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.  

It Will Be a Long Winter

161 games over six months, and for 3 teams in the Active Rain Baseball Junkies Fantasy Baseball League, it all comes down to tonight. The lead has see-sawed back and forth for the last two weeks. This morning when we … Continued

Designing for the Stars: Happy Birthday VIRGO!

It’s pretty simple to craft a happy space for those born under the sign of Virgo (August 21-September 20).  They are consistent, detailed, precise, meticulous.  And worriers…big worriers. SO-wait for it- simple…but not necessarily easy. Well, ok, as long as … Continued

It’s (STILL) Summer

Days fly by so quickly… As July winds down…and things like boots, plaid, and sales on schools supplies start appearing out of nowhere, it’s easy to short-change the next 31 days known as ‘August”. To keep the mood going, one of … Continued

Word of the Week: WUSS

Unusual words thrill me, but words that sound like what they mean have a special place in my heart. This Word of the Week comes courtesy of former Governor Ed Rendell,  and his new book, A Nation of Wusses. In the book, his … Continued

Man Candles: Just In Time for Father’s Day

Searching for that perfect gift for that special guy?  Something to show dad, hubby, or grad just how important he really is to you?  Or maybe that one, last final touch to make the man cave complete?  Well, you’re in luck.  … Continued

Designing for the Stars: Happy Birthday, GEMINI!!

Whether or not you believe in astrology, it’s always fun to check and see what the stars are SUPPOSED to hold for you. ..so each month we take a fun look at what makes each of our boats float, home decor-wise. This month, we … Continued