Free Home Decorating Ideas – with Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Jessica Hill

Free Home Decorating Ideas – with Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Jessica Hill

Everyone appreciates home decorating ideas when planning to make improvements to their home. You may have visions of your own about how your new home décor would look but it’s always nice to have an alternative plan. There’s definitely home decorating ideas that you haven’t discovered. There are constantly changes being made regarding trends in home decorating. Checking out new home decorating ideas may give birth to a new home decorating plan for your space. Free Home Decorating Ideas – with Hudson Valley Real Estate Agent Jessica Hill Being able to find home decorating ideas is a treat but having […]

5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – with Designer Maxwell L. Alexander

5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – Interior Design Tips

A blank wall can be dead space, especially if you’re not going for a minimalist style. You might want your home to look homey and vibrant, and you might have already decided that the blank wall needs to be filled with some kind of art. But how do you choose the piece? Here are five steps that should be in your decision-making process. 5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – with Designer Maxwell L. Alexander Measure the Space One of the most essential parts of choosing wall art that will look great is finding pieces that will be big […]

Interior Decorating Ideas to Help Boost Productivity in Your Home Office

Interior Decorating Ideas to Help Boost Productivity in Your Home Office

The overall look and feel of your home office can greatly affect how productive you are while working from home. And while designing for productivity can seem like a difficult task, there are ways to do it easily, even for those who don’t hail from creative backgrounds. As designer Maxwell Alexander explains, “Turning your bare walls into a stunning art gallery is not as daunting a process as you think, and you do not need a ton of money to make it happen.” With that in mind, here are some ideas that can help you turn your residential office into […]

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Choosing Home Decor for Your Hudson Valley Lodge or Cabin With a Rustic Theme

If you own a hunting lodge in the Hudson Valley, or just a country lodge or cabin retreat to get away from the daily stress of New York City life, then you have an opportunity to create an ambience totally different from your main city or town home. You can use a variety of appropriately designed and themed décor to create an atmosphere that is not only in keeping with your rustic home from home, but quite in contrast to that which you might normally have in your main residence. Choosing Decor for Your Hudson Valley Lodge or Cabin With […]

5 Elements of Interior Design – Wall Art Ideas

Five Elements of Interior Design

Whether you are working with existing furnishings and fabrics or “starting from scratch” with an empty room, you should always use the elements and principles of design as a guide in choosing everything. The elements are your tools or raw materials, much like paints are the basics to a painter. The elements of design include space, line, form, color, and texture. The principles of design relate to how you use these elements and are balance, emphasis, rhythm, proportion and scale, and harmony and unity. Element #1: Space Space defines the boundaries and sets the limits on the functional and decorative […]

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression by Realtor Jessica Hill, Alexander Maxwell Realty - Th Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression

Presentation. Yes, that is the keyword you always need to keep in mind. “First impression is the last impression” is a proverb that not many people are willing to buy into these days. But in case of homes, especially an old home that you are showcasing to others, this may very well be the case. It is a time tested way to make sure that your house gets liked by whoever comes to view it. Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression by Realtor Jessica Hill, Alexander Maxwell Realty To make sure that […]

4 Ways to Instantly Upgrade Your Interiors - Bathroom and Kitchen Design Tips

4 Ways to Instantly Upgrade Your Interiors

(BPT) – There’s a simple reason for the recent boom in home improvement: Everyone’s spending more time at home. Staying at home more makes it clearer what areas are lacking and reveals opportunities for upgrades. Fortunately, there are many ways to make a huge impact on the appearance of those rooms — instantly. Here are four ways you can easily enhance and refresh your existing interiors. 1. Start with the foundation If your room feels uninspired, refreshing the flooring can instantly transform it. Recent design trends favor using consistent flooring throughout the home, or at least on each floor, for […]

10 Smart Tips for Choosing Art for Your Home

10 Smart Tips for Choosing Art for Your Home

If you love shopping at the local art gallery and wandering the rooms of your favorite museum, you probably wish there was a way to bring those artworks home. But what do you do if you are not a multimillionaire with money to burn? How can you realize your dreams of a home art gallery, and how do you get started. Turning your bare walls into a stunning art gallery is not as daunting a process as you think, and you do not need a ton of money to make it happen. Here are 10 smart tips for incorporating works […]

