Curated Resources for Creating the Extraordinary Vacation Retreat
Lovesac's Sactional

The #1 Best Vacation Rental Sofa You Can’t Live Without

When I design a vacation rental, and specifically when I choose furnishings, I ask myself the following four questions before buying: Is it beautiful? Is it comfortable? Is it easy to maintain? Is it reasonably priced? If even one of these elements is missing, I give it the axe. The old heave-ho. The requirement of all [...]

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How to Transform Your Cramped Vacation Rental Bedroom into a Spacious Bookings Magnet (without adding square footage)

Several months ago, I wrote a blog post titled, Do Guests Actually Need Closets? Here's an Alternative. And it's Cool. To be honest, it's the least visited post on 1 Chic Retreat. Why? My guess is that readers look at the title and say, "Ahhh, yeah, guests do need closets! Where the heck are they going to [...]

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Cottage in Silverlake

How to Create Viral Bookings Using a Design Blueprint

This post is Part II (find Part I here) of a three-part series on creating a design concept for your vacation rental…… What makes one vacation rental stand out over all the others in an area? What makes their bookings go viral? It’s a tough question, but when you look around, you can't help but [...]

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Malta's Indulgence Divine Vacation Rental

How to Evolve Your Vacation Rental From One Powerful Blueprint

One of the principle ideas of One Chic Retreat is that small design changes can add up to big wins in your vacation rental. For example, making your bedrooms sex friendly or coming up with a winning color scheme are smart changes that are not overwhelming and don't require a major renovation to your vacation [...]

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