Happy New Year! While much of our focus may be on refreshing our personal lives, our homes deserve a little attention too. Just as with every new year, our list of 2020 home design trends reflects what is gaining popularity: some of it’s inspiring, some feels way over-the-top, and some of it is old-becomes-new-again.
You know we love simmering potpourri recipes (read our posts about Simmer Scents for Autumn and Summer). They’re a simple, cost-conscious way to make your house smell warm and comforting for the holidays using fruits and spices and WITHOUT the use of harmful chemicals! They’re especially useful for anyone planning to put their home on the market soon — research shows that potential buyers can find overly complex fragrances too distracting. These natural fragrance recipes are super light and clean, a great way to make your house smell welcoming to anyone who visits this holiday season!
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 your … Continue reading Our Top Recommended Cleaning “Must-Haves” for DIY Home Staging
Choosing the right shade of white can be a big challenge. It's highly reflective so you have to consider the other elements in the room: accent walls, wood tones, bold furnishings, ceiling color, light bulb color temperatures, even the direction the windows are facing (and possibly what's outside those windows)! White paint is also notorious … Continue reading Our 6 Favorite White Paints for Selling Your Home
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We’ve created three FREE downloadable dorm room designs—boho chic, glam, and university classic.
Clearly, "grossed out" is not the vibe you're going for when trying to sell your home. Eliminating the types of things most likely to trigger sensitivities in your potential buyers can make a big difference in how quickly your home sells!
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.
There are some who are still on the fence about selling. Some who are really out of touch with how the current real estate market operates. And, every once in awhile, a few who leave me wondering why they even called me at all. These clients typically utter at least one of the following "kiss of death" phrases and will invariably sabotage their home sale before they ever get started...
Savvy sellers keep dirt and clutter at bay daily so that when a real estate agent calls and wants to show the home, it’s ready to go. Check out our tips to help you get the job done quickly and (hopefully) without losing your marbles: