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Check out one of Design2sell's latest staging projects. After 2 months of this lovely home being on the market, Design2Sell was asked to come in and stage the property. Here is a short video of the after math. Take a look!
(Check out our YouTube page if video is not veiwable. http://www.youtube.com/user/WeStageAtlanta)
Design2Sell recently created an exhibit inspired by the movie “The Sound of Music” at The Next Cool Event, a creative showcase of local vendors and designers. On Feb. 17, 2012, “The Sound of Music” creative team unveiled a unique interpretation of the grand entry way in the Von Trapp family home as seen in the classic 1965 movie. Guests of the industry event were dazzled with a modern environment featuring a blend of Austrian and German décor reminiscent of the original foyer from of the famous film.
The atmosphere, live music, amazing food, and great people made this an (0 comments)
home staging: If Your Home Is On The Market During The Holidays... - 12/17/11 07:27 AM
Design2Sell knows that you can't always control when your house is going to be on the market. The holidays are a busy time and with so much going on, you can forget that you're still trying to sell your house! Keep these things in mind as you celebrate the holidays and have friends and family over this season. 1. Try and keep dirty shoes off of new or freshly cleaned carpets. If it's unavoidable, invest in inexpensive rugs and runners to cover high traffic areas and keep those carpets clean for potential buyers! 2. If the decorating bug has bitten you, (6 comments)
home staging: Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2012- Hot New Colors for 2012! - 12/05/11 09:08 AM
This week Design2Sell participated in a webinar by Sherwin-Williams. Their Colormix 2012 presentation forecasted various colors and themes that we would be seeing more of in 2012. The foundation for the 2012 hot color wheel is nature inspired. Life blood reds, watery blues, growing greens, and natural neutrals. Overwhelmingly, the focus was on red, and its variations. Look out for purples. oranges, and bold color combinations! If you don't love red, no worries, you can still incorporate small accent pieces in 2012's hot new color palate! Photos Courtesy of Sherwin-Williams
home staging: From Blah to Beautiful! - 11/14/11 07:44 PM
Design2Sell staged this quaint little home near the Atlanta Zoo and Inman Park. This home was a blank slate and needed some pizazz and personality. After some furniture, accessories, and color, this property is designed to sell!
home staging: Who Doesn't Belong At Your Open House - 11/07/11 09:22 AM
Spike and Fluffy may be adorable and well mannered, but they could sabotage your well staged home. Design2Sell can transform your home into a sellable jewel, but dogs and cats aren't part of the design plan. Leaving pets out during an open house or showing can kill a sale. Here's one story from Debra Gould www.stagingdiva.com When I was trying to sell my home on Salt Spring Island, I staged it beautifully. I didn’t worry about my cat Gracey because she was outside exploring the forest on my acre of land. When the agent showed my home, she left the front (3 comments)
home staging: Small Kitchens Can Still Be Big on Style - 10/30/11 08:03 AM
A fabulous kitchen will sell a house faster. This is a well known fact in the real estate industry. However, a kitchen doesn't need to be huge to sell a home, it just needs to be beautiful. Design2Sell does not overlook the kitchen when staging a home. A kitchen must be high on style, just as the rest of the house. Small kitchens can be just as fabulous as big kitchens. Don't believe us? Big time chef Ina Garten has a small galley style kitchen in her Manhattan apartment. image curtosey of www.housebeautiful.com
home staging: Want to Know the Secret to Staging a Home? - 10/25/11 07:49 PM
Accessories! A beautiful woman in a million dollar dress looks unfinished without accessories and make-up. The same goes for your home. A gorgeous home must have accessories and some pizzaz. Design2Sell handpicks every accessory when staging homes. Colors, shapes, and textures are all important when considering what accessories to use. Look at the photo below. Notice the colors in the throw pillows and how they are mimicked in the accessories on the coffee table. Look at how the flowers, coral, and lantern all have unique shapes and textures. All of these elements beautify and complete a space.
