Me & the Home Show

Me & the Home Show

We're at the end of February...already?! Wow. It's been a whirlwind of a year so far! Last month, I spoke at the Indianapolis Home Show about Home Staging and it was a great push out of the comfort zone for this introvert! I hope the audience came away with some good info, which is always my goal, to share what I know. And there is SO MUCH TO KNOW.

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Shelves with Style - make your shelves shine

Shelves with Style - make your shelves shine

I love to style shelves, who’s with me? Anyone? Maybe not, but that’s ok. With some ideas about things to try, it may be fun. And of course I have some thoughts about styling shelves. First off, let’s talk about bookshelves. The term itself is a misnomer because it’s taken so literally. Bookshelves shouldn’t just hold books (unless it’s a library). Rows of shelves filled only with books tend to be too busy, feel cluttered, and not be terribly interesting to look at. So, let’s check out some rules of thumb to switch things up.

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Interior Trends this year...plus what I don't miss from years past!

Interior Trends this year...plus what I don't miss from years past!

I love seeing what’s trending in the Interior Design world, but don’t get me wrong: I don’t like to blindly follow trends, like fashion, I like what I like. But I love that most of what I am seeing is appealing to my aesthetic. Here’s my faves:

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Seven tips when selling during the holidays

Seven tips when selling during the holidays

It’s no secret that the real estate market has been hot, hot, hot.  we’re entering the holidays when buying and selling typically slows down, if your home is going on the market there’s good news! Buyers looking now are serious, and because there will likely be even fewer properties on the market, you’ll have less competition. But you may wonder

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Stumped with your room?

Stumped with your room?

Who doesn’t have a room they struggle with, in some way or another? I know I do. It could be a room where you like your furnishings ‘just fine’, but something is off. Maybe the way the furniture is arranged doesn’t work. Maybe you have a room you just kind of ignore, because it doesn’t feel functional or enjoyable to be in at all.

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