Blending Styles: How I Mixed and Matched My Kitchen Cabinets

Cosentino Ethereal Glow

My kitchen’s story began with orange oak cabinets that were all the rage two decades ago. As trends evolved, these cabinets began to look old-fashioned, inspiring me to dream of a space that was both modern and timeless. For this reason, I embarked on a journey of creating a unique, dual-tone, and dual-style design that […]

Virtual remodeling of an attic

Say your house has an unfinished attic like this one. Now, say you want to turn it into a funky media room but your significant other prefers to turn it into an office. Today, with the new digital technology you can visualize both projects before making a final decision. Being able to see your design […]

This house sold for more than $30,000 over the listing price

  This house sold in 8 days for $32,000 over asking price Home staging tip: This is a typical example of how the investment of home staging eventually pays off. This house sold in a week for $30,000 over the asking price! Home staging by Francesca Tosolini Listing by Phil and Ursel Jones Photos by Francesca […]

Sky replacement in real estate photography

  Home staging tip: Ok, this is not really about home staging, even though it is related to the presentation of a house. For us living in Seattle, it is a challenge to take exterior photos on a sunny day. That’s why sky replacement is a common practice, however, it has to look realistic as well. In the example […]

Placing the rug diagonally within a room

  Home staging tip: Place a rug diagonally within a squared room, not only to fill more space but also to add a creative touch without compromising the visual balance of the room itself. Home staging by Francesca Tosolini Listing by Maria Danieli Photos by Francesca Tosolini