Do you love color or does it strike fear in you?
Does the enclosed area above your kitchen cabinets (aka the “soffit”) cause a decorating dilemma for you? This area causes much uncertainty over how to deal with it for many homeowners.
Bookcases, their purpose and style there of, can be most controversial when it comes to staging.
If you are a lover of books, a bookcase loaded from left to right on each shelf with rows, and even double rows, of books is likely a comfort to you. Bookshelves are merely a functional way to house your precious collection of books, along with other little personal trinkets and keepsakes. Seeing a room “wallpapered” with your books and collectables likely means comfort, bringing you a warm and fuzzy feeling in the room.
Sometimes when grout is very dark, whether the actual color or discolored from age, all you notice are the dark gridlines throughout the floor and not the tile itself. When this is the case, you may want to update your floor but not really want to take on the financial cost of tearing it all out.
The time may come when you’re ready to update your kitchen cabinets. As you ponder this project, take the following into consideration. Will updating the cabinets lead to updating the counter tops, flooring, appliances, etc?
Gather your items together and start by grouping like items with like items. Sort and determine category names for your items. By keeping like items together in the appropriate labeled albums, and/or containers, they are always retrievable by your labeled category. This also allows for any items coming into the home that pertain to any of those categories to now have a place to be stored, eliminating clutter and keeping those items and your home organized.