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How bags are stored is usually a personal preference - there are avid collectors with a routine, and there are those who don’t store their bags at all. But is what you’re doing (or not doing) causing more harm than good? Here is some insight into ideal handbag storage, as this will prolong the life of your bag, allowing it to retain its maximum value and be used for years to come.
We all need a little pampering in our lives. In case you’ve been feeling a little light on luxury of late, here are our ten simple and inexpensive tips for bringing more luxury into your life while spending more time at home.
A pantry is a great thing to have. Not only does it store all your dry goods in one place, but you can also use your pantry to better organize your kitchen. Whether it’s a space the size of a small closet or a walk-in the size of a small room, your pantry is an important part of your overall kitchen experience.
When it comes to home improvements, there are few things that are requested more often than kitchen islands. Having a kitchen island can totally change the way that you work in your kitchen, and in some cases they can even add new functionality that you might not have had before. Because they’re such a hot commodity in a lot of homes, having a kitchen island in place can even increase the value of your home if you decide to put it on the market!
Outdoor kitchens have been popular for years. Not only do they give you an excuse to enjoy beautiful weather outdoors but they’re also great for entertaining. Having a nice outdoor kitchen can even improve the overall value of your home! While these kitchens were once thought to be a fad, they actually seem to be getting more and more popular as time goes by.
If you’re planning to sell your house, proper staging can make a huge difference. It’s important to keep in mind that tastes change over time, though, and the staging techniques that were popular when you bought the home might not impress buyers today. If you really want to get the most value out of your home when you sell, it helps to employ staging that will appeal to buyers in the current housing market. Fortunately, there are many ways you can stage your home so that it draws in modern buyers. The goal is to help them see your home as a place they could inhabit and fill with their own style, and these suggestions will help you to achieve this even if tastes have changed since you last decorated your home.
Each year the Arizona North Chapter of ASID gives homeowners the opportunity to consult with a professional interior designer, at a reduced rate, Professional interior designers volunteer their time and the fees collected are used for student scholarships and educational programs. Interior Designer for Hire runs from February 1 through April 30, 2019. This popular program matches homeowners with local ASID designers for a one-hour consultation at $99 or a two-hour consultation at $175. Offered only once a year it is a great opportunity to work with an interior designer, seek their advice and clean up your Spring!
Doggie design has become a popular lifestyle feature among consumers, quickly moving past in home dog washing spaces to Ford inventing the Noise-Cancelling Kennel, which applies the active noise-cancelling technology used in headphones to a dog's home.
The Independent Woman Luncheon has become one of the Valley’s most beautiful and beloved philanthropic events. Enjoying its 9th year of signature tabletop décor, the luncheon celebrated the Valley’s premier design community as they came together in support of the Phoenix Art Museum’s commitment to excellence in the visual arts and education. On March 26 the event continued in the tradition of honoring a high-profile designer as the keynote speaker. Welcoming award-winning artist and fashion illustrator, Cathy Graham to the Museum.