Designing for the Stars: Happy Birthday VIRGO!

It’s pretty simple to craft a happy space for those born under the sign of Virgo (August 21-September 20).  They are consistent, detailed, precise, meticulous.  And worriers…big worriers. SO-wait for…

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Designing for the Stars: Happy Birthday, LEO!

Even if you are not a believer, it’s always fun to check and see what the stars are SUPPOSED to hold for you.  Each month we take a fun look…

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Buy New, or Re-Upholster? And What About Slipcovers?

  Increased activity in the housing market has increased confidence about updating our homes.  In my business, that’s translated to a lot of questions about the wisdom of buying new vs. re-upholstering,…

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Your Three Biggest Design Challenges: Part Three, Picking Paint Colors

  The last time I wrote a blog post with the words “Picking Paint Colors” in the title was over a year ago.  Since, I’ve written over 100 other  posts…yet, per  Google…

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Help For Your Three Biggest Design Challenges: Part One, LIGHTING

There are three elements I find that absolutely flummox most people about their home. They realize it’s important, but can’t visualize-or rationalize spending money on-anything beyond the basic.  Which is…

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EMPTY BOWLS, Part 1: Help By Creating A Bowl This Weekend, FREE

  Got some creative ya-yas you need to work out?  This Saturday, January 7th, from 1:30 to 4:00, explore your talents, and shake off some winter yuks-all for a good cause-at…

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Word Of The Week: MANAGE

Welcome back to Word Of The Week: where I explain why a certain word has caught my attention  this week. Today the word is MANAGE. When I first started my…

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Giving The Gift: CREATIVITY

Welcome back to this years’ chapter of Giving The Gift!  The sensory bombardment the American consumer is exposed to this time of year is enough to throw the most steadfast of…

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Giving The Gift: KITCHEN TOYS (Annual Zwilling J.A. Henckels Warehouse Sale This Weekend In Hawthorne)

Annual Zwilling J.A. Henckels Warehouse Sale 12/2-12/4  In Hawthorne   Got any serious chefs on your shopping list?  Then don’t miss the Zwilling J.A. Henckels Anual Warehouse Sale this coming weekend December…

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What’s New In My Staging Kit This Week?

The value of my new find is marginal as far as buyers are concerned, it really speaks to sellers.  And this holiday weekend, where many of us are visiting/sitting in/sleeping in different places,…

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Shop Like A Pro: Mistakes To Avoid When Shopping For Furniture, Part One

YES! I feel the stirrings of economic recovery! Parking lots are full, sales floors are busy, and more people are buying big-ticket items like cars (me), and furniture. On gorgeous fall days like today, it’s…

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Medical Equipment Drive At Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains NY 10605

Medical Equipment Drive At Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains NY  10605 October is Physical Therapy Month, and to mark the occasion, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains is holding a…

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Marie approaches her recommendations with a down-to-earth sensibility and is also a lot of fun! I have a new friend.

– Susan Sachs, Chappaqua

After Marie staged our house, we had second thoughts about leaving. Couldn't believe we live here.

– Paula and Roger, Hastings-on-Hudson

I don’t always like deferring to experts, but my investment was paid back approximately 20:1.

– Thor Mann, Croton-on-Hudson

Marie has a skill set that is professional and gentle. She removes a homeowner's stress and feeling of being overwhelmed.

– Bonnie Stein, Julia B Fee, Rye

Marie was very easy to work with. I wish we had used her expertise years ago!

– Barry Zelin, Ardsley

Marie Graham gets 5 stars from us! She was spot on in knowing exactly how our house should look for the photographs and the showings.

– Charlotte and Hal, Ardsley

Marie helped us with both selling our old home and decorating our new home. She recommends practical items of good value and is so committed to the details.

– Sandy McCormick Sleepy Hollow

I'm very thankful for Marie's excellent suggestions, from paint colors to floor finishes. We had 3 offers and sold above the asking price!

– George Casale, Bronxville

Marie is the color whisperer. We wanted totally new colors, and now our home is colorful, energizing and harmonious. Our friends comment on how welcoming and warm it is.

– Lesa Rader

She is smart, funny, engaging, with a great eye and creative ideas that we’ve implemented ourselves. I highly recommend her!

– Nan F., White Plains

She’s through and goes throught your home without judgment, providing recommendations with absolutely no pressure.

– Karen Dreher, New Rochelle