Ideas on making your home a haven of creativity and purpose Most of us are hunkering down, staying close to home and wondering how to remain engaged and happy within our four walls. Maybe your chicks have flown the nest and those teenage bedrooms are collecting dust. Or maybe your children are home from school and bouncing off the wall. Children love to climb,
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The goal of this home office was to keep her adult children close and comfortable My client, an empty nester dentist wanted to create a haven for her adult children while they study to be dentists. The solution was a home office off the entryway that encourages study at a well lit desk or reading on the reupholstered chaise lounge brought from her home
Mirrors Mirror, mirror on the wall, Expands the space in your entry way hall. Call for help showing your home some panache , With accessories, art, lamps and romance. Call Linda at 339-927-6137 Mirrors come in all sizes, Let’s find your perfect fit. Carved wood or hammered metal, Traditional, modern or whatever you wish. Take a look and fix your
Details Details, details, details . Accessories pack the personality punch. In my new blue Nest, I focus on my favorite colors, memories, or whatever catches my eye at the moment. The joy is in creating calm from chaos. Finding the right place for each piece, one next to another, making each one better. Like lighting a Tree or a Menorah it feels like a
My new color scheme is black and blue This is not a metaphor, it is the color of my right hip right now. I fell down a full flight of stairs at a friend’s house two weeks ago. It was twilight, just getting dark and the lights were not on yet. I looked carefully but could not tell where the pale hallway carpet ended
Come join me in my downsizing journey Is it time for you to move into a home that fits your stage of life like a fine glove fits your warm hand? Savor this new stage with its freedom from carpools and school tuition while you stay safe and stylish. This is a great time to lighten your load by giving away or selling
Design Through the Decades: 1930 to 1940
Bedford Ma, recently sent out these little lifesaving booklets that highlight how Seniors can “Stay Independent”, by making their homes safer. A few highlights. Since falls are a major factor of fractures and injuries do these simple things. 1. Keep floors and stairwells clutter free 2. Remove small throw rugs. If you love your larger rugs, do what the pros do. Cut back the pad
One of the most important elements in a home is good lighting. It's also the element that is most misunderstood by both homeowners and builders. We can turn unused portions of your home into welcoming spaces by adding a layered lighting plan. What is a layered lighting plan? The Chandelier provides overall light and the pendants are special to a sloped ceiling for
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