Three Living Room Decorating Mistakes to Avoid

It’s probably a fair statement that we all want to have a Living Room  we love. You know…as soon as you walk into the space you start to relax, unwind and feel a bit less stressed, maybe even a lot less stressed. For many clients that I’ve worked with, though, that just isn’t the case. The …

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Arranging Furniture when Staging a Home

5 Essential Tips for Arranging Furniture When Staging a Home

Arranging furniture when staging a home is a key element in the success, or failure of the home’s presentation to prospective buyers. Translation: even the best stuff can make a house look tacky if it’s not properly arranged. If you’ve read anything about Home Staging, you know that a furnished home will sell more quickly …

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Home Staging vs Interior Decorating

Home Staging vs Interior Decorating: 3 Key Differences

My business offers both Interior Decorating and Home Staging services. When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them about my company, many times they  say, “what’s the difference?” or, “aren’t they pretty much the same thing?”  Actually, no…they’re not. Similarities? Yes, absolutely. But there are very distinct differences. As a do it …

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Home Staging Tips and Advice

Do It Yourself Home Staging Tips

  We hear this over and over again: “when staging a home you must depersonalize it”. Most folks think that means removing every single speck of personal items and photos from their home before listing it.   Home Staging experts also tell us to de-clutter, to put away anything that is not absolutely necessary for …

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Home Staging Before and After

Home Staging Before and After

  It’s always interesting to see the ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos of a project, and Home Staging is no different. In fact, it’s probably the most effective visual to show how incredibly effective home staging can be. I recently staged a home in SW Florida that is out in the country. It’s an older home …

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Contemporary Style Living Room

One Floor Plan – 3 Creative Home Staging Styles

It’s always exciting to create a stylish look for a new home. I really enjoy seeing that fresh, empty space come to life with creative home staging.  When I’m asked to stage not one, but three, new homes with the exact same floor plan, at the same time, the challenge increases! It would be rather …

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The Art of Memorable Home Staging

Memorable Home Staging is an Art

Stylish Home Staging Made Easy for You!       Memorable Home Staging is a two-edged sword. As a do it yourself home stager the last impression you want to give is a negative one. You don’t want to be ‘that house’. Your home should be the one that stands out to buyers in a …

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Colorful Vibe in the Home Office

Create a Positive Vibe with Effective Home Staging

How do you create a positive vibe with Home Staging? First, of all, let’s define the term.   What is the vibe of a home? Well, you know the feeling you get when you walk into a place for the first time? That’s the vibe. It’s similar to a first impression but with feelings added …

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Casual Style Office

Stylish Home Staging will Sell Your Home Quicker

What is Stylish Home Staging? The concept of Home Staging includes de-cluttering and de-personalizing. Sure, you can and should do those things when preparing your home for sale.   But your home could be so much more than just clean and sterile. There is an art to this process, too. I’ve been staging homes for …

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