I have been an interior designer for over 30 years and I love teaching my clients the principles I use while decorating their home. The home staging trend in residential real estate is a great way to reach more people every day and what I enjoy the most is they are learning the basics of good design through staging. It is my dream for every person to know the joy and pride of living in a decorated home.
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I just have to share this one with everyone today. If you like it and it resonates with you, you can sign up for daily inspirations at TUTThe long and short of it goes something like this... When one stops looking for the quick and easy way and just deals with what's already on their plate, the ...
There has been a lot of help on paint colors lately here in the rain and I don't think we can ever get enough of it so keep it coming. For decorating purposes, I use this color schemer tool and it is free. You can also put a color schemer on your DESKTOP to access instantly. When you start playin...
A picture says a thousand words and I might not have to write so much if I knew where everyone here in the rain gets theirs. They are so appropriate. How much time do you spend looking for the perfect one? Or does a photo inspire your post? Can you please share with me your sources? I can't be th...
Here is my favorite one liner that I can honestly say I live by:Never do anything you can't tell everyone about!
Why do some people get the jobs and others don't? How are you at the job interview? When you walk into a real estate office... Are you nervous? Do you fidget? Do you stutter and stammer? Do you rock? Do you over-talk the person you are speaking to? Do you giggle or laugh too much Do you touch or ...
StressHere are some great ways of dealing with the burdens of life:* Accept that some days you're the pigeon, and some days you're the statue.* Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them.* Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it....
Whether we realize it or not...people are tuning into Active Rain and contacting us from all over the world. I am getting a lot of feedback from new clients about their part of the world and how excited they are about home staging. Who knew? Here we are trying to get the word out in our neighborh...
Last night my granddaughter was tested for her yellow belt in Karate. Why am I posting about this in AR? These ceremonies are a celebration of success. No, she is not a black belt yet but she is testing for the yellow belt. My friend and my mother watched on with me as Haley (my granddaughter) wa...
Cyndi Ashworth of Elegant Interiors comes to us from Sparks, NV. She is going to add real value to our fast growing community of home stagers. Welcome Cyndi. Diane Laube lives and works in Austin Texas. She is with JBGoodwin Realty. Please stop by and say hi to Diane.
We have a few new members to welcome today. They have started their profiles so I let me introduce to you:Lorraine Hickling with Remax Quality One Ltd. Brokerage in A jax, Ontario Let's make her feel comfortable with a warm welcomeLynn Millen with ERA Four Seasons Realty in Midland, NC. I love th...