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Get to the Point: Five Favorite Focal Points 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

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3 Tips for Kid-friendly Homes with Undisturbed Adult Appeal

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

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Master the Bedroom Retreat on Buyers’ Must-have List

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

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Home Design for Timeless Value

Making a decision on selections when remodeling or building new construction is overwhelming for most of us. Even if you never plan to move away from this “forever” home, it is smart to make timeless choices with the design selections. Here are a few of my faves: White Kitchens Black and White Marble Crown Molding Stripes Hardwood Flooring Subway… Continue reading Home Design for Timeless Value

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Living in a Staged Home Stinks, but Your Bathroom Shouldn’t! 3 Essential Steps to the Most Valuable Bathroom

Bathrooms sell houses, which brings them to the top of the priority list when preparing a home to sell. The master bathroom is often the very last room decorated in a home because it is the room least visited by guests; however, it will be one of the first rooms addressed when staging a home.… Continue reading Living in a Staged Home Stinks, but Your Bathroom Shouldn’t! 3 Essential Steps to the Most Valuable Bathroom

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Window Treatments for “Best Dressed” Homes

Window treatments are an important factor for earning top dollar for your home. When designing to sell, window treatments need to accomplish the following: 1. Enhance the warmth and beauty of the home. For universal appeal and a modern look, it is best to select simple drapery rods and hardware with clean lines, which also… Continue reading Window Treatments for “Best Dressed” Homes

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Frames for Days

Adding interest to walls goes beyond picking the perfect shade of “pebble” while staging a home for sale. We’ve already learned how best to put your money where your paint is. Another step a home stager usually takes is to remove all family photos and unappealing art (such as nudes). Subsequently, the walls themselves end up unappealing and… Continue reading Frames for Days