Blog -Northern Lights Home Staging and Design

The Beauty of Seeing the World in Black and White

Do you love the look of Global Style Design? Do you love the rich colors, exotic designs, hand-made works of art that bring the beauty of different cultures to life in your space?Guess what? You can still get the beauty of all those global styles in black and white. An easy way to get the look of any Global Style is with a beautiful rug, and then add some great Global Style pillows for accents.  Edesign by Northern Lights Home Staging Read more [...]

I Learned To Solve All My Interior Design Problems by Dancing- There Can Only Be One Star

There Can Only Be One Star in Every Show There can only be one star in every show.This one star shines brighter than all the rest.The audience knows that is the person that will bring the magic to them.They can't take their eyes off the star.  There should only be one star. Photo by Gage Smith on Unsplash The Star Can Be The Group- If They Dance as One. But what if there is a group of performers? The star is the group and the unified magical Read more [...]

Edesign- A Trip to Your Perfect Space in a Ferrari Instead of a Stage Coach

By now, you have probably heard of Edesign, which is sometimes called online Interior Design or Virtual Design. It is a fast way to work together with your favorite designer to create your perfect space.People put off creating their perfect space for the right time, the right house, the right budget, the right whatever. Before you know it, it has never happened and you have lost such a great chance to improve your life. Why not make it happen now?Edesign is one way to get there fast. It is a collaboration Read more [...]

I Learned to Solve all my Interior Design Problems by Dancing- Be Brave

Bravery.It is a good quality to have, in dancing,  design, and life.Often, we are afraid to put ourselves out there and be who we really are for fear others will judge us.Guess what? They will judge us no matter what we do. It is human nature to make meaning of everything.  So, why give others the power to control how we live?Be yourself. Be brave. Let your uniqueness shine through in your dance or design. It is a beautiful gift you give to yourself and others.And, bravery makes the magic happen. Read more [...]

Home Staging is Like Meeting the Person you Want to Marry on Your First Date

You know it when you see it.Whether it is the right person or the right house for you, your gut instinct will tell you it is right. Then your logical brain will come up with all the reasons to support the decision you already made.The person or the home has made an emotional connection with you and that is all she wrote.If you are the one selling, how do you make the emotional connection with buyers?Home Staging. Home staging is the art of decorating a home to sell Read more [...]

I Learned to Solve all My Interior Design Problems by Dancing- Create Drama with Shapes

I learned to solve all my Interior Design problems by dancing. This is Part 3 on my revelations from dancing, on how to create a drama with shapesAs I mentioned in my first article, the older I get, the more I realize the connections between all things artistic. The same principles apply to making the magic happen in Interior Design or any other art form. You just need to open your eyes, listen, and feel it to notice.It always seems to come back to the alignment between art (creativity), science Read more [...]

Living in an Ugly House Will Make You Unhappy. Who Wants That?

Most people would prefer to live in a beautiful home. They plan to get around to fixing up their ugly home someday. They are in no rush. But should you be? It is not just about the pretty. It is not just that a beautiful, healthy home looks and feels great and supports you in your journey to BE the person you want to be so you can live the life you dream of.It is not just about the benefits of having a perfect space for you.It is about the cost of not having one. Why Should You Care? We Read more [...]

I Learned to Solve all My Interior Design Problems by Dancing- Create Drama with a Focal Point

I learned to solve all my Interior Design problems by dancing. This is Part 2 on my revelations from dancing, on how to create a dramatic focal point.As I mentioned in my first article, the older I get, the more I realize the connections between all things artistic. The same principles apply to making the magic happen in Interior Design or any other art form. You just need to open your eyes, listen, and feel it to notice.It always seems to come back to the alignment between art (creativity), science Read more [...]

Less is More Beautiful

Does your house feel far from your perfect space?  Is sanctuary is the last word you would use to describe it?Are things a mess and you don't know where to begin when it comes to picking colors, arranging furniture, picking art, or just making things look more beautiful?And, who has the time for that?It is worth making the time, for your peace of mind and well being.When life gets busy,  it can be hard to keep up with the clutter, the mess and before you know it, it has been so long since you redecorated Read more [...]

I Learned to Solve all My Interior Design Problems by Dancing

I learned to solve all my Interior Design problems by dancing It’s true. Doesn’t matter what type of dancing. Belly dancing, Persian dancing, salsa, and more. There are lessons there. And, it is a lot more fun to learn them dancing than in a classroom. It’s funny, the older I get, the more I realize the connections between all things artistic. The same principles apply to making the magic happen in Interior Design or any other art form. You just need to open your eyes, listen, and feel Read more [...]