As the weather warms, we have noted a significant increase in the number of people who start renovations. The top room to renovate is, of course, the kitchen. Experts agree that renovating the kitchen gives home owners up between a 70 – 80% rate of return because the kitchen is such an essential and functional space. If you are updating your kitchen, we have some budget-friendly ideas that add some serious wow factor without breaking the bank!Read More
The Perils of Kitchen Kitsch: Fat Chefs, Lighthouses, Sunflowers, OH MY!
We see it everywhere.
And it’s scary.
The Themed Kitchen.
Whenever we are in them, our senses are assaulted by wine bottle-carrying obese chefs, roosters of every possible size and description, hand-painted palm trees swaying the breeze on every plate and cup, swags of ceramic chili peppers around the window frame, Folksy-Country signs with wooden hearts telling us the dishwasher is full or empty, salt and pepper shakers made of cowboys napping whilst standing up against cactus (Ouch!).
It’s an epidemic. And when a family of fat chef figurines arrived at my house today, via my significant other on a shopping spree, I was suddenly mentally forced to draw a line between tasteful decor and utter crap (that would be udder crap if it is kitchen decor comprised of black and white cows). I absolutely must rebuke the chefs and banish them to the outer realm.Pin It Read More
Home Staging Tips: Photos
When taking photos of your home staging jobs, be sure to take some close up shots. We call these, “artistic shots”. These will focus more on the inventory you have and the overall “feeling” of your staging work.Read More
Feature This…Staging Tip # 30987 Profitable Painting Paraphernalia
Painting advice is rampant with all sorts of gee-gaws and product suggestions to make projects go more smoothly.
As Stagers who not only advise, but oversee the execution minor renovations, here’s some real cost effective tools we use every day to make our work professional and profitable…. from Feature This…Real Estate Staging!Read More