Sometimes, real estate brokers have to get creative to market a house. "This home in Oakland, California, was a tiny two-bedroom of about 900 square feet," says Jennifer Montague Clark of The Home Co. "To maximize resale value, we felt we had to show buyers the garage’s untapped potential. We painted it white to emphasize how light and bright it was, then staged a day bed and game table to illustrate potential uses." Take these tips to your own home (whether it’s for sale or not): A fresh coat of paint works wonders, as do some colorful furnishings and accessories—no major investment required.
This whimsical room feels like the first day of Spring with the floral wallpaper, blissful hues and a little sprinkling of everything magical. From the crochet swing to the charming decor, this space is sure to make any kid (or adult) feel like they're in a fairy tale.
The chandelier is easily the star of the space, with a natural texture that feels wonderfully boho-chic. A vintage table and six wicker chairs complement the laid-back look and invite the whole family to gather for breakfast.
Eclectic Master Bedroom With Ombré Walls and Floral Curtains
This eclectic bedroom with low ceilings inspired designer SuzAnn Kletzien to make light, bright and expansive design choices, including hand-painted blue and white ombré walls and floral curtains. The space for nightstands was quite narrow, but Kletzien used hanging brass pendant lights to leave more open space for books, plants and accessories.
Colorful, Boho-Chic Girl's Room Inspired by Arizona Desert
Pops of pink, coral and yellow abound in this boho-chic bedroom, capturing the vibrant colors of the Arizona desert at sunset. Shiplap walls, wood floors and neutral curtains ensure that the space will grow with the little girl.
This girl's bedroom looks like something out of a fairy tail, complete with the unicorn and butterfly wall details. The coral dresser is a statement piece of the room and is a beautiful addition to the floral wallpaper.
Boho-Chic Girl's Room With Dreamcatcher, Watercolor Wall Art
A woven dreamcatcher hangs over the bed, its bright blue and pink tassels echoing the colors in the throw pillows. Two watercolor cactuses laser-cut and hand-painted by designer Joanna Gick balance the piece on either end.