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Make Your Home More Comfy This Winter

By Arlene Bobb Interior Design / January 20, 2023 /

These mini moves will turn your home into a warm and inviting winter retreat. Cold weather is here! Cozy up with these simple ideas for your home this winter that I am forwarding to you. When it’s hot outside, you want your home to be minimalist and breezy, with no extra layers to capture the…

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Illuminate Your Interior Design with Lighting

By Arlene Bobb Interior Design / January 4, 2023 / Comments Off on Illuminate Your Interior Design with Lighting

Interior lighting is one of the most important components of decorating a room.   Lighting should be chosen to match the use or purpose that it will serve. There are four basic types of interior lighting.  They are: Task lighting illuminates work or task areas and provides light for reading, sewing, hobbies, cooking, games, and focused activities.  Accent lighting is…

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Make Your Home Your Favorite Place

By Arlene Bobb Interior Design / December 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Make Your Home Your Favorite Place

You spend a lot of time at home and my goal as a designer is to make it your favorite spot in the world. Yeah, Bora Bora or The Alps may be nice, but unless you live there I believe that you should think there is no place like home. Your house should give you that warm…

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Prepare Your Bathroom for Growing Older

By Arlene Bobb Interior Design / October 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Prepare Your Bathroom for Growing Older

Hi everyone, Welcome to our article on tips to prepare your bathroom for growing older. This week focuses on changes you can make in your bathrooms to create a safer and more comfortable space while designing a beautiful room to enjoy. Bathrooms: Here are some useful ways to make your bathroom more comfortable to use…

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Prepare Your Home for Growing Older!

By Arlene Bobb Interior Design / September 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Prepare Your Home for Growing Older!

Today’s real estate market is tough for homebuyers. From the soaring prices to low inventory, finding a home that fits your needs as you or a loved one age can be challenging and costly. If you are having trouble looking for another house with aging-friendly amenities, consider staying put and adding them to your current…

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Selling Your Home? You Should Dress It For Success! Part Two

By Arlene Bobb Interior Design / August 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Selling Your Home? You Should Dress It For Success! Part Two

Making a house more attractive for buyers can help a seller get a better price. Hi Everyone, This is a continuation of our newsletter from last week on how staging your home for sale or just for a redesign can be simple and rewarding! Check out Part One here! Now, onwards to Part Two! 5. Stage the…

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Selling Your Home? You Should Dress It For Success! Part One

By Arlene Bobb Interior Design / July 25, 2022 / Comments Off on Selling Your Home? You Should Dress It For Success! Part One

Making a house more attractive for buyers can help a seller get a better price. Even in today’s red-hot market, where buyers are fighting tooth and nail for a limited supply of homes, how a property looks — in listing photos and in person — is important. This is where staging comes in. It doesn’t…

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10 Cozy Bedroom Ideas to Create A Beautiful Master Bedroom!

By Arlene Bobb Interior Design / June 17, 2022 / Comments Off on 10 Cozy Bedroom Ideas to Create A Beautiful Master Bedroom!

Now more than ever, there’s nothing like stepping away from it all and retreating to a cocoon-like bedroom for quality hibernation. Bedrooms are the least public rooms in the house and very personal spaces. We should work toward making them feel that way. When it comes to adding some extra cozy touches for my clients…

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Trends Spotted at the Spring 2022 High Point Market, Part 2

By Arlene Bobb Interior Design / May 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Trends Spotted at the Spring 2022 High Point Market, Part 2

Warm palettes, curves and organic influences reigned at the influential trade show, but the trends didn’t stop there. Rounded shapes and warm, earthy tones and textures remain hot, but upbeat color combinations and traditional furniture are on the rise.  Curves Ahead Over the past year-plus, rounded silhouettes have dominated upholstered furniture, appealing to our collective…

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Color Trends and Styles at High Point Furniture Market

By Arlene Bobb Interior Design / April 25, 2022 / Comments Off on Color Trends and Styles at High Point Furniture Market

The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the way humans work, play and connect. However, many would argue that its most lasting impact is found at home in today’s design trends. Americans are looking for a more rustic and comforting environment in their homes. Needs and wants are changing, and home design is shifting to accommodate…

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