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Style Focus: Japandi

Japandi is a fusion of two distinct styles: Japanese and Scandinavian. It’s a combination of the Nordic concept of Hygge (a feeling of warmth and well-being in a home) and the ancient Buddhist concept of wabi-sabi(the acceptance of imperfection).  Modern Japanese (Zen) interior design is anchored in minimalist principles, clean lines, and natural materials. RoomsContinue reading “Style Focus: Japandi”

Fall Refresh Ideas

Fall is the perfect time to draw inspiration from nature and bring in colorful, cozy vibes to your abode.  From colors of leaves, shapes of harvest goods, texture of a cozy sweater, to the smell of cinnamon spice, these can be perfectly translated into some fun fall refresh additions.  Our favorite fall inspired color paletteContinue reading “Fall Refresh Ideas”

The Healing Garden

This hidden gem in Harvard, MA features an amazing space and gardens that match their great cause. This fall, Abode to Adore will take part in the annual walk and ride event to raise awareness and support for the Virginia Thurston Healing Garden and their mission to provide integrative cancer care. If you’d like toContinue reading “The Healing Garden”

Top 6 Home Staging Myths Busted

What really is staging, and what it isn’t? I recently gave the presentation busting some stubborn myths about home staging and expectations around it. See the top 6 Home Staging Myths debunked.

Local Love

Thank you to all our clients and neighbors who voted for Abode to Adore as the Neighborhood Favorite. The last year has been a strange one, with the pandemic and the intense housing market, to say the least. But the power of local community support combined with hard work always prevails!

Just Staged

This recently renovated raised ranch in Billerica, MA gets ready for the market. See how we staged and styled this vacant property.

How to Tackle Decluttering This Spring – to sell your house or regain your space

Clutter is anything in your home that is not useful to you and that you do not love. There are many reasons people accumulate clutter. Homeowners often don’t realize when their possessions have crept into this category. There is just-in-case clutter, nostalgia clutter, gift clutter, even guilt clutter. Whether it’s a box of old photos,Continue reading “How to Tackle Decluttering This Spring – to sell your house or regain your space”

Decorative Storage – Baskets and Bins

First step in decluttering and organizing is to create storage solutions. We always recommend our clients decorative baskets and bins to put away their collections and everyday items. Here are some of our favorite picks. Abode to Adore, LLC does not receive any compensation for endorsement of the above featured products. 

Staged and Sold

We recently staged this beautiful contemporary house in Lexington, MA. It was under the agreement in 5 days for over the asking. Please take a tour.

8 Home Staging DOs

Here are the top 8 things you should do to prepare your home for a fast and profitable sale.

Staged To Sell Workshop

Spring market is just around the corner! Make sure your house is ready by joining one of our online workshops. We will guide you how to prepare your property for the real estate market so it sells faster and for more money. Our topics will cover creating appeal for potential buyers, prioritizing improvements for best returnContinue reading “Staged To Sell Workshop”

2021 Style Forecast

The recent lifestyle adjustments have influenced some of the new trends on the horizon for 2021. Here’s what we think will dominate homes this year. Color People are craving comfort, warmth and serenity. This is reflected by the emerging color schemes dominated by the light and warm neutrals like beige, cream and sand, as wellContinue reading “2021 Style Forecast”


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