Welcome to The Housing Muse! Because every home needs inspiration.


Nov. 2, 2021

Home Exterior Makeovers

Choosing the right color and finishes on a home's exterior can be one of the most difficult and unforgiving aspects in home design. Learn the latest exterior home trends and how to give your home's outside a dramatic makeover. Matt …

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Oct. 18, 2021

Your Top 5 Real Estate Fears...BUSTED!

The housing market is operating in crazy mode ... sky-high home prices and fierce bidding wars. So, is it a good time to buy a home? Or to sell? Are we in a housing bubble? Is a foreclosure wave coming? …

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Oct. 8, 2021

Outfitting Today's Modern Home Office

A home office can be anywhere—whether you have a dedicated space, spare bedroom, or even just an empty closet! The Housing Muse catches up with Dave Adams with BDI Furniture to talk furniture trends. Get inspired to find more permanent …

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Sept. 21, 2021

2021 Kitchen Trends ... with Krisztina Bell

Will trendy gray or blue kitchen cabinets age well? Should you go with granite or quartz for the countertops? What's going on with the lights ... greenery in pendants?! We talk the latest kitchen trends with home stager and designer …

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Sept. 8, 2021

Help! My Open Floorplan Is Driving Me Nuts!

Homes today have a serious noise problem. We’ve knocked down walls in opening up our floorpans and then covered our floors in hard surfaces, like hardwood flooring and ceramic tile. That has only amplified the sounds! All the noise may …

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Aug. 26, 2021

Fix or Flop? 5 Epic DIY Fails

“The Great American Remodel” has emerged since the pandemic. And as more homeowners spruce up their space, they’ve taken on more of these household updates themselves. But on certain home projects, DIY can be disastrous! Home design TV shows may...

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Aug. 20, 2021

Surprising Paint Trends to Inspire Your Next Project, Part 2

"Wall Wizard" Brian Santos offers up the perfect paint colors for each room in your house. Which trendy colors should you use in the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms, home office, or even for that challenging open floor plan? You'll gain some …

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Aug. 13, 2021

Surprising Paint Trends to Inspire Your Next Project, Part 1

Learn painting tips and tricks from Brian Santos--a.k.a. "The Wall Wizard." Brian shares the latest trends that draw inspiration from the Roaring '20s. Listen how these bold choices can make a dramatic difference in elevating your home's style....

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July 27, 2021

Using Color Psychology to Pick the Best Paint Color for Your Home

The best hues for your mood. Learn how science and psychological research can offer insight into paint and color choices in your home. Certain colors may lift your mood, make you more creative, or even more attentive to detail. In …

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June 30, 2021

Top 10 Worst Home Design Trends, 2021 Edition

We’re counting down to the worst home design trends. Do you have some of these items in your home? If so, it's time to remove them NOW--particularly the number one offense. *Music courtesy Bensound.com

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June 23, 2021

I Staged My Dog in Real Estate ... and It Worked!

We’re letting the dogs out in the first episode of The Housing Muse Podcast. You may have heard about staging a home to better your chances of selling. But how about staging your dog to attract buyers? The pets are …

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