Home Staging Secrets

Home Improvement

Highlight your home's strengths, downplay its weaknesses
and appeal to prospective buyers with these secrets.

Use Color Creatively

april06decnews_staging_9_H2.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.616.822
Color can be incorporated in many ways, so don't be afraid to use it creatively. From unique pieces of art to decorative pillows, a pop of color can really catch a buyer's eye. 

Conquer Clutter
Throw out old belongings that simply add to a clutter-filled home.

Less Is More
Too much furniture is one of the biggest mistakes homeowners make. Consider arranging a few core pieces in your space and see the difference.

Float Furniture

april06decnews_staging_4_H2.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.616.462

Pull furniture away from the walls to create groups within a room and to help with the traffice flow in and through the space.

Mix It Up

april06decnews_staging_5_H2.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.616.616

Shake up the room's style and attitude by periodically moving furniture around and incorporating old accessories into your design in a new way.

Repurpose Unused Rooms

AADH06_Tour_projectRoom_wide.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.616.462
Make that junk room into a dreamy crafts room.

Let Light In
Letting outside light in can brighten the space and make the room feel larger.

Light It Up

aAApril06decnews_staging_8_H.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.616.462
Most homes are improperly lit. Aim for 100 watts every 50 square feet in layers of ambient, task and accent lighting.

Rearrange Your Art

aimee-kim-dining-art.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.616.462
Displaying art in traditional ways -- in a circle at the same height around the room -- can make it invisible. Leave the stereotype behind and display art in surprising ways. 

Paint It Black
Looking for a chic, dramatic style? Try freshening your furniture with a coat of black paint. 

Accessorize With Threes
Odd-numbered groups of accessories, especially threes, tend to be more eye appealing.

Bring the Outdoors In

april06decnews_staging_13_V.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.616.822
Head outside and grab some greenery from your yard to bring a fresh look indoors.


Make an Entrance
Creating a warm entrance to your home is welcoming to your guests.

 

For Additional Real Estate Tips or Local Staging contacts, feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you!