Design

3 05, 2020

The difference between home decorating and home staging

By |2020-06-18T08:28:20-04:00May 3rd, 2020|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Home decorating and home staging are not the same. This is a common misconception with home sellers and Realtors who may not have experience working with a home stager. When you understand the two distinctions you are one step closer to finding, and working with, a professional who can best serve your needs and [...]

24 03, 2020

5 Home decorating tips from an HGTV designer

By |2020-03-27T18:35:26-04:00March 24th, 2020|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News|0 Comments

This week in Florida was like no other. The Sunshine state experienced an unprecedented novel Coronavirus crisis, also known as COVID-19. Business and life as we know shut down and everyone sequestered at home, including me. After following the federal government’s coronavirus mandates in hopes of flattening this invisible enemy, we find ourselves on the [...]

1 02, 2020

Why the master bedroom matters-in design & home staging

By |2020-02-04T12:07:11-05:00February 1st, 2020|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The master bedroom is considered to be the 2nd most important room on the staging priority list With the average person sleeping one-third of their lifetime, or 229,961 hours to be exact, it is no surprise that the bedroom plays a critical role in the packaging of the home and the rooms that are staged. [...]

8 12, 2019

Expect to see a lot of this color next year

By |2019-12-08T00:27:33-05:00December 8th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Expect to see a lot of this color next year – 2020 Color of the year Pantone, the global color authority announced the 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue, a shade reminiscent of the sky at dusk. "It's a color that anticipates what's going to happen next," said Laurie Pressman, the vice president [...]

1 12, 2019

3 things that can lower a home’s selling price

By |2019-12-07T23:38:14-05:00December 1st, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 things that can lower a home's selling price Bad photos online (buyers won't even give you a chance, they will go to other homes that present better) A sad curb appeal (home buyers only give the listing one first impression) Dated everything - out-of-style light fixtures, window treatments and home decor can hurt your [...]

16 11, 2019

Best improvement to help sell a luxury penthouse

By |2019-11-26T15:44:03-05:00November 16th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

"Before" home staging - this penthouse had little buyer love. As home stagers, we often get asked, what are the best improvement investments to make to help sell a luxury penthouse? A recent story When this penthouse was first listed it had few showings, no real buyer interest, and no offers. The frustrated Clearwater home [...]

10 11, 2019

Pet-friendly home decorating tips and tricks

By |2019-11-11T07:03:44-05:00November 10th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pets are like family. Here’s how to make your place look fabulous for you and your furry friends. Americans spend more on pets than ever before: in 2019, it is projected spending on pets will exceed $72 Billion. Source - American Pet Products Association. Daytime TV recently invited me to share some easy home decorating ideas [...]

7 10, 2019

Lighting ideas that help sell homes

By |2019-10-08T08:12:20-04:00October 7th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

REALITY - Prospective home buyers often can't "unsee" home flaws Lighting and fixtures are critical in presenting a sell-ready home to buyers. This means making sure you have the best lighting to help sell the home. When rooms are bright, and the right light fixtures are installed, you make the best first impression. TIPS * [...]