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Shhhh.... The Biggest Perk of Having a Partner in a Professional Stager - 04/28/09 09:09 AM
Stagers - Doesn't it just crack you up when you're in conversation with a Realtor telling them about your profession, and they say something like - "Oh yeah, I do that too for my friends who I list for..." I use to quizzically rebuttal; now, I just say really... and knowingly smile at my smart Realtor partner across the room. I don't need to get into the minutia of all the basic benefits a Realtor should already be educated on by partnering with a professional stager - •• Assist the Realtor to show the home in its best light and make wise, (10 comments)
An Eco-Chic Room Makeover - Celebrate Earth Day by Shopping in Your Own Home - 04/17/09 10:00 AM
It's now chic to be frugal. It's cool to conserve and you're a total faux paus to even consider throwing it all out and starting over. April 22 is Earth day and I think it's just awesome that we're collectively re-educating ourselves on how to be a bit more GREEN. But when it comes to making your home interiors beautiful, how do you following the emerald trail, and make Mother Nature proud? Simple, you use what you already have!
A Room Re-Arrange - Give your spaces a fresh new look with a new room arrangement. As the season changes, so (3 comments)
Bare Bones Staging Budget? The Case of Two Teachers, Two Mortgages and a Baby - 04/16/09 03:35 PM
Ah-Hah! You thought that hiring a professional Stager would cost you big bucks and they were exclusively for fancy, expensive homes. Think again. With the wise advice of a pro, a homeowner can make smart, economical updates and enhancements to their home to get it prepped and ready for the market. Case Example: Two Teachers, Two Mortgages and a Baby... With a baby, two mortgages, and salaries as a music teacher and swimming coach - This young couple was working on a super tight budget to make their for-sale home shine! With the help of a stager, they made great choices (15 comments)
HGTV, Computer Crashes, Quiches & Other Daily Deeds - 04/08/09 03:23 PM
I've been seemingly out of the loop, which is odd because I'm always fluttering around. It all started a few weeks ago... Excitedly, I received a phone call from the HGTV production company that I've worked with before -They had yet another design project for me. The room needed to be installed in little over two weeks and within a 24 hour window. I could do that. I called my resources, met with the HGTV clients, and came up with a design plan. Created a budget, implemented a paint palette, picked out a new chandelier, choose furnishings and accessories and (7 comments)
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