Category Archives: Interior Design

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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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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Press Release: Centerpiece Home Staging Honored to be Included in 2013 “Best of Houzz” List unveiled its 2013 “Best of Houzz” Winners, and Centerpiece Home Staging LLC is honored to be chosen as one of the recipients! Fewer than 3% of Houzz professionals received the award. Our portfolio includes some of the most popular … 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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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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Recipe for a Fabulous New Master Bath

The problem.  The owners of this home very rarely used their large jetted tub, and the shower was teeny tiny for the 6’4” tall owner of this home.  There was also no linen closet for additional storage in this master bath.  … Continue reading

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