Holly Bellomy | Interior Designer

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Flooring Trends 2015-Carpet, Wood, Porcelain, Vinyl

Flooring Trends 2015-Carpet, Wood, Porcelain, Vinyl Do you wonder what the flooring trends are? Are you getting ready to replace the flooring in your home? Maybe you're a real estate agent and you need to make a recommendation to a client. Well here you go! I have done the research and these are … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Home Staging Tips for the Holidays

Home Staging Tips for the Holidays   If you are planning to put your home on the market during the holiday season keep these tips in mind. 1. Large items that take up valuable square footage should not be used. These items could include large Christmas trees and … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Master Bathroom Remodel

Master Bathroom Remodel One of my favorite things to do is select paint colors and tile for bathrooms. I had the privilege of working with a couple on their master bathroom in Allen, TX. They had selected a beautiful glass accent tile but were stuck on which porcelain tile would compliment … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Fluer de lis Wall Art-Make it in a Weekend

Weekend Wall Art I have a project to share with you that I have created.  The best part is that this project is very easy and you can create this wall art project in a weekend! Instant gratification at it's best! Here you go! How to make it: 1. Purchase ready-made frames or make your … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Creative Wall Art for Kids’ Bedrooms

Creative Wall Art for Kids' Bedrooms Do you need a little inspiration for your kid's room?  Here are my favorite ideas for boys and girls rooms.  You know I will have to try one or two of these! Cover a cork board with some cute fabric.  You can use spray adhesive to adhere the fabric and … [Read Full Article Now...]

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6 Tips for Selecting and Hanging Your Dining Room Chandelier

The dining room chandelier is not just a necessity for lighting the room; it's a special feature that sets the tone and reflects your personal flair!  Use these tips to help you select the proper size and hang it properly. Here are my tips for selecting the right size chandelier for your … [Read Full Article Now...]

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3 Living Room Furniture Arrangements

When staging or decorating your home you want to make sure that the family room or living room is arranged properly.  The arrangement should maximize the square footage, be conducive to conversation and have good traffic flow without blocking the entrance to the room. There are three room … [Read Full Article Now...]

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6 Accessories for Decorating and Staging

There are a few essential accessories that I use for staging and decorating a home. I use these accessories time and time again! You can tailor these accessories to your style whether it be contemporary or traditional! The first item that I use often is the vase! You can fill a vase with … [Read Full Article Now...]

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6 Tips for Greater Curb Appeal for Spring

6 Tips for Greater Curb Appeal for Spring/Staging These tips will tell buyers that your house is well maintained which will result in a quicker sale and possibly a higher offer and who doesn't like that?!  If you're not selling you should still heed these tips! 1. Power wash the … [Read Full Article Now...]

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5 Interior Design Secrets That You Need to Know

For the past seven years I have had the pleasure of working with hundreds of clients. That means that I have seen A LOT of homes! After a while I started to notice that there are some design faux paus that are made time and time again. These mistakes are easy to fix and avoid so I am sharing my tips … [Read Full Article Now...]

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7 Tips for Painting Your Ceilings- Home Staging and Decorating Tips/Painting

7 Tips for Painting Your Ceilings- Home Staging and Decorating Tips/Painting Do you ever wonder what to do with the ceiling after you have painted the walls? Should you paint it the same color? Should you paint it white? How about a different color? Here are my tips for the perfect ceiling also … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Interior Redesign for City House in Plano- Before and After Photos

We love our community and we love City House! Dallas Real Estate Staging and members of the community joined forces and resources to make a difference. City House is a not for profit organization that provides housing for youth, teenagers and young adults. We had the privilege of redesigning a … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Maximize Square Footage When Staging Your Home

It’s very important to maximize the square footage of your home when you are getting ready to sell it. Buyers want to make sure that they are getting the best value for their dollar. They also want to be able to see the finishes of the home and its potential. Plus, you want the best return on your … [Read Full Article Now...]

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What Can You Do With Your Master Bedroom Sitting Area? Staging/Decorating Tips

What Can You Do With Your Master Bedroom Sitting Area? Staging/Decorating Tips Karen wrote to me and asked if she should keep her home office in her master bedroom sitting area or if she should move it to the formal dining room. Here are the photos of her room with the home office. (You can … [Read Full Article Now...]

Happy New Year! I Have Great News!

Happy New Year Friends! I hope that you are well and ready for a great, new year.  I certainly am! I have great news about a new home staging and interior decorating video series that will debut on January 18th!  I am thrilled to pieces! Watch this video to find out how you can help me and you … [Read Full Article Now...]

New Home Staging/Decorating Video Series

Hi Friends! I am excited to introduce a fun and informative new video series to you that will begin on January 18th! First, I need your help.  Please watch this short video to find out how you can help me you may be the lucky recipient of a $50 gift card as my thanks to you! So don't wait, … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Can You Believe It? Before and After Photos and Results!

Before and After Home Staging Photos I don't know about you, but I like results and I get giddy when I receive emails like this one: "Well, the first day it was listed, I got 3 offers."  This is the reply from a home seller who had just re-listed his home after we staged it. Here are some … [Read Full Article Now...]

What do wakeboarding and running a small business have in common? (Plus my wakeboarding video)

I went wakeboarding today for the first time!  I went with my husband and I watched him wipe-out and suck up a lot of water through his nose.  Then it was my turn.  I was excited and a little nervous. I wiped out several times and experienced the rush of water up my nose before I was able to find … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Plants That Rabbits Won’t Eat

Plants That Rabbits Won’t Eat I always recommend seasonal color in the flower beds when staging a home for sale. Home staging starts at the curb and planting seasonal flowers and plants adds value and appeal to the home. When consulting with clients this week I was asked to give advice for … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Contrast is Key When Decorating or Staging Your Home

When Decorating or Staging Your Home think about contrasting colors. Wikipedia’s definition of contrast: … contrast is determined by the difference in the color and brightness of the object and other objects within the same field of view. So, when staging or decorating your home, include dark and … [Read Full Article Now...]