Design Your Home

Design Your Home

Are you ready to design and decorate your home or investment property with confidence? Tune in, get inspired, and discover trade design and decorating secrets from your host, award-winning interior designer and real estate investor, Sally Soricelli of Nestorations. We’ll break down the do’s and don’ts of home design and decorating, share practical processes to overcome home remodel fears, and discover insider knowledge to help you avoid expensive design mistakes. Whether you're a homeowner, a real estate investor, or a design enthusiast, you’re in the right place for all things home and design. So hit subscribe and listen every Thursday to discover how to design and decorate your home or rental property WITH confidence.


September 25, 2023 22 mins

Ep37:  Is it possible to update your home on a budget?  Does every design project cost a small fortune?  Well, the good news is you can design and decorate your home on a budget and in this episode I’ll let you know how.  So stay tuned to find out how to save money updating your home or investment property.

What to listen for:

  • How to save money on labor for your project
  • How to save money on materials for your project
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Ep36:  Do you ever wonder why your home’s design isn’t working?  You watch the home shows and follow the designers on Instagram and scroll Pinterest pinning away, but when you try to put a room together it doesn’t work the way you hoped it would.  Why aren’t you getting the results you want in your home’s design?  Stay tuned to find out why.

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August 31, 2023 18 mins

Ep35:  What if I told you that by following 3 simple tricks you could uplevel the design in your home or rental property.  Well, that’s exactly what I’m doing today so stay tuned and keep listening for 3 design hacks to make your home stand out from the crowd.

What to listen for:

  • The way to DIY something inexpensive and make it look custom
  • How to make your bathroom look more custom
  • How to make your spaces appear larger an...
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August 25, 2023 11 mins

Welcome to another bonus Q&A episode and this one is about bathroom design.  

Today's questions are about:

  • Vanity mirror size
  • Vanity light size
  • If medicine cabinets are IN or OUT

If you have a question you'd like answered:

  1.  Send me a DM on Instagram @nestorations
  2.  Send an email to

Connect with Sally:

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Ep34:  Size matters…well, at least when it comes to home design it sure does.  In the design world, we call it scale-and it’s one of the main foundations in all good design.  And if you think you can create an amazing room design without knowing about scale, then I have to respectfully say that you’d be wrong.  So listen in and find out more about scale so your home or Airbnb looks its best.

What to listen for:

  • What is ...
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Ep33: When choosing countertops you have lots to choose from. But the ones I get asked about the most are quartz and quartzite.  And even though there’s some confusion between them and they’re often mistaken for each other, they’re totally different materials with pros and cons of each one.  

What to listen for:

  • Pros of quartz
  • Cons of quartz
  • Pros of quartzite
  • Cons of quartzite
  • Which countertop is right for your home or rental propert...
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July 6, 2023 19 mins

Can you actually get a whole room designed in a day?  Does it sound too good to be true?  What if I told you that you could.  Would you believe me?  Well, I’m here to tell you that you can get your room designed in a day and I’ll tell you how in this episode.  If you’ve ever wished you had a personal designer just for a day, this is for you. So listen in and find out how to get your room designed in a day. 

What to listen for:

  • Wh...
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June 29, 2023 13 mins

What is it about a blank space that feels so overwhelming?  And no, when I say Blank Space, I’m not talking about the Taylor Swift song;)  I’m talking about a blank wall.  And what can you do with a blank wall to make your space look finished and complete. 

Discover 6 ideas to make that blank wall a possibility and NOT a problem.

What to listen for in the episode:

  • 6 ideas to fill your blank wall (discover my ...
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Ep30-Is your home or rental property boring?  Or does it stand out from the crowd and make an impression?  Today we’re saying no to boring homes and talking all about how to make your home and/or your investment get the attention it deserves. 

If you struggle with design or your investment property is struggling to get bookings, a design consultation with me can help.  It's a small investment to make a big impact.  A...

