Welcome to my blog! Now that I am retired, I don't blog as much as I used to, generally offering Home Staging advice and decorating tips when I do write. On Wednesdays I enjoy sharing a fun picture or meme using my grandchildren as my inspiration.
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If you are a seller or are thinking about selling and aren't sure if home staging is for you, here are five great reasons to consider it. Picture an occupied home -- comfortably furnished, nicely decorated. How would having it staged help it sell? Is it worth the expense? Here are five reasons fo...
Donna Ross, a home stager in Sydney, Australia, wrote this great myth buster post and I just had to share it. Home staging (or property styling as it's commonly known as on the Australian property scene) is really an art, not a science. One of the many things a professional home stager understan...
Bart makes a valid point - after going to all the trouble of getting people to your website, don't send them away to a place where they can find your competition and easily get so distracted that they never return to your website. For years now, we've been reading and seeing how to get our Websi...
Most people hang their art too high, or have difficulty arranging artwork on the wall. This post by Kim Dillon has great tips on making the job easier. I'm 5 foot, 10 inches tall. If you are 5'2" or 6'4", we probably don't see eye to eye--at least, when it comes to hanging art! Hanging art at e...
Let me be the first to admit it: I've been known to whine and complain. I'm not perfect and I haven't yet mastered a positive attitude.I'm not alone...there is no shortage of people willing to piss and moan right along with me. Misery loves company and, more times than not, people will dwell on...
It is common knowledge that you need to prepare your house for sale. You would have to be living under a rock not to know that you have to "declutter"to make your house more desirable, and it is highly unlikely that you haven't seen some form of home staging show on television. So, I have a que...