Author Archives: Kristie Barnett

Meaningful Makeovers – Bettering Bedrooms for Children in Crisis

I’ve been scheming and dreaming for several months now about a very exciting project that the Greater Nashville RESA Chapter will be undertaking this month and through September!   As you may know, I have been a Regional Vice President of RESA® (the Real Estate Staging Association®) for the last three years, serving the states […]

The Impact of Dining Room Paint Color

Color changes everything. And it can do a world of good for your dining room. Today’s befores and afters  (oh, how I love befores and afters!) are to prove to you the incredible impact of dining room paint color.   Let’s start at the very beginning – that’s a very fine place to start! A […]

When You Shouldn’t Buy That Rectangular Coffee Table

There are so many things to consider beyond “do I like this piece of furniture?” when designing a room from scratch, and most people don’t consciously consider the shape of furniture they are including in their room. But this is a very important thing to consider, especially if you are working on a small space. […]

Testing Benjamin Moore’s New Gold Metallic Paint

Benjamin Moore recently contacted me to participate in a testing program for their new gold metallic paint. You guys know how much I love GOLD, right? I guess they know it, too.   Over the last few years, I have used various gold metallic paint on decorative items, old metal chandeliers, and even wood tables […]

Trim Color for Brick and Siding – Netflix Inspired!

I’m always on the lookout for exterior color combination inspiration, and I love when I find great examples of trim color for brick and siding. Sometimes you need to show someone a photo for them to understand what you are proposing! One of my favorite shows on television right now is TURN – Washington’s Spies […]