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At Christmas, our goal as the holiday host or hostess is to create an atmosphere that inspires joy and helps create lasting memories. However, the holiday is celebrated for so much longer than just one day. Decorations often go up early and are enjoyed for several weeks leading up to Christmas. There is a deep […]

Home Staging

December 5, 2019

Top 5 Must-Have Christmas Decorations This Year

A Utah interior designer helps inspire front porch ideas for Christmas this year.    What is the first thing you see when you visit your friends and family during the holidays? Before ever getting to the smells and the twinkling lights, the rooms full of laughter and conversation, and the celebration, you must walk through […]

Home Staging

November 29, 2019

Great Front Porch Ideas for Christmas

Is it your turn to host Thanksgiving or Christmas this year? We all know that hosting a holiday party is a lot of work! Not only does the home or other venue have to be cleaned and accommodating, but the meal needs preparation (which in itself is a feat). Of course, setting the table worthy […]

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November 22, 2019

Tips to Hosting a Big Dinner in 2019

Is it ever too early to decorate for Christmas?   This question has been at the forefront of everyone’s minds (and the topic of some epic social media debates) since Halloween. Do you decorate before blowing out the jack-o-lantern Halloween night or you wait until after Thanksgiving? It seems the only thing anyone can agree […]

Interior Design

November 21, 2019

When to Decorate for Christmas

Lighting does more for your home besides provide light for you to accomplish your daily tasks safely. Whether intentionally or not, your lighting sets the mood for the entire room. Without proper lighting, even great decor can look less-than-appealing! Let’s take a look at how to get the best ambient lighting:  What is Ambient Lighting? […]

Interior Design

October 30, 2019

Demystifying Ambient Lighting

It’s happened to the best of us. You’ve walked into the hardware store to replace your light bulb only to be overwhelmed by the vast selection. Isn’t a light bulb just a light bulb? You’re probably wondering what is the best light bulb for your kitchen, bathroom, living room, or any other room in the […]

Interior Design

October 29, 2019

What is the Best Light Bulb for a Room?

Is your kitchen the real heart of the home? If you spend your evenings creating home-cooked meals for your family and holidays baking delicious baked goods, you are in good company! I love a great recipe as much as the next person, but it also means that my kitchen countertops undergo a lot of wear […]

Interior Design

October 23, 2019

Refinishing Your Kitchen Countertops Like a Pro

Did you know that staging your home is statistically proven to help sell your home faster and for more money? To be competitive in today’s home sales market, you almost have to have it staged for it to do anything worthwhile. While hiring a home staging expert will alleviate you from the guesswork and the […]

Home Staging

October 21, 2019

Do-It-Yourself Home Staging Tips for Homeowners

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself, “How often should I decorate?” Are you decorating too often? Not enough? Or, are you the Goldilocks of decorating – you’ve found the schedule that is “just right”? As a professional interior designer, I get asked this question asked all the time! What Rooms Do You Decorate?   […]

Interior Design

October 16, 2019

How Often Should I Decorate?

A change of seasons is an excellent opportunity to update your home decor. But, with so many options out there, it’s hard to wade through all of the home fall decorating ideas. We’ll try to help with new tips for 2019! Are you ready for an update in your home? Need a change of scenery? […]

Interior Design

October 14, 2019

Home Fall Decorating Ideas for 2019