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.  

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 anchors a room, and nothing determines how paint color reads … Continued

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 support our Westchester County small businesses. But maybe we miss … Continued

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 what they are, or what’s in them . Spent waaay … Continued

If You’re Reading This-Thank You for 2012!

If you’re reading this, I want to thank you for your interest, and support in 2012. It was five years ago this past weekend-December 31, 2007-that I became a small business owner, and registered The Refreshed Home with Westchester County. Yes. December.  2007. … Continued