Imagine walking into your rather expensive hotel room, and finding dust on the baseboards. Or hair in the sink. Or <gasp> bedbugs in the linens. You’d RUN (not walk) out of there from sheer disgust, and you would never set foot in that property again.Read More
When hopping out of a shower, there’s nothing like a fluffy white towel to start your day to make you feel pampered.
When I was staging properties, I always used white towels to evoke the feeling of cleanliness and spa-like bathrooms. I didn’t care much how durable they were. No one was going to be using them.
I usually picked mine up at Target, but they don’t carry the Fieldcrest brand that I like anymore. But they were inexpensive, and suited my purpose.
But for your own home, for your guest bathroom, and even for your short-term rental properties, you want towels that pamper you (or your guests) like those in your favorite 5-star hotel.Read More
I was lurking around some AirBnB and VRBO listings lately, looking for a great place to stay this summer.
I found some lovely places where the rentals were decorated like a boutique hotel, and others where it looks as though it was a hand-me-down from someone who was too tired to keep it up over the years.Read More
Your vacation rental just isn’t booked solid, or has some reviews you wish would just go away.
You invested in this piece of property hoping to make some easy money.
Or perhaps it was handed down to you by your wickedly rich Grandma, who just adored you.
Or, this is a home you have lived in for years, but you cannot seem to get it sold—so you “AirBnB” it.Read More
Picking paint colors can be very scary for many folks…especially for a room they spend a third of their lives in. But it doesn’t need to be so scary.
You know, you hear that “bedrooms should be blue” because it is such a restful color. But what if you don’t like blue?Read More