Decorating Tips-Make a Condo Feel Like Home

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Decorating Tips-Make a Condo Feel Like Home

This was decorating on a dime. Well a few dimes, that is. Recently I had the pleasure of helping decorate a past clients daughters condo. She was pregnant and very close to her due date and she hadn't gotten the chance to really settle in. It was important to her, especially once after the baby was born, for her to feel like it was her home. 

We worked on a small budget, but that was okay because it doesn't take much to make a condo feel like home. Just a few accessories were needed to bring in some color and add some life to the space. I was even able to re-purpose some of the accessories she already had.

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All it took was some throw pillows & blanket, accessories above the couch and a floating shelf above the TV. The mirrored squares above the couch were directly opposite the sliding glass doors, letting in some more natural light. And now she finally has a shelf to put all those soon to be baby pictures on. 

The kitchen just needed some organization. Storing the items that she didn't use every day cleared up some counter space. I also added knobs to the cabinets because they were soft close drawers and very hard to open without them. And when you have a baby, you want your cabinets to open effortlessly! 

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When you live in a place where painting isn't allowed, bring in the color through your accessories. But remember, when you're dealing with small spaces, like most condos or apartments are, it's important to not have too much clutter. Use these decorating tips and it won't take much to make a condo feel like home. 

If you need some help decorating or getting started with ideas on decorating, contact Six Twenty Designs and book a consultation. 

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Suzanne Otto-Six Twenty Designs


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Comments (15)

Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
Lets shake things up at your home today!

It doesn't take much money at all when you know what you're doing.....and you do Suzanne.

Oct 28, 2014 10:32 PM
Rob Thomas
Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954 - Bristol, TN
Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro

Suzanne ....great tips and so important. Accessories can make a huge difference!

Have a great day!

Oct 28, 2014 11:01 PM
Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366
Dry Rot and Water Damage Mobile - 916-765-5366 - Placerville, CA
General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage

Creating the illusion of a larger place without cluttering up the place is important Suzanne.

Oct 28, 2014 11:40 PM
Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

Hi Suzanne, I can't believe what a difference things like pillows, mirrors and shelves make.

Oct 29, 2014 01:56 AM
Chris and Maria Jeantet
Shasta Living Real Estate - Redding, CA
Top Realtors in Redding CA

Great job. I agree with Tom, it is important to illuminate your space, but without all the clutter.

Oct 29, 2014 06:18 AM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Suzanne, Accessories can add the needed color to brighten up any home. I like to change up my throw pillows by the seasons to make the room look fresh and new.

Oct 29, 2014 01:15 PM
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Suzanne. Outstanding job as usual. Your input make all the difference in the world when someone is getting ready to sell. Well done!

Oct 29, 2014 08:16 PM
Suzanne Otto
Six Twenty Designs - Lansdale, PA
Your Montgomery County PA home stager

Thanks Roger! See, it doesn't have to be expensive! 

Thank you Rob!

It's certainly the key to decorating condos and apartments, Tom.

It is crazy Sybil :)

Thanks Chris & Maria.

I do the same thing Debbie :)

Thanks Joe!

Oct 30, 2014 12:35 AM
Trisha Bush-LeFore
Preferred Properties Land & Homes - Walla Walla, WA
Providing Realtor Services in the Walla Walla Area


Thanks for sharing these pertinent decorating tips with us. Very helpful.

Oct 30, 2014 03:21 AM
Suzanne Otto
Six Twenty Designs - Lansdale, PA
Your Montgomery County PA home stager

You're very welcome Trisha

Nov 02, 2014 10:36 PM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
Retired New Hampshire Home Stager

It doesn't have to take very much to make a difference....she must be so happy!

Nov 02, 2014 10:44 PM
Suzanne De Vita
Online Associate Editor

I love repurposing an existing piece. Suzanne, you really made this feel like a home!

Nov 02, 2014 11:31 PM
ReadySetLoan Team
ReadySetLoan Condo Team LLC - South Windsor, CT
Residential, Commercial & Condo Financing Experts

HI Suzanne - these are great tips and the before and after shots are further documentation that you sure know what you are doing!

Nov 03, 2014 10:37 PM
Jeremy K. Frost
Keller Williams Realty - Dripping Springs, TX
Associate Broker, ABR,CNE,CRS,ePro,PSA,RENE,SRS

This is fantastic information. Thank you for sharing and best of luck!

Nov 04, 2014 01:00 AM
Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

Hello Suzanne,

Small touches can make a big difference and turn a house into a home...or in this case, a condo!

Nov 06, 2014 09:39 AM