Home Renovations Done Through the Eyes of an Interior Designer!

Home Stager with Kates Home Staging and Interior Design Owner & Lead Designer

An interior designer can help at many steps through a home renovation project.  Once I get to know my clients, I can help their vision for their home become a reality.

Currently, I am in the process of my own home renovation and trying to make my dollars work for me to achieve a desired look.

To keep the costs down for my living room renovation, we re-used the large furniture (sofa, love seat, coffee table) and added new accessories.

Also, any good interior design project requires a lighting design as well. We added a centralized ceiling lights with a fan to the space.  We also added two floor standing lamps for more ambient lighting.  Sheer curtains were utilized over all the windows to allow natural light to be accessed in the space.

Here is a before photo of the space:

Before Living Room Photo


Here is the after photo of the Living Room:

Living Room design by kates home staging

The walls were painted a Benjamin Moore yellow paint color, the wood floors were sanded and sealed, and all the accessories were added.

So, what do you think?


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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thanks for sharing your experience. Have a most productive January.

Jan 05, 2017 06:46 PM #1
Kate Talarico
Kates Home Staging and Interior Design - Goshen, NY
RESA, Top Orange County Home Decorator & Stager

Thank you for your kind words Roy!  I wish the same to you and your family.

Jan 06, 2017 06:47 AM #2
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