During My Open House: If I Play Music, What Should I Choose?

By |2020-05-29T16:45:02-05:00April 29th, 2020|Creative, Home Selling, Sellers, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Music can influence attitudes and conjure emotions. The right playlist at your open house can set the mood for an event that pulses with energy, or one that’s more laidback and easygoing. So if you decide to play music at your home’s all-important debut, what kind of playlist should you create for one of our [...]

Popular for 2020: Grandmillennial Style

By |2020-03-12T01:49:38-05:00March 11th, 2020|Creative, Design|

Got a penchant for knickknacks and needlepoint? Go ahead and indulge your inner granny – it’s trendy! In response to all the chaos going on in the world, many people are choosing to decorate their homes in ways that recall simpler times. Enter the term “Grandmillennial” – a mashup of the words “grandma” and “millennial” [...]

Adding the Color of the Year to Your New Home

By |2020-02-06T17:57:31-06:00January 20th, 2020|Buyers, Creative, Design, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

If you missed the news among all the hoopla surrounding the calendar turning to a new year (and decade!), the official Pantone Color of the Year for 2020 is (drumroll, please) Classic Blue. Shades of blue have been chosen for the honor quite often over the years. In fact, the company selected Cerulean back in [...]

Is Home Staging Actually Worth The Effort?

By |2019-06-19T22:41:59-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Buyers, Creative, Home Buying, Home Selling, Landscaping, Sellers, Staging, Things to Do|

Is home staging even worth the extra effort and expense? Many are shocked to learn that even in a sellers' market, home staging is worth the effort and expense. Staged homes sell faster and for more money than they would typically sell for. It may seem like a waste to redecorate your home that you [...]

Making Whimsical Gardens, Butterfly Gardens On Your Midland, Texas Property

By |2019-03-17T16:39:09-05:00March 21st, 2019|Creative, Design, Landscaping, Midland Texas, Things to Do|

Who wouldn’t love to have a beautiful garden behind or beside their home? Not only is a garden a place of tranquility and peace, it is a place of beauty that appeals to many admirers, including those looking for a new home. A well-established flower garden that requires minimal care would rarely be anything but [...]

Can Ceiling Paint Make a Room Appear Bigger or Smaller?

By |2018-02-19T21:26:41-06:00February 21st, 2018|Around the House, Creative, Design, Midland Texas, Uncategorized|

The color of your ceiling can totally affect the appearance of the size of your room. Here's how: Using Dark Colors If you have a room that's large with high ceilings it can sometimes feel cold or disproportionate because furniture and flooring take up less than half of the space in the room, leaving the [...]

Be a Design Star With Horizontal Stripes

By |2018-02-10T16:34:18-06:00February 10th, 2018|Around the House, Creative, Design, Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas, Uncategorized|

Using horizontal stripes on walls can not only add visual interest to a room, but create optical illusions that can alter the perception of its dimensions, making it appear larger, or smaller. Here are a few ways to do that. Using One Stripe A single horizontal stripe running from side to side on a wall [...]

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By |2017-07-27T19:42:02-05:00July 31st, 2012|Creative, Design, Videos|

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