The Valley of Gold - Explore New Wall Art Collection by Photographer Maxwell L. Alexander

The Valley of Gold – Explore New Wall Art Collection by Maxwell L. Alexander

Winter Holidays is the most Magical Season of the Year. In The Valley of Gold Holiday Fine Art Canvas Prints Collection, Photographer Maxwell Alexander catches the beauty of holiday lights reflecting in vibrant holiday decor around the Hudson Valley. Wether it’s ornaments on the Christmas Tree or sparkling bokeh lights on the golden jewelry – authentic Holiday Magic is in the every piece of this collection. The Valley of Gold – Explore New Wall Art Collection by Photographer Maxwell L. Alexander And while you are doing your holiday gift shopping at Simplida.com, also stop by in the Christmas Village section […]

Christmas at the Hudson Villa - Photo Story by Maxwell L. Alexander

Magical Christmas Decor at the Hudson Villa – Photo Story by Maxwell L. Alexander

Christmas at The Hudson Villa – Photo Story by Maxwell L. Alexander The gorgeous property is in Chester, New York, and just a short 18-minute helicopter ride from Manhattan. It is the creation of esteemed architect Paul Rudolph and was originally owned by Henry Hudson’s family (hence the historical and fitting name). Paul Rudolph‘s vision transformed the villa into a spectacular summer paradise and private resort. The lux property features a white sand beach, swimming pool, cabanas, spa, jacuzzi tub, helipad, and impeccably sculptured gardens alive with splashes of floral color. The architectural design is a pure artistic genius. The […]

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Decorating Your Home for Christmas – by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Christmas is the one time of year that most people pull out all the stops when it comes to decorating. There is no such thing in the eyes of many as excess and the one who gets started last is the one who often finishes last. Each year the displays, lights, and sounds grow larger and more complex. The problem is that most people cannot keep up with the newest, latest, and greatest in Christmas decorations. For these people there should be no worry. Christmas is a celebration of good will and not a competition to have the grandest display […]

Joe + Monroe - Eco-Friendly, Individually Hand Poured Luxury Scented Candles

Holiday Gift Guide: Joe + Monroe – Eco-Friendly, Hand Poured Luxury Scented Candles

Joe + Monroe provides eco-friendly, individually hand poured luxury scented candles. A luxurious vegan blend of natural apricot and coconut wax, our candles are infused with essential oils that sourced from all over the world. Providing an environmentally clean burn, our candles are toxin free and are made fresh to order! Joe + Monroe – Eco-Friendly, Individually Hand Poured Luxury Scented Candles – Holiday Gift Guide 2020 Joe+ Monroe Promise: Tranquil Ambiance Candles can provide the ultimate ambiance, from its eye-catching aesthetic, to the richness of aromas that fill the air. It is our hope that our candles invade your […]

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Hudson Valley Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Hudson Valley Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Whether your business is a medical office, an engineering firm, or a high-tech organization, the right artwork can make the space look great. But great art does far more than just perk up your walls and cover up the empty space. Art has the power to motivate, to enlighten, and to transport – that is what makes it so wonderful. You may not have the money, or even the desire, to set up a museum in your waiting room or office, but you can still use the power of artwork to motivate your employees, soothe your patients and showcase your […]

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5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – by Maxwell Alexander

A blank wall can be dead space, especially if you’re not going for a minimalist style. You might want your home to look homey and vibrant, and you might have already decided that the blank wall needs to be filled with some kind of art. But how do you choose the piece? Here are five steps that should be in your decision-making process. Measure the Space One of the most essential parts of choosing the wall art that will look great is finding pieces that will be big enough to make an impact but not so big that they overwhelm […]

5 Affordable Ways to Dress Up Your Home Office Space with Kei Kullberg

5 Affordable Ways to Dress Up Your Home Office Space by Kei Kullberg

Spending a lot of time working from home these days? I hear ya! As a mortgage broker here in the Hudson Valley, I see how the area basically turned into a “work-from-home capital” of North-East, just because seems like everyone moved out of New York City… 5 Affordable Ways to Dress Up Your Home Office Space Paid Content by Kei Kullberg, NYS Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS# 1740248 So the last thing you want is for your home office to look drab. You need a space where you can be excited about starting your workday. Design a home office that […]

