Caring for Different Cabinet Hardware Finishes

Brass Finishes (Satin or Antique): Gently clean with a soft cloth and mild soapy water. Periodically apply a brass cleaner for extra shine. Avoid abrasive cleaners to prevent scratching. Matte Black Finishes: Wipe with a damp, non-abrasive cloth to remove smudges. Avoid harsh chemicals that may damage the finish. Polished Chrome or Polished Nickel: Use…

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Things We Don’t Often Clean…But Should!

Faucet heads harbor mold, bacteria, mildew, lime build-up, and food particles. And most people never clean it, Sprinkle says. “It can make your water taste funky when it’s dirty,” she adds. Scrub it with a toothbrush dipped in vinegar or a lime dissolver. “That brush comes out black with mold when I scrub (the aerator).”

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Home Improvements That Add Value

When you decide to make a home improvement, whether you are going to move soon or sometime in the future, one thing is for sure. Someday you will sell. That said, it’s always smart to evaluate how much your project will increase the value of your house or not. Don’t wait, though, until right before…

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Seaside Spectacular

Home Staging by kellydesigns on Fairfield Beach Road

Check out one of my latest home staging projects on Fairfield Beach Road in Fairfield, CT. Let’s Get Your Project Started Contact us today to find out how we can help you. Contact Us Sign Up to Receive Our Free Monthly Decorating & Design Newsletter Name Please enter your name. Email Address Please enter a…

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Modern Farmhouse

Home Staging on Redding Road by kellydesigns

Check out one of my latest home staging projects on Redding Road in Fairfield, CT. Let’s Get Your Project Started Contact us today to find out how we can help you. Contact Us Sign Up to Receive Our Free Monthly Decorating & Design Newsletter Name Please enter your name. Email Address Please enter a valid…

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Beach Beauty

Home Staging by kellydesigns on Fairfield Beach Road

Check out one of my latest home staging projects on Fairfield Beach Road in Fairfield, CT. Let’s Get Your Project Started Contact us today to find out how we can help you. Contact Us Sign Up to Receive Our Free Monthly Decorating & Design Newsletter Name Please enter your name. Email Address Please enter a…

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French Country Estate

Home Staging by kellydesigns - Spring HIll Road

Check out one of my latest home staging projects for a French Country Estate on Spring Hill Road in Fairfield, CT. Let’s Get Your Project Started Contact us today to find out how we can help you. Contact Us Sign Up to Receive Our Free Monthly Decorating & Design Newsletter Name Please enter your name.…

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Mid-Century Modern Marvelous

Beuna Vista Kitchen by kellydesigns

Check out one of my latest interior design projects for a mid-century modern kitchen on Buena Vista Road in Fairfield, CT. Let’s Get Your Project Started Contact us today to find out how we can help you. Contact Us Sign Up to Receive Our Free Monthly Decorating & Design Newsletter Name Please enter your name.…

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How to Clean Kitchen Backsplash Tiles

Kitchen tiles

Baking Soda for Kitchen Grease If your backsplash tiles have a lot of grease on them, mix baking soda with some water to form a paste that’s thick enough to stick to the tiles. Rub the mixture over the greasy spots and wait at least 10 minutes.  Go over the tiles with a clean, wet…

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6 More Ways To Breathe New Life Into Your Home

By kellydesigns

Last month I shared how to update your home by making small yet impactful changes to your decor. This month I thought I’d share 6 more design tips, to refresh your home, that I share with my Fairfield and Westchester clients. Keep in mind that all of these ideas make valuable staging tips too!  I say…

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5 Kitchen Trends to look for in 2020

5 Kitchen Trends to look for in 2020

Kitchens are truly the hearth of our home and with open floor plans here to stay, why not have one that makes you happy. Whether your thinking of a whole Kitchen redo or making some individual updates, I think you’ll find these 2020 trends will get your creative juices flowing. These are ideas that I…

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Stylish Kitchen Cabinetry that Will Make Your Dream Come True

There are so many components that go into creating a dream Kitchen and as the most visible element in the room, the cabinets set the stage for the overlook look. Designing a Kitchen from scratch clearly gives you the most flexibility and the best chance of getting exactly what you desire, but simply painting the…

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