Simplify Your Home and Your Life: Go Easy on Overdoing It This Holiday Season

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you’re like me, you might also be very excited about the upcoming holiday season because, for most of us, it will be the first time in a while that we can host big gatherings for family and friends. And, if you are like most of us, you want [...]

By |2021-11-03T13:48:15+00:00November 4th, 2021|8 Decluttering Methods., baby boomer downsizing, Baby Boomers, design ideas, design trends, Holiday Decorating, Home Decorating, how do i get rid of stuff|Comments Off on Simplify Your Home and Your Life: Go Easy on Overdoing It This Holiday Season

Remodeling? How to Max Out Your Bath Design

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer As with any remodeling project, if you want it to be successful, the time and effort you put into it upfront can make all the difference. If you want to maximize the space you have, it’s important to first focus on the design of what’s possible for your bathroom. [...]

By |2021-08-30T08:11:23+00:00August 31st, 2021|Home Decorating, how to utilize space in your house, Interior design, Interiors, money, Renovation, Residential, Space Planning|Comments Off on Remodeling? How to Max Out Your Bath Design

Free 5 Step Guide To Downsizing And Decluttering 

Learn About Downsizing From The Downsizing Designer  Do you want to simplify your life by downsizing? Not sure where to begin? There’s no need to worry – you don’t have to take this journey on your own. My name is Rita Wilkins and I’m the Downsizing Designer. After downsizing my life and getting rid of 95% of what I once owned, [...]

Designing the Perfect Space for Your Grandchildren in Your Own Home

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Perhaps it’s because I am now a grandmother that the subject of how to design a perfect space for your grandchildren in your own home has risen to the top of interior design topics that I have been talking about and writing about. Many of my friends, family and [...]

By |2021-06-22T12:59:45+00:00June 22nd, 2021|design ideas, design trends, Home Decorating, Interior design, Interiors|Comments Off on Designing the Perfect Space for Your Grandchildren in Your Own Home

10 Most Common Design Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer #1 Copying Others During the last 10 to 15 years, design influencers and manufacturers have been extremely successful in marketing their own unique “look”. - Martha Stewart, Pottery Barn, West Elm, etc. It’s great to use these for inspiration and even to use a few of their collection, but [...]

By |2021-06-14T12:54:29+00:00June 14th, 2021|Bathroom Remodel, design ideas, design trends, Home Decorating, how to utilize space in your house, Interior design, Interiors|Comments Off on 10 Most Common Design Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

Find Your Signature Look: Design the Home You Love

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Have you ever wondered what your signature look is for your home and home office? Have your friends and colleagues ever commented about that look being “so you”, but you weren’t even sure what that “look” is? Maybe you’ve never thought about it or took the time to define [...]

By |2021-06-02T16:24:56+00:00June 1st, 2021|Concepts, Decorating, Design, Home Decorating, Interior design, Lighting|Comments Off on Find Your Signature Look: Design the Home You Love

Empty Nesters: Should You Move Homes Or Stay? 

What Do You Do Once Your Nest is Empty?  Becoming an empty nester can be an emotional transition for parents. While you’re proud of your children for going out on their own, it’s also natural to feel a certain sadness. In addition to the emotional response, there are practical problems that come along with being an empty [...]

By |2021-04-23T13:09:33+00:00April 23rd, 2021|baby boomer downsizing, Baby Boomers, design trends, downsizing, downsizing tips, empty nest, Home Decorating, how to utilize space in your house, retirement|Comments Off on Empty Nesters: Should You Move Homes Or Stay? 

When Is A Good Time To Downsize & Declutter? 

Learn To Live A Richer Life With Less Through Downsizing  Are you searching for something to help you feel more content with your life? Do you find yourself wondering if, perhaps, the answer lies in downsizing? I’m Rita Wilkins, “The Downsizing Designer.” If you believe it’s time to downsize your life, I can help you learn more about how to accomplish [...]

By |2021-04-14T17:30:17+00:00March 26th, 2021|decluttering tips, design ideas, design trends, Home Decorating, how to utilize space in your house, Interior design, living in smaller spaces, simplify your life|Comments Off on When Is A Good Time To Downsize & Declutter? 

5 Top Design Secrets for Designing Your Small Spaces

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Designing small spaces is absolutely one of my favorite topics. Although for many of you who know me well or who have followed me for a while, you know that I have many favorite topics that are design-related because I love what I do. But this is personal! Many [...]

By |2021-01-19T18:53:03+00:00January 19th, 2021|Decorating, design ideas, Home Decorating, how to utilize space in your house, Interior design, Lighting, living in smaller spaces|Comments Off on 5 Top Design Secrets for Designing Your Small Spaces

WHY THE BEST TIME TO PLAN YOUR KITCHEN DESIGN IS DURING THE BUSY HOLIDAY SEASON

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer It sounds crazy, right? Planning your kitchen design during one of the busiest times of the year! Why would I recommend that? Think of it this way: Your house might be full of family who is home for the holidays (maybe not quite as many this year with Covid-19 [...]

By |2021-01-04T14:58:23+00:00November 27th, 2020|Holiday Decorating, Home Decorating, Interior design, Kitchen renovation, lifestyle, Renovation, Uncategorized|Comments Off on WHY THE BEST TIME TO PLAN YOUR KITCHEN DESIGN IS DURING THE BUSY HOLIDAY SEASON

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