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As a North Texas Professional Home Stager this blog is a collection of information, thoughts, and ideas on the staging profession as currently experienced. I welcome comments and suggestions and hope I may help the home staging and real estate community in some way by my contributions on my blog. I am passionate about educating the public and real estate community on the benefits of home staging.



Last weekend I went "home" to Miami, Florida for some quality time with my family. I had planned a trip over the summer, but September rolled around too quickly and I just forced myself to make the airline reservation and set aside a long weekend.  Time flies too quickly, whether you're having fu...
Wow, it's been a busy couple of weeks but I wanted to share with you our final project we completed as the Dallas Chapter of IAHSP (DIRC) the week of September 17th, 2007. It all began at the beginning of the year with our planning.  In July we hosted a Summer Fiesta Fund-raiser to raise money fo...
This is the first part of 2 that I wanted to share with you on how the Dallas, TX IAHSP Regional Chapter (DIRC) of Accredited Staging Professionals(ASP) shared their talents, time, resources and services for the designated World Wide Staging Service Week of September 9th - 16th, 2007. Our motto, ...
Wow, just saw 50 K post today in points here on Active Rain sitting at my computer in Plano, TX and am doing a tired happy dance! It has been and continues to be an exciting and informative forum full of wonderful, giving, talented and amazing people to say the least.  Those adjectives just start...
ZERO dog has her own Logo boys and girls and she wanted to share it with you here and has given permission for her image to be used for the Mascot of this Group about Nothing. Not only does she look gorgeous but she's a web mogul and fashionista to boot!  Her owner, Kelly Atterbury(and one of my ...
In my work as a Professional Home Stager, I had the pleasure of using my little side table steal yesterday in a vacant property I worked on.  I used it in 3 places for this one property.  Now that's useful! The little side table is happily sitting in a home in Garland, TX awaiting further instruc...
  photo courtesy www.pacomartini.comI am MOUSE! ZERO's better sibling (heck we aren't even related, let's get that straight they got me after her so what do you think that tells you - she just wasn't enough!) She may look pretty in Pink but I'm hotter than that girl will ever be (I'd call her ano...
About this blog other than I joined for the mere fact that there's absolutely nothing I have to say and isn't that what the spirit of this group is all about? Nothing, nada, zilch, zippo, zero.My mind could use the break.  Thanks for letting me unwind. I've joined the soiree.Now I gotta get back ...
We all know about the concept of Mr. Right and Mr. Right now as it applies to the dating scene.  What may appear great on the surface doesn't always ring true.  I'd like to compare dating to home selling and see how they fare.  Want to take a peek? Let's assign two houses and their sellers with t...
The Staged Homes ASP course is coming to Dallas, TX, once again, September 25th, 26th, and 27th. Click the link for more information if you are interested in attending the 2 -day (for Realtors) or 3 - day course (for Stagers) (contact me if you are taking the 3 day course, I have a coupon for you...

Karen Otto

Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging,
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