A New Use for Towel Bars

Does your space have limited storage but a good amount of wall space? Or maybe your bathroom has an unusually large number of towel bars? Or maybe you’re just going to love this look and have to include it somewhere…   We saw these baskets hooked onto towel bars and loved it! Its a simple and beautiful way to get more storage space. It would be a fantastic way to divide up bathroom things for kids, roommates, or guests. If your basket contents are private or messy, get a basket with a lid (found a surprising number of places). And
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Categories: Bathrooms, Cleaning, Decorating, New Uses For Common Things, and Staging.

For the Love of Golf

Being organizers, some people think we are just against keeping things. That isn’t true! You can keep and display collectables or keepsakes in some amazing visual ways. HauteMove recently helped some golf loving clients figure out what to do with their logo golf balls they collected from each course they have played.  How do you display these?  We came up with this idea and the clients actually built it themselves.  We love how it turned out!   “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” — Francis of Assisi
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Categories: Decorating and Organizing.

How to Do Christmas

This might seem like a silly topic but lets face it, Christmas and post-Christmas can be the turning point form organized to chaos. So lets cover a few simple things that can help manage the chaos. Get large black trash bags ready to go. Dedicate someone as the trash picker-upper (preferably giving a job to a little one who can make it fun) and collect as you unwrap. Just like a wedding shower or baby shower, get a pad of paper and write down gifts and givers. The out of state gifts that were sent as well as the gifts
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Categories: Decorating and Holiday Decorating.

Traditional Modern to Sleek Chic

HauteMove helped a client turn a traditional modern orange and white dining room into a chic sleek dining room! See the before and afters below. BEFORE                                   PROCESS AFTER                                 “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” — Ernest Hemingway  
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Categories: Before/Afters, Decorating, and Home Renovations.

We Decorate!

Are you exhausted by the holidays already? Maybe you have too much to do in order to take time off. Or maybe the shopping is your priority and you’d rather have someone else do the crafty part. Whatever your holiday spirit, HauteMove is here to make it jollier! DID YOU KNOW? We decorate a number of homes for the holidays, from buying and decorating the tree to putting lights on the house outside to holiday tablescapes, we love to make your home sparkle! We can unpack your holiday boxes or go shopping for you. What is your holiday style this year?
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Categories: Decorating and Holiday Decorating.

Too many ideas, too little time

Are you planning some changes to your home? Maybe a reorganization here or a restyle there? The best and most successful place to start is with an idea book. Are you… Tech savvy:  Pinterest! Its the perfect platform for finding great ideas for your space online and pinning them to a virtual bulletin board. Pin color schemes, specific pieces of furniture, and accent ideas. Super Organized: A Binder! Grab yourself a binder with dividers and plastic sheet covers. Print out pictures and cut out of magazines to compile the ideas that you love. Creatively Messy: A Bulletin Board! If you get
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Categories: Decorating, Home Renovations, Kitchen and Bathroom Redesign, and Organizing.

Planning a Family Event

Most of us have been there… Suddenly finding ourselves as the hosts of the next family gathering. What do you first?! How can you ever clean your house? Here are a few steps/tips for staying sane during your next family gathering. If you are in a pinch and its stressing you out, call Haute Move! Yes, we can do that too! Make a list and make it somewhere you’ll remember it – in your agenda book, on your phone, etc. Write down all of the things you have to do (clean kitchen, buy toilet paper…). That way the list isn’t
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Categories: Decorating and Holiday Decorating.

Old Tired Furniture?

Repurposing furniture can a super fun and super cheap way to change up old, tired furniture! And, its not as hard as you might think. Don’t have a creative bone in your body? Never painted anything? GO FOR IT! We love to take old dressers (that aren’t worth a lick… not the antique ones!!) and give them a new color, new knobs, or a new top/front with mirror or chalk paint. Or take a small chair or ladder and hang it on the wall instead of sitting it on the floor. Spray paint an old frame with a bright new
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Categories: Before/Afters, Decorating, Home Renovations, New Uses For Common Things, and Refurbishing Furniture.

Good Reads

Looking for some good, simple advice for decorating your home, new or old? Check out this good read from the editor of Domino Magazine! We love the message that your home doesn’t need to look like a hotel and doesn’t need to look typical! There are essays from various famous designers and artists giving a wide range of ideas and tips for you to choose from. Imperfection is wonderful!   “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” — Marilyn Monroe
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Categories: Decorating, Holiday Decorating, and Staging.