Tips and Tricks to Staging a House to Sell

Getting a house ready to sell is both a big undertaking emotionally and physically.  This was our third house we sold and along the way we learned a lot of lessons.  There are some tips and tricks that will help you to not only sell fast, but sell for top dollar.  Some items are bigger

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our kitchen on the kitchn

Our kitchen was on The Kitchn.  Now that’s a funny sentence.  A part of Apartment Therapy, The Kitchn is inspiring cooks and nourishing homes.   I was so excited when I flipped it open and saw our kitchen in this post about using a dresser for extra storage in your kitchen. We painted this IKEA Tarva

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Studio Tour

Yesterday I shared some pics of my studio space in a state of disaster.  And today, you get to see the finished result. I love open shelving in my work area.  It fills the space with color and is easy to get to all my supplies.  Shown above is the IKEA BESTA shelf unit…it is

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Easy Ways to Add Color to Your Home

I LOVE a colorful house!  I’ve tried many times to go with a more muted and elegant color scheme, but every time feel like something is missing.  I’ve worked very hard on our house for the color to be an addition to the space, not a distraction.  Here are some easy ways to add color

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DIY: Wire Spool Coffee Table

I absolutely LOVE the way this coffee table turned out! And the best part is it cost only $40 to make! I really wanted to add a round coffee table to our living room.  The layout of the room was square, so I thought the round would add a nice design element.  Due to the

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Is That a Dresser in your Kitchen?

Why yes, that is indeed a dresser in my kitchen.  And no, I do not get dressed in my kitchen…well most of the time.  We are currently renting a 100 year old cottage style home.  It is chock-full of character, but unfortunately not chock-full of storage.  This move is temporary, so I decided to compromise

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