Posts Tagged "prepare"

A Popular Packing Checklist That Will “Move” You

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Moving | 0 comments

Once you have decluttered your house, as we outlined in our last post, and decided what you are taking, it’s time to get ready for packing. Use our popular packing checklist so your move goes smoothly. Packing Checklist Round up Your Boxes Your moving company has boxes for moving; however, you ‘ll need to pay for them.  If you‘d like to save money, here are some resources to get free boxes. Get Your Free Packing Boxes Here: Let these stores know you are looking for free boxes and find out the...

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Update Your Front Entry for Spring

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in A day in the life of a decorator, curb appeal, Entry Way, Home Staging | 0 comments

Your front entry is your home’s chance to make a good first impression. Help yours say “Welcome” with these ideas for giving your front entry a makeover for spring. Give it a once-over After a while, we all stop noticing the little flaws in our homes. So it’s a good idea to start by taking a good, hard look at your front entry’s condition. Is the door mat old and dingy? Are your house numbers rusted or peeling?  Have you cleared the cobwebs and swept away debris recently? Be...

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Got paint? 5 top areas to cover when selling your home.

Posted by on Mar 7, 2011 in Home Staging | 1 comment

We all know how important it is to have your home in near perfect condition when you are selling. Paint might very well be the best place to invest a few bucks to get that home sold fast. Here are five great areas to paint and a few tricks of the trade. Front door: Ok- you knew that one was coming. Your front door is the least expensive but most important area to paint. If the exterior color of your home is light opt for a dark color on your door and just the opposite for a dark exterior....

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Getting ready for your Super Bowl party.

Posted by on Feb 3, 2011 in Entertaining | 0 comments

Just a few more days and millions of people will be parked in front of their televisions to watch the big game (or at least the commercials!) Here are a few fun ideas to get this party started-Super Bowl style. Choose your colors. Take whichever team you are pulling for and find ways to incorporate their team colors into the food & decor. Packers are green and gold. Steelers Black and gold.  If you could care less who wins this year- go for the gold! It’s time to decorate! At your...

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5 FREE ways to get your home ready for sale.

Posted by on Feb 1, 2011 in Home Staging | 1 comment

Are you putting your home up for sale and need some quick, inexpensive fixes? Here are five ideas to get your home prepped for showings and they won’t cost you a dime! Think curb appeal. The best way to get buyers in your door is to make it attractive on the outside. Make sure your lawn is freshly cut, the bushes are trimmed and there is no garbage laying around. Declutter. It may be the most popular word you hear a Home Stager say but it is so important. Think about the amount of...

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