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Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 4/20/2018

Decorating your home as an adult can be a taxing task. Transitioning from a college student to a professional can take some time. Once you buy your first home, you may find that your tastes for decorating need an upgrade. Those old posters and funny magnets have got to go along with your more sophisticated lifestyle. The decor in your home should make you feel comfortable in your surroundings. You should express your own personal interests through the artwork thatís displayed in your home. 

Pieces of artwork shouldnít just be run-of-the-mill. You need something that will let your personality shine through. You can collect unique pieces in your travels, use personal photographs that you have taken, or simply find things that have meaning for you.


It can be sort of intimidating to dive into a more mature way of decorating but, it can be very rewarding. Youíll also learn a lot about your own style and yourself. Through this self-discovery, youíll find artwork that you can continue to grow with in your home. Below, youíll find some tips for choosing the right artwork for your home. 


Set A Budget


Buying artwork can be an investment. If youíre a new homeowner, you may need to hold back on getting expensive art for a few years. Set a limit for how much art you want to buy and what you can afford. There are plenty of ways to get decorating pieces for your home for less money. Many stores offer artwork that can add some character to your walls. Even if these arenít Picasso originals, they can certainly add some flair to the emptiness of a new house. Everything that adds personality to your home isnít hanging on a wall either. Your decor includes the small figures on your tables, statues, plants, and more.  


Have Goals In Mind


If you begin hanging artwork without some reason, your decorating scheme could end up being a disaster. Map out a plan for each room. Think of themes, colors palettes, and the vision for the space. You donít want to make a serious investment in artwork only to find out that it doesnít fit with your wall color or furniture. When choosing artwork, itís important to consider each room as a whole. 


Know That Tastes Change Over Time 


If you do invest in an expensive piece of artwork, know that it may not suit your needs forever. Thatís OK! You can always sell artwork and find replacement pieces over time. Itís not expected that whatever you hang in your home when you move in will stay there for the next 20 years! Artwork very much flows with our lives, so go with the flow.              





Tags: decorating   first home  
Categories: Buying a Home   home decor  


Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 4/19/2018


43 Bartletts Reach, Amesbury, MA 01913

Condo

$425,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
BARTLETT'S REACH - Rare Currier Model Corner Unit is available for the first time! A professionally managed & maintained community of 64 units located on 100 acres abutting the Merrimack River, Bartlett's Reach provides a lifestyle as well as a home for those lucky enough to reside here. Amenities include Clubhouse with inground pool and full kitchen for private & community events, lighted tennis courts and dock, among others. 43 Bartlett's Reach has been beautifully maintained by the original owner and is situated to offer privacy while flooding the unit with natural light. First floor features a gracious foyer that leads to a fireplaced living room with access to the spacious back deck, formal dining room, eat in kitchen, 1/2 bath and laundry. 2nd floor offers a wonderful Master Suite and addtl guest bedroom, full bath. The lower level has been improved with a spacious additional bedroom and family room, with sliders that lead to the back patio and overlook the grounds. Don't delay!
Open House
Sunday
April 22 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 43 Bartletts Reach, Amesbury, MA 01913    Get Directions






Tags: Amesbury   Real Estate   Condo   open house   01913  
Categories: Open House  


Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 4/19/2018


43 Bartletts Reach, Amesbury, MA 01913

Condo

$425,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
BARTLETT'S REACH - Rare Currier Model Corner Unit is available for the first time! A professionally managed & maintained community of 64 units located on 100 acres abutting the Merrimack River, Bartlett's Reach provides a lifestyle as well as a home for those lucky enough to reside here. Amenities include Clubhouse with inground pool and full kitchen for private & community events, lighted tennis courts and dock, among others. 43 Bartlett's Reach has been beautifully maintained by the original owner and is situated to offer privacy while flooding the unit with natural light. First floor features a gracious foyer that leads to a fireplaced living room with access to the spacious back deck, formal dining room, eat in kitchen, 1/2 bath and laundry. 2nd floor offers a wonderful Master Suite and addtl guest bedroom, full bath. The lower level has been improved with a spacious additional bedroom and family room, with sliders that lead to the back patio and overlook the grounds. Don't delay!
Open House
Sunday
April 22 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 43 Bartletts Reach, Amesbury, MA 01913    Get Directions






Tags: Amesbury   Real Estate   Condo   01913  
Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 4/18/2018


237 Middle Rd, Newbury, MA 01922

Byfield

Single-Family

$1,250,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
SHINGLE STYLE SOPHISTICATION AND SERENITY make this property unlike any other! Built in 2000, this open and airy Contemporary nestled on a 4 acre parcel along the banks of the Parker River with 135' of river frontage was designed to take full advantage of the private location while offering unobstructed views of the marsh and the natural landscape upon which the home is constructed. Minutes to Newburyport, Plum Island, commuter routes and train. Entertain in the chef's dream kitchen with views for miles over the marsh, the gorgeous stone fireplaced living room, tranquil Master bedroom suite with fireplace, central AC, security system and so much more. Mahogany decks, perfect for outdoor entertaining and nature watching. Plans available for 1st floor master suite. 5 BR septic. For those seeking a signature home, this very special property could be the opportunity you've been searching for.
Open House
Sunday
April 22 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 237 Middle Rd, Newbury, MA 01922    Get Directions






Categories: Open House  


Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 4/18/2018


237 Middle Rd, Newbury, MA 01922

Byfield

Single-Family

$1,250,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
SHINGLE STYLE SOPHISTICATION AND SERENITY make this property unlike any other! Built in 2000, this open and airy Contemporary nestled on a 4 acre parcel along the banks of the Parker River with 135' of river frontage was designed to take full advantage of the private location while offering unobstructed views of the marsh and the natural landscape upon which the home is constructed. Minutes to Newburyport, Plum Island, commuter routes and train. Entertain in the chef's dream kitchen with views for miles over the marsh, the gorgeous stone fireplaced living room, tranquil Master bedroom suite with fireplace, central AC, security system and so much more. Mahogany decks, perfect for outdoor entertaining and nature watching. Plans available for 1st floor master suite. 5 BR septic. For those seeking a signature home, this very special property could be the opportunity you've been searching for.
Open House
Sunday
April 22 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 237 Middle Rd, Newbury, MA 01922    Get Directions






Categories: New Homes  




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