Tips for Staging Your Outdoor Living Space

  Lamorinda is among the most desirable areas in the nation, which makes selling a home in this area a breeze. However, getting an offer at or above asking depends on that first impression. Most sellers wouldn’t dream of trying to sell an unstaged home, but sometimes overlook staging the yard. That’s a shame because outdoor staging can increase curb appeal, reduce time spent on the market, and increase the asking price. Here are a…

Five tips for garage organization

Gone are the days of mismatched plastic tubs stacked ceiling-high, bikes thrown in the corner, and holiday decorations sprinkled in between. Home organization and decluttering now also includes the garage. We know what you’re thinking … but where am I going to put everything?! No need to sweat just yet. A big reason why your garage is cluttered has to do with a lack of organization, not a lack of space. Just as you’ve organized…

2019 Interior Design Trends

The new year is here, which means the latest design trends are too! With last year’s emphasis on high contrast, comfort, farmhouse elements, and shades of purple, what can we expect from 2019 interior design trends? Read on to find out. 1. Biophilic Elements Bio-what? “‘Biophilia’ describes the human tendency to connect with nature (NCBI). On average, humans spend 90% of their time inside a building. When humans are separated from a natural environment, our…

Create a bathroom spa-like oasis at home

Work, kids, house projects, buying/selling a home – we know life is stressful and it’s not always easy to take the time necessary to relax. However, it’s essential for you to find some “me time” and take care of yourself. And while it would be lovely to have the time (and money) to visit a luxury spa on a regular basis, that’s not an option for most of us. So, we decided to put together…

Create an Accent Wall in a Weekend

Are you looking for a budget-friendly (and quick) way to give your space some pizazz?  Go from boring and drab to bold and exciting by creating a new focal point in your space, adding liveliness and contrast, with a DIY accent wall.  You won’t need a huge budget and many of the projects can be completed by one person in a few hours, a day, or weekend.   THE STARTER ACCENT WALL Cost: $ Time:…