Lighting, Light Bulbs, Paint Colors and You

Getting ready to paint? Might want to check out your light bulbs first.  Paint colors and lighting are intertwined; always my first consideration in design and staging consults. Paint color…

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It Was a Very Good Week for TRH’s Clients

This has been a very good week for staging clients of The Refreshed Home. Through Wednesday, 4 properties closed.  One was a condo, a full-ask, cash sale. The other 3…

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donating shoes in Westchester County NY

Easy Drop-Off Donations: Eyeglasses, Shoes and Books

Many of us hang onto things we don’t need, intending to donate them when we can. But donating-actually getting them to their destination-can be hard. The economics of most charities…

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Get It Noticed, and SOLD! @ Ossining Public Library 3/14

The concept of making an effort to put one’s best food forward is timeless, and universal. First dates…job interviews…even selling your car. BUT if it’s about a property you’re selling…

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Small Parts

“There are no small parts, only small actors” . The  words of  famed Russian actor, director and Konstantin Stanislavski. Russian theater’s modern founding father, his wanted actors to make the most of…

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Get It Noticed and SOLD: Home Staging Workshop at Tarrytown’s Warner Library

The concept of making an effort to put one’s best food forward is timeless, and universal. First dates…job interviews…even selling your car. BUT if it’s about a property you’re selling…

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End of Summer 2018: Search for Fun and Meaning

Originally published August 2014, refreshed and reposted for 2018 Remember that white-hot and very worthwhile Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014?  The way it exploded confirmed many of us search for fun and…

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7 Days a Week: Westchester County NY Farmers Markets

7 Days a Week: Westchester County NY Farmer Markets

Anyone else been antsy, waiting for those first real harbingers of spring to pop up? Am speaking of course, of Farmers Markets! And with Scarsdale’s newly re-opened market, you can…

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Buying Cool AND Local: 50 Unique Gifts to Buy Now

Originally published in November 2017, updated and re-published  December 2018 Mid-November, we have the best intentions. We see the TV ads, and in our heart of hearts we’re ready to…

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The Best Real Estate Data You Never Thought You Could Access

…and even if you knew to access it, chances are good you may not have known how much was there was, or how good it was! So yes, welcome to…

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Ask the Experts: Photo and Video Digitizing

If this title intrigues you, chances are good you’ve Unearthed a long-forgotten box (or three) filled with a jumble of memories, vintage equipment or accouterments that you have no idea…

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Where to Donate and Dispose of Unwanted Items in Westchester County NY

Originally published September 2017, updated in October 2019. Holding onto stuff you don’t need or want because you’re sure there’s another, better place for it…but you just haven’t found it…

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Marie approaches her recommendations with a down-to-earth sensibility and is also a lot of fun! I have a new friend.

– Susan Sachs, Chappaqua

After Marie staged our house, we had second thoughts about leaving. Couldn't believe we live here.

– Paula and Roger, Hastings-on-Hudson

I don’t always like deferring to experts, but my investment was paid back approximately 20:1.

– Thor Mann, Croton-on-Hudson

Marie has a skill set that is professional and gentle. She removes a homeowner's stress and feeling of being overwhelmed.

– Bonnie Stein, Julia B Fee, Rye

Marie was very easy to work with. I wish we had used her expertise years ago!

– Barry Zelin, Ardsley

Marie Graham gets 5 stars from us! She was spot on in knowing exactly how our house should look for the photographs and the showings.

– Charlotte and Hal, Ardsley

Marie helped us with both selling our old home and decorating our new home. She recommends practical items of good value and is so committed to the details.

– Sandy McCormick Sleepy Hollow

I'm very thankful for Marie's excellent suggestions, from paint colors to floor finishes. We had 3 offers and sold above the asking price!

– George Casale, Bronxville

Marie is the color whisperer. We wanted totally new colors, and now our home is colorful, energizing and harmonious. Our friends comment on how welcoming and warm it is.

– Lesa Rader

She is smart, funny, engaging, with a great eye and creative ideas that we’ve implemented ourselves. I highly recommend her!

– Nan F., White Plains

She’s through and goes throught your home without judgment, providing recommendations with absolutely no pressure.

– Karen Dreher, New Rochelle