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Women in Construction 9 & Wine Benefit

Sep 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

On Tuesday, September 30thThe Hudson Valley Builders & Remodelers Association will be hosting a nine hole golf outing, wine tasting and reception featuring the music of local musician, Dan Brother with a portion of the proceeds to benefit The Corinne Feller Memorial Fund for Ovarian Cancer Research and Awareness. Past, present and prospective members as […]



Welcome September and Happy New Year

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

September is my start of a new year without the resolutions. It is my time to reflect, refresh, redesign and recreate not based on the false hope of a resolution but a real life commitment to get back on track after being lax over the summer. Every September I feel a sense of excitement for […]



Claudia Jacobs – Simple Decorating Tips

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Simple Decorating Tips If you want to change the look of your home and think you have to spend a lot of money, think again.  Here are some decorating ideas that will help you fall back in love with your home without emptying out your wallet. Paint A fresh coat of paint can revitalize a […]



Claudia Jacobs – Staging Tip: Make your bed

Aug 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

That lived in look, especially in the bedroom, is not going to get your home sold. The way you live in your home is not the way to stage and sell a home. For the listing photos, make your bed. For showings, make your bed. This applies to every bed in your home. Now I […]



Staging Tip: The best time to put your home on the market

Aug 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

The timeline for my staging clients who plan on listing their home after the staging consultation can range anywhere from 1 month to 5 years, with a few rush “get it ready by next week”. It is never too early to start preparing your home for sale. One question that comes up during the consultation […]



Claudia Jacobs – Do You Need a Space Lift?

Aug 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

When was the last time you updated your home? There are those who look to change things up for the seasons and those who keep things status quo for years. If it’s been awhile, it’s time. If you are just really tired of the wallpaper or paint color, it is time to refresh your space. […]



Staging tip: The welcome mat

Jul 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

One small investment that is overlooked is the welcome mat. Consultation after consultation, whether the plan is to sell or not sell the home, the welcome mat is faded and dingy looking. My guess is that most folks are not using their front door. The front door is usually the way potential buyers will be […]



Claudia Jacobs Staging Tips : Carpeting

Jul 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Old, dirty, warn out carpeting can be a huge deterrent when trying to sell a house.  During a staging consultation, I mentioned replacing the carpeting in the entry, hallway and living room of the home. It was a dirty, stained, beige color and it was blah. The house was perfectly fine except for this issue. […]



Claudia Jacobs – Dealing With Commitment Issues in Your Home

Jul 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Dealing with commitment issues in your home Making selections within your home can be challenging.  As a professional decorator and stager, I work with clients to discover their personal taste and style. When it comes to my own home I have commitment issues. It really is tough to be objective in your own space. Sometimes […]



Makers’ Market in Warwick showcases local artisans

Jun 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Makers’ Market on the Green is starting this Sunday, June 29th, in Warwick, NY. It will be held right in the heart of the village in Railroad Green Park. This intimate park is directly across from some of Warwick’s nicest shops and eateries, so the location couldn’t be nicer. We are also adjacent to the Warwick […]