All posts by Margaret Oscilia

By May 22, 2018

Everyone loves a good before and after (mostly the after), ESPECIALLY these happy clients! In preparation for listing their house, they knew their house needed some updates and “love”.  While the home was well maintained, a fresh look was needed (even in this hot market) to achieve the best listing price. Minor changes were chosen


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By February 11, 2018

We had such a fantastic time and were blown away by how many people came to join us last week at our Wine and Design event at Surfaces NW!  SO – MUCH – FUN!!! Loved meeting so many that we only knew from email/facebook!     A huge thank you to Surfaces NW for sharing


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By August 22, 2017

When I was in high school (mini skirt days) I can remember my dad asking me to put my arms at my sides and if my fingertips were below my hemline, I had to go change my dress. TOO skimpy and not appropriate!  I had similar conversations with my daughters about booty shorts, crop tops and


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By August 7, 2017

    What color did this tile USED to be? Hard to imagine this bathroom as anything but spacious and neutral, isn’t it?  When we first visited this beautiful home, the space didn’t feel quite so neutral….    As usual, I’m sorry I didn’t take better before photos….but you get the idea. Seafoam green and


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By July 12, 2017

Each week we do dozens of staging consultations — advising home sellers on decluttering, fixes needed prior to listing and making sure their homes are ready to impress for showings and the “all important” listing photos. Lately I’ve been hearing “the market is good…..do I REALLY need to paint my red kitchen (burgundy dining room,


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By June 24, 2017

This weekend wraps up the Home Builders Association of Marion & Polk Counties Tour of Homes.  (You can get a map of homes here.)   This is such an amazing opportunity to view builder’s workmanship as well as get design, remodeling and product ideas for your homes!   We’ve already been receiving calls from tour attendees


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