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Six Ways To Update Your Home Without Major Renovations

Looking for ways to modernize your space without a big spend?

The Megan Stacey Group of Coldwell Banker Realty recently hosted their annual Wine & Design event to learn timely tips and trends from local design experts and they shared their learnings with us.

Christine Masur, co-owner of Nest Home Staging + Design, and Jackie Barnes, the principal of Jackie Barnes Designs, were the presenters at this design savvy event. Here are their six top tips:

  1. Make Old New: Mix vintage or heirloom pieces that have sentimental value with modern, on-trend pieces to create interior spaces that tell your personal design story.
  2. Wow Your Walls: Add interest to your walls with whimsical wallpaper and custom artwork.
  3. Zone In On Function: “You do you” when defining spaces, so rooms function for your family and lifestyle. For example, add stools for a chic way to keep extra seating on hand without visually weighing down a room. Bonus points if the stools with storage!
  4. Layer Up: Layer design styles, textures and colors to create unique and interesting spaces that showcase your personal style. Just like with fashion, layering a room pulls together a cohesive and styled look while adding depth and personality.
  5. Wellness Well Done: Whether it’s a Zen Den, dedicated workout room or spa-like bathroom, be sure to carve out intentional spaces and incorporate healthy design elements to improve personal wellness.
  6. Show Your Design Mood: Lean in to what you love to design spaces that reflect your personality. Think “how do I want to feel in this room?” Warm and cozy? Bright and friendly? Whimsical bc creative? Calm and soothing? Maybe even create a mood board to visualize it, then find design elements that support it.

You can learn more about The Megan Stacey Group with Coldwell Banker on her website. Or, you can follow along on Facebook or Instagram.