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9 Overlooked Items to Prep Your Home for Sale

10 Jan
prep your home

So you’ve prepped your home cosmetically for sale in every imaginable way – fresh paint, a deep cleaning, new landscaping, decluttered closets and even organized the garage! Your house looks better then it ever has and you are ready to hit the market! Before you proceed with the “For Sale” sign in the ground, there […]

Confessions of a Hollywood Closet Designer

27 Dec

The closet — once an afterthought in architectural design — is having a moment. Fashion-minded homeowners with both square footage and dollars to spare are increasingly opting to turn their dark, narrow closet spaces into Instagram-worthy wardrobes. Some are even going so far as to create closets that rival their favorite designer boutiques in design, […]

6 Stunning Ways to Replace Popcorn Ceilings

13 Dec
Via Coldwell Banker Blog

  This article originally published on Coldwell Banker’s Blog. Guest post by Lauren White Realtors across the nation agree: popcorn ceilings repulse buyers. They see it as a significantly outdated style that also gives them asbestos suspicions. Removal has the potential to raise your home value and keep buyers interested. You’re probably ready to take […]

8 Modern Day Gardens That Embody Formal Parterre Design

22 Nov

Houzz Contributor, Kristy Woodson Harvey & Beth Woodson A kept-to-perfection garden is fabulously beautiful and can’t help but add to the charm and desirability of a home. And the formal parterre garden, created by 16th-century French garden designer Claude Mollett, is a classic, gorgeous look for anyone with a green thumb (or a full-time gardener). […]

Simple Water Saving Bathroom Upgrades

08 Nov
<em> Photo via <a href="">Caldwell Banker Blog</a></em>

Read about the three simple bathroom upgrades that have a positive impact on your wallet and the world. Guest post by Katy Caballeros  Between the toilet, shower, and sink, your bathroom accounts for nearly 60% of your home’s water usage. With water scarcity estimated to affect 2/3 for the global population by 2025, water costs are […]

Strokes of Genius: The Fine Art of Art Staging for Luxury Real Estate

25 Oct

It’s deep in the night, well beyond traditional gallery hours, and Jason Vass is back in the storage room of his eponymous Los Angeles art gallery, sifting through Mark Dutcher contemporaries. Another high-end real estate agent has come a-calling, and soon the chosen pieces will be hanging in an L.A. manse for sale, in an […]

Simplify Your Home Closing

11 Oct
buying a home

Simplifying the Home Closing Process Here are some surefire ways to ensure you are properly prepared for your closing date! The home closing process is the final hurdle in the race of buying a house and becoming an official homeowner. You are probably anxious to complete the process, and the last thing you want are […]

Trend Report: The Resort at Home

27 Sep

The gardens seem to go on forever, with undulating lawns, sculpted flower beds and towering shade trees mingling under an azure sky. Around a corner, the custom pool and spa are as much a treat for the eyes as they are for the body and the spirit, providing cool comfort and regenerative properties alike. Beyond, […]

Bring Elegance to Your Home With Beautiful Moire Patterns

22 Aug
Beautiful Moiré Patterns

The moiré pattern is a classic, elegant addition to any decor. It can be made with any ribbed or corded fabric, which is moistened and machine rolled at a high temperature, leaving a gentle cascading watermark. This ancient process has stood the test of time, changing to suit every era without ever losing its charm. […]

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