Choosing Home Decorating Fabric - Home Decorating with Jessica Hill

Choosing Home Decorating Fabric – Home Decorating with Jessica Hill

If you are thinking about spicing up your Hudson Valley home with some fresh decor, choosing home decorating fabrics would be an important aspect of creating a particular theme. When picking a theme such as Victorian, Modern, or Oriental, the choice of fabric makes a difference to the overall theme. There are many kinds of home decorating fabric. If you are looking for fabric that compliments a particular theme, perhaps doing a little research regarding the theme would be helpful. If you decide to use a Victorian theme for your decorating project, whether you do one room or the entire […]

Cover Story - Special Real Estate Edition with Toni Ann Perry - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Hudson Valley Real Estate with Toni Ann Perry – Get Your Copy of the Special Real Estate Edition

On the New York real estate map of the best places to reside, Hudson Valley is the rising star. Residents love the region for its historical charm, natural surroundings, and luxurious yet organic lifestyle so close to the World’s Capital – New York City. Get Your Special Real Estate Edition Here >> This Special Real Estate Issue with Hudson Valley’s own Realtor Toni Ann Perry is brought to you by Alexander Maxwell Realty – The Best Real Estate Team in the Hudson Valley. Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief Hudson Valley Style Magazine™ is a flagship publication of the Duncan Avenue Group™ and Hudson Valley’s Premiere […]

3 DIY Projects that will instantly improve Your Home's Value

3 DIY Projects that will instantly improve Your Home’s Value

(BPT) – Buying a home is exciting. Once you purchase a property, you want to make it your own. Whether it’s a 100-year-old beauty or a fresh new build, there are improvements you can make that not only personalize the space but add instant value to your real estate investment. 3 Home Value-Boosting Improvements New Homeowners Make to Enhance Spaces Project 1: Update the garage door Garage doors take up a lot of visual real estate on the exterior of a home, meaning they dramatically boost curb appeal. Because you never get a second chance to make a first impression, […]

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Home or Vacation Getaway in the Hudson Valley: Either Way The Hudson Villa is an Absolute Perfection – Home Tour with Realtor Miranda Weinberger

Welcome to the Hudson Valley, a place many have declared as the new Hamptons. Perhaps it offers even more. Dino Alexander, CEO and principal broker at Alexander Maxwell Realty in the Hudson Valley says smart New Yorkers are investing in this close-to-home paradise and are aware of its rising reputation. “We see luxury homebuyers are shifting their focus from the Hamptons and Long Island to the Hudson Valley and upstate markets to get a better bang for their buck and to alleviate concerns over the rising sea levels and effects of climate change.” A mini breakaway to the valley has led many […]

Contemporary Colonial Luxury Home in Poughkeepsie, New York by Toni Anne Perry, Licensed RE Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Group

Contemporary Colonial Luxury Home in Poughkeepsie, New York – Photography by Maxwell Alexander

On the New York real estate map of the best places to reside, Hudson Valley is the rising star. Residents love the region for its historical charm, natural surroundings, and luxurious yet organic lifestyle so close to the World’s Capital – New York City. The Hudson Valley is a world-class destination with everything you could want and more. It is home to a vibrant and sophisticated community of people who appreciate finer things in life and authentic quality experiences. Expect fine dining, art galleries, wineries, hiking trails, and fascinating historical sites all set amongst lush countryside and of course the […]

Villa Ashokan - Catskills - Take Me There! Story and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Villa Ashokan in Catskills – Take Me There!

It’s no surprise the Hudson Valley area is a favorite place for many people who appreciate a lifestyle including the peaceful beauty of nature as well as the luxury of modern urban life. The Hudson Valley truly is a place you can have it all. Villa Ashokan – Catskills – Take Me There!Story and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Imagine getting your morning fitness fix hiking through scenic nature trails, finding an afternoon of culture at a National Historic site, and enjoying a stunning sunset while sampling cheese and wine at your local winery. On the edge […]