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Snuggling Between the Sheet’s Thread Count

Oct 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

With the cool, crisp nip in the air, it is important to create a bedroom that allows you to rest and relax and snuggle. Without a good night’s sleep, it is difficult to function during the day. Besides decorating elements, there are 2 important items to consider in creating a comfortable bedroom: a good quality […]



Claudia Jacobs – Home Office Lighting Tips

Sep 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

When it comes to lighting a home office, it’s important to create a comfortable environment that is free of harsh contrasts and distracting glare. Your physical comfort has a lot to do with the lighting in your office. If you don’t feel good in a space, you won’t work as productively. Lighting can have a big […]



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 […]



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 […]



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. […]



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 […]



A Tribute to Jeffrey Roosa

Jun 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

A tribute to a man I never met who touched so many lives, including mine – Claudia Jacobs Social media can create a feeling of community whether you actually know the person or not. Connections develop while scrolling through the newsfeed. Although I’ve never met him, Jeffrey A. Roosa, LCSWR, of Roosa Counseling Services in […]



Claudia Jacobs – Edit and Forget It

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Whether you are getting ready to sell your home or just getting your house organized and freshened up, the best thing you can do is to get rid of the things you no longer need or want. This quote by William Morris is good to remember: “Have nothing in your house that you do not […]



Claudia Jacobs – Trends in Hardwood Flooring

Apr 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Hardwood floors are a trend even for kitchen remodels. Lighter shades of wood are making a come back like natural colored woods such as ash, aspen, maple and elm. Beyond shades of brown, the finished colors include whites, browns, blacks, grays and reds. The staining colors for unfinished flooring is endless but resale should be […]