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"Just a little to the left."

So the other day I couldn't take it anymore. The perennial I had planted two weeks ago just wasn't in the right spot. I marched across the backyard with my garden gloves, watering can and shovel ready to make it right. Yes, I moved that perennial 6" to the left and now I feel better. All is right with the world when I look out my back windows. Wait. What does this have to do with Go Room By Room? A lot! I see a yard, garden, patio and shrubbery as just more rooms in a home. There are inside rooms and there are outside rooms. Outside. Inside. It's all the same to me. Something just doesn't feel right. Many of my clients tell me that when I arrive at their homes, and honestly, I feel it

How do your curtains hang?

Chances are they are too low, too close together and not the right length. I go into homes all the time for both real estate staging and home redesign and 8 out of 10 times the window treatments do not follow the basic rules of curtain hanging. Don't worry. You are not alone. The general rule is height and light. You can see how the rule applies itself from the image here (taken from HomeGoods design HAPPY ). Believe it or not, these are the same size windows. On the left is low and close. Less light, less height. On the right is up and out. More height, more light. Go Room By Room Window Treatment Rules Length: Go with the 95" length panels. Style: Choose the right top treatment. I

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Jill Sykes

Holliston, MA 01746

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