Tag Archives: room makeover

Beachy Bedroom Makeover – and Why You Need Oversized Bedding

Now that summer’s in full swing, you may need some inspiration for a bedroom makeover. I’ve got one I hope you’ll like – the master bedroom of the beach vacation property I designed over the winter (and pay attention to the tip about oversized bedding).   When my family rents a house for our annual […]

The Shocking Thing We Did to an Antique Bed

Last week I talked about getting rid of vintage furniture that you don’t love anymore, namely my own antique spindle bed. Some of you may have believed that I shouldn’t have parted with it. So, what can you do if you don’t want to part with your antique bed, but it needs a facelift? Today […]

Best of 2016 Room Makeovers

Whew! I can’t believe that we have already reached the end of 2016. This year has been chocked full of big projects, EPS™ courses, corporate collaborations, new instructional videos, and room makeovers. Today I’m going to share some of my favorite before and after photos from my interior design endeavors this year.   Let’s start […]

Changing Lives with Psychological Staging – Before and After

Tomorrow I’ll begin training 15 strangers who will earn their Expert Psychological Staging certifications by week’s end. People are coming in to take my Nashville course from Maryland, New Jersey, California, Alabama, and Texas (to name a few). Beyond the classroom, I provide ongoing mentoring, promotion, and referrals to EPS™ stagers as they either launch […]

A Family Room Makeover: Child-Friendly and High Style

Do you have small children and think there’s no hope for your family room until they are grown? That doesn’t have to be the case . . .   This family moved into a new home last year, and since that time I’ve helped them choose some paint colors, decorate their “formal” living room and […]

Could Mint Green Be the New Spa Blue?

For many years, no one wanted mint green anything.  But over the last couple of years, mint green has been everywhere.  via Lately, I’ve seen it finally trickle down into home decor.  And I’m loving it!  The most current light greens are not olive or sage or limey.  The freshest green paint colors are a […]

Allison’s Living Room & Kitchen Makeover – The Final Reveal

Happy Friday, everyone!  I’m really excited to share today’s before-and-afters of Allison’s home.  The changes are pretty dramatic, as you will soon see. Allison’s “new” coffee table Do you remember where we started?  Following a rough emotional year for my assistant, Allison, she really wanted a whole new look for the home her family had […]

Using An Accent Wall to Brighten a Space

My oldest daughter is turning 13 years old in a couple of weeks. Guess what she wants for her birthday? A more grown-up bedroom. What? She says she's tired of "childish" colors.  And she's just not feeling the "vintage" look anymore. Sigh. My Daughter's Room Before Makeover   Ok.  I'm tired of it anyway.  And, of course, she's asking […]

3 Secrets to Styling Your Space with What You Already Have

The change of season is a great time to look at your space with a fresh perspective.  Many of us have plenty of furniture and accessories that we’ve gathered and collected over the years, but over time things can get stuffy and we can end up with a bit more than we intended. That’s the […]