Archive for December, 2014

New Year’s Resolutions for Selling Your Home

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Home for Sale

2015 is a great time to put your home on the marketplace. But before you dive right into your sale, make sure to follow through on some necessary resolutions for every home sale. Sure some of these might sound hokey or cliché but they’re also the quickest way to get your home off the marketplace and into the hands of a buyer in one year.   (more…)

San Diego NYE in the Gaslamp

Monday, December 29th, 2014

New Years Eve in San Diego

If you’ll be celebrating New Year’s in San Diego’s historic, lively Gaslamp Quarter, you’re in for a good time. The city is teeming with fun events. Everywhere you turn, there’s a party. Literally. Use this guide to help you find the perfect place to celebrate the start of 2015. Here’s to the new year!   (more…)

DIY New Year’s Eve Decorations

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

New Years Eve Decoration

They say that how you spend the first couple minutes of the New Year is an indicator of how the rest of your year will be. One way to make sure that you jumpstart into 2015 the right way is by throwing an epic New Year’s Eve bash. And in order to throw an unforgettable party, you need the proper decorations. But you don’t need to carelessly spend money on expensive and gaudy party décor. Fortunately it’s never been easier to make stylish and chic New Year’s Eve decorations from home. (more…)

Throwing a Last-Minute Dinner Party

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Last Minute Dinner Party

The holidays are all about getting together. From work parties to family gatherings, your social calendar is probably packed beyond capacity. And that means you may have to play host, sometimes at a moment’s notice. Maybe your Aunt Gladis is sick and can’t host the annual Christmas Eve dinner. Maybe your friends want to have an “orphan” celebration since they won’t make it to their family’s homes. But before you panic, realize that with just a few quick fixes, you can whip your home into great shape and host that party. After following these tips, you’ll be hosting the most talked-about event in no time, and look like you’ve spent months planning.

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Last Minute DIY Gifts

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

DIY Gifts

The beauty of last minute DIY holiday gifts is that you don’t have to rely on stores to have the items you need or online retailers to deliver the goods in time. Anyone can cook up the perfect holiday gift in a matter of minutes using creativity and a few very common supplies. (more…)

Holiday Curb Appeal

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Poinsettia Flower

Even though it’s tough to sell your home in the winter, Christmas miracles do happen. Plus, this is a great time of year to showcase your home’s cherry holiday spirit. When else is it acceptable to hang tinsel and have lights up? Just during the holidays. Follow these patented tips and tricks from Realtor magazine to get your home off the market in the chilly months. Before you know, you’ll be celebrating with a tall glass of egg nog, and if you’re lucky, under the mistletoe with someone special. (more…)

Christmas in San Diego

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Spending Christmas in San Diego

When one of the options of how to spend your Christmas is whale watching, you know you’ve chosen the right place to spend the holiday. Just because San Diego won’t be peppered in snow this Christmas, doesn’t mean that they city doesn’t know how to celebrate the season in style. San Diego is packed with Christmas-themed events this holiday season ranging from outdoor celebrations, vibrant parades, and scores of delicious restaurants.

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Where to Buy Art for Home Staging

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Paintbrush on canvas

If you’re trying to sell your home, you’ve got plenty weighing on your mind. For starters, you want your home to look great. If you’re on a tight budget, art is one of the most affordable, easy home staging fixes. Not sure where to buy art for home staging? Use this guide to help you pick out the best art for your home. In no time, you’ll be celebrating your home’s sale. And maybe you’ll even buy some art to commemorate the experience, since you’re a pro now.  (more…)

Creative DIY Vases

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Crafting DIY Vases For the Home

Thanks to the Internet, there are literally thousands of resources of how make the perfect DIY vase. Making a vase yourself lets you explore the creative limits of your imagination and invent a unique flower container that has never been made before. (more…)

Home Staging Experts on Google+

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Home staging can be a tricky business, that’s why it’s absolutely essential that you stay up-to date on home staging trends. One excellent way to stay in the pipeline is to keep in touch with other seasoned home staging experts. Google+ is a wonderful way to do this, because the network is so streamlined you can stay on one topic for hours (rather than sifting through dozens of irrelevant posts and updates from non-home stagers). We follow the best of the best home staging experts on Google+, and you should, too! To really get the most bang for your buck, join home staging communities, where experts and those interested get together to talk about home staging.

Home Staging Experts on Google+

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