The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York – Presented by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley and Catskills Real Estate Photography

The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Airbnb Photography, Architectural Photography, Duncan Avenue Studios, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander Photography, New York Photographer, NYC Photographer, Photo Gallery, Upstate NY

The Hudson Valley, encompassing the Catskills, has been attracting people since the 1600s. Almost all of those people had one thing in common; they were looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and find a better way of life. What’s not to love about Upstate New York? Whether you’re a native who’s returning home or just relocating, the Hudson Valley and Catskills region has everything you need and more. Here are 10 reasons why you should move to Upstate New York right now! The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York – Presented […]

Mortgage Broker Lisa Ferrara Shares Spring Home Decorating Tips for an Authentic Hudson Valley Style Home – Presented by Superior Mortgage Company Inc. NMLS #43642 – Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Mortgage Broker Lisa Ferrara Shares Spring Home Decorating Tips for an Authentic Hudson Valley Style Home

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Farmhouse Style, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Mortgage Broker, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Lisa Ferrara, Nature Photography, Real Estate, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY, Wall Art

When it comes to creating a home decor style, it can be easy to get caught up in what other people say you should do or think of as the right way to go about it. But at the end of the day, your home should reflect who you are and how you want to live your life – and that includes your decor style! When it comes to authentic Hudson Valley home decor, there are plenty of simple tricks you can use that will result in an overall effect that’s both beautiful and unique, including these spring home decor […]

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art – Hudson Valley Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art

Posted Posted in Art, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Hudson Valley Airbnb, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Photo Gallery, Photography, Spring

The Hudson Valley region of New York provides the perfect backdrop for all kinds of photography, from landscapes to portraits and more, and local photographer Maxwell Alexander of the Duncan Avenue Studios has made it his mission to showcase the best of this beautiful area in his fine art nature photography print collection. If you’re looking to improve your Airbnb listing and give your space that extra spark, these nature wall art prints might be just what you need! Check out some of the photos below to see how your space can benefit from these stunning photographs and prints that […]

Hudson Valley Style Kitchen – Today's Host Lisa Ferrara Shares  Favorite Pasta Recipe – Presented by Superior Mortgage

Hudson Valley Style Kitchen – Today’s Host Lisa Ferrara Shares Her Favorite Pasta Recipe

Posted Posted in Farmhouse Living, Healthy Eating, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Mortgage Broker, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Kitchen, Modern Rustic, Organic Living, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY

New York’s Hudson Valley is just a short train ride from Manhattan, making it the perfect place to unwind. Whether you’re seeking out artisanal food and farm-to-table cuisine or visiting local vineyards, you’ll enjoy that laid-back upstate lifestyle that inspires many New Yorkers to move away from the city. Today, our guest host Lisa Ferrara of Superior Mortgage Co. shares her favorite (and very-very secret) pasta recipe that uses red wine as a part of the recipe, and a sneak peek into how to make the best out of the Hudson Valley Style living.  Hudson Valley Style Kitchen – Today’s […]

Shop Wall Art on Canvas

5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art

Posted Posted in Aerial Photography, Design Tips, Farmhouse, Home, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Maxwell Alexander, Photography, Sponsored Content, Staging 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 when choosing wall art. 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 […]

Friends in Fashion – a Creative Collaboration of Marla Beth Designs and Zaltas Gallery of Fine Jewelry – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

Friends in Fashion – a Creative Collaboration of Marla Beth Designs and Zaltas Gallery of Fine Jewelry

Posted Posted in Accessories, Community, Design, Fashion, Fashion Accessories, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Designer, Hudson Valley Fashion, Hudson Valley Style, Sponsored Content

