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Home Stager - Tuscan Home Decor and Design
Being in the Interior Decor business and in today's economy, we all want to keep and eye on our bottom line.  While searching out new Vendors for some unique items for my inventory I found this great site that is offering trade discounts for items that would be great for higher end Home Staging a...
It's a new year and like everyone else I plan on setting the world on fire!  In order to see your progress, what are you doing? I started printing off two calendars.  The first calendar is the dreaded to-do/appointment calendar.  I have meetings, deadlines, and action items that help me get close...
I had some extra time last week when I went to meet with a potential mural wallpaper client so I stopped by the Christmas Store in Winchester,VA. I have friends that would keep their Christmas decorations up all year long because they love Christmas that much. I thought I might find something int...
  A common complaint from husbands is that their wives’ decorating taste is too “girly” or “frilly.” Flowers, ruffles, and elaborate Victorian furniture can be off-putting to the men in your family. Of course, if most guys had their way, our living rooms would be full of hunting trophies and spor...
Get the most bang for your buck with decor accents that can pull double duty. Your decorative details don't have to simply be ornamental-there are a number of versatile décor items that can help you put the finishing touches on your space as well as fulfill numerous other purposes. Here are my to...
Before the market went into a downward spiral, I was considering moving closer to my day job.  With pen and paper in hand, I made my "to do" list.  It seemed to get longer and longer but I am nothing if not determined.  I know kitchens and bathrooms really go a long way towards selling a home and...
I am sure everyone has seem the WD-40 email extolling it's virtues.  The list goes way beyond the rusty bolts and squeaky hinges most of us use it for.  I decided to Google it and see what came up. The original email and the WD-40 company response with a pared down list can be seen here:  http://...
I recently posted some articles to Ezine.  I had thought about it and wondered if anyone would even view them.  To my surprise, as soon as I posted the first article, someone added it to their blog! You can see it here

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