A clumsy toddler will make you rethink a traditional coffee table really quickly…with it’s breakable glass, collection of sticky finger prints, or sharp corners waiting to bruise-up your Frankenstein-walking child. That’s why they are called “toddlers,” right? Because they…toddle? Other reasons I encourage you to explore alternatives for the traditional coffee table include design interest, size/scale, and storage! Consider these unique… Continue reading Five Alternatives for the Traditional Coffee Table
Tips to Get Started: Hire a professional photographer who specializes in real estate photography and uses a wide angle lens. Stage the home. Clearing the home of personal items, arranging the furniture for proper traffic flow and neutralizing decor is important to tackle prior to having your property photographed. Vacant rooms appear smaller and cold.… Continue reading Tips for Capturing the Best MLS Photos
Vacant homes are a tough sell! They always seem cold and uninviting, and empty rooms leave potential buyers confused as to proper function and layout. Rooms actually appear smaller when vacant. Crazy, right? Sitting Pretty Redesign can help make your vacant home appear larger and more inviting. We work with realtors, investors and “flippers,” as well… Continue reading Vacant Homes Leave Buyers Empty-minded and Sellers Empty-handed
I guess I have beach on the brain as my annual family vacation is quickly approaching. I am by no means ready for a bikini, but I am ready for beach breezes and coastal design (and shrimp, lots and lots of shrimp)! The design board below is my dream of a bedroom in the beach house… Continue reading Going Coastal in Style!
The advantage of keeping your home’s decor neutral is the ability to change accessories up for seasons, events, mood swings, you name it! I started buying seasonal decor for my mantel to fill visual space and tie us over until our beautiful iron sconce lights are installed. These lights will no doubt become the… Continue reading One Mantel, Styled Four Ways
Did you know Sitting Pretty Redesign is able to assist you with creating the look of a professionally-decorated space in your home, no matter if we are living as next door neighbors or on separate coasts? E-decorating is perfect for clients who live outside of the Greater Houston Area. And at only $250 per room, this service is… Continue reading What is e-Decorating?
Styling your home is often similar to styling your wardrobe. Black and white has been in style forever and will continue to be a timeless choice for your look. From bedrooms to bathrooms, black and white design provides a neutral and timeless look, while adding enough sophistication to make the lasting impression. Black and white design is extremely… Continue reading Black & White: A True Classic in Home Design
Creating a focal point in each room is important to the success of the overall design. When staging your home for sale, drawing attention to a focal point can be a great method to move potential buyers’ interest away from awkward or less than impressive features of the space. If a focal point already exists,… Continue reading Get to the Point: Five Favorite Focal Points in Home Design
When I became a mom 16 months ago (but, who’s counting, right?), my home design and decor choices changed right along with my new lifestyle. My first priority is certainly now my child; however, I still have a need to take pride in my home and be surrounded by beautiful furnishings. There is an art… Continue reading 3 Tips for Kid-friendly Homes with Undisturbed Adult Appeal
Creating a serene and luxurious master bedroom is important for appealing to potential buyers. Even if you are not trying to sell your home, or if you just moved into a new home (congratulations!), this is also an important step for home owners. We work way too hard these days, and “life” gets in the way of… Continue reading Master the Bedroom Retreat on Buyers’ Must-have List