Captiva Island, FL Home Staging · Contemporary Style Decorating · Home Staging · Interior Decorating

On the Market for 2+ Years, Staged and Sold in 90 Days

I was contacted several months ago by a broker on Captiva Island, FL that I had done business with previously on Captiva. They had a listing for a gulf front home that was listed for over 6 millions dollars and had been on the market for more than 2 years. It had a very unique… Continue reading On the Market for 2+ Years, Staged and Sold in 90 Days

Contemporary Style Decorating · Home Staging · Interior Decorating · Transitional Style Decorating

One Home Layout, Two Unique Staged Styles

One of my new staging clients is a builder/broker/investor in the SW Cape Coral, FL area. I staged two of his homes that were the exact same layout, including all of the finishes…flooring, wall color, light fixtures, counter tops, etc. The finishes included black, gray, tan and ivory tones. The photo below was the starting… Continue reading One Home Layout, Two Unique Staged Styles

Bedroom Decorating Ideas · Interior Decorating · Tropical Style Decorating

Simple Ways to Create a Tropical Style Interior

If you don’t live in a warm sunny climate, create the look on the inside of your home so no matter where you live it will always be a beautiful day! Tropical Style decor is the perfect way to do just that, and it can be a very budget friendly project, too. Let’s use the image… Continue reading Simple Ways to Create a Tropical Style Interior

Bedroom Decorating Ideas · Bedroom Makeovers · Interior Decorating

Ideas for Beautiful Bedroom Makeovers…in a Weekend!

Are you really tired of the way your Bedroom looks? It might be a Guest Bedroom, the Master Bedroom or a multi functional space. Doesn’t really matter. If you can’t deal with the thought of the space looking the way it does any longer, a weekend makeover project might be just what the decorating doctor… Continue reading Ideas for Beautiful Bedroom Makeovers…in a Weekend!

Decorating Small Spaces · Dining Room Decorating · Interior Decorating

Decorating Small Dining Spaces

  Decorating small spaces can be a challenge, particularly when you have to create a multi-functional space in one room. Many smaller condos, apartments and homes have a living/dining area, and most of us want to have some definition between the two. And of course we want the area to look really cool and well… Continue reading Decorating Small Dining Spaces

Cottage Style Decorating · Interior Decorating · Kitchen Decorating Ideas

Cottage Kitchen Decorating Ideas

A Cottage style Kitchen always draws me in. Why? I love the simplicity of the style as well as the blending of new & old, use of vintage or reproduction materials, & the overall welcoming look of the space. This Cottage Kitchen is interesting…flagstone flooring sets a natural and organic tone. Soft shades of blue… Continue reading Cottage Kitchen Decorating Ideas

Casual Decorating Ideas · Family Room Decorating Ideas · Interior Decorating

Colorful, Casually Styled Family Room

  I don’t know about you, but I would be very happy to plop down in one of those chairs in this colorful,  Casually styled  Family Room and enjoy a cool drink and a good book! What do I find so inviting about this space? First, I love the colors…black, butterscotch and white, with a… Continue reading Colorful, Casually Styled Family Room