Countertop Updates for Home Staging

Countertop Updates for Home Staging

Granite? Quartz? Marble? Polished? Honed? Leathered? Lots of great information on types and variations of stone countertops at our recent RESA chapter meeting … Can I just tell you all again how awesome it is to be part of the Real Estate Staging Association’s (RESA) local chapter?   Our members meet monthly at various businesses that can support our home staging businesses, to advance our education and excellence in home staging. 

Choosing Interior Paint Colors

Choosing Interior Paint Colors

In this blog post, I thought I’d share some considerations when choosing interior paint colors (I’ll post at another time about choosing exterior paint colors).   As you probably know, paint is a great way to drastically change the look of a space and it’s relatively inexpensive compared to other renovation projects.   In the home staging world we often call paint “money in a can” because a fresh coat of paint,

Styling a Coffee Table Tray

Styling a Coffee Table Tray

Styling a coffee table can be an easy and inexpensive way to add some color and flair to your living or family room.   I like to use a tray to group decorative items on my coffee table; it’s easy to move if I need to use the entire coffee table space for some other purpose, such as placing appetizers, small plates, and napkins while entertaining.   Using a tray also anchors

What is Hygge?

What is Hygge?

If you read my recent post about Sherwin-Williams’ forecasted color palettes, you’ll remember I mentioned hygge when writing about one of the palettes.   I was intrigued by this Danish word and its meaning, so I read up on it and thought I’d share more information with you all, especially how it can translate when decorating your home. So what is hygge (pronounced “hoo-gah”) you ask?  I’ve read multiple definitions and

Christmas Guest Room Ideas

Christmas Guest Room Ideas

Hi All, can you believe Christmas is coming up quickly and I know many of you are preparing for guests that will be visiting for the Christmas holiday!  I thought I’d share some easy tips to make your holiday guests feel welcome and comfortable in your home during the holiday season.   While I’ve focused on the Christmas holiday, most of these suggestions can translate to preparing a guest room any