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Biggest Decorating Mistakes -   Staging Mistakes As Well!A recent HGTV special edition show had a group of designers reviewing the most common decorating mistakes they see; which of course are pretty much the same thing we come across in many of the homes we stage. This particular mistake really ...
11/02/2007
 Here are a few more decorating don'ts from HGTV - They had a few more but I think these directly apply to Staging as well.Everything MatchesA room that looks like it's a page from a catalog is a mistake because people don't really live that way. It's designed to sell furniture and give you an id...
10/31/2007
About two or three weeks ago I wrote a post asking for input in preparing a proposal for a local developer who was referred to me by Cort Furniture. He was building luxury apartments and needed two model apartments designed as well as a club house which included a living room with large fireplace...
10/18/2007
When I checked my email this morning I had a couple of responses about the my post from last night, so I went on to AR via Safari, I read the responses and responded to the first comment. I had to step away to do something and when I came back, without thinking I opened Firefox and went to AR, I ...
09/24/2007
I recently staged a vacant house, Woodbridge CT for a couple that live out of state. Another customer that found me online thanks to Active Rain!!!This property had been leased and the tenants had just moved out the owners only want the bare minimum, just a few accessories added. When I went back...
09/02/2007
A follow-up on a post from early August on house in Wethersfield, CT that my company, Glastonbury Home Staging, staged. It went under contract in 3 weeks! And they had a back-up buyer as well! Of course the homeowners couldn't be happier, and I am thrilled. This was such a nice family, I really ...
09/02/2007
I was recently checking out the HGTV website to check on the time of the new Design Star show. Of course ended up spending quite a bit of time reading articles and looking at the designer's portfolios to see if there was anything new since the last time I looked.I noticed that Lisa LaPorta the de...
08/12/2007
 This beautiful colonial reproduction home was recently staged to sell by my company Glastonbury Home Staging. It is listed by Jon Reynolds, ReMax, Glastonbury, CT Building this home was truly a labor of love by the homeowners. It sits in the historical Griswoldville section of Wethersfield, Ct a...
08/04/2007
I love to read the Home and Garden section of the New York Times and was intrigued by the headline - Someone is Watching your House. I wasn't sure if it was going to be about security issues at home,as that is on everyone's mind here in Connecticut due to last week's tragic home invasion which ma...
07/29/2007
I only wish I was going on a "real" Safari, I would sign up right now. But, I'm talking web browser, Safari. I'm done. I keep forgetting that I done with it and then I use and have so many problems. Everytime I try to post a comment on someone's blog, I get a message that I have to make a comment...
07/26/2007
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