Category Archives: Lake Norman Home Staging

Interior door style

For many years, white interior trim has been most prevalent in homes here in the south. Older homes with dark stained interior doors or trim are often painted white to update the look and feel of a home; however, I’ve … Continue reading

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5 Interior design trends that won’t break the bank

Interior design trends tend to change every seven years on average. Do you remember the “hunter green” color scheme that was very popular in the 1980’s and carried on into the 1990’s? Only then was it replaced with gold tones … 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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Less is more when it comes to selling your home

My grandmother in Wisconsin recently mailed me very amusing column clipping written by Joel Stein in TIME magazine called “Decolor My World”. It was essentially a satire piece highlighting the writer’s recent experience of selling his home and working with … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Tablescape Inspirations

I was shopping in IKEA mid-October and couldn’t believe the store already had a Christmas tree on display in their restaurant! When I was researching this topic for my monthly home decor newspaper column, most of us were still working on installing our Halloween … 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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