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By July 9, 2013

When I talk about painting cabinets with real estate agents or home owners I frequently get quite passionate responses that painting perfectly good wood is criminal. Or that painting oak cabinets can’t be done well. Or that the finish isn’t durable. I disagree on all counts and over and over help home owners remodel their

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By June 17, 2013

The Marion-Polk Home Builders Tour will be running through June 23rd – weekends noon to 6pm and weekdays 6pm-9pm.  Always a big event for Salem area residents, it was great to see the activity yesterday at the houses — LOTS of people checking out what’s new in design and builder craftsmanship! Here’s a sneak peak

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By April 21, 2013

Home selling this year?  While the real estate market has improved, we continue to see homes that stand out and make a impressive first impression get more showings and stronger offers! When selling a vacant home it is hard for potential buyers to see the size of the rooms.  Since over 94% of home buyers

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By March 26, 2013

Just had to share this recent upgrade we did for a beautiful historic home in Albany, Oregon.  The main bathroom didn’t have a shower….problematic for most families.  It had a few other uhhhh…..”issues” that kept this room from feeling like a  “spa retreat”.  Little things like wallpaper and green plastic tiles on the walls….on top

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By March 21, 2013

Creating a remodeling plan that is affordable for master bathrooms can be difficult, but something we do often for clients who are preparing their homes for sale. This bathroom became a hot selling point when the dated formica counter tops and the tile tub surround were transformed with large travertine tiles. The grey tub was

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By December 18, 2012

  Our job as professional home stagers takes us into many homes being prepared for sale every week.  We see all types of master bedroom closets – tiny huge walk ins organized messy nice built in features wire racks Even in some of the nicest closets we sometimes notice a huge problem that can be

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