Dining Together

I have always loved the concept of dining room tables. I suppose the idea of a dining room is getting more and more obsolete with the open concept homes. But what I love is the table where the family gathers for dinner. That table is usually central to the home and the family.

When I was growing up my family ate dinner together every.single.night. It drove me crazy at the time especially once I got old enough to realize some families ate dinner in front of the television. We would then go around the table and talk about what happened during our day. The dining room table was where we physically met every night and it brought us a lot closer. Because of this, I sincerly appreciate the dining room table as it signifies unity in my mind. 
I should also mention, as you can imagine, we are also a family that enjoys our food. How do you feel about dining room tables?  Did you family eat dinner at one every night?

Friday the 13th

Not only is today Friday the 13th but it is a full moon! If you are a superstitious person, I am sure you must be shaking in your boots. I found this room via Pinterest. The below picture reminded me of Friday the 13th with the moodiness of the room from the black walls and burnt orange. 
Have a great day! Stay safe out there! 
In addition to writing for Daigle’s Digs, Elizabeth works full-time as a Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty Downtown, LLC. Elizabeth’s expertise is in buying and selling a home, first time home buyers, short sales, and investment properties. Contact Elizabeth for any real estate needs. Cell 303-819.73.71. Work 720-314-8352.

Ode to Navy

My does my love for navy runs DEEP. I prefer it over any other neutral and,yes, I do consider navy a neutral. In my book, navy is a classic color. Although, many people seem to prefer black, khaki or brown which can make a color choice of navy feel unexpected and, therefore, it can make a bold statement.
I love the classic yet modern feel of this dining room. As soon as I get a home 
with a dinning room, the walls will be navy.

How about something a little more traditional and masculine?


This one uses navy as the backdrop. love the pop of color!
What are your thoughts on navy? Love it or hate it? 
In addition to writing for Daigle’s Digs, Elizabeth works full-time as a Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty Downtown, LLC. Elizabeth’s expertise is in buying and selling a home, first time home buyers, short sales, and investment properties. Contact Elizabeth for any real estate needs. Cell 303-819.73.71. Work 720-314-8352. 

Showing your Home to Sell

Lets switch gears slightly to actually selling your home. Whatever the reason, whether relocation, downsizing, upgrading or cashing in on your investment, as homeowners we will typically find ourselves in the position of selling a home in our lifetime. Selling your home does require a change in mindset. No longer is your home yours, it becomes a business deal.
Here in Denver, if the home is priced appropriately, homes are getting sold quickly. Making the best first impression with your home is crucial and staging can accomplish this. Here are some quick tips that you can easily do so your home shows nicely.
  • Clean. Such an easy way to show your place nicely.
  • De clutter. Remove unnecessary items in all your rooms. Don’t forget the kitchen/bathroom counters.
  • Shampoo carpets
  • Paint (if needed)
  • Remove personal items. When perspective buyers come to your home, you want them to envision themselves in the home. 
  • Rearrange furniture. The layout that works for you and your family may not work for all. 
  • Don’t forget the outside! Curb appeal is a must when trying to sell your home.
Keep in mind, showing your home is like a job interview. If you were going on a job interview you would look your best, right? Showings and open houses allow you the chance to ‘sell’ your home to perspective buyers that pass through and you want to make the best first impression. 
In addition to writing for Daigle’s Digs, Elizabeth works full-time as a Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty Downtown, LLC. Elizabeth’s expertise is in buying and selling a home, first time home buyers, short sales, and investment properties. Contact Elizabeth for any real estate needs. Cell 303-819.73.71. Work 720-314-8352.

The Bed Debacle Part Two

Now that I have decided to put my bed in front of the window,I just have to pick out a bed! When I sold all my furniture in New Hampshire, I was excited to do something completely different with my new bedroom. 
Here are the contenders:
I love the Moroccan style and the cutouts that would let sun come through.

How great is this wood finish? I love the color and the midcentury look.

This is simple yet great. A modern take on the arts and craftsmen style.

Beautiful! Love the finish and the style.

I adore the rounded curves on this bed. Often we see sharp lines in beds but the curves on this makes it softer and welcoming.

Simple and modern. This cutout would allow sun to come through if I have it in front of the window. 
All of these beds are so different but yet I love each one. What do you think? What is your favorite? 
In addition to writing for Daigle’s Digs, Elizabeth works full-time as a Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty Downtown, LLC. Elizabeth’s expertise is in buying and selling a home, first time home buyers, short sales, and investment properties. Contact Elizabeth for any real estate needs. Cell 303-819.73.71. Work 720-314-8352.

Lover of Color

Anyone who knows me knows I am a self proclaimed lover of color. Color can make me incredibly happy, excited and cheerful. Although my wardrobe contains all shades of the rainbow, my last home’s interior design scheme did not.  My property in NH was not lacking color but my walls were relatively neutral. My living room was beige and all the other rooms were a shade of light blue or green. My reasoning behind choosing the paint colors was, as much as I love to paint, it tends to be taxing on my body so I knew I wanted to paint only once but bring color into the home by other means. The home did not get a lot of natural sunlight so I knew dark walls would not be suitable. Lastly, I knew I would be renting in the future and felt neutral colors were most appropriate.
If you love color but shy away from bright walls here are some ways to bring color into a room. These ideas are also perfect for renters too who don’t have the option to paint the walls.

Use pillows. I love pillows. They are a great way to add color, texture and pattern.color

Use furniture. Don’t have any fun, colorful furniture? Refinish some! 

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In addition to blocking light, curtains can bring color into a room.

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Last but not least, a colorful rug can make a neutral room pop.
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All of these rooms are relatively neutral but not lacking in color!
In addition to writing for Daigle’s Digs, Elizabeth works full-time as a Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty Downtown, LLC. Elizabeth’s expertise is in buying and selling a home, first time home buyers, short sales, and investment properties. Contact Elizabeth for any real estate needs. Cell 303-819.73.71. Work 720-314-8352.