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To Decorate or Not To Decorate for the Holidays

Such a great question!!  If you are selling your house, the answer is a very simple no…and yes. I’ll explain in a minute, but I want you to know that whether you are selling or not, I am super excited to share gorgeous inspiration and products (remember click any image to go to product pages) […]

Industrial lighting love for under 100!

So all y’all know that I’m a timeless, classic kind of girl but I have to tell you, since going to Nashville last year and then to Portland, Oregon over the summer I have been loving the mid-century, industrial look.  I guess coming from New England, it reminds me of the towns near where I grew […]

Cutest. Powder Room. Ever!

I never worry too much about the sad state of affairs in my powder room until we get ready to host a big holiday dinner.  So this time of year definitely gets me dreaming up ways to turn that little sad sack of a space into something fabulous.  And I am working on it…!  Woot!  […]

The bathroom tile you should stop using in your flip and 10 WAY better options

 We recently had an investor buy a house just down the street from us and after months of seeing dumpsters and tradespeople come and go, I was so excited to see the listing photos ahead of the open house. Family room.   Gorgeous.  Kitchen.  Beautiful.  Master Bath.  Whaaaaaat??? Up until this point I was thrilled to […]

Unexpected Coffee Table Ideas and Links To Great Options!

One of the best parts of being a Real Estate Stylist is helping people to see the potential in their “things”.  Sometimes we are so attached to something serving one purpose that we don’t see that it could also be something else.  And one spot that we routinely have to get creative with is coffee […]

5 Staging Tips If Your House Isn’t Selling

Good houses don’t sell. It is a sad, frustrating fact. I have staged houses that were in that circumstance–great houses, no sale (until we staged!).  What I have found is that there are typically two things at play. Houses that don’t sell often have an issue with price or presentation. I tell all of my […]

The Power of The Throw Pillow

There are so many great and inexpensive ways that sellers–and anyone, really–can update the look and feel of each room in their house. And, over the years, I have realized that there are a few key components to making a room really sing, especially in online listing photos.  I recently wrote about how to update a room […]

Home Staging Tips To Attract The Right Buyer

The dilemma I describe in today’s video–lots of traffic, no offers–is not uncommon but with some solid Home Staging tips, it can totally be turned around.  In fact, this seller’s problem kind of reminded me that in my business, my branding coach always says that I don’t want to just attract clients, I want to […]

Great Resources For Curtains Under $50

I never fully realized the power of the humble curtain until I started Staging.  For me, I always loved the look of bare windows and, to be honest, found other ways to spend the money that probably should have been set aside for window coverings.  But, wow!  When I started my Staging business, I quickly learned that […]

4 Tips to Style Every Room Better NOW

Do you remember the Seinfeld episode with the “close talker”? Ever been in that situation? If you have, you know how important space is to how you feel in a social situation. Did you know that the same thing applies to how you arrange your furniture? Could your sofa possibly be making a potential buyer […]