Zaltas Gallery of Fine Jewelry has been a go-to destination in Mamaroneck, NY for over 27 years. Their Gallery is filled with custom creations of diamonds and gemstones, and designer brands such as Yossi Harari, Anzie, and Michael Bondanza, to name only a few. Friends in Fashion – a Creative Collaboration of Marla Beth Designs and Zaltas Gallery of Fine Jewelry – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios Always staying ahead of the trends Zaltas Gallery launched their first artist collaborative with Marla Beth Designs, Inc. Friends in Fashion – a Creative Collaboration of Marla Beth Designs and Zaltas […]

Modern Rustic Cottage in Woodstock, NY that Will Make You Feel at Home – Hudson Valley Airbnb © 2022 MAXWELL ALEXANDER

Modern Rustic Cottage in Woodstock, NY that Will Make You Feel at Home – Hudson Valley Airbnb

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Host, Airbnb Photography, Alluvion Real Estate, Cabin, Farmhouse, Farmhouse Decor, Farmhouse Style, Hudson Valley Style, Modern Rustic, Sponsored Content

The Hudson Valley region of New York is known for its beautiful scenery, old-fashioned charm, and crisp, clean air. This charming Airbnb cottage, in Woodstock, NY, lets you bask in all of this. It’s the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and take some time to relax and enjoy yourself. The farmhouse-style cottage offers an experience that can be described as modern rustic or unplugged, with its organic aesthetic and spacious open concept first floor with beautiful windows that let in tons of natural light to flood the home. The Modern Rustic Hudson […]

Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley Hairstylist Brittany Perry

Posted Posted in Beauty, Community, Hair Salon, Hair Stylist, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Sponsored Content, Style, Upstate NY, Wellness

Just about last week we’ve had an opportunity to have an amazing photoshoot and interview with Brittany Pery, owner of the Live Free & Dye Salon in Poughkeepsie, NY. Check out the interview below and stay tuned for more in our Spring 2022 Print Issue to be published at the beginning of May. Exclusive Interview with Hairstylist Brittany Perry – Owner the Live Free and Dye Salon – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Exclusive Interview with Hairstylist Brittany Perry – Owner the Live Free & Dye Hair Salon in Poughkeepsie, NY – Interview and […]

How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home by Maxwell Alexander, REALTOR®, Editor in Chief, Hudson valley Style Magazine

How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Hudson Valley Home

Posted Posted in 2019, Advertising, Home, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander, Real Estate, Sponsored Content

Whether you are selling your home to move to a new city or just to relocate to the other side of town, you will no doubt want to receive as much money for the property as you can. Luckily, there are a few tips you can follow to ensure your final selling price is as high as possible, such as: •    Stage the Home in Style When prospective buyer walks into your home, they don’t want to see a space cluttered with all of your belongings. Nor do they want to see a home totally devoid of fixtures or […]

Save the Salamanders by avoiding tick and mosquito repellents with picaridin and DEET. Use natural bug repellents instead!

Save the Salamanders by choosing a natural tick and mosquito repellent without Picaridin or DEET

Posted Posted in 2019, Advertising, Environment, Essentials, Exploring Hudson Valley, Health & Wellness, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Style, Organic Living, Outdoor Living, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Turned out, Picaridin (chemical pesticide found in many insect repellents) not only repells mosquitos, temporarily comforting consumers but also kills predators like salamanders that control the populations of mosquitos, hence permanently increasing the number of mosquitos in the habitat. What a clever idea! Spray Picaridin bug spray to get rid of bugs, then go back to the store and buy more since the number of mosquitos will increase. By harming mosquito predators, picaridin may help mosquitoes survive “Insect repellents containing picaridin can be lethal to salamanders. So reports a new study published in Biology Letters that investigated how exposure to two common […]

