me!) also participate as guest participants and we post our weekly progress on Thursdays. Last year I discovered this amazing challenge at the…

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Granite counter tops! Safe or hazardous to your health???

Granite counter  tops! Safe or hazardous to your health???

Granite counter tops! Safe or hazardous to your health??? It used to be that everyone longed for granite counter tops in their kitchen.  Having a granite counter top was the equivalent of having a BMW or Mercedes in your driveway.  But with recent reports of radon or radiation emitting from granite, are granite counter tops safe or hazardous to your health? Or is it just a few naysayers making a big ado over nothing? Over the past…

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Painting Concrete Steps for $5 – A Great Budget Makeover

Painting Concrete Steps for $5 – A Great Budget Makeover

Painting Concrete Steps for $5  A Great Idea for a Budget Makeover This post is from crafters.org    When we moved into this house, there was indoor/outdoor carpet covering the front steps. It was nasty, worn, and drooping with holes along the front edges. I couldn’t take it!!! One sunny day, I ripped the carpet off, cleaned it well, and set to work. Here’s what it looked like step-by-step: I cleaned it up, then cut…

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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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What’s the No. 1 question I get asked when I walk through someone’s home to stage it?

What’s the No. 1 question I get asked when I walk through someone’s home to stage it?

What’s the No. 1 question I get asked when I walk through someone’s home to stage it?   Give up?  The No. 1 question I get asked when I do a staging consult is ………… “What Color Should I Paint My Walls !!!!”  The popular staging color currently is gray.  But wait !  Before you say you hate gray, there are a lot of different shades of gray (no pun intended) and there is bound…

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