Affordable Art that Won't Break the Bank

Affordable Art that Won't Break the Bank

I looovvveee beautiful art. I also looovvveee my coins, and I’d like to keep as many of them in my pocket as possible. When I was getting to the point in my life that I could actually start investing in great original art….BAM!….pregnant. LOL Just because most of our funds are reserved for diapers and onsies, doesn’t mean we no longer enjoy awesome art. There are other ways to incorporate great pieces of art in your home without breaking into baby’s piggy bank.

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Small Entry, Big Impact

Small Entry, Big Impact

The entry to a home always feels like an introduction to me. Although the usual goal is “Welcome!”, sometimes it says, “What are you doing here?”, “Who invited you?”, “Were we expecting company??”, or *shrugs* “I guess you can come in.” Small entries are notoriously absent from the welcome wagon. However, just because you have a tiny entryway doesn’t mean you should skip the welcome. Here’s how you can teach your home’s small entry some manners.

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Beautiful Ikea Kitchens

Beautiful Ikea Kitchens

I mentioned recently that, this year, my husband and I sold our house and bought a condo. Our building was built in 1983 and our unit appears to have stayed pretty much the same since. Yikes. 80’s floral print wallpaper is an ever-present friend in our little home, but I’m slowly updating. Soon the only 80’s relic left in the place will be me (and my husband). 😊

One of the main things in dire need of updating is the kitchen. And after a lot of thought, I decided to go with kitchen cabinets from…..IKEA. Yep, no cabinet snobs over here.

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Staging Your Home to Sell Fast: A 10 Step Guide

Staging Your Home to Sell Fast: A 10 Step Guide

Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking at a home seller’s seminar on the importance of staging before putting your home on the market. My husband and I sold our home this past spring and we were very pleased to have gotten several offers within a week. I know that following these tips made that possible.

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