Our Top Recommended Cleaning “Must-Haves” for DIY Home Staging

When it comes to selling your home, cleanliness says a LOT to your potential buyers (so does dirtiness, for that matter). Home buyers are some of the most judgemental visitors that will ever darken your door (and understandably so, right? — they’re trying to decide whether they want to invest thousands of dollars in yourContinue reading “Our Top Recommended Cleaning “Must-Haves” for DIY Home Staging”

Using Decorative Trays: Tips for Home Sellers

Accessorized table trays are a hot decor trend that looks good in just about any style house. They offer additional storage, come in a variety of styles and textures, and add more dimension and interest to counters, tables, and other surfaces.

How to Make Your Home Feel More Relaxing

Our homes should feel like a relaxing oasis away from the chaos and frenzy of the outside world — a peaceful, harmonious place to return to at day’s end.
Here are a few tips we recommend to create a warm, welcoming vibe in your home:

New Year Purge List: FREE PRINTABLE

Whether you’re planning to sell your home this year or you’re just trying to get more organized in general, getting rid of all the extra clutter is a good baseline from which to start. We’ve put together a handy little check list to help you get the new year off to clean start. You can download our FREE PRINTABLE CHECKLIST…

How to Create a Cozy Guest Room for Holiday Visitors

As family and friends descend upon your home for the holiday season, it’s time to get your guest room in shape to receive visitors! Use our helpful tips to make sure you have everything in place to make your guests feel at home. The Basics Clean sheets. (Do we really need to point this out,Continue reading “How to Create a Cozy Guest Room for Holiday Visitors”

3 Steps to Take to Prepare for a Successful Post-Holiday Home Sale

Deciding to sell your home is a big step, but almost all home owners will still have a few things to do before actually activating their listing. Remember, buyers assume that a clean, organized, updated home is well-maintained — and they make the opposite assumption about dirty, cluttered, or dated homes. Once you’ve made theContinue reading “3 Steps to Take to Prepare for a Successful Post-Holiday Home Sale”

3 Easy Steps to an End of Summer Declutter

I really dislike the word “declutter” — to my mind, it implies messiness, dirtiness, and disorganization. I prefer “simplify and reduce” because it feels less judgemental and more direct (the Google search engine tells me I’m in the minority as far as which phrase people actually search, though). The truth is, even the neatest, mostContinue reading “3 Easy Steps to an End of Summer Declutter”

How to Hygge Your Home

The Danish concept Hygge (pronounced HOO-gah), which can be roughly described as the Scandinavian art of coziness, warm companionship, and little pleasures, has been the “design buzzword” of recent months. Candles, soft blankets, indoor plants, soft furnishings, books, rugs on bare wooden floors and an absence of clutter are hallmarks of the Hygge design style. But Hygge isn’t just about design style–it’s a lifestyle concept.

How to Fall in Love With Your Home Again

Whether it was love at first sight or a whirlwind mental courtship of decorating potential, most of us felt a buzz of excitement the first time we saw our home. As with many relationships, time can take its toll on how we feel about our house. This Valentine’s Day season, rekindle the spark and fall in love with your home again with these simple tips.