Spring is definitely in the air on this lovely sunny day. It's a time when many of you are thinking about selling your property. Here are a few 'low to no cost' Staging Tips for your all important kerb appeal. Tip 1 - the front door Make sure your front... read more →
Interior Design Interior Design is all about what you 'the client' likes. We will spend time helping you to work out: -which rooms you want to re-style -how you and your family will use these rooms -what kind of feel you want the rooms to have -how much you want... read more →
Have you lived in your current home for 5, 10, 20 years or more? Do you want to revamp some or all of the rooms in your home? Don't know where to start? Looking for Inspiration? "There is beauty in simplicity" Gail Lynne Goodwin Sometimes all you need to kick... read more →
When you go for an interview for a new job I'm sure you always dress well and wear a few well chosen accessories. That's what you need to do with your home when you want to sell it for the best price as quickly as possible. You need to accentuate... read more →
Someone asked me recently how the 'Bonnet Bargains' on Facebook started. Well, in August last year I was working on a project in Cantebury with my good friend and colleague, Katie Jackson of Home Staging SOS. We were out and about on a sourcing (aka shopping) expedition. In one of our favourite... read more →
I'm always looking at ways to keep the costs down for my clients as well as being kind to the planet and recycling and upcycling whenever possible. On a recent home staging project I upcycled a couple of old canvas artworks. The first one I painted with some grey paint and then I... read more →
Baby boomers are people born during the demographic Post–World War II baby boom between the years 1946 and 1964. We are no longer babies, we have been exaulted to 'Superboomers'. In summary: To claim this exaulted title we need to have a youthful attitude, keep active, eat health food, exercise... read more →
How many shades of grey can you spot? I'm thinking more than 50! Don't you just love the way nature provides such fabulous colour palettes for us. I found this grey palette in Mount Aspiring National Park, New Zealand.