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Southern Charm on the Chesapeake Bay

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Southern Charm on the Chesapeake Bay

  This beautiful Colonial Revival home sits across from an amazing view of the Chesapeake bay. The home had character and charm but needed a little something extra to help her have the regal appeal she deserved to match the view she looks over each day. Beginning in the cold months of January we had our challenges of working on a breezy waterfront property, but will power and vision of what was to be revealed kept us going. She now sits proud, regal and beautiful with new windows and lead stained glass doors to let in sunlight. A gorgeous midnight blue plank siding gives her the color of the deep sea. Let’s not forget those amazing porches with outdoor ceiling fans and comfortable sitting, allow you to experience the true Southern charm of a warm breeze over the Chesapeake Bay. Landscape foundation plants surround the lower porch and will grow tall around the edges to reach up to the new porch roof line. Hopefully to be followed by a circle drive later on in the next project. I truly love what I do for a living. I get to help beautiful things become more beautiful and I am grateful. Thank you for reading and keeping up with U&I’s latest...

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January 2015

Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

January 2015

January 2015 has become a great starting point for a fabulous year….3 projects, 3 proposals and a new home to decorate and landscape. I am so grateful that I stuck to my dream in 2000 and started working for myself. Since then I have walked the walk and talked the talk of learning what owning your own business has to offer. It has been a long road but a marvelous one. I look forward to building and claiming more success for U&I in 2015. Thank you too Lynda Field for creating 10 New Year’s Resolutions. I plan to read it each day. http://www.lyndafield.com/content/home See you in the drawing room! Deborah...

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Rethink, Reuse, Refresh

Posted by on Dec 6, 2014 in slider | 0 comments

Rethink, Reuse, Refresh

U & I Home Decorating and Staging specializes in residential homes with designs that reflect your needs and situations. Here at U & I we insure the job is complete from beginning to end. Your satisfaction is our first priority with quality work and professionalism.

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East Ocean View Community Garden Watermelon Festival 2014

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

East Ocean View Community Garden Watermelon Festival 2014

Please come join us at the East Ocean View Community Garden Watermelon Festival located at 18th Bay Street and Pleasant Ave Norfolk VA Saturday July 12th from 10-1. The Rainbow Puppets will be joining us as well as a DJ….come join the fun! Por favor, únase a nosotros en la East Ocean View Jardín Comunitario Sandía Festival Bahía ubicada en Calle 18 y Avenida agradable Norfolk VA sábado 12 julio de 10-1. El Arco Iris Los títeres se unirán a nosotros, así como un DJ … vienen a unirse a la...

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East Ocean View Community Garden

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

East Ocean View Community Garden

Our community garden in East Ocean View has been a work in progress for 5 years….here is a video and peek into our lovely gem in the neighborhood. I am very proud to be a part of such an amazing accomplishment. Thank you Christina and Leon of Lancaster Farms for getting the video to us! Fabulous job!!!! Also to Bon Secours Joanne Merinar who has been a staple in getting us funding and volunteers….not to mention Operation Blessing and all the Community Members that have given a hand. Please take a minute to watch our video and give it a like! https://vimeo.com/99668999 Deborah Lutz...

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River Point Portsmouth VA Staging

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

River Point Portsmouth VA Staging

U&I Home Decorating and Staging completed a beautiful home staging in River Point Portsmouth VA.  Take a quick stroll through a 5000 sq. ft. home that comes equipped with all furnishings. We had a lovely time helping the clients get her ready for your viewing. If your interested in this property let me know and I will give you the agent contact information. Coastal colors, Transitional styling, 5 bedrooms, wonderful yard, completely furnished, new carpet, cathedral ceilings,  formal dining room, family room, open floor plan, Fantastic Game/Party room, ready for you to move right in! Deborah Cathedral ceilings Entrance Foyer Dining room Party room Game room Family room Open floor plan Portsmouth VA River Point Master...

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Mini Schnauzers for sale

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 6 comments

Mini Schnauzers for sale

PUPPIES HAVE BEEN TAKEN OFF OF THE FOR SALE LIST. HUBBY SAYS WE CAN’T SELL PART OF THE FAMILY.   ;’) Mini Schnauzer puppies 9 weeks old 1/18/14, one black with white chest and small amount on beard and all 4 paws, one liver with a very tiny bit of white on his chest. Parents on premises and both are 10 lbs.  These beautiful fella’s are $600 and have the sweetest personality’s.  Contact Deborah if you are interested in making them a part of your home. Contact via form on website...

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Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus

Posted by on Jan 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus

                      An article in Jan. 2014 East Ocean View Civic League Newsletter http://www.livingeov.com/tells the Community about the wonderful time had by all that attended the Christmas Festival. It was held in the East Ocean View Community Garden this past December and was a huge success . Deborah and Chris Lutz,  Owners of U&I Home Decorating and Staging, played Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus in the Christmas Festival. They were extremely touched by the requests of the children and all who volunteered to make it a success. A young brother and Sister just wanted to be reunited with their family, and another little girl just wanted to be loved. It makes you stop and think how valuable a simple smile and a kind word truly is today……Reach out and touch your Community!  Giving Back is the easiest way to help.          ...

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Color of the year from Sherwin Williams Exclusive Plum (SW 6263)

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in In the News | 1 comment

Color of the year from Sherwin Williams Exclusive Plum (SW 6263)

Color of the year from Sherwin Williams Exclusive Plum (SW 6263)           Plum colors can be energetic or relaxing.  You can use them in any location. We had a master bath painted a muted purple in my last home…it was called mesmerized and everyone loved it.  I paired it with bright white bead board and trim, chrome metals, antique claw foot tub, antique milk glass sconces that were hand rubbed with silver, and a hand rubbed silver polish on an old antique piece I used for the vanity.  Finishing it off with an onyx vanity top, teak wood floor and a ceiling painted like the sky WITH a sky light….smashing success.  I miss that claw foot tub!               Check out Sherwin Williams site for great ideas on how to use Exclusive Plum...

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