We Are Not In the Home Staging Business

I️ was 12 years old the day that our Realtor and a potential buyer came to our house for a showing. My mom wasn’t home. It was just me there. Two years earlier, on a rainy fall day in New England, the stability of my idyllic childhood world was ripped out from under me when […]

My Powder Room Before And After

Aaaahh!  The big powder room makeover reveal!  As busy as the past few weeks have been getting this project completed, it has been so great getting to enjoy the new view into the powder room as I come down my stairs each morning.  To catch you up, this is where we started. Here are a […]

10 Great Media Cabinets And How To Stage Your TV

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video….dreamy new ways to binge and binge and binge on our favorite shows.  I am in the depths of my second binge of the winter (The Americans and now Ozark) so I have had more screen time than usual.  But, with all of that tv viewing, how much time do you […]

Let’s see if I can create 3 different white kitchens!

Wait, what? My heart ached a little when I read a headline from someone who came back from the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show this year that white kitchens are on their way out.  They have been the most popular choice in cabinetry for over a decade and they are my favorite by far. But, […]

How To Effortlessly Mix Throw Pillows (and 5 no fail combinations)

How can I truly express my love of a good throw pillow other than to say if I was given the choice of a new piece of jewelry or a new set of throw pillows, I’d go for the pillows. Every time.  I know, it’s totally a sad statement on my level of obsession but […]

How To Accessorize A Long Wall

One of the things that evokes some fear in me when we are looking at a vacant listing is an uber long wall.  There are so many of them out there and we just worked in a house with two of these oversized behemoths last week! The reason that they cause me to panic a […]

My Favorite Paint Colors To Update Cabinetry

Dear Lori, I am struggling here and I would love your help.  I seem to come across a ton of dated and worn looking kitchen and bathroom cabinetry when taking on new listings.  Many times the cabinets are in good enough condition to stay, they just looks so sad and not at all what buyers […]

Cozy Winter Bedroom Guide

I officially broke out our flannel sheets this month and let me tell you, it is divine!  My sister says that I am one nap away from being a narcoleptic and these flannel sheets just might throw me over the edge to being a full-on, napaholic! I know that not everyone across the country gets […]

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 […]

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 […]