Home Staging & Interior Design Blog

The Stagers Stole My Curtains!

The Stagers Stole My Curtains!

Ok, so not actually.  They didn’t steal the curtains, but they did take them down.  Do they know how long it took me to choose window coverings for all those rooms?Actually, this is a normal scenario when having a home staged professionally, and it’s no accident. ...

The Psychology of Home Staging

The Psychology of Home Staging

When It comes to the psychology of home staging, it's not much different from how professional marketers use emotions to sell products and services.  Let’s face it; we all have emotions and desires. We want to feel good and feel good about ourselves. Commercials don’t...

Why 2021 Is A Great Time To Sell Or Buy A Home

Why 2021 Is A Great Time To Sell Or Buy A Home

I've been in the real estate industry for decades. First as a Realtor for twenty years where I also did new construction sales and was a partner in a home building company. Then I went on to open my home staging company in 2007.  My experience tells me that whether...

7 Steps To Stage Your Home To Sell

7 Steps To Stage Your Home To Sell

So, you've decided to sell your home and are asking yourself...where do I start?! Let's start with putting on "buyer's eyes."  A buyer will typically begin their search by looking at pictures on-line.  To best prepare your home to sell, the power of your pictures is...

Three Basic Design Principles of Home Staging

Three Basic Design Principles of Home Staging

Home Staging is a creative science. It takes a technical understanding of design geometry, color and texture blending, of homebuyer psychology, and experience among other things. A properly staged vacant, occupied, or model home heightens the potential buyer’s...