Cozy Cabin Makeover on Camano Island

Like many city-dwellers, over the past few years, vacation homes in peaceful settings have been a destination of choice! We absolutely love Camano Island for this very reason since it's so easy to travel to from Seattle or the Eastside (60 miles north) and NO FERRY!

The Overbeck's purchased a sweet little lake cabin in 2020 & over the course of a year, have made small updates to the home to make it feel more their own. They kept to a tight budget and only did projects that were either completely necessary or could be an easy cosmetic update.

Here is what they did!



1. Exterior Paint: The exterior paint color set the tone for the project! They used Sherwin Williams Tricorn Black.

2. Dec...

Beach & Boulevard 2022 BOOK CLUB

We are so excited host a BOOK CLUB for 2022!

The theme of the book selection was formed from the books we read in 2021 that helped us make some major life changes, develop new businesses, improve our home, and general guidenace while working through big ideas. You will see a mix of business books, home-making, and design. All things that we are passionate about and have made a big part of our life as dreamers, a husband-wife partnership, real estate agents, home-stagers, and now as shop owners.

HOW IT WILL WORK: If you are interested in joining, we will add you to a Facebook group from Melissa's personal Facebook account. We will have a new book every month - we will divide the book into weeks...

TOP TEN STEPS for creating a home that buyers will love (and will pay more for)

The real estate market is always changing and it varies from city to city and even neighborhood to neighborhood. Since on average people are only selling a home every 10 years, it's hard to keep up on what's going on right now and how to prepare.


So, what is happening right now in the Seattle area? There are more buyers than homes for-sale, which is called a seller's market. As the seller, they have the upper hand. They have something special that many other people want.

This is great news, so does that mean sellers don't have to prepare the home because it will sell anyway? Well, not really.

The last thing you want to do in this market is to present your home like a "garage sale"... meani...