Great ideas for guest bedrooms

Sometimes the guest room is blah & bland, and it doesn’t get much use.  So make it a showpiece with a bit of your pizazz and personality.  Recently we’ve dressed up a daybed as shown below to a warm inviting retreat.  And the navy rustic twin bed – well any child or child at heart would love spending time in this wonderland.  Last, the barn door is a latest trend offering privacy AND light when in most cases you have to opt for one or the other.


Staged & Sold a day in New Trier!

Where can you get a 4 bedroom home in New Trier district under 500k?  You could have gotten one this past week had you been watching when our shiny apple hit the market Monday night.  Tuesday brought 12 requests for an appointment, and by Wednesday half a dozen offers had come in.  My savvy buyers took the advice to declutter, paint & clean the home top to bottom.  That formula coupled with pricing it right out the gate always works. Someone is really going to enjoy making this home their own.  hoggs-hollow-home-2

Fabulous bones in this sprawling ranch…staged & now live!

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Not often do I see a home I would buy myself, but this happens to be one of them.  My meticulous owner has kept this house up like nobody’s business.  Owned by the same family almost 40 years, it will continue to inspire a new buyer, who might change some of the décor or personalize it to his or her needs, but no doubt make for a wonderful setting for someone special.

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