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2023 Colors of the Year

Neutrals, soothing blues and warm earth tones.  Plus... red is making a comeback! Pantone's 2023 Color of the Year is "Viva Magenta." Pantone describes this optimistic color as [...]

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Still Trending - the color Greige! Greige is stilling trending in neutral paint – it is a perfect combination of gray and beige. This sophisticated neutral can look warm or cool depending on the [...]

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How to Choose a Front Door Color

Looking for a Way to Perk Up Your Home?  Paint your Front Door! Matching a front door to the roof, trim, siding and/or brick can be challenging.  How do you choose a front door [...]

2022 Colors of the Year

Greens Rule! Blues Touches of Pink / Purple Benjamin Moore’s “October Mist” October Mist is a shaded sage - great for anchoring the space. Lavender is a good complementary color. Sherwin-Williams’ [...]

Area Rugs

Many homeowners have a tough time figuring out what size rug to buy. Here are a few tips: The Living/Family Room Rugs should run parallel to the sofa. As for placement, it [...]

Vacant Properties

Vacant properties do not show well. An empty home feels small, cold and uninviting.... and makes the seller appear desperate for a quick sale.  In addition, most home buyers have trouble figuring out the [...]

The 3 Ds of Homestaging

Staging your Home is the First Step in Letting Go Letting go of your “home sweet home” is not always easy.   If you are preparing to put your home on the market, it’s [...]

Emotional Connections

Home Stagers Create an Emotion Connection “I can see my family living in this home.”  This is music to a Real Estate Agent’s ear.  The goal of a Home Stager is to create this [...]

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Occupied Staging

What is Occupied Staging? Occupied staging is a service offered by some (but not all) professional stagers where they arrange the home owner’s furniture and accessories in the best possible layout.  The goal of [...]