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REimagine Tip: Storing Paint

REimagine Tip: Storing Paint

It’s that time of year again in Upstate NY…freezing temps are right around the corner.  What’s this have to do with paint you ask?  Well, it’s time to bring it indoors! If you have cans of paint left over in the garage, in the shed, or anywhere else that they could freeze do yourself a […]

REimagine Tip: Caulk for a Profession...

REimagine Tip: Caulk for a Professional Paint Job

For all of you that have DIY painting projects to tackle this fall now that the kids are back to school… Just a quick tip about one of the best ways to ensure a professional looking paint job.  I mentioned it in my “All About House Paint” post a few weeks back. Caulk–an essential part […]

Where I’ve Been…and Where...

Where I’ve Been…and Where I’m Going

Hola, partners!  I know, it’s been forever and a day. It’s been a crazy whirlwind around here–we sold our house on August 4 and have been living in my parents’ RV for the last month–all 320 square feet of it. Yes, we are a family of four. Yes, we have three dogs and a cat. […]

REimagine Tip: All About House Paint

REimagine Tip: All About House Paint

  It’s no secret that I love to paint.  I paint pretty much everything: furniture, walls, cabinets, pictures, my nails…  With a lifetime of experience (I started painting the barns on our farm as a child, and more recently 11 years of painting apartments every month as a property manager) I get asked a lot […]

How to Sell Your Life

How to Sell Your Life

Recently, I’ve been dismantling my world. I’ve been searching all the nooks and crannies…seeing what works, what doesn’t; what I like, what I don’t; what I need vs. what I’m told is required. I’ve come up with some tips. How to Decide What to Keep Do you need it? Kind of an obvious question, but […]

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” ~Anne Lamott How incredibly true is this quote? We all need to recharge and revive ourselves, particularly if we’re stuck. Whenever I am faced with a challenge, in my work or personal life, I think. I think and think and […]

Good Design: SnapPower Guidelight

Good Design: SnapPower Guidelight

  Amazing. So smart!

REimagine Tip: Choosing Between 50 Sh...

REimagine Tip: Choosing Between 50 Shades of Grey

I’ve recently received a slew of texts from friends and clients asking what grey paint they should use to ensure a true grey outcome. “You know, not a blueish, greenish, brownish or purplish grey but a grey-grey…” they say. Yes, I know. Boy, do I know.  Here is what I tell them: 1- You MUST […]

REimagine Tip: Creating a House Color...

REimagine Tip: Creating a House Color Palette Ring

Have you ever scored an incredible deal on pillows, throw blankets, etc., only to realize it wasn’t quite the shade of blue that matched your walls or it glaringly clashed with your accent colors when you brought it home? #wompwomp After you have figured out your whole house palette, an easy trick is to create […]

Good Design: Picnic Table/Bench Combo

Good Design: Picnic Table/Bench Combo

Sometimes, you just have to appreciate good design. Behold: