Get the Look- Global Style- Indian

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, India. Photo by Kirti Kalla on Unsplash Indian style design creates inviting, informal, relaxed spaces filled with bright colored hand spun fabrics with paisley patterns, floor cushions around colorful rugs, intricate mandala motifs and nature-inspired themes with flowers, birds, animals. Common, is arched wood furniture with curved armrests and legs, carvings and inlay work in metal, ivory, stones and mirrors. Fill your rooms with wooden chests, footstools, bird cages, masks, Read more [...]

When Your Trail is Leading Nowhere, Follow a Trailblazer to Happiness

We are all following a path to somewhere, hopefully to becoming the person we are meant to be, doing that thing that only we can do, that makes others lives better so they pay us generously for our service.Sometimes we know the right path and sometimes we get lost or take the long way. Some seem to know the way intuitively, or  just want to blaze a new trail for themselves. They inspire us with ideas on which way to go in our own journey.There are four people that have inspired me and shaped my Read more [...]

Get the Look- Global Style- Turkish

Turkish style is warm and inviting, earthy and exotic. There is an abundance of warm earth tones with pops of beautiful color. lots of patterns and texture and there is a slightly more rustic feel. It is simple, soft and relaxing. Turkey has ancient roots. The colors and textures of the land has inspired much of the art, colors and culture. Turkish elements are often used in Bohemian inspired designs. Turkish style showcases Byzantine and Ottoman architectural styles and modern and classical Read more [...]

Immerse Yourself in Amazing Office Edesigns and Vote For Your Favorite

I'm sure you are aware of how important a beautiful, relaxing office space that you feel connected with is to your well being and productivity. Do you have one? I recently wrote a blog article, Your Office is the Perfect Space to Relax and Be Happy, describing my philosophy for making your office your happy place and how I created this beautiful office Edesign. My Edesign is one of many beautiful Edesigns that are part of Jenna's New Office #eDesignChallenge Contest. Check out all the great Read more [...]

Make Magic Happen When You are Fearless with Color

If you are like most people, color scares you. You worry you will get it wrong, it will be too much or look boring.You worry it will look nothing like the paint chip once you get it on your wall. or that you will hate it after you spend time and money painting. It is all about the fear.And so, you don’t paint. Or, you paint everything white, gray, or beige.FEARIt's OK to be afraid of making a color mistake. But, Aren’t you tired of all that?Wouldn’t it be fun to surround yourself with beautiful Read more [...]

Your Office is the Perfect Space to Relax and be Happy

It should be. You are probably already aware  of the fact that for many of us, our office, whether at home or at work is a place of stress. How many of us think of work as fun and relaxing? Is your office space your happy place? It should be. If you are like most people, you may have been working at home lately and your experience may not have been fun or relaxing. There are many things you can do to create your perfect office space at home.An office is Read more [...]

Create Your Perfect Space by Doing Nothing

The key to beauty, whether it is a beautiful room, a poem, a dance, a piece of art or music is doing nothing. Create silence, emptiness, and space.  The silence is nothing and everything. Without it there is nothing.The silence allows the thing within it, before it and after it to shine, to align and have meaning, so it does not get lost in the racket of life. Creating silence or space is hard. It is not easy or natural for us. Our minds are constantly going with monkey Read more [...]

Northern Lights Home Staging and Design awarded Best of Houzz 2021 for Customer Service

Northern Lights Home Staging and Design of Seward, AlaskaAwarded Best Of Houzz 2021Coveted annual award highlights home remodeling and design professionals with top ratings and most popular designs among the Houzz community.Seward, Alaska, February 5, 2021 – Northern Lights Home Staging and Design of Seward, Alaska has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Service on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. This Edesign, Interior Design, Color Consulting Read more [...]

A Quick Resource Guide to Prepping a Home for Sale

Getting a house ready for sale is about maximizing asking price by emphasizing the best features of your home. It's also important to know exactly what steps to take when putting it up for sale, now that we're dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. These resources will tell you which improvements are necessary to attract buyers' attention, and what precautions you should be taking right now.Trying to maximize your home-selling efforts? Let Northern Lights Home Staging and Design help you stage your Read more [...]

Selling Your Home is not about Selling Your Home

You may have heard that when people buy homes, they buy on emotion rather than logic. What does that mean to you as a home seller? How can you sell your home when what people are really buying from you is not clear? They may have a checklist of all the things they are looking for, but when it comes right down to it. they buy because of the way the home makes them feel and they can envision themselves living a happy life there. When you sell a home, it is not about the home. It is about the Read more [...]