July 2015

Found 8 blog entries for July 2015.

By: Enza Maria

Bedford Interior Design; Contributing Designer for RealEstateSINY.com

There are those designers that only work for the “rich and famous” and have clients that pay large amounts of money to have a designer design their home. On the other hand, there are designers, like myself, that rather work for people who think that they cannot afford to make their home look glamorous.

I am a designer that enjoys helping my clients make their home breathtakingly beautiful. I enjoy giving that shock value to my clients after they see their home and how little they spent. I love making a person's home look like a million dollars when all I did was work within their price budget! There are many homeowners who do great when decorating their own

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Come join us this weekend  for an Open House at 90 Grandview Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10308

Saturday July 25th 2015 from 2pm-4pm

Directions: Nelson Ave to Grandview Terrace

Come and see this lovely center hall colonial located in the very prestigious Dent Road area in Great Kills. This home boasts 4 large bedrooms, hardwood floors, 2 wood burning fireplaces, large oversized property almost 8000 sq feet and a 2 car detached garage.

For more information on this open house or this home please contact Audrey Casso 646-645-3576

 

 

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Come join us this weekend  for an Open House at 507 Academy Ave, Staten Island, NY 10307

Sunday July 26th   2015 from 1pm - 4pm

Directions: Yetman Ave to Academy Ave

Don't miss the opportunity to see this immaculate single family , detached, colonial style home located in beautiful, quiet Tottenville. This 3 bedroom home features  all hardwood floors, custom kitchen, fireplaces, cathedral ceilings, a full finished basement and so much more. The yard features a well maintained deck with a pool ! Hope to see  you there!

For a sneak peak check out the home tour on this gorgeous home!

Fore more information about this open house or about this home, please contact Lindsey Mattsson 347-424-1601 or Josephine Licciardello 917-972-6839

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By: Enza Maria

Bedford Interior Design; Contributing Designer for RealEstateSINY.com

Whether you're a new homeowner, or doing a little remodeling, furniture placement is essential. You must work with the space that you’re given. One may have an odd shaped room to work with and it can be very tricky to make the room appear bigger than it really is. Or you may have a large room and it is very challenging to make it not look empty.

Furniture size, paint color, flooring, light fixtures, and home accessories should be taken into account when filling a space. The trick is placing furniture items of dark colors in the areas that receive maximum sunlight. This makes the room appear brighter and the furniture items look more refined. When placing the

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By: Enza Maria

Bedford Interior Design; Contributing Designer for RealEstateSINY.com

Art work is one of the most crucial and overlooked aspects in interior design. A beautiful piece of art has the capability of transforming a well-designed room into something that is breathtaking. It can be a splash of color to modernized a design or help a more classical design achieve that rich, lavish look.

You can even use art to blend two different styles to create a unique design of your own, or tie together a room that is missing that little something. Despite popular belief, you do not have to break the bank.

Having your children’s artwork framed is a good way to brighten up a room with a piece that will not only enhance your space, but

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Come join us this weekend  for an Open House at 64 Haughwout Ave, Staten Island, NY 10302

Sunday July 12th    2015 from 1pm - 3pm

Directions: Forest Ave to Jewett Ave to Haughwout Ave

Don't miss the opportunity to see this immaculate 1 family , colonial style home located on a beautiful, park like, quiet street. This 3 bedroom home features  all hardwood floors,  wood doors and moldings, updated kitchen, basement for storage. The yard features a well maintained deck with a pool !Enjoy a park like living with less than two blocks from all of the transportation and shopping!  Hope to see you there!

Fore more information about this open house or about this home, please contact Nadia Kovaleva 917-273-5630

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We are proud to introduce our new contributing interior designer to the RealEstateSINY.com team! Enza Drago is an Interior Design Expert from Bedford Interior Designs. Enza will be our new interior design columnist and her articles will post every Thursday to our Reslestatesiny.com blog for your enjoyment! She will also be available to our clients for design tips and even in-house design work.

Welcome to the team Enza!

 

A letter from Enza:

Dear RealEstateSINY.com friends, 

My name is Enza Maria Drago and I have been an interior designer for 5 years. Entering a room, people normally would see it as is. Growing up, I noticed myself imagining how I could bring each room to life. Interior Design is a strong passion of mine that courses

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Are you ready for celebration later? If you are hosting the party at your home, here are safety tips you should keep in mind to have a fun and harmless day!

  • Grilling Safety: Never leave the grill unsupervised. Make sure everyone, especially children and pets, stay clear from the grill. Check to make sure you are not grilling in a enclosed area and never add charcoal starter fluid when coals have already been ignited. Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions when using a grill.
  • Beach Safety: If you are visiting the beach today, keep these things in mind such as staying alerted with local weather, stay near a lifeguard, and watch out for aquatic life. Keep alerted of children, always swim with a buddy and sober! Remember to also be
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