Category Archives: Decorating Tips

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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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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Consignment Stores: A Dream Come True for Buyers AND Sellers

I have always been a fan of consignment stores. Whether buying or selling clothing or furniture, consignment is a great way to recoup some of what you spent on items that you no longer need. I recently redecorated my own … Continue reading

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What single storage solution would you be lost without?

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Storage is no longer limited to closets and steel filing cabinets.  Designers have teamed up to invent creative storage solutions that look great while remaining functional.  Storage ottomans would be the single storage solution I would be lost without – … Continue reading

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Cozy up your house for fall

November is a month for giving thanks.  Whether you plan to host Thanksgiving in your home, or just want to celebrate the harvest season, here are some fun ideas of ways you can decorate your home to honor the season … Continue reading

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Moroccan, Script, Toile: Which will be your next inspiration?

Did you know something as small as a simple throw pillow on a chair could be the sole source of inspiration to design an entire room?  Or, that same single item could be the one piece that ends up tying … Continue reading

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Do you have “dead zones” in your home?

With all the repeats on television this summer, HGTV Design Star has been my new favorite show to watch with all new episodes.  Immediately following the season finale in July the network created a new “All Star” version, bringing back … Continue reading

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