home staging: Your Home Looks Great But Smells Funky! - 10/21/11 08:45 AM
Everyone falls victim to the "stinky house syndrome" sometimes. You walk in the front door and you can't help but saying "What is that smell?!" It is important when you try and sell your home you stage for the eyes and nose! Design2Sell knows the importance of a fully staged home. It goes beyond what looks good and feels good, it must smell good too! Here are a few tips from www.divaspot.wordpress.com 1. Bake fresh bread or cookies! 2. Simmer cinnamon sticks with apple slices or orange peels in water on the stove 3. burn scented candles (be careful of leaving (5 comments)
CHECK OUT THE BEFORE & AFTER VIDEO HERE : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9435D3O9HU (6 comments)
home staging: Doctor and Deck Out Your Outdoor Spaces for Fall - 09/22/11 11:51 PM
As the summer comes to an end the evenings become cool and crisp. That doesn't mean you need to abandon your outdoor spaces though! Don't underestimate the power of a beautiful outside living area. Whether you are trying to sell a home or do a quick redesign staging and decorating your outdoor space can go a long way. Decks and patios are often lost real estate space. Decorated properly an outdoors space can become an extension of your home. Here are a few tips for making a warm and welcoming outdoor space for fall and winter. Tip 1: Now is the perfect (0 comments)
home staging: 5 Tips to Staging your Garage: Think about the Garage Lover - 06/07/11 01:18 PM
If you are like most people, your garage is the place where things are often tucked away and never seen again. When selling your home it is a good idea to consider the garage lover! These buyers consider a spacious garage an added value. Your garage needs to feel inviting to their tools, cars, and sporting equipment. Having a neat and clean garage also shows that you care about your home. Follow these 5 tips to staging your garage and get noticed.
1. Make it spacious. Make plenty of space for maximum vehicle capacity. This may require relocating your personal items (8 comments)
home staging: This Summer's Landscape Staging Tips - 05/27/11 01:48 PM
As the days begin to get hotter, the idea of working outdoors may be the last thing on your mind. However, if you are selling your home, landscaping should be at the top of your list. The look of the outside of your home is very important. Arouse the buyer’s interests and entice them into your home with beautiful landscaping. Keep reading to find out how. Colors • Plant bright colors like red and yellow to draw attention to your home. • If your home receives direct sunlight, plant many white flowers to make the area feel cooler. • Be (4 comments)
home staging: Staging a Small Space - 05/12/11 01:51 PM
Do you want to make your home stand apart from the rest? Staging your home with Design2Sell is the best way to stick out in a buyers mind and make for a quick sale. Trying to sell a vacant home can be difficult because there is nothing to separate your home from the many others that prospective home buyers have seen. Sometimes an obstacle of staging a home is knowing what to do with a small space. When a prospective buyer enters the room you want them to see all of its possiblities. At 1222 Kingsley in Atlanta, Design2Sell staged this home (2 comments)
home staging: Green Features for your Home - 07/03/10 02:38 PM
The Real Estate Market has changed. With so many houses "For Sale", home sellers are searching ways to improve their property's position, ahead of the competition. Conversely, buyers are more attentive to details; they take the time to find the home they always dreamed of. The key word for sellers is differentiation. More and more people show awareness of the environment, they try to consume eco-friendly, and this is happening around the house as well. That's why, Green Home Staging might be a good opportunity to explore... Advantages of green features Adding green features to a home allows to differentiate a property from the others. It's a (7 comments)
home staging: Free: Atlanta Arts Festival back in Piedmont Park - 09/12/09 12:58 PM
Don't have plans for this weekend yet? Visit the Atlanta Arts Festival with lots of artists from around the country, live demonstrations, entertainment and so much more. I always find something unique and special and a wonderful opportunity to get inspired. Painters, Photographers, sculptors, glass artists, leather and metal craftsmen and so much more. I personally love contemporary art and will step by at Dagmar Bruehmueller's and Janke Studios (glass) always worse a visit, located at the Studioplex in the Historic Martin Luther King Jr. District. They are also offering classes and their studio is a place for treasures. (0 comments)
home staging: Do you really need a Professional Home Stager? - 11/05/08 12:02 PM
This is a question that many have asked when it comes time to sell. Those who answered "yes," have sold their homes more quickly and/or for a better profit. So, the answer is simple, staging sells homes. Doing the math is pretty easy on this equation. There are hundreds of homes on the market in your area and you'll need to set yours apart from the others. Does the home grab a buyer’s attention without any changes? It may or may not be, but through home staging it will. It's beyond decorating and cleaning. It's about perfecting the art of creating (2 comments)
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