Is Your Bedroom A Sanctuary?

Is Your Bedroom A Sanctuary?

Of course, your master bedroom should be a sanctuary.  A place of peace, a place of calm, a place to dream. But with a busy life and young children beneath your feet, you probably think it’s just not in the cards at this point in your life, right?  I mean, your...
How to Score Bargains at Flea Markets

How to Score Bargains at Flea Markets

There was a two-page article in Saturday’s Tennessean newspaper about the upcoming Bella Rustica Marketplace, and guess who wrote it? I’ve been covering Bella Rustica on the blog since it started in 2011.  It’s a ton of fun to attend, a great place...

Hard Bargain Community Center Project

Recently I had the privilege to choose the interior and exterior paint colors, as well as many of the interior fixtures and finishes, on a really special project.  This is the “before” state of a house that will soon become the home to a non-profit...

How Spending $360 Can Get Your Home Sold Fast

Last week, I gave you a sneak peek at a home  I staged to sell.  Unlike decorating, staging a home requires de-personalization and neutralizing the space so that potential buyers can visualize themselves moving right in.  The homeowners were animal lovers and...

The Proof is in the Results: Speed Staging by The Decorologist

Remember the post I did recently about my Speed Staging services?   These are the Realtor photos of the home that my assistant and I staged in 2 hours flat. Staged Dining Room Jim and Melissa Allen are my favorite local Realtors, specializing in the areas of...