Style Trends & Homeownership

Oct. 26, 2022

A Brighter Home

MDR Featured in Redfin Blog, Design Tips for a Bright Home or Apartment When Darker Days Arrive:

Add layers of lighting to spaces

MAKING DREAMS Realty servicing the Southern Wisconsin area, recommends adding layers of lighting to spaces in your home to create quality brightness. “As you observe the natural ...

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Sept. 21, 2021

Seasonal Décor: How to get the most out of your seasonal decorations

Seasonal Décor Tips

Fall is quickly approaching, and while that just means the changing of weather and scenery for some people, for most homeowners it means the start of the never-ending cycle of decorating for Halloween, Thanksgiving, then the cascade into the Christmas season, New Year’s, Valentine’s Day, St. Patty’s Day, and Easter ...

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Sept. 9, 2021

Choosing the Right Fireplace for Your Home

cozy fireplace

A fireplace or fire pit is a coveted feature for any home, but most people aren’t aware of how many different kinds there are. Different models of fireplaces and firepits can range from simple to complex, price-conscious to expensive, and practical to aesthetic, but survey data reveals that no matter ...

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June 2, 2021

Storage Strategies for Your Home

Storage tips

Knowing how to store your items is an essential skill, whether you are moving to a new place, downsizing, or just reorganizing your home. While it might be possible to shove everything into the back of your closet, these tips will help you feel organized and decluttered, while maintaining the ...

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May 18, 2021

Interior Design: Style for Your Home

Interior design styles, blog by MDR

Interior design is a lot more meticulous than what meets the eye. There are dozens of specific interior design styles that each have their own elements to really create a unique space. In this blog, you’ll learn about some of the more used design styles, and what makes each style ...

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April 19, 2021

Making Wood Tones Work in Your Home

Many people have the idea in their head that they can only have one tone of wood in their home, and they believe if they move somewhere with different colored floors or if they decide to change up their cabinets, they’ll have to redo everything else to match. Thankfully, that’s ...

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April 5, 2021

6 Tips: A Modern Guide for Mixing Patterns in Your Home Décor

A Modern Guide to Mixing Patterns by MDR

A modern guide on how to mix patterns in your home decor: 


Mixing patterns in a space can seem tricky or even impossible at first. Factoring rugs, pillows, curtains, chairs, and decorations into the equation, many people choose to just stick with the same palette of colors plus ...

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March 22, 2021

Spring Paint Trends of 2021

This Year’s Spring Paint Trends 2021


As the weather has been warming and the colors are becoming more vibrant outside, it may be time to start updating the colors inside your house too. 


Every spring there seems to be a new trend or recommendation, and this spring ...

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March 4, 2021

The Multiple Stages of Homeownership

Homeownership stages

Just as the seasons change, so to do the stages of homeownership. Many folks can attest to multiple stages of home-ownership occurring throughout their lifetime: The Individual stage, the Couples stage, the Growing Family stage, the Maturing Family stage, the Emptying Out stage, the Retirement stage, and of ...

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