Category Archives: Decor

Simply White

Going into 2016 consumers should expect to see “less is more” color palettes with more neutral color tones and less color. Benjamin Moore’s 2016 color of the year is Simply White while Sherwin Williams named Alabaster, another flattering natural white, … Continue reading

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Maximize your lighting budget when you update your home

A real estate professional that I’ve been working with for many years recently purchased a total fixer-upper in our area for their own retirement home. The home has good bones and desirable ranch floor plan; however, this property had been … Continue reading

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Eclectique Market Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary in Lake Norman

Lake Norman area Eclectique Market celebrated its two year anniversary in March. If you haven’t visited this small home décor and furniture store yet, it’s worth the stop! Many shoppers claim they have driven past the stores Hwy. 115 location … Continue reading

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Decorating with area rugs

  If your house needs a fresh new look, you could start with a new rug or two. Not too long ago I found a wool area rug I loved at Home Goods on clearance for $88! Since it was … Continue reading

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Hidden Gem Bebe Gallini’s Celebrates 10 Years!

Enchantment for home, garden, and soul…Bebe Gallini’s recently celebrated ten years in business with a “sip and shop” event at their store in Oak Street Mill. Like many other local businesses in Cornelius, construction of the diverging diamond interchange has … Continue reading

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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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