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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Should We Paint The Paneling To Sell The House?

Sheila reached out to me in a panic.  Her house had been on the market for 60 days and they had no offers. “Everyone says it’s dated and dark.  Everyone wants open concept and light and bright.  If I hear those two things one more time, I don’t know what I’ll do.” When I got […]

Updating 80’s Laminate Cabinets To Sell

Mullets and feathered hair were wicked awesome in the 80’s but thank goodness, we easily jumped off of those two train wrecks of fashion.  80’s laminate cabinets haven’t seemed so easy to shed though.  And, when you get ready to sell your house, they are a real problem. But, fear not!  Like a great new […]

{video}: Beautiful Blue and And White Living Room Makeover

When my friends Kelly and Brandon asked me to help them redesign their living room, I was so honored.  They have a beautiful home located right in my neighborhood so the pressure was on to create a truly amazing space. The interesting thing is that their house is on a street where a lot of […]