Depending on how long you have lived in your home, the original needs of your space may have changed. If you find this is true for you, it’s time to reclaim your space and make it useful and beautiful! Follow this 3-step plan:Continue reading 3-Step Plan to Reclaim Your Space
Do you have a young adult headed off to college this fall? For those of you looking for last-minute ideas, tips, or gift ideas this article delivers.Continue reading Moving into a dorm or apartment
Over the years of running a professional interior design, decorating, and staging business, I have encountered many of the same questions. A broad category of these questions has to do with choosing art pieces and how to hang artwork properly. If you missed it, read my last decorating article, How to Hang Artwork, for tips. A common question is how to deal with artwork that is too small for a specific area.Continue reading 5 Tips to make Artwork Appear Larger
A question that I frequently hear from clients is how to hang artwork properly. There are some simple guidelines to ensure the proper balance that you can follow. These guidelines will help you to create a look that you will be happy with viewing in your home.Continue reading How to Hang Artwork
Recently, I had a question about how to decorate a bedroom. When approaching this type of question, many personal influences need to be considered. For example, likes and dislikes, what you are trying to accomplish, and your budget. Today, I want to offer a 3-step guideline for approaching this project and a few tips.Continue reading 3 Steps to Decorate a Bedroom
One decorating challenge that I frequently encounter from my clients is how to handle a long rectangular shaped room. To help those of you out with this decorating dilemma, I want to offer a few tips on how to break up a long narrow room into zones or functions. Let’s review an example.
It’s incredible how quickly you can transform a room by changing a few elements and adding pops of color. Recently we had the opportunity to transform a lovely room and I wanted to share that experience with you.
During my 5-day Interior Redesign and Home Staging Class, students learn through classroom and hands-on experience. They use what they learn in the morning, during their classroom time, and apply it in a real client’s home in the afternoon. The assignments vary; they may be required to stage a home to sell or redesign a house. The purpose of a redesign is to pull a home together in a fresh new way, starting with the homeowner’s belongings, and adding any elements they wish to include.Continue reading Redesign a Home: Before and After
I frequently say that all space should be beautiful. I am referring to a home that offers you peace, comfort, and beauty as we cannot control what is happening outside of our homes; we can influence what is happening inside them. In this article, I would like to discuss the wellness of your home and how you can increase it.Continue reading How to Increase Wellness in your Home
Whether you are updating a bathroom in a home that you recently purchased or fixing an old one that you’ve tolerated for too long I want to share some of the latest trends and remodeling ideas. Having an old and very used bathroom is the #1 reason that I’ve encountered as to why homeowners want to renovate their bathrooms. This week I want to focus on a summary of ideas to get you thinking about your bathroom remodel and go through the process of choosing what you want to accomplish.Continue reading Bathroom Update