The End of the Formal Dining Room

Holiday gatherings are approaching quickly, and it’s time to say goodbye to the traditional dining room.  It’s time to close the doors on the gloomy, twice-a-year, precious surfaces, traditional dining room of yore.

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I Will Never Settle for Fluorescent Light Bulbs Again

I have never been able to abide fluorescent light bulbs and the horrible flickery blue light they emit.  I unequivocally hate them, mainly because I specify paint colors every day.  Fluorescents can ruin your perfect wall color – it’s that simple.  And now there’s simply no reason to settle anymore.

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Psychological Staging in Action – Home Staging Befores and Afters

You may remember this dining room I posted about a few weeks back:

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Coral Reef – Finally A Color of the Year I Can Get Behind!

Just when I was beginning to lose hope, Sherwin-Williams announced it’s 2015 Color of the Year – Coral Reef (SW 6606).

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Why I’m in the Top 1% of America

I’m sorry, but it’s true.  I am in a much better place than at least 99% of you right now.

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Paint Colors, Home Ownership, and Winning

It’s been a busy week between working with clients and going to several events, including the Sherwin-Williams ColorMix 2015 designer event.

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The Decorologist on Color Placement – It’s More Important Than You Think

I just staged a property to sell in a high-end suburb of Nashville.  The realtor who hired me sent some preview photos last week, asking what color the dining room should be painted.

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Let me put you in my shoes – what might you do to make the biggest impact (for the least amount of money) in showcasing this dining room? What kind of impression would you want to make on homebuyers?

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