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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2015 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home

2015 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home

2015 Top 5 Paint Colors To Sell Your Home Without doubt, the most popular question I get asked when I do a staging consult is what color should I paint my walls.  The walls should be neutral.  The neutral walls is like the canvas.  It creates the backdrop to add the décor and accessories which will add pizzazz to your home. The popular staging color currently is gray.  But wait !  Before you say you hate…

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Top 10 Interior Design Trends for 2015

Top 10 Interior Design Trends for 2015

Top 10 Interior Design Trends for 2015 Just like the fashion industry where fashion trends come and go, the interior design industry also experiences trends that come and go. The trends for 2015 (in no particular order) are: 1. Big sectional sofas in living rooms. Long gone are the days where the living rooms were very formal and only used for Sunday company.  Homeowners want more use out of this room and are putting in…

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10 Staging Tips to Sell Your Home Fast

10 Staging Tips to Sell Your Home Fast

10  Staging Tips to Sell Your Home Fast   1. Depersonalize. Depersonalize. Depersonalize. Buyers needs to picture themselves in your room.  80% of the buyers have difficulty visualizing themselves in rooms that smack of the owner’s personality.   Of the 20% that can visualize, they will low ball their offer for the “work” they feel they need to do.  Remove quirky decorating, family photos, trophies, degrees etc.   2. Declutter.  Declutter.  Declutter.      …

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