First impressions in home staging – you may not realize just HOW important they truly are. How much do you really know about the impact of the first impression on homebuyer decision-making? First of all, it’s important to understand that the “decision” to like or dislike a visual stimulus is not truly a decision. It […]
We all know how important first impressions are, but do you know what kind of impression your entry hall is making? When you’ve been living in a home for a while, you kinda go blind to its flaws. Walk through your front door and try to be objective. Is your entry welcoming? Does it give […]
I’m so excited to start showing you the reveal of my assistant, Allison’s, home makeover! After a whirlwind day arranging furniture, hanging artwork, placing accessories, and one last shopping run last week, we are ready to show you the dramatic changes. So come on in! Allison’s new entry
Many people think they are stuck with what they’ve got. You know, your house is what it is. Sometimes that is certainly true, and you have to stay within certain parameters to make things work. But, if you have the vision and the budget – sometimes you can really CHANGE your home to fit your […]
When I started working with my client about a year ago, it was obvious to me that she was drawn to all things shabby, chippy, and beachy. She called me in to help pulling those things together and making them work in her traditional suburban home. Front Porch – Photo by Melanie G. Photography […]
A while back, I blogged about decorating the foyer or entry to your home. But what if you don’t really have a true foyer or formal entry to your home? How do you create a sense of entry when your architecture doesn’t give you a headstart?
There’s nothing like a foyer to set the tone for the rest of the house. First and foremost, you need a table. A nice narrow table like this one doesn’t get in the way but provides a place to drop your keys.