I Love a Project....This One Still "In Progress"....see results Friday!

Home Stager with Sensational Home Staging~~Danville, CA

One of the most rewarding aspects of home staging for me is when I have the opportunity to work with an agent/seller on a "PROJECT" to update the home!  I can see...in my mind's eye....the potential even when others are skeptics!  The reward comes when they see "IT" too!.

This is a home that was dark, dated and frankly a bit dumpy!  Once the seller moved....the agent and I took over.  Yesterday we did a walk thru and here's the update....

  • Painted all Interior walls, ceiling and trim....including ceiling in Family Room!
  • Painted Kitchen cabinets
  • Painted Fireplace
  • Installed Baseboards
To Do's:
  • Carpet  -  Monday
  • Vinyl  -  Tuesday
  • Cabinet Pulls in Kitchen
  • New Light Fixtures in Dining Room, Kitchen and Baths  -  Monday
  • Deep Cleaning  -  Wednesday
Staging.....Thursday.....look for the AFTER pictures on Friday!!

 Living Room
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 Family Room
Before                                                       During

Before                                                                         During


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Nancy Maurer
Whitehall Interiors & Home Staging LLC - Sparta, NJ
Home Stager - Serving No. NJ

Wow, Kathy, this looks like a really fun job!  Can't wait to see what you do with this property!

Jan 30, 2010 02:52 PM #1
Cathy Lee
CL Design Services Home Staging - Danville, CA

I love the painted ceiling and cabinets-they look super now!

Jan 30, 2010 03:10 PM #2
Patti Glover
Stage It In A Day! - Moorpark, CA
CISS,RESA, Home Staging, Ventura County CA, Conejo Valley, LA

What a transformation.  What color is that on the kitchen cabinets?  They look awesome.  From dark & dingy to bright & beautiful.  Can't wait for the "after,after" pictures.

Jan 30, 2010 05:59 PM #3
Ginger Foust
Certified Staging Professional - Oakhurst, CA
Home Stager Oakhurst CA, Dream Interior Redesign & Staging

Cleaner, updated and SO-O much better already Kathy.  Just like with wood, too many people don't want to paint brick, but I'm a BIG fan and yours is a great example.  Looking forward to the final!

Jan 30, 2010 07:50 PM #4
Cynthia Bartch
Home Stager/Property Stylist & more! Granville, Ohio - Granville, OH
Redesigned Spaces; All Round Nice Gal

Well done Kathy, that ceiling looks so good now, it really opens up the room and the paint on the fireplace bought this property into this decade :)

Jan 31, 2010 10:06 AM #5
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

I can't wait to see the pictures on Friday.  This must be a very rewarding job!  I've often recommended painting brick and yet no one has been brave enough to do it yet.  It really looks beautiful!  Does it require a special paint?

Jan 31, 2010 04:40 PM #6
Sally Weatherley
Vancouver Home Staging, Home Stager Vancouver, B.C

Oh, you tease!  We have to wait til Friday?!!  Good luck with your to do list for the rest of the week.  The place already looks a million times better.

Jan 31, 2010 07:54 PM #7
Kathy Burke
Sensational Home Staging~~Danville, CA - Danville, CA
S.F. East Bay Home Staging

I too love a painted fireplace...looks so much more updated, cleaner and somehow more sophisticated too! Looking forward to posting the "After" pictures....since I can see them in my imagination and hoping it looks just like what I pictured.  

Also....love working with this agent!  He is fun, flexible and has a great sense of style!!  Will be including his info on the post!!!!!

Thanks for all your positive comments!!!

Jan 31, 2010 08:53 PM #8
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