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Managing Member / Owner Centerpiece Home Staging LLC

One of a kind furniture makeovers

Before kids (when I had more time on my hands), I enjoyed dabbling in rehabbing furniture finds from thrift stores and flea markets. Some of the pieces I refurbished we were able to enjoy in our home for years. They … Continue reading

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Is brass making a comeback?

For years I have recommended that clients replace their dated brass fixtures to help sell their house. These brass fixtures include but are not limited to plumbing, lighting, and cabinet hardware. Nickel, aged bronze, or chrome finish materials have been … Continue reading

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Does your master bedroom have the boring bedroom blues?

Does your master bedroom look more like a place where you sort your laundry or the place you keep your treadmill?  Because we don’t entertain in here, master bedrooms are typically the last room homeowners get around to decorating.  The … Continue reading

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Out with the old, In with the New!

It’s that time of year where our homes are filled with holiday décor and lots of new treasures received from loved ones over Christmas. My children have eighteen aunts and uncles with many of them sending gifts, and it can get overwhelming … Continue reading

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Painting: Small investment yields big returns

I always tell my clients that paint is one of the least expensive home improvements a home owner can make, with the largest amount of return on investment (especially if homeowners are able to do the work themselves).  Painting as … Continue reading

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Fall decorating with Mason jars

While Christmas is just around the corner, we still have one more month of fall to enjoy.  Fall is a time to celebrate pumpkins, pilgrims, turkeys, and mason jars.  Yes, I said mason jars.  Traditionally used to preserve fruits and … Continue reading

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Ain’t Too Shabby is pretty Chic – Cornelius, NC Home & Garden Shop

Ain’t Too Shabby is a home and garden shop located in Cornelius that has been open for years, but only recently did I stumble upon this quaint store that carries unique pieces of furniture dating from the 1800’s to the … Continue reading

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Decorating with Family Heirlooms

A main part of my job is helping home sellers depersonalize their home so others can envision themselves living there.  But when it comes to living in your home, you should personalize your space to reflect your tastes, passions, and … Continue reading

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Staging with Style and Color: Nautical Americana

  Real estate has not slowed this summer like we experienced in recent years.  It’s like the spring selling season stretched right through summer, and we are busier than ever before!  When staging new listings, we often start with a … Continue reading

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Exterior Upkeep: Ongoing plan saves money, maintains value

Lately I have been working with several home owners who have not been able to keep up with the exterior maintenance on their homes.  I don’t think it is intentional, it’s just not how people want to spend their time … Continue reading

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