Just the Right Paint Color: Sign Up for My Class!

Have you ever gotten excited about painting a room of your house, only to drive to the paint store and be confronted with this:   Maybe you thought, “I’ll go pick out a pretty yellow” only to find there are umpteen zillion yellows to choose...

3 Ways to Freshen Up an Older or Historic Home

This week I got to stage a beautiful historic property to sell.  It was a Bed & Breakfast for years, and formerly served as a girls’ academy in the early 20th century.  Staging a home like this is a challenge.  While you want to make it appeal to the widest...

Turn Your Builder-Grade Bathroom Into a Spa In One Simple Step

Who wouldn’t want to spend every morning in a bathroom that feels like an oasis of calm?  source   So you have a drab, neutral bathroom.   It’s your typical builder-grade bathroom – the cabinets and hardware are fine, just nothing special....

Haint It Lovely? Using Haint Blue on Exteriors

If you live in or have visited the deep South, you may have noticed a popular color on historic houses called Haint Blue.  source   You’ll will find these blue and green tints on windowsills, mullions, shutters, doors, and/or porch ceilings of many historic...