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Home Staging as a Landlord

This can be a particularly sticky situation. Renters may not be happy about showing the property and they will be less motivated to help you get a quick sale. So how do you stage a home when it is occupied by renters? I recently completed a project like this near Columbia, Maryland and here is how I…

Home Staging Success

I recently worked on a home staging project that clearly illustrated the power of staging. The clients own a townhouse in a nice area with a 2-car garage and approximately 2,400sf. It was well-priced and well represented by their Realtor. It Would Not Sell. Here is where I came in. I walked through the house…

Decorator Showhouse

I love, love, love decorator showhouses! I find they are creative and inspiring. I always leave with some new ideas to try in my home or for clients. This year is the 26th showhouse organized by Historic Ellicott City. The house is called “The Witching Hour Farm”. They don’t allow interior pictures but if you…

Baltimore Decorating Sources

I was very lucky to spend Friday with Meg at Pigtown Design. She hosted a ” Shop Hop” of some of her favorite sources in Baltimore. This was a great opportunity for me to explore parts of Baltimore that were unfamiliar as well as to get an insider’s look behind the scenes at one very special shop.…