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Best Interior Design Trends 2020

Best Interior Design Trends 2020

1. Built-in Seating  Be it at your kitchen island, reading nook or window side, built-in seating will surely inspire you to sit back and relax. It eliminates the need for more chairs and it’s an excellent space-saving technique that will ...

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Home Stagers - Should You Hire A Stager?

Home Stagers - Should You Hire A Stager?

Guest post by Michelle Getty, Owner & Principal StagerBella Casa Home Staging - Austin, Texas THE MISUNDERSTANDINGHome stagers are often misunderstood. In fact, most of my initial meetings with homeowners start with building trust ...

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2020 Interior Design Trends

2020 Interior Design Trends

The rule of thumb for the design trends of 2020 is that there are no rules. A recent article posted by Forbes shared insight from established interior designers on what we can expect with the 2020 trends. Many of this year's trends are styles that ...

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The Real Deal About Home Cleaning

The Real Deal About Home Cleaning

Hate cleaning your house? No one could blame you: There’s precious little fun in scrubbing toilets. Or wiping down grime-streaked windows to the point where your elbows are sore for weeks. And you probably cringe ...

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Say Hello to 2017's Color of the Year: Greenery

Say Hello to 2017's Color of the Year: Greenery

Pantone's Color of the Year for 2017 symbolizes new beginnings. Welcome the coolest color of the year (in more ways than one!): a refreshing and revitalizing shade-- Greenery. The zesty yellow-green and fresh shade reminds you of the first days ...

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Why Smart Homes are Safe (and Easy to Sell)

Why Smart Homes are Safe (and Easy to Sell)

Recent technological upgrades have given homeowners access to the coolest innovations that improve home safety. And because of this, home buyers tend to prefer looking at homes with smart security features installed. Here are the most common smart ...

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The Ideal Home for Young Families

The Ideal Home for Young Families

In a study published by the National Association of Realtors®, it was found that the millennials comprised of 35% of the home buying population in 2015. That’s more than the combined number of younger and older buyer groups active in the ...

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Simple Fixes to Pet Damage in Your Home

Simple Fixes to Pet Damage in Your Home

Our furry friends truly add value to our lives, but it doesn’t mean that their presence in our house adds value to it, too. While we love having our beloved pets around, it may be wise to pay attention to pet damage in our home as this may ...

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The Top Outdoor Design Element for 2016

The Top Outdoor Design Element for 2016

A survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects among U.S. based architects and building professionals shows that a new coveted amenity by home shoppers is an outdoor fire pit or fireplace. As a result, fire pits and fireplaces ...

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5 Home Improvement No-No’s to Watch out For

5 Home Improvement No-No’s to Watch out For

There are two reasons why people pay close attention to the upkeep of their homes: they want their home to look impressive and fabulous, AND they want to add value to their home in the hopes of selling it for a higher price in the future. But what ...

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Curb Appeal Tweaks for less than $100

Curb Appeal Tweaks for less than $100

Did you know that a home design overhaul isn’t necessary to make your home look more appealing to the buyer’s eye? Sometimes, all it takes is a conscious effort to improve on what you have and highlight the strong points that are already ...

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Easy Feng Shui Concepts for Your Home

Easy Feng Shui Concepts for Your Home

In keeping with the Chinese New Year celebrations, we would like to share a few Feng Shui tips to those who would like to spruce up their homes to be lucky this Year of the Fire Monkey. In the past years, Asian economies have drastically ...

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