Home Staging & Decor

Jan. 20, 2019

Northern Colorado Small Business Spotlight: Blush Boutique in Greeley


Located in a lovely historic building in downtown Greeley that has been fully refurbished, the vibe in Blush Boutique is glamorous with a touch of urban and rustic all rolled into one lovely little shop. In addition to gorgeous feminine dresses and lacy tops, you'll find a variety ...

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Oct. 25, 2018

Laundry Room Facelift in Our Fort Collins Home


It would be pretty easy to write an entire post about how much I hate laundry. Between the icky smells, the mysterious stains that appear on my clothes any time they end up in the same laundry basket as the kids' clothes, and the missing socks, there is easily ...

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Oct. 22, 2018

How to Install Cabinet Pulls


Tutorial: How to Install Cabinet Pulls | Real Estate and Lifestyle in Northern Colorado, a blog by Joanna Gyrath, Fort Collins Realtor & Home Stager


I'm such a detail oriented person, that to me cabinets just look unfinished until they have hardware. Of course, the addition of a knob or pull to a cabinet or drawer does so much more than add visual interest-- it also increases the functionality of a space ...

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Aug. 10, 2018

A Rustic Powder Room Makeover in Fort Collins


Our rustic powder room remodel is finally complete! Despite a few setbacks and surprises at various stages of the project, everything came together beautifully and we couldn't be more happy with the results!


I am in love with this reclaimed barnwood vanity. One of Roughing it in ...

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Aug. 8, 2018

Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen Update in Our Fort Collins Home


I never thought I'd say this, you guys, but I love my kitchen!


And no, we didn't move! We finally got around to the updates that took our 90's kitchen from dated-golden-oak-palooza  to lovely, farmhouse charm. I knew going into this project that it was ...

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July 26, 2018

On Becoming Fort Collins' Newest Certified Home Staging Expert


"Wait, I thought you already staged homes!?" and "I didn't know you needed to be certified to be a home stager!" are two of the responses I got from friends when I mentioned that I was working on my Home Staging Expert Certification earlier this summer. And I ...

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July 20, 2018

Emily Harper's Pink and Navy Nursery


I think interior design is sort of like a love language for me. I'm not always the best mom, I don't make every meal from scratch, and sometimes work means that I don't get as much time with them each day that I'd love to ...

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June 6, 2018

Destination for Unique Rustic Accent Pieces in Fort Collins!


Stepping onto the Roughing It In Style showroom floor feels like walking through the door of a beautiful resort home in the mountains. While I love modern and transitional decor styles too, for me nothing beats the cozy feeling of a Colorado ski lodge.


Roughing It In Style, Rustic, Log cabin, Furniture, accessories, home decor, interior design, Fort Collins | Real Estate and Lifestyle in Northern Colorado, a blog by Joanna Gyrath, Realtor


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May 22, 2018

An Up-themed Playroom in Fort Collins + $50 Wall Stencil Giveaway


Ever since they discovered the movie UP, my kids have been obsessed. The sweet storyline of the older couple makes it one of my favorites too, so putting together this fun and whimsical playroom for the littles was a lot of fun.

Part of our son's love for ...

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May 8, 2018

An Exterior Facelift in Fort Collins


As confusing as spring weather can be in Northern Colorado, I think it's finally safe to say that spring has sprung! This will be our first spring since we had the house painted, so I've been excited to accessorize the porch and show off our newfound curb ...

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