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A Really Big Shoe- Really

This image showed up on my facebook page the other day... It got me wondering... why do we think that our own houses will only have 'curb appeal' if they look like all the others? I mean when you look at this big shoe house do you think, 'horror of horrors! nothing this awful has ever happened to this community!" NO! You smile, you try to recall the nursery rhyme about the old woman with all the kids, you wonder how many bedrooms and bathrooms are in there (come on- you know you want to know!). Okay, so maybe you don't want to live in a shoe. But when did we decide that our homes should be 'normal', 'neutral', and...

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What a Little Color Can Do

It's true, not everything can be fixed with paint, BUT check out the before/after photos of this house posted on the CertaPro site and see that it can almost fix everything! Enjoy and have a wonderful weekend! [caption id="attachment_3976" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="I was suprised and thrilled when the owners were open to painting their brick house. Now, to choose colors that won't make them regret their choice. No pressure."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_3978" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Choosing an olive green for the body with cream trim gave the house a much more welcome feel. I chose a black/blue for the detached garage because it's, well, detached, and made of a different material in a different style. Not every building on a property has...

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