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HELP Suffolk Homeless Shelter recreation room had a Winter Wonderland vignette created by North Fork Staged to Sell's Cindy Garruba.  Done on a shoestting budget, Cindy used things she had in her workshop to create the vignette.  Foam core and batting were made into a snowman and snow woman.  But...
12/07/2010
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Every year on Thanksgiving after saying grace, while eating our feast, my family takes turns expressing what we are  each thankful for that year.  I was reflecting on what I will be saying this year.  It has not been an easy year for most of us; the economy really continues to be a challenge.  St...
11/23/2010
Staging Training by Design taught by Allegra Dioguardi of Styled and Sold was just the course I was looking for when I decided to pursue a career in home staging.  Allegra is an experienced home stager and designer.  With over 30 years of design work including model home staging, Allegra's classe...
11/19/2010
Don't think your vote doesn't count!  It is important to vote even in mid-term elections.  Vote for the politicians you think will do the most to move our towns, our counties, our states and our nations forward.  Our votes can improve our economy.  Think about long term growth and how this elect...
11/01/2010
Halloween maybe this weekend, but hopefully you don't scare off buyers with the condition of your home. Here are some tips to prevent a haunted house: 1. Stand at the curb and look at your house.  Is it easily visible from the street, no yard work undone, clean siding and windows, inviting front...
10/26/2010
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I have gotten such great comments on some furniture I have repurposed that I decided to write a blog about repurposing.  In this economy it is wise to be frugal, why throw away something that can be reused in a new way?  I don't like to contribute to the landfill, it is cool to be green today and...
10/15/2010
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Sometimes we get so used to our furniture that we don't notice how old and tired it really has become.  This chair was given to me twenty years ago by my mother in law.  I liked the lines of the chair, but not the old fashioned tapestry.  Never one to add to the landfill when a piece of furniture...
10/12/2010
Now that we are all buying flat screen TVs, those old TV armoires need a new purpose.  You can reuse them a lot of different ways, a hidden home office, or craft center spring to mind.  I took one and turned it into a home bar.  I really don't like to add to the landfills, so repurposing furnitur...
09/30/2010
Today I did a presentation for Coldwell Banker Premier Homes in Wading River, NY.  David Lunenfeld, Gail DeSantis and their agents were warm, welcoming and engaged in my presentation.  I appreciate their enthusiasm and look forward to helping them with their listings.  Coldwell Banker Premier Hom...
09/27/2010
This apartment is the home of young professionals who recently completed their graduate studies.  They are transitioning from student to adult life and wanted to have a space reflective of their new lifestyle.  This apartment is in a Philadelphia, has a lot of charm.  We added window treatments, ...
09/26/2010
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