Tag Archives: Home Improvement

The Importance of Color and Floors When Selling A Home

The sellers had the foresight to know that to sell at competitive pricing, dated wallpaper needed to come down in the dining room, all walls needed a fresh coat of neutral paint, but most importantly, they needed to focus on … Continue reading

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Starting with the Jack and Jill

This client has a myriad of home improvements in mind – a new kitchen, floors,  furnishings and window treatments are all on her wish list.  But with water dripping through the wall from the Jack and Jill shower through the ceiling below, … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Laundry: Tempted to Take Up Sewing

This extraordinary laundry room services the needs of a large family in short order.  It also serves as an enticing workroom for my client’s love of sewing and crafting. It wasn’t always this inviting.  New limestone floors with the tiniest of … Continue reading

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Remodel VERY LIGHT to Sell, With a Touch of Decluttering

The most significant improvement to “move this property” was a newly installed marble desktop and fresh coat of paint in a time-stamped, 1990’s home office, the first room buyers took in when entering this home. A couple of hours spent de-cluttering is always smart … Continue reading

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A Stunningly Beautiful Kitchen for a Stunning Beautiful Home

My client called me in for a “Design Perspective”.  She hated her floors and wanted my professional opinion.  I questioned whether I should be brutally honest, and her response was “absolutely”.  Then truth be told, “your countertops bother me more than your … Continue reading

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Spectacular Powder

Make an excuse to “powder your nose” so you are able to take in this spectacular powder bath.  There was enough Taj Mahal quartzite left from the recent kitchen remodel to resurface the countertop.  But it is the onyx sink, … Continue reading

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A Hip Master Bedroom Worthy of the Stunning New Bathroom

One thing leads to the next.  The carpet had been replaced with hardwoods a few years in advance, but once the master bathroom was updated, the other components in the master bedroom sorely needed a refresh.  The existing furniture was refinished in … Continue reading

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