Home Trends Archive

Hot Home Trend: Double-Pocket Doors That Make a Statement

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Pocket doors are not only getting a chic makeover in recent years, but they really can be key to solving some design challenges in small spaces too. And for the “wow” factor, try...
April 9, 2018

Light it Up: Add a Party Vibe to Your Outdoor Staging

Stringed bulbs of lights are becoming a “hot” outdoor trend this year. Use them to stage a dusk photo op or to spice up your next twilight open house. ...
April 2, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Bring on the Velvet

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine We’re seeing a revival of the 1960s love for velvet in home décor. Velvet has been making its way into more fashion and now it’s expected to make a bigger splash in home...
March 19, 2018

Does the Color Purple Have a Place in Staging?

Pantone selected Ultra Violet as its 2018 Color of the Year. The vibrant color is popping up in more fashion, but when it comes to home design, is it just too bold for staging?...
March 12, 2018

2018 Home Trends to Guide Your Staging

Article Submitted by Fixr.com Before you’re able to successfully stage a home for sale, you need to understand your target audience, and the kinds of things they’re looking for in a home. Home buyers today are much more savvy than...
March 5, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Go Big With Your Tile

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Supersized tiles are making over more floors, and this may be welcome news to many homeowners. Large format tiles means less grout to clean. The large tile trend may be partially motivated out...
February 26, 2018

Styling Tips to ‘Wow’ Spring-Time Home Buyers

By Patti Stern, PJ & Co. Staging and Interior Decorating The new year and the upcoming spring season brings with it a fresh outlook and new beginnings. What will prospective home buyers be thinking about while searching for their...
February 19, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Black Is Back

Black fixtures, appliances, and even black furniture are emerging as one of the hottest trends in the new year....
January 22, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Bamboo Everything!

Bamboo is making its way into more home interiors. From flooring, window treatments to wall accents, furnishings and more, this sustainable material is popping up everywhere....
December 4, 2017

Watercolors on Walls? You Bet!

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Want to make a bigger statement with a wall? Watercolor wallpaper can add some pizzazz and wispiness to an otherwise blah wall in the home. Pinterest called watercolor wallpaper one of the hottest...
July 31, 2017