Make Small Places Seem Big

Wishing you had more square footage? Here are ideas to maximize the space you have. Let furniture float.Move furniture in from the edge of the room, leaving at least 36 inches of space so people can pass comfortably, and angle the pieces inward to create a cozy spot for conversation. Cover the territory.Opt for a […]

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JUNE STAGING TIP: THE INFLUENCE OF COLOR

JUNE STAGING TIP:  THE INFLUENCE OF COLOR Color, it surrounds us, it speaks to us, and it influences our moods.  It is a powerful indicator of our personality and some experts say color can impact us in achieving personal goals.  Therefore, the judicious use of color in our homes should be complementary with our lifestyles and […]

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Consumer Newsletter – May 2015

 Consumer Newsletter – May 2015 By Elyse Umlauf-Garneau Let the purging begin Turns out your millennial children don’t want your formal dining room set, your fine bone china, or the antiques you’ve been collecting. They’re also not too attached to mementos — yours or their own childhood trophies, scrapbooks, and artwork. See: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/chi-millennials-nix-parents-treasures-20150328-story.html#page=1 Many millennials […]

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