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!
I really hate the house shopping process. Some people enjoy it. I am not one of them. However, I do get really excited when I walk into a house and can see all the potential in it. Such was the case with Bachelorette Pad #1. As soon as I walked into the house, I saw exactly what I wanted to do. I ... Read More about Bachelorette Pad #1…PROCESS PICS
My first attempt to flip a house started in a small retirement village. Definitely a risk...that turned out quite well. I bought a bank foreclosure that had a lot of potential. It needed quite a bit of TLC on the inside, but, luckily, it was mostly all cosmetic work. Through two long years, I ... Read More about Bachelorette Pad #1…BEFORE