Seedlip: The Non-Alcoholic Option for Your Dry January and Beyond

Seedlip: The Non-Alcoholic Option for Your Early Spring Home Parties

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Sponsored Content

Seedlip: The Non-Alcoholic Option for Your Early Spring Home Parties (BPT) – If you’re looking to cut on alcohol, you’re not alone. Last year, YouGovAmerica reported that 15% of Americans planned to participate in the Dry January challenge, whether for health reasons or just a lifestyle reset — and the trend shows no sign of slowing down. This burgeoning lifestyle is showing permanence in consumer drinking choices. Nielson saw a 315% increase in online non-alcoholic beverage sales over the past year, according to Business Insider, which analysts predict will continue through 2022. But can you enjoy socializing without sipping on […]

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Designer Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor

Posted Posted in Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Sponsored Content, Trends, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas, Wellness

When you think about decorating your home, you probably picture colorful throw pillows, an array of rugs, and perhaps a bed cover or two. All those elements play a huge role in home décor, but there is another element that is just as important. How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Photographer, Designer, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach Artwork can transform your bare walls into things of beauty, and all you need to make it happen is sometimes. You can order everything you need online, from the […]

Welcome to the Holiday House – Brand New Hudson Valley Airbnb Experience – Airbnb Photography by Alluvion Media / Maxwell Alexander

Welcome to the Holiday House – Brand New Hudson Valley Airbnb Experience

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Host, Airbnb Optimization, Airbnb Photographer, ALLUVION, Alluvion Real Estate, Alluvion Vacations, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Upstate NY, Vacation, Vacation Rentals, VRBO

Welcome to Holiday House, a newly furnished home located less than an hour from NYC! This spacious Hudson Valley Airbnb home is conveniently located in the Hudson Valley near Beacon, and offers easy access to farm-to-table restaurants, wineries, breweries, apple picking, farmers markets, skiing, hiking, and bike trails – the possibilities are endless. On this 5-acre property, you can explore the area or unplug and enjoy resort-style living. Holiday House is perfect for everyone! Welcome to the Holiday House – Brand New Hudson Valley Airbnb Experience – Airbnb Photography by Alluvion Media / Maxwell Alexander This beautiful, spacious Hudson Valley […]

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

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

Posted Posted in Fine Art, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Designer, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, luxury, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Photography, Sponsored Content, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas

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 […]

Beyond Aesthetics: Calming Wall Decor for Any Space

Beyond Aesthetics: Relaxing Nature Photography to Calm Your Mind – Wall Art by Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Home, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, New York, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Photographer Maxwell Alexander has a keen eye when it comes to integrating powerful emotions and visual imagery—an eye that often transcends dimensions and different mediums, prominently displayed in his new series of fine art still-life sculpture photography. A few years back, Maxwell Alexander created a series of sculptures inspired by the idea of mind travel through the Universe. He initially planned to produce a commercial run of these pieces to sell as home decor. However, as he was pulled in multiple directions by the rapidly growing collective of Duncan Avenue brands, Maxwell put his passion project on hold until further […]

Searching for the perfect farmhouse to rent or to buy in the Hudson Valley and Catskills – by Dino Alexander, NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker

Searching for the Perfect Farmhouse to rent or to buy in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Farm Living, Farmhouse, farmhouse for sale upstate ny, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Home for Sale in Catskills, Home for Sale in Hudson Valley, Home Staging, Hudson Valley Farms, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Realtor, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

You know you want to find the perfect farmhouse in the Hudson Valley, but with so many options out there, how do you know where to start? Before you go hunting for that dream home, it helps to know what makes the area so desirable in the first place. This guide to searching for your ideal vacation home in Upstate NY will help you narrow down your search by providing tips on what properties to look at and avoid, along with insider knowledge on some of the best towns in the region. Searching for the perfect farmhouse to rent or […]

Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

The Corporate Culture of Obedience and Why Mediocre Talent Is Hired

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Art, Automation, Design, Hudson Valley Style, Innovation, Wellness

The word mediocre gets thrown around an awful lot these days, but when it comes to corporate culture, the term can accurately be applied. Specifically, in the hiring process, companies will often go with the safest candidate available, regardless of their creativity or other unconventional traits. The result is a homogenous workforce that fails to innovate or challenge the status quo. Here’s why this happens and how you can change your company’s hiring practices to avoid making the same mistake as so many others before you. The Corporate Culture of Obedience and Why Mediocre Talent Is Hired – by Maxwell […]

