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Vacation Rental Styling | Better Bedside Manners

By Alan Egan This weeks slideshow from Houzz is all about adding bedside tables that aren’t bedside tables at all. You will see all sorts of items used as bedside tables and all of them stand out – Something that you want in your vacation rental and your vacation rental photos. Here are all sorts of things from chairs, stacks of books, wooden boxes, cement building blocks and even a...
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Vacation Rental Styling | 10 Budget Patio Makeovers

By Alan Egan This weeks slideshow from Houzz is all about making small additions to outdoor terraces, on the cheap. There are some nice ideas here. We like the outdoor rugs and the outdoor curtains. What a cheap makeover! What’s your favourite? Budget Decorator: 10 Ways to Deck Out Your Patio   Hope you liked these Vacation Rental Styling ideas     Don’t forget to join vacation rental styling expert...
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Vacation Rental Styling | 12 Hot Tubs To Die For

By Alan Egan As we said last week… One of the things that all vacation rental owners should be aiming for is making year on year improvements. With more and more properties entering the marketplace it becomes harder and harder to stand out from the crowd so small additions here and there can really help you raise the bar. And although hot tubs aren’t small additions they really do add...
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Vacation Rental Styling | Outdoor Rooms

One of the things that all vacation rental owners should be aiming for is making year on year improvements. With more and more properties entering the marketplace it becomes harder and harder to stand out from the crowd so small additions here and there can really help you raise the bar. For that reason we tracked down this slideshow from Houzz.com that shows some lovely outdoor rooms. As we have said before, outdoor...
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Vacation Rental Styling | Hammocks, Hammocks, Hammocks

This Wednesday (July 22nd) is national hammock day so we thought that we would share a little hammock love with you all.   This slideshow from Houzz.com shows 20 lovely hammock ideas, from standard hammocks to luxury hanging beds and lots in between. We have a couple of hammocks in our garden and our guests love them (you just can’t beat reading a book or having a lazy afternoon snooze in...
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Vacation Rental Styling | Shady Doings

Another great slideshow that shows different ways of adding shade to your outdoor areas . As usual on a Monday we share a slideshow from Houzz.com and this week we continue our outdoor living theme (see last months  outdoor showers or a previous fire pit slideshow) with a look at some outdoor shade ideas. Outdoor living spaces really do boost conversions so think about upping your game. Adding shades adds colour, form and...
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Vacation Rental Styling | 28 Outdoor Projects To Inspire You

A superb slideshow that leads to another 28 slideshows covering all sorts of outdoor projects from lighting to grills, porches to planting and decking to decorating. As usual on a Monday we share a slideshow from Houzz.com and this week we continue our outdoor living theme (see last weeks  outdoor showers or the previous weeks fire pit slideshow) with 28 outdoor projects that could add curd appeal and inspire more...
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Vacation Rental Styling | 13 Upgrades to Make Over Your Outdoor Grill Area

Here are 13 great ways to pimp your tired looking BBQ area. As usual on a Monday we share a slideshow from Houzz.com and this week we continue our outdoor living theme (see last weeks  outdoor showers or the previous weeks fire pit slideshow) with 13 great grill examples. Outdoor living spaces really do boost conversions so think about upping your game, creating a killer outdoor grill area and filling that...
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Vacation Rental Styling | 10 Great Outdoor Showers

Here are 10 great reasons for adding an outdoor shower to your rental. As usual on a Monday we share a slideshow from Houzz.com and this week we continue our outdoor living theme (see last weeks fire pit slideshow) with 10 cracking examples. Not only that but the article details the advantages of adding one to your rental – 7. An outdoor shower can give you a resort-like experience at...
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Vacation Rental Styling | Fire Pits | All You Need To Know

Summer is getting into full swing and we are thinking about adding a fire pit in the garden. Fire pits add a lot to an outside area and can look super photogenic so can boost the wow factor in any vacation rental portfolio. So we were having a hunt around for ideas and came across this slideshow on Houzz that shows all sorts of options and gives good advice on...
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