I am three weeks away from closing on Bachelorette Pad #1. On that same day (hopefully), I'll be closing on Bachelorette Pad #2. The latest Bachelorette Pad, also known as the 70s Love Shack, is about 45 minutes away from the first flip. While Bachelorette Pad #1 was in a quiet, peaceful setting, ... Read More about The Newest Bachelorette Pad
I mentioned that the previous owners must be pretty patriotic because much of the house was designed with red/white/blue. The exterior was a blue trim and the front door was a bright red. I actually liked the front door, but I hated the color. It clashed quite a bit with the blue trim. I selected an ... Read More about Bachelorette Pad #1: Small changes
One of those little details that can really distract from a room makeover is a smoker-white electrical outlet. All of the original outlets were smoker white. Since I painted the trim a crisp white, the smoker-white outlets really clashed. Replacing electrical outlets is really not a huge process. ... Read More about Updating Electrical Outlets
Unfortunately Bachelorette Pad #1 had one of those iconic 1980s pieces: a brass fireplace. I think brass fixtures in any room date a house tremendously. Originally I thought I'd just have to replace the entire fireplace, and I also knew that was going to be quite expensive. I don't have a pic of ... Read More about Redoing A Brass Fireplace
Even though I was living in the house, I designed the house for the next buyer. I chose neutral colors instead of guessing what color palette the buyer would want. My primary color was gray. I like gray because it makes a room look clean and modern. I used pops of color in my staging, and I think ... Read More about Bachelorette Pad #1: COMPLETED!