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Water, the Elixir of Life

Danielle Littman |  June 30, 2015

Stress.  We’ve all got some.  Chances are, you’ll be stressed your whole life.  The key is to figure out how to handle stress and not let it overwhelm you.  We seek coping methods for stress our entire lives, from stress balls to counting breaths to unwinding in a bath or shower.  Try and create a…

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Less Is More, a Minimalist Approach

Danielle Littman |  June 23, 2015

Drowning in clutter?  We’ve all been there.  You first look at a new space all clean and empty and think “potential!”  You paint the walls; add some furniture, décor, situate plenty of shelves for storage.   You think, “I’m going to keep this room clean and organized!  I don’t have much stuff, it’ll be easy!”  Then…

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Inviting “Downton Abbey” Into Your Home

Danielle Littman |  June 16, 2015

Whether you’re strict like Mr. Carson or free spirited like Sybil Crawley, the show Downton Abbey will send you on an enticing and dramatic thrill ride.  The British Masterpiece Classic takes place in early 20th century England, starting the day after the Titanic sinks.  Downton Abbey sends you on a roller coaster by following the…

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Designing Your Perfect Backyard

Danielle Littman |  June 9, 2015

This week at Littman Brothers we decided to step outside the office and focus on landscaping and backyard designs!  Host outdoor parties, provide a play area for your kids or give yourself a place to unwind, all while improving your property value.  Your backyard is full of potential to be your personal oasis.  Take advantage…

Home Decor

Creating a Unique Bedroom for your Child

Danielle Littman |  June 3, 2015

Whether you have one or a dozen, a child’s room is an excellent way to let out your wackiest and craziest ideas.  Nothing is over the top for a child’s bedroom.  You want a circus themed bedroom?  Go ahead, paint a mural of all the animals and show-goers, install a pinstripe tent over your little…

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Achieving a Mad Men Theme in Your Home

Danielle Littman |  May 26, 2015

We here at Littman Brothers are obsessed with the AMC hit, Mad Men!  While excited and devastated at the series finale, we feel it is our duty to honor the fantastic show by highlighting its iconic, rich, retro style.  Throughout the seven seasons, Mad Men has elevated the 60’s look into a desirable style fit…

Home Tours

Penthouse Tour: 5 Jaw-Dropping Mansions in the Sky

Danielle Littman |  March 11, 2015

Creating masterpiece mansions in the sky require immaculate attention to detail, a ‘less is more’ design approach and a ‘more is more’ is more approach in regards to the amenities.  The penthouse units below challenge the norm of square footage, custom designs, stunning materials and, not to mention, one view better than the next.  Take…

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Listing Your House

Danielle Littman |  October 27, 2014

Many things can effect a home sale. Houses tend to sell at slower rates in fall in winter and faster in spring and summer, but there are 12 must-do actions for listing your house that support home listings any time of year. For example, updating the kitchen island lighting or landscape lighting are often times…

Lighting

Golden Lighting Guide Rules

Danielle Littman |  October 3, 2014

Location may be the most important word to remember when it comes to buying or selling real estate, but remembering to focus on details may be one of the golden rules when it comes to interior design. One extra chair, an oversized sofa, or an unflattering or ineffective lighting choice may be all it takes…

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Wood Lighting – Rustic Modern Designs

Danielle Littman |  September 19, 2014

If you associate wood with outdated furniture pieces from the past, you may be pleasantly surprised by the effect that wood lighting can have on your room decor. Many people love a traditional or rustic look, but wood lighting works with modern and contemporary styling as well. Wood has always been a great choice for…

Lighting

Mix Things Up with Asian Style Lighting

Danielle Littman |  September 12, 2014

Surrounding yourself with decor inspired by Asian influences can add serenity and balance to your home, and you may be surprised at how Asian style lighting and other accents can complement traditional or contemporary furnishings. There are a lot of easy ways to create a soothing and inviting atmosphere in any room of your home,…

Interior Design

Design Ideas for Small Spaces

Danielle Littman |  August 28, 2014

When you have a lot of stuff and little room to work with, use these design ideas for small spaces to help you get the best use out of every square inch. From inventive storage solutions to simple room dividers, learn how to make the most of your small-space. Establish every activity: eat, sleep, relax, work, and then…