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February 23, 2023 18 mins

Ep29: Today we’re talking all about bathrooms and more specifically, the latest trends and features in bathroom design.  I just got back from the National Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and I’m sharing the direction of bathroom design and what you can do to create a show-stopping, or scroll stopping, bathroom.  Are you ready?

What to listen for:

  • How to create that spa look
  • What colors are trending
  • Tile trends
  • Should you ke...
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February 16, 2023 34 mins

Ep28:  If you’re even thinking about a kitchen remodel or refresh this year then you don’t want to miss this episode. I’m diving into what’s hot and what’s not in kitchen design since I just got back from the National Kitchen and Bath Industry Show.  There’s a lot that goes into planning a kitchen so make sure to keep listening to hear the 8 trends I'm seeing in all the best kitchens. 

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February 9, 2023 24 mins

Ep27:  What are the latest home design trends that you could be using to uplevel your home or rental property in 2023?  Are you using any in your home?

I just returned home from the winter design market in Las Vegas and I’m ready to fill you in on the latest and greatest in design.  Find out what colors are popular, what’s the latest must-haves in home design and furniture, and how to effectively use them in your home.  An...

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Ep26:  If you’re making some updates or starting a remodel on your home or investment property, you might be wondering if hiring a contractor is enough?  Do you also need to hire an interior designer? 

Won’t that cost more money when you’re trying to keep costs down? Well, today I’m sharing 3 big reasons why it’s worth hiring both a designer and a contractor for your next project. 

What to listen for:

  • What co...
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January 31, 2023 12 mins

Welcome to the first design and decorating Q&A bonus episode. Submit any design or decorating question for a chance get it answered on the podcast. 

Today's questions are about:

  • How to create a cozy space
  • Should cabinet heights be staggered and how to add some personality to your kitchen
  • Tips on starting a podcast

If you want to submit a question send me a DM on Instagram @nestorations
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Ep25:  I want to let you in on a little secret that the furniture and home decor industry may not want you to know about.  And knowing this secret can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars when you’re shopping to furnish your home or rental property.  And I’ll share a website where you can see the best deals on some furniture and home décor for your project. This episode is a good one so make sure to listen.

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Ep24:  Have you ever felt stuck making a decision for your home or rental property? You can’t decide what direction to take, or what to buy, and you keep thinking about it, but days have passed and you still haven’t done anything or moved forward? If yes, then analysis paralysis might be the problem and I want you to keep listening to know what to do about it.  

What to listen for in this episode:

  • What analysis paralysi...
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Ep23:  Is fixing and flipping a property that’s across the country for you?   There are some distinct challenges to consider when choosing to buy, design, and sell properties that aren’t local.  So before you consider this investment strategy, listen in as I share my personal experience as a real estate investor and designer fixing and flipping a home that's long distance.  

What to listen for:

  • A trick to finding p...
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December 8, 2022 23 mins

Ep22:  How can you make your home look more expensive without breaking the budget?  Is it possible to get a high end look and still have a comfortable, family-friendly home?  Our homes have a direct link to how we feel and we’re more energetically happier, aligned, and energized when our homes are put together and look good.  So keep listening to discover how to get your home to feel a little extra without spending a lot of extra.<...

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December 1, 2022 23 mins

Ep21:  Does it matter when you remodel your home?  Is there a season or month that’s better than another?   You might be wondering when is a good time to remodel and even asking yourself if now is a good time to start your project.  Timing actually matters so listen in to discover when is the best time to begin your home remodel and what you need to consider before starting your project

What to listen for in this episode:

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    November 3, 2022 25 mins

    Ep20:  Is your home dated?  Often we get so comfortable living in our homes that we don’t even realize they're in need of an update. 
    But, living in spaces that look good make us feel better.  Which is exactly why keeping our homes updated and current is so important.  Some of these dated features are easy to update, while others might take a little more effort.
    So, listen in to see if your home is dated and ready fo...

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