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I love Lamps Plus, they have helped us find some smart and savvy solutions to some tricky lighting problems on various projects. You definitely want to drop in and visit, if there is one close by, or even better, attend a free Lighting Seminar at your local Lamps Plus. You will even get a $20 coupon for attending. Click on the link below to check and see if there is a seminar or a workshop in your area. Visit Lamps Plus Online (3 comments)
Welcome Expert Stager -- Diana Young of Edmonds, Washington to the Active Rain Real Estate Network! - 01/29/08 06:43 PM
I'd like to welcome the talented staging professional, Diana Young, to Active Rain. I have known Diana for over 3 years, she is an expert stager, and co-founded her business along side her sister, Alisa, of Sisters Interior Redesign, the Pacific Northwest's premier synergystic sibling staging team!!! Let me just say, these gals are true professionals and know this business inside and out! If you are attending the Stage it Forward Roundtable in Bellevue, Wa this Thursday, make sure to say hi to Diana, she is planning on attending! - Julianna Hind, IRIS, RESA, DCI (6 comments)
Special Thanks to Sherwin-Williams Paint in Covington, Washington! - 01/29/08 04:24 PM
Covington, WA Roomspinners Redesign and Staging would like to thank the Covington, Washington Sherwin-Williams paint store for donating paint to assist us in our volunteer work for the American Cancer Society. The donation of paint helped bring some joy and comfort to our client's life during this very difficult time while they undergo treatment for cancer. The beautiful color and paint donation for us to use in our Interior Redesign was greatly appreciated by both Roomspinners and our client, and we are sincerely grateful. We have been impressed time and time again by the friendliness and expertise shown to us and our clients by manager (4 comments)
Seattle, Washington A small room gets a quick fix with an easy canopy. The sheer panels are from IKEA, hung on a cafe rod which is attatched to the ceiling above with simple cup hooks. The total cost of the new canopy is about $8. The look now is serene and sophisitcated, yet it was so easy to accomplish! Julianna Hind, IRIS, RESA, DCI www.roomspinners.com (4 comments)
A quick Interior Redesign might be the perfect solution if the room is just a little tired or not functioning properly. A room needs to be balanced with the right amount of furnishings and proper placement to be inviting and function properly. Color and texture, including meaningful items artistically displayed can make a home comfortable yet inviting work of beauty. Interior Re-designers clear the room and start fresh, putting everything in it's perfect place. We hunt for treasures that are hiding within the home (with the homeowners permission.) The result, a room everyone (6 comments)
Are You prepared to Sell? Invest in Staging and Reap the Rewards! - 01/26/08 07:43 PM
Investing in a little home staging is going to help your home release all of it's potential, with a return of investment that can be well worth the hiring of a professional stager. Why hire a professional? Well you need an objective perspective. As a stager, time and time again, I have seen homeowners misjudge their take on "move-in-ready." Staging is most important BEFORE a home goes on the market, rather than after. Although rescuing a home that has been sitting for months with a staging -- rather than a huge price reduction is a good move, staging the home before it (8 comments)
Maple Valley, WA - We're Helping you Sell that Empty House! - 01/26/08 07:13 PM
Vacant Home Staging, Maple Valley, Wa. That empty home does not say, "Ready when you are!"... on the contrary, an empty home on the market can feel, well, EMPTY! Vacant Homes on the market may leave the home buyer wondering why the home is sitting on the market un-lived in. Home buyers also have a hard time seeing the potential of a vacant home, and amongst all the homes presented in their quest for that perfect home, that empty house might be un-memorable, and un-remarkable enough to make a lasting impression. The good news? Well, if you own a house that is (2 comments)
Interior Redesign Industry Specialists Annual Election for 2008 - 01/24/08 03:21 PM
2008 Annual Election Dear IRIS Member, It's time for the annual Election for members of the Interior Redesign Industry Specialists. As a member, you should have recieved information on how to vote online in an instructive email with a special link. Please don't delete, but take advantage of this opportunity to vote for your Board members for all open positions. Executive Director Nominee -- Sandy Dixon Vice Director Nominee -- Anna Jacoby Secretary Nominee -- Debbe Daley Treasurer Nominees -- Renee Pratta & Susan Ramey Members-at-Large (West) -- Jennifer Duchene and Karel Rogers (CLICK THE "VOTE" BUTTON ABOVE TO CAST YOUR VOTE!) Voting is available until Thursday, February 7th at Midnight (CST) If members are having (2 comments)
Z Tejas the new location for the Seattle Staging Meeting (Stage it Forward Round Table) January 31st, 2008 - 01/24/08 01:04 PM
Seattle Stagers who have made Roundtable Reservations: Here is the new information, you do not have to reserve online if you already have. We have a limited # of seats available. If the EVITE says wer'e full and you still want to attend, please contact me personally. firstname.lastname@example.org Stage it ForwardRound Table Discussion Lunch prices are between $7.99 - $14.9911:30am - Round Table discussion begins at 11:30am to 1:15amVenue:Z Tejas at Bellevue SquareLocated in the Lodge, on the third level of Bellevue Square, Z Tejas is ringed by shopping and entertainment. The warm, inviting interior is accented with hand-wrought iron detailing, copper accents and a (8 comments)
