My current home is house #4 for me so I’m no stranger to making the long list of must haves vs. wants when shopping for a home. This time around, I wanted a large backyard for my young children (then 4 and 6) to run… continue reading

I love hosting and I enjoy providing my guests with a delish drink while they visit. In this video I show you the simple steps I take to organize my home bar. Have fun! Video Transcription Hey, friends, it’s Andrea Lutz, and I’m here with… continue reading

It may be unpopular, but I love it when the weather turns cool and I get to break out my sweaters and scarves. This time of year my home also gets wrapped up with lights, holiday décor and fresh evergreens. Years ago, I owned a… continue reading

November is a month for family and friends and hosting Thanksgiving is something I look forward to every year. Making my Thanksgiving table casual and welcoming is important so all my guests feel at home during their visit. Instead of a crowded overdone display I… continue reading

I had to make a flower arrangement for my fall table so I thought I’d video tape for you all to see. It’s fun and easy to put together a floral centerpiece. For this one I used marroon mums and alstroemeria, mauve stock, green hydrangea… continue reading

No doubt you’ve seen photos of lavish, over the top porch designs. Not only do the designs appear complicated and hard to replicate, but they can also be terribly expensive. Well, I’m here to tell you a beautiful fall front porch doesn’t need to break… continue reading

Even for folks who are not so craft-oriented recovering pillows is a basic skill level sewing project. All you need is a sewing machine, some fabric, pillow forms, and a little bit of patience (actually, patience is optional). I had some beautiful woven Ikat feather… continue reading

Loren Wood takes a break from his busy schedule to chat with us about his business, remodeling, new construction, and tiny homes. 

Find Susan’s full blog article on the recipe to make your place a home HERE. Video Transcription: Andrea Lutz:                     Hey everyone, it’s Andrea Lutz with RE/MAX Acclaimed Properties, and I get emails and calls from you guys constantly asking for quick design tips on how… continue reading

I must admit I am a total sucker for color. I love adding a splash of color or pattern to a room to create a fun and energized space. No one refutes that color and texture change the way a person feels, so why are… continue reading