Discover The Hawks Nest Cabin in Port Jarvis, NY – Brand New Airbnb Experience in the Catskill Mountains – Airbnb Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Alluvion Real Estate Media

Discover The Hawks Nest Cabin in Port Jervis, NY – Brand New Airbnb Listing in Catskill Mountains

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Alluvion Real Estate, Cabin, Catskills, Farmhouse Decor, Farmhouse Style, Home Decor, Home Decorating, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander, Photo Gallery, Real Estate Photography, Travel, Upstate NY Real Estate, Vacation, Vacation Rentals

Discover The Hawks Nest Cabin in Port Jarvis, NY – Brand New Airbnb Experience in the Catskill Mountains – Airbnb Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Alluvion Media Welcome to The Hawks Nest Cabin – a contemporary 1155 sqft. cabin nestled above The Delaware River just 2 minutes past the iconic Hawks Nest Highway. With breathtaking views from the 20+ windows, a hot tub, a fire pit, river access, and a comfy living space, this charming cabin is the perfect private getaway for a couple, family, or a group of friends. Discover The Hawks Nest Cabin in Port Jarvis, NY – […]

Discover the Secluded Farmhouse Retreat in Hudson Valley's Shawangunk Mountains – by Dino Alexander, Contributing Editor, Real Estate and Travel – Airbnb Photography by the Alluvion Media

Discover the Secluded Farmhouse Retreat in Hudson Valley’s Shawangunk Mountains

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Host, Airbnb Photographer, Alluvion Real Estate, Dino Alexander, Exploring Hudson Valley, Farmhouse, Farmhouse Decor, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Photo Gallery, Photography, Real Estate Photography

New Paltz, NY has the perfect blend of historic charm and modern amenities that make it an ideal destination for couples and families looking to get away from it all while still enjoying the luxuries of civilization. Enjoy the beautiful weather by taking a long walk along the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail or spend your afternoons sipping farm-to-table drinks on one of the many local wineries and cider houses in the area. Discover the Secluded Farmhouse Retreat in Hudson Valley’s Shawangunk Mountains – by Dino Alexander, Contributing Editor, Real Estate and Travel – Airbnb Photography by the Alluvion Media Best […]

How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Hudson Valley Realtors

How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero

Posted Posted in 2021 Trend, Best Real Estate, Best Real Estate Agent in Hudson Valley, Farm House, Farmhouse, Home Staging, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Realtor, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander, Portrait Photography, Real Estate, Sponsored Content

When a home is ready to go on the market, homeowners always want to know how long it’s going to take to sell it. If you have a real estate agent, they’ll give you an estimated time because he knows all that’s involved in it. They know the average amount of days it takes to sell a place. How Long Will It Take to Sell Your Home? – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Xiomara Marrero, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, ALLUVION Real Estate – Best Hudson Valley Realtors While you might think that selling a home quickly means you have to […]

How to find the perfect fixer-upper to flip in Upstate, NY – Real Estate and Airbnb Photography by ALLUVION MEDIA

How to find the perfect fixer-upper to fix and flip in Upstate, NY or Hudson Valley

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Farmhouse, Fixer-Upper, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style

With so many options out there, figuring out how to find the perfect fixer-upper can be an overwhelming task. For those with little time and even less patience, this quick guide will help you find the right fixer-upper in Hudson, Newburgh, Beacon, or surrounding areas in Upstate, NY without wasting your valuable time and energy on properties that don’t fit your needs. Here are your best options when looking for the perfect fixer-upper in Upstate, NY! How to find the perfect fixer-upper to flip in Upstate, NY – Real Estate and Airbnb Photography by ALLUVION MEDIA Decide what you want […]