Design

Banish Boring Walls: A New Way to Buy Innovative Art

By Elaine Raffel / June 28, 2020 / 3 Comments

Creative artist agent Renee Rhyner saw a void in the market. A place to buy innovative artwork at accessible prices.

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Style-Savvy Designer Masks You’ll Actually Want to Wear

By Elaine Raffel / May 27, 2020 / 3 Comments

During a pandemic, who needs designer shoes and handbags? Fashion-forward masks are what’s trending now. But it’s time to step it up a notch.

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In Today’s Market, Updates And Staging Are In, Concessions Are Out

By Karen Eubank / June 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Almost daily, there is an article on how updates and staging are necessities when marketing your home. So why aren’t sellers doing just that? Maybe they don’t know the right updates to make, or what provides the best returns on investment. They may not have the right resources or contacts. There’s always the belief it’s […]

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More Realtors Are Using Staging Than Ever Before, According to NAR

By Karen Eubank / April 2, 2019 / 26 Comments

Barbara Cocoran put it rather well: “Why wouldn’t someone stage if they want to sell a house, and if they want to get more money for the house? I don’t get it.” You probably know Corcoran from her regular appearances on Shark Tank. What you might not know is she built a real estate empire, […]

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You’ve Tidied Up Thanks to Marie Kondo — Now Your Stuff Can Bring Someone Joy

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / January 18, 2019 / 4 Comments
Marie Kondo

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to announce that Nancy Peham, a certified Certified Professional Organizer® with more than 15 years of experience under her belt has joined us as a contributor and columnist. For her first installment, we tasked her with helping us address all that stuff that didn’t bring us joy when we got our […]

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Home Designers Are Singing The Coastal Blues

By Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber / May 28, 2018 / 2 Comments

Home designers are singing the — coastal blues, that is — and are using this color palette in every area of the home. Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber has had a busy Spring attending many of the major trade shows including the International Builders Show and the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and discovered that using color […]

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