Staging Do’s [and Don’ts]

Staging will enhance and improve any space and create a neutral environment allowing all buyers to envision themselves living there.  When a buyer can see themselves living there then they can best ascertain whether they like the home or not.   That's why I stage every home I sell. It's human nature to be curious.  Homes that... Continue Reading →

Ceiling Paint Color Do’s and Don’ts

Most people don't spend much time contemplating ceiling paint color, choosing to focus on wall color instead.  There is something to be said about ceiling color and what it can do for a room and a home overall. Probably 99% of homes have the same color on the ceiling as they do on the interior trim of the house, meaning doors,... Continue Reading →

How to Feng Shui Your Home

Feng shui, simplified, is the ancient Chinese art that aims to improve your life by rearranging your home. The practice has been applied in China for centuries and has a growing following in the U.S. and around the world. The belief is that “how a building is oriented, what you have in it and where... Continue Reading →

Shelving Trends

A hot trend that’s floating around in the interior design world is open shelving. So, get ready to go bold with your shelving and showcase your travel finds, family heirlooms and stylish kitchenware. Take a look at how you can incorporate these shelves into your kitchen decor and display your most prized possessions.   All About Wood  If you’re searching for a more rustic look for your kitchen, mix in live-edge shelves. These... Continue Reading →

Best Paint Color Choices for Cabinets

Color is coming back in all shades blue, green and in between. Keep walls neutral and splash up the cabinets for an easy home update. My favorites from Benjamin Moore: Wythe Blue, Stratton Blue, Wedgewood Gray, Silver Marlin, Flora. For more subtle color with gray tones try Wolf Gray, Sea Pine, Heather Gray.

How to Find the Right Gray

Silver Cloud by Glidden is a good gray paint for a home with lots of natural light. It registers cool in sunlight and warmer in artificial light. It matches well with gray toned woods and also with honey colored woods. It was a great fit for this house located in Los Gatos, CA. The staging... Continue Reading →

What’s Trending in Design for 2019

It looks like 2019 will be the year that designs inspired by the environment take over – with warm, palpable tones, and accessories that sparkle with earthy reflections and a healthy, Zen-like vibe, ruling interior design. Designers are increasingly using nature as one of their biggest sources of inspiration, so if you’re looking to stay... Continue Reading →

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