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3 Design Trends at our Home Gallery™

January 10, 2018
The Paige

2018 has arrived, and with it comes an exciting new line-up of interior design trends. We checked in with our Home Gallery™ experts for their insight into the latest looks, and learned about a few of this year’s most sought-after styles. If finding a new home—or updating your existing home—is on your list of New Year’s resolutions, you’ve come to the right place! Say so long to standard neutrals We’ve seen jewel tone-accent walls and pops of neon come and go; this year, it’s all…

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Wishing You Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2017
Happy Holidays

Whether you’re celebrating the holidays in your beautiful Richmond American home or you plan to start your house hunt in the new year, we wish you a warm and wonderful season filled with family and friends. Keep reading our blog for the latest information on: Buying a home Selling a home Packing & moving Financing & insuring Life at home And so much more! Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Houzz, YouTube and LinkedIn. We’re happy to assist you with…

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Preparing for Home Holiday Guests

December 12, 2017

Expecting houseguests this holiday season? After all, ‘tis the time to gather with family and friends! Following are some simple ways to help ensure your visitors enjoy their holiday stay in your home: Wow them with a welcome basket. Nothing says “So glad you’re here!” quite like a gift basket. Include magazines, snacks (extra points for locally sourced items!), sunscreen, body lotion, holiday-themed socks and any other seasonal items your guests might enjoy. Give them a spare key. Reassure home holiday guests that they can…

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Lighting for a Relaxing Great Room

November 30, 2017
The Samson

Today, our friends at Progress Lighting are sharing a few tips to help choose your lighting for a relaxing great room! From holiday celebrations with family to cozy movie date nights, the living room is essential to planned gatherings, as well as everyday life at home. The key to creating an inviting space for your guests is using a layered approach with your lighting. A layered lighting approach involves using a combination of different fixtures to create overall illumination in a space. Instead of choosing…

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Turkey Day Take Two: Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

November 24, 2017
Thanksgiving dinner

Forget Black Friday doorbusters: the best part of the day after Thanksgiving has always been the leftovers! Turn your Turkey Day dishes into next-day deliciousness with these can’t-miss recipes, and make the holiday last a little longer. Leftover Stuffing Waffles The morning after Thanksgiving calls for a festive breakfast, and these flavorful stuffing waffles are just the thing. Add a dollop of cranberry sauce for sweetness, or go savory with gravy. Leftover Cranberry Sauce Muffins with Oat Streusel Topping Whether you’ve scheduled a day full…

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