Fall Home Projects: Add Outdoor Lighting

As we head into fall and the sun begins to set earlier, it may be time to revisit your outdoor lighting. If you or your guests are struggling to see in the dark, it may be time for an outdoor lighting update! Clean up your outdoor lamps and sconce lights, replace the light bulbs to an energy-saving LED bulb, and determine if you need to replace them.

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Fall Home Projects: 5 Tips to Refresh Outdoor Containers

September can be a challenge on the east coast for outdoor containers. By now, a few plants survived the summer heat, and others have served their term and appear sad. This fall home project is quick and easy to complete just in time for weekend entertaining and relaxation, my favorite kind of project!

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Fall Home Projects: Add an Enclosed Deck or Patio

As we head into September, it’s a fantastic time to think about any home projects you would like to get done. If there is a project that you have been putting off, the fall is a great time to complete it. As daylight dwindles and evenings are cooler, you may consider how nice it would be to have a 3-season porch or consider adding a screened-in area to keep the bugs out. Adding this space creates more living space and value to your home.

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How Home Staging Can Help You

Did you know that realtors are saying that now is a fantastic time to sell your home if you are in the Philadelphia Metro area! If you have thought about downsizing or considering relocating for a job change, now is a perfect time. There is a shortage of inventory, and sellers have an advantage as buyer traffic has also risen in the area. What does this mean? Consider getting a jump-start on the home-selling process and what you need to do to get your home ready to sell.

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5 Tips to make Artwork Appear Larger

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.

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3 Steps to Decorate a Bedroom

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.

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12 Tips to Add Curb Appeal

If you are currently selling your home, or plan to sell your home, notice how the outside of your home appears. Keep in mind, 50%* of homes purchased were found on the internet. Professional photos that display a lovely eye-catching exterior is essential. Also, for those buyers who live close enough, after viewing on the internet, they will do a “drive by” of your home to gain a better feel of your home. (*2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers)

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