The Art of Art Placement

Ever wonder what magic tricks interior designers have up their sleeves? There’s no secret. It’s just an understanding of what’s aesthetically pleasing to the eye, and why. And like so many things in life that work well, it’s all about balance. Considering where you place objets d’art – your favorite things – is key to [...]

Let It Shine

With shorter days and more hours of darkness in autumn and winter, turn to the power of indoor lighting as a solution – never underestimate its brilliance. Clever lighting can transform the look and feel of your home with the flip of a switch. While natural sunlight streaming inside is ideal, sometimes the clouds rain [...]

Transform Your Home For Stay-At-Home

What day is it? Where is my laptop? Where can I find a quiet place?  Should we have dinner on the couch…again? Didn’t we have a dining room table? These are some of the common daily questions due to COVID-19. The days blend together and our constant family togetherness has completely transformed our needs at [...]

The Rural Revolution: Bringing Rustic Design Kicking & Screaming Into the 2020s

The rustic look has long been a celebrated staple of interior design, having injected a sense of quaint yet elegant traditionalism into homes across the globe for centuries. However, this much-loved aesthetic doesn’t have to be limited to traditional farmhouses, log cabins and country cottages – far from it! Rustic design can easily be fused [...]

6 Home Design Trends for 2020

Floral prints, unique window treatments, black and white wall art, and many more are evolving in 2020. Well, 2020 is the best year to pull a dream appeal for your home because many unique styles will come into the picture this year. So if you are looking to renovate your home design, take a look [...]

3 Tips for a Trendy Spring Cleaning

With the arrival of warm weather in Nevada County and sunshine comes spring cleaning! While the idea of cleaning may seem mundane, we’ve broken down the gargantuan home task into three main areas to focus on. If you are preparing for virtual showings or just tidying up, but just aren’t motivated to get started, check [...]

Spring Cleaning 2020 = Disinfecting

Just a few short weeks ago, “spring cleaning” meant taking advantage of the longer days to dust off your home and make it nice and shiny for the warmer months. Today, we’re living a new reality. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought us all together. We are sharing the collective experience of being at home, doing [...]

Common Issues When Buying a Home to Remodel

Remodeling a home starts with a dream. A gourmet kitchen! Skylights! A gigantic walk-in closet! But, the dream may turn into a nightmare if you don’t plan ahead. Buying a home will arguably become your most important financial investment, as well as a major emotional investment. And remodeling that home can make it better suited [...]

4 Investments Worth Making in Your First Home

In today’s post, we’re offering some advice for first-time homeowners on areas where spending a little bit more is likely to pay off in the long-run. From valuable aesthetic updates in key areas such as the kitchen, bathroom and living room to installing smart heating systems and insulation to prioritize energy efficiency, our tips will [...]

How to Prepare Your Home Plumbing for the Winter

Winters in Nevada County can sometimes be harsh, and if you don’t prepare your house before the freeze warnings arrive, you could find yourself faced with a number of unwanted plumbing issues. Luckily, it’s relatively simple to prepare your home plumbing for winter using basic items that you can find at your local home improvement [...]

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