2020 has brought many things into focus for us all. Deciding to sell a family house is one of them. Inventory has been low in Westchester County for some time, and *at this moment* buyers outnumber sellers handily. So with … Continued
Home Staging and Decorating thought activism at its most passionate! Snappy answers and reasoned resets for your space and your stuff, and why it all matters so darn much.
SO…I’m looking for a new image for my website to represent Color Consults. A picture is worth 1000 words so it’s got to be right. Paint color selection is one of my most popular services, but geez louise! These folks … Continued
Ever have a big decision that feels overwhelming? Was your instinct to retreat, or just freeze? Understandable! But if it IS big, important, or even just necessary, delay often adds to the burden. Consider the difference between gathering and evaluating … Continued
Today’s post is a proverbial tip of the cap to #8 Yogi Berra. Writers write what they know about, and regular readers know I love baseball. Have had this analogy in my mind for months, planning to run it for … Continued
One of the biggest surprises people have about being a Home Stager in Westchester County is the sense of loss that’s part of most every job. Sometimes in wistful threads, sometimes much more dramatically, but it’s almost always there. One … Continued
Used to be houses were on the market in Spring and Summer, buyers moved in the Fall, and everyone left standing reconciled themselves to ‘next year’. There were many reasons for this, all valid at the time. But little has … Continued
As a green-minded citizen of the world, I get all the reasons ceiling fans make sense. And they are great if you have big rooms with tall ceilings and are not selling your house. But as a Westchester County Home Stager … Continued
I aim for a light touch when styling photos. Clever and whimsy trumps pricey anyday.
The market is bigger than any of us, the only real control a seller has lies in the quality of the product they choose to present.
We picked raspberries in the early morning stillness today at Rockefeller Park. It was quiet, but steamy, and buggy; most of the fruit closest to the trail had already been picked. But many fat, ruby-colored berries called to me … Continued