Category Archives: Home Decor

The Shady Facts about Paint Color

Here I go telling my color secrets again but if it helps you understand color just a little bit more than it’s a good thing. When I choose color for my clients, I do something that is a little unusual … Continue reading

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You Know your Home Needs Updates When …

I know it’s hard to keep up with a home. There’s cooking , cleaning, the kids and the pets which are all the necessities in a home but also necessary and very important is the upkeep. There is nothing worse … Continue reading

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How To Write a Blog Post about Color Without Giving Away Your Secrets

It’s great to write about your expertise but you certainly don’t want to give away all your secrets. For example, I get many emails each day saying “I just found your blog and I love the color you chose for … Continue reading

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Just Bought A New House? 4 Ways to Change It Into A Home

Congratulations on your new house! That was a huge step. Now, let’s change that house into a home and we’re going to do it in very simple and affordable steps. What’s the first thing to do? Choose a new color … Continue reading

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Emerald Green is a Gem of a Color, or is it?

(updated) I just found the best use for Emerald, Pantone’s color for 2013 and I happen to discover this on Fat Tuesday! BEADS!!!!!

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Choosing Color for the Briarcrest Home. It’s Legendary, Legendary Homes that is!

Briarcrest is a subdivision in Waxhaw that has large homes (5,800 square feet in the Huntington model shown below) amazing amenities, a pool and just gorgeous interiors that showcase granite, a Chef’s kitchen, walk-in closets, beautiful hardwood flooring, wrought iron spindles … Continue reading

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Staging Your Home? You DON’T Have to go with Beige

You have just one chance to make a first impression as they say right? Then sock it to them! Beige has its place but you need some WOW factor, just a bit when you’re selling your home. Like I said … Continue reading

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From Paint Color to Shiny Things; 5 Steps That Will Transform your Home

I’m sure you’ve heard and read so many Top 5 Reasons to … but when it comes to decorating your home and transforming it quickly, one more list won’t hurt plus the advice is  FREE so why not? It’s a … Continue reading

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When selling your home, leave the red out

Red. The symbolic color of love. When it comes to selling your home, it’s best to break up with this hot color and cool off with something more neutral. Red is ok for a living room but will the furniture … Continue reading

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Loving Lennar’s Models in Lawson

Since I live just four miles from the Lennar subdivision in Waxhaw, I wanted to head over to the models to check out the color palettes and see how they were decorated. I’ve been reading the “Lennar in Lawson, the … Continue reading

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