5 Staging Tips If Your House Isn’t Selling

Good houses don’t sell. It is a sad, frustrating fact. I have staged houses that were in that circumstance–great houses, no sale (until we staged!).  What I have found is that there are typically two things at play. Houses that don’t sell often have an issue with price or presentation. I tell all of my […]

Should We Paint The Paneling To Sell The House?

Sheila reached out to me in a panic.  Her house had been on the market for 60 days and they had no offers. “Everyone says it’s dated and dark.  Everyone wants open concept and light and bright.  If I hear those two things one more time, I don’t know what I’ll do.” When I got […]

{video}: Beautiful Blue and And White Living Room Makeover

When my friends Kelly and Brandon asked me to help them redesign their living room, I was so honored.  They have a beautiful home located right in my neighborhood so the pressure was on to create a truly amazing space. The interesting thing is that their house is on a street where a lot of […]

4 Ways To Stage A Mantle and 1 Way Not To

Focal points are HUGE when staging a room!  When you think about your online listing, you have to go BIG when it comes to accessorizing your focal points because big is what jumps off the page in those itty bitty online listing photos. One of the best focal points in many rooms–and easiest to identify–is […]

Advantages To Selling In The Summer

Starbucks does it. So does Apple. In fact, I can’t think of many companies that don’t do this. And, when you think about it, if you are selling a house, there is no reason that you can’t do what these marketing giants do too. They all sell products right through the summer.  They don’t get […]

5 Ways To Stage Your Bedroom Beautifully

I am pretty addicted to anything design and home decor related but for some reason, I really adore bedrooms–maybe because of my past obsession with my childhood bedroom?  Either way, your master bedroom needs to be especially beautiful and fresh feeling when you get ready to sell.  Using this bedroom from Studio Ten 25, here […]