Maple Valley Residents, do you want to see the future?... Better yet... have a part in SHAPING it? Attend a workshop and meet with City Planners to provide feedback and discussion on alternative plans designed to shape Maple Valley's future growth for the "Four Corners" area. Currently, the Four Corners Shopping Center has always been the major shopping are in town, and includes the Safeway Shopping center, with other smaller stores, Johnson's Hardware, Dairy Queen, Quintessence, and other newer stores as well as those that have been there for quite some time. Changes are in the works, so now is (0 comments)
IRIS Teleclass: "Take Amazing Interior Photographs and Watch Your Business Soar" - 01/17/08 09:39 PM
IRIS starts out 2008 with a bang and rolls out FREE Monthly Educational Classes for all members of the Interior Redesign Industry Specialists. The Educational Commmittee has put together a number of valuable topics for IRIS Redesigners and Stagers which can be accessed by visiting the Member's Only Page at www.WeRedesign.com A recording will be made for those members who are unable to make the teleconference! Mark you calendar's for our January Teleclass! Tuesday, January 29th2:00PM PST/3:00 PM MST/4:00 PM CST/5:00 PM EST Take Amazing Interior Photographs and Watch Your Business Soar!Presenter: Publisher Author, Barbara Lane (The call-in number and access code will ONLY be available to those who register. You will receive this (7 comments)
This girl IS a Tiffany Box -- Welcome Kim DesJardins! - 01/10/08 02:31 PM
I'd like to welcome new Active Rain member, Kimberly Desjardins to our forums here. Kimberly is a highly talented individual with a lot of heart! Beautiful inside and out, everything about her, from her unique skill set, personality, business ethics, and even marketing and website says "Tiffany." Visit the Kimberly DesJardins Interiors website at www.BecauseItsYourHome.com . We look forward to hearing from you, Kimberly! - Julianna Hind www.roomspinners.com (13 comments)
Seattle PI names Maple Valley's Brandi Carlile in Year's Top Five - 01/10/08 09:43 AM
Brandi makes Maple Valley proud as one of the Best Artists to Remember of the year 2007 according to the Seattle PI. I first saw Brandi on VH 1 and was excited to see this talented singer/song writer from my own town. According to the PI, she's got Columbia Records behind her and has recently been touring with the VH 1's "You Otta Know" Tour. Congratulations Brandi! Click here to watch a video of Brandi's song, "The Story."
Maple Valley, WA - Open House for Home in Wilderness Rim 1/13/08 (Sunday) - 01/10/08 01:19 AM
Maple Valley, Washington Real Estate ..... THIS HOUSE HAS SOLD! This home features 3 Bedrooms and 2 1/2 Baths, Living Room, Family Room, Breakfast Nook, Lovely fenced in yard, and a fantastic deck. This great piece of Real Estate is located in Maple Valley, Washington. Come and see this beautiful home! Sunday, 1/13/2008 2-4 PM 24101 SE 261st Pl Maple Valley, WA 98038
Julianna Hind, IRIS, RESA, DCI (4 comments)
Maple Valley, WA - STAGING Delivers Stunning Results! - 01/09/08 01:41 AM
Maple Valley, Washington A Bathroom gets a makeover just in time to go on the market in Maple Valley, Washington. Gone are the nick-knacks and multi colored linens, and here to stay is a beautiful silvery pale blue with crisp whites agains deep brown woodwork. The materials for this bathroom makeover cost under $100 for the paint supplies, new linens, and ironwork wall sconces. Staging and Dewey Color Consultation by Julianna Hind. Julianna Hind, IRIS, RESA, DCI www.roomspinners.com (8 comments)
New Years at the Needle - Seattle Space Needle 2008 - 01/09/08 12:45 AM
I was thrilled to be surprised with two guest tickets to attend the party at the Space Needle in Seattle on New Years Eve. There was great food, music, and a fun crowd. I did learn the best place to see the fireworks, is not at the party itself, since the fireworks are pretty much below or above the observation deck, and they don't let you outside -- in fact, the whole Needle is on "lock-down" from about 11 PM until after the show. Apparently, the fireworks weren't so great for people standing around the perimeter of the Space Needle this (0 comments)
My Little Town... Maple Valley and the Donut Hole makes Jay Leno "Headlines" During the Writers Guild Strike! - 01/08/08 11:45 PM
Well, even through the controversy of crossing picket lines and snubbing the writer's guild, it seems Jay Leno gets the last laugh, and he found out what I have known for a long time, if you need a chuckle, open up the "Voice of the Valley," where you can read about the theft of a pair of Birkenstocks, a teenager commandeering her mother's debit card, and of course the Maple Valley Donut Hole. Leno remarked that Maple Valley must be small town because it has meetings about "donut holes" and showed the headline in our local weekly paper. It was funny, but (0 comments)
Julianna Hind is a Real Estate and Design Professional in King and Pierce County. She is a Realtor who also stages the homes she sells. Julianna is a member of the NAR (National Association of Realtors)IRIS (Interior Redesign Industry Specialists) and RESA (Real Estate Staging Association) 206-679-4768
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