Philly Home Show Final Weekend Feb 19-21!

Philadelphia homes for sale Last weekend for the Philly Home Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center! There will be 300 exhibitors at the show and 5 special features: Chic Sheds - There will be 3 unique sheds on display in addition to outdoor living areas.  Each shed will have a different theme.  So far, two of the themes are "Ski Shack" and "Serenity Room" while the 3rd theme has not been disclosed.  Beer and wine tasting will take place each evening by the displays. Fourth Annual Habitat...Continue Reading!

Fireplace Maintenance

Philadelphia homes for sale Traditional Living Room by Lincolnwood Design-Build Firms Airoom Architects-Builders-Remodelers It’s been a tame winter here in Philly.  Minus one big snow storm the weather this winter has been manageable with temperatures lingering in the 30s and 40s.  Still, the chill of winter nights and the occasional below freezing days have us keeping our gloves and scarves handy.  With at least a month left of cold temperatures those who use their fireplaces have plenty of time to take advantage of the cozy...Continue Reading!

Taking on Tile: How to Choose

Philadelphia homes for sale Redesigning your kitchen?  Taking on a DIY project in your bathroom?  Looking for a new home?  If you answered yes and you are looking to incorporate new tile, being familiar with all the patterns and tile options is a must!  Layout, material and color are all essential characteristics that can change the look and feel of the room.   One of our favorite websites, Houzz, has a great article on Tile Layout.  Click below for a breakdown of some of the more...Continue Reading!

New Year, New Trends: Design in 2016

Philadelphia homes for sale A new year means new trends in real estate and we’re definitely paying attention. Overall, trends in 2016 are determined to break all the traditional rules of interior design.  Mixing genres, using unconventional pieces & artistic accents are dominating the scene. There is an overwhelming sense of individuality this year.  So mix and match, get creative and make your home yours by putting your own sense of style into every room.  Below are some popular colors, materials, furniture and lighting predicted to take over...Continue Reading!

What To Gift A Recent Home Buyer

Philadelphia homes for sale It's officially the holiday season.  Christmas trees are being decorated, retail store sales are in full effect and wish lists are being written.  Whether you're gifting a recent home buyer this holiday season (or anytime of the year!) there are some items every buyer will be thankful to receive.  While the options are endless, we've narrowed it down to some basics we know every new home owner will appreciate. House Plants Decorating a new home after unpacking can take weeks as home buyers are...Continue Reading!

Holiday Hazards: Guidelines for Safe Decorating

Philadelphia homes for sale The countdown for Christmas is officially on!  One of the most exciting times of the year - ice skating & hot chocolate, spending time with family and of course, Christmas trees and beautiful lights.  Decorating your home for the holidays is fun for the whole family.  Whether you are going simple or extravagant with lighting & decorations this year, please remember to keep you and your family safe by following the basic guidelines below. Christmas Trees: Always select a fresh tree as dry trees...Continue Reading!

Beat The Bill: Staying Warm On A Budget

Philadelphia homes for sale Sweatshirts and slippers are on, but still feeling the chill? It may not officially be winter yet, but we are definitely feeling the cold! Sure you can replace your windows, pay to insulate your home or even get your home heating system replaced.  But for those of us who can't afford to make costly upgrades, don't fret!  We have plenty of tips and tricks on how to keep your home cozy without using all of your holiday money. Thermostat: Buying a programmable thermostat won't...Continue Reading!

Falling For Front Door Decor

Philadelphia homes for sale Decorating the front entryway of your home is a great way to show your holiday spirit!  There are many ways to get creative, whether you are looking for kid friendly crafts, working on a budget or attempting a new DIY project.  This fall, try a Halloween or Thanksgiving theme or go for a simple Autumn motif. Incorporate traditional fall colors like oranges & golds or aim for a more elegant look with neutral tones.  From simple to extravagant the options are endless! Continue Reading!

Quick Fix: Reupholster The Seat of a Dining Chair

Philadelphia homes for sale a brand new look that won't break the bank The holidays are coming! You know what that means...impromptu get togethers, parties & house guests. Maybe your dining room chairs are looking a little tired. I know mine were in need of a make over. I found these chairs at Home Furnishings Consignment in Wayne a few years back. They came from a West Palm Beach estate sale. They are a little Miami Vice, a little Scarface & a little tacky...just the way...Continue Reading!

Trend Tuesday: Window Makeover

Philadelphia homes for sale best part? new windows not necessary Not only is it unnecessary to get new windows I find this look is extra fab on old windows with intricate moldings & frames. A couple coats of paint can give your windows a totally new look while completely changing the vibe of the room. Black is the most common choice but a well chosen color can really make the room pop. Tip-use gloss or semi gloss to make cleaning your windows easy. What do you think? Is this...Continue Reading!

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