2 10, 2013

How to stage very small rooms when you need to sell your home

2013-10-14T10:52:40+00:00

If you need to sell your home, but the rooms are very small, you are going to have to be brutal - especially if you are still living in the home!  The house I am using as an example is an extreme case, as it was one of the most narrow properties I have worked with, but it demonstrates the the "less is more" theory perfectly, even if you wouldn't need to be quite so extreme in your own home. Here are [...]

How to stage very small rooms when you need to sell your home 2013-10-14T10:52:40+00:00
5 11, 2012

House Doctor Makeover 2012. Nottingham. Before and after photos.

2013-10-19T10:41:43+00:00

Here are the final 'Before' and 'After' photographs of the House Doctor Makeover 2012. See all my previous posts for more details about the course and the makeover. Before After Before After   Before After Before After The House Doctor course covers all the rooms in the house. Before After Before   After Some rooms were decorated before the start of the house doctor course. before After Before After Before After Before After Before After The House Doctor course trains [...]

House Doctor Makeover 2012. Nottingham. Before and after photos. 2013-10-19T10:41:43+00:00
26 10, 2012

Low cost home makeover tips

2013-09-23T15:35:54+00:00

I was recently invited to Grand Designs Live in Birmingham, to talk about a home makeover and how to keep costs down, whether you're selling your home or want to enjoy living in it. Me, at the NEC.   Here's a summary of what you need to consider carefully when you're planning a home makeover, in order to keep the costs down as much as possible. (See other blog entries in the category "Makeover -tips" for more details of items [...]

Low cost home makeover tips 2013-09-23T15:35:54+00:00
8 10, 2012

Home Makeover Lesson and Personalised Plan

2014-10-09T14:34:54+00:00

Home Makeover Lessons Ever wondered why the professional makeovers look so good? How it can be done on a small budget? How the rooms are made to feel like they 'flow' into each other? How it all looks so calm and inviting? Why nothing clashes? Where the clutter goes? Have a Home Makeover Lesson! Learn a skill for life. Your trainer, Lynn Pick, is a Senior Consultant on the House Doctor Network and has worked alongside TV's Ann Maurice on many occasions. . [...]

Home Makeover Lesson and Personalised Plan 2014-10-09T14:34:54+00:00
20 04, 2012

Declutter tip 3. What causes clutter problems? Packing to sell a house.

2013-10-04T12:03:59+00:00

Within a one week period, my five new declutter clients all had different reasons for booking me to help. Wednesday. Declutter client number 3. My third de-clutter client this week wasn't wanting to de-clutter in the true sense of the word - she needs to create space in the house and tidy it up, or her estate agent won't put it on the market!!!  She likes her clutter and refuses to throw or give anything away, but she does understand [...]

Declutter tip 3. What causes clutter problems? Packing to sell a house. 2013-10-04T12:03:59+00:00
11 02, 2012

House Doctor home makeover…

2013-09-21T20:05:14+00:00

Lynn Pick with Ann Maurice, TV's House Doctor I'm a Senior Consultant and Mentor on the House Doctor Network, and helped Ann Maurice to set up this network several years ago. As part of the training for the new House Doctor consultants, we do a full-house makeover with them. This springtime, the course is being run in Kegworth, Derbyshire. I will soon be starting the hunt for a suitable property to work on in the area, so please watch this space and contact me if [...]

House Doctor home makeover… 2013-09-21T20:05:14+00:00