raleigh rental market
December 2015 / January 2016

Raleigh Tops Rental Market

Nov 30, 2015 Sarah Fallows
While homeownership constitutes the American dream for some, others don’t want the upkeep. The Raleigh-Cary metro area ranks among the top 10 strongest rental markets in the U.S., with just a 3.1 percent vacancy rate […]
December 2015 / January 2016

Color Crave: Teal

Nov 30, 2015 Sarah Fallows
No longer known for its association with 80’s office furniture, teal is big for 2016.  Teal can be tricky, though, falling somewhere between green and blue, but it’s both beautiful and unique. A dynamic color […]
December 2015 / January 2016

Make Your Mantle

Nov 30, 2015 Sarah Fallows
The fireplace is the focal point of the room. But decorating it can be challenging. Here are some tips from Raleigh designer Julie Korp for creating the perfect mantel: 1. Picture a triangle. This is […]
Close up of front door
November 2015

Front & Center

Oct 28, 2015 Sarah Fallows
Kate Nisbet knew her front door needed a makeover when she first bought her Raleigh home in Midtown’s Lakemont neighborhood. But the home’s neutral exterior—white painted brick, black shutters and grey roof—gave her a blank […]
Benjamin Moore Silhouette
November 2015

Color Crave: Espresso

Oct 28, 2015 Sarah Fallows
We Like Espresso Deep browns make any room feel cozy, snug and secure…think cocoon. Go bold with your pillows, rugs and accessories. “Tanner Brown looks almost black in low lighting, but it turns brown when […]
Examples of place cards
November 2015

Holiday Place Cards

Oct 28, 2015 Sarah Fallows
Personalize your holiday table with place cards. Assigning seats lets you mix it up, encouraging your guests to meet new people. Or—quite the opposite—keeping some folks apart. (You know what we’re talking about!). Options are […]
Chair (Before)
November 2015

Re-Cover Your Old Chair

Oct 28, 2015 Sarah Fallows
If you can use a stapler, you can re-cover the cushions on an old kitchen or dining room chair. Okay, you really need a staple gun, but you’ll figure it out. The toughest part is […]
Love it or List it
October 2015

‘Love It or List It’ Loves Raleigh

Sep 24, 2015 Sarah Fallows
Think you’ve spotted Hilary Farr or David Visentin around Raleigh? You’d be right. “Love It or List It’ is in Raleigh!  Big Coat Productions has filmed 26 episodes of HGTV’s “Love It or List It” […]
Book shelf design
October 2015

Got Bookshelves?

Sep 24, 2015 Sarah Fallows
Bookshelves can be prime real estate indoors. Everyone wants to show off the little things they love, and a bookshelf is the perfect platform. Interior designers have a handful of tricks to create the perfect […]
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