The Power of The Throw Pillow

There are so many great and inexpensive ways that sellers–and anyone, really–can update the look and feel of each room in their house. And, over the years, I have realized that there are a few key components to making a room really sing, especially in online listing photos.  I recently wrote about how to update a room […]

Great Resources For Curtains Under $50

I never fully realized the power of the humble curtain until I started Staging.  For me, I always loved the look of bare windows and, to be honest, found other ways to spend the money that probably should have been set aside for window coverings.  But, wow!  When I started my Staging business, I quickly learned that […]

Buy This, Not That: TV Stands

For those of you who read this blog, you know I am a chipper, enthusiastic sort.  And, in my staging, I love to work with what my clients already own as much as possible. I don’t like to ever go negative unless I feel it in service to you all.  So, in the spirit of […]

Great Resources For Curtains Under $50

I never fully realized the power of the humble curtain until I started Staging.  For me, I always loved the look of bare windows and, to be honest, found other ways to spend the money that probably should have been set aside for window coverings.  But, wow!  When I started my Staging business, I quickly learned that […]

Staging A Condominium To Sell

Situation:  This 2 bedroom condo has been on the market for almost a year.  They had two offers very early on that the sellers didn’t accept and then, not much happened.  The momentum slowed and the feedback that the condo, on the lower level of its building, felt like a basement kept rolling in.  Awesome, […]

The Lighting Mystique: Crucial Staging Tips I Forgot To Mention

There are so many things that I love about staging but maybe none more than lighting.  I’m somewhat obsessed with using pretty lamps as gorgeous focal points but also the way that lighting makes you feel.  So for me, lighting goes way beyond just functionality but is also the key to setting a mood. And, in staging, lighting […]

Gallery Walls That Sell Your House Fast

One of the ways that I create stunning focal points for online listing photos is through gallery walls.  But, the way that you create gallery walls for staging is a little different than how you would create one if you are decorating for dwelling.  Here is some guidance for creating a gallery wall that sells […]

11 Essential Home Staging Strategies That Every Seller Needs [Infographic]

I don’t know about you, but I am a visual learner and one thing that I love right now are “infographics”.  For months, I have wanted to set aside some time to learn how to make them myself and that time has just not come. Flash forward to this morning…I’m checking out my Pinterest likes and […]

How To Neutralize For Staging Your House

  I tell my sellers all the time that neutral doesn’t mean neuter.  One of the best things that Apple did early in its history was to offer their computers in fabulous colors and shapes which was so unique in the marketplace.  They appealed to our senses with something as mundane as a computer and […]

Home Staging Accessories: Nate Berkus for Target

I love finding super cool stuff at a reasonable price for my staging business so I practically live in Target, Home Goods and Lowe’s.  One of my biggest sources of design inspiration when I hit these places is Nate Berkus.  I seriously love his designs and was so excited to hear that he has a new line […]