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Holiday Lighting Tips for Safety and Style

Framing a home in a glow of lights can show off your holiday spirit and your home. But there's a technique to getting it just right. Here are some tips from the pros. ...
December 17, 2018

Add Some Plaid to Your Holiday Decor

Checkered plaid is a hot design accessory this holiday season. ...
December 10, 2018

3 ‘Subtle’ Holiday Staging Tips

Want to give your listing a little holiday flair–without going overboard?  Elyza Brillantes, design program manager at Havenly, offers some of the following tips: 1. Infuse greenery. Greenery is always a must for staging your home so the space...
November 26, 2018

Black Friday Shopping? The Top Searched Furniture Items by State

Find out the most searched-for home furniture items based on Google shopping data and broken down by state. ...
November 19, 2018

Denim Design: The Jean-Look Is Hitting Home Decor

If you thought jeans were just for wearing, you are mistaken. Denim is becoming a hot fabric in home décor. ...
November 12, 2018

Show Us How You Staged It!

Calling all stagers and real estate professionals! We want to see your best photos of staging the following areas in a home: The entryway, fireplace, and master retreat. ...
November 8, 2018

Make a Bigger Statement in the Kitchen: Stylish Hoods

That spot over the stove is prime real estate in the kitchen these days. Lately that space is being reserved for a decorative hood, which is becoming the centerpiece of the kitchen....
November 5, 2018

Why Is This Hairy Chair Popping Up Everywhere?

Love it or hate it, faux fur furniture is having a big moment in home design lately....
October 29, 2018

Staged to Sell: A Vintage Cottage That Was in Need of Some TLC

See how this 1925 home in Groton, Mass., was staged with timeless appeal. ...
October 22, 2018

Spruce Up Your Listing’s Front Stoop With a Taste of Fall

Orange can be a great color for adding curb appeal, and it fits perfectly into the fall season too. ...
October 8, 2018