Kristie Barnett is an award-winning expert in Residential Paint Color, Home Staging, & Decoration. With graduate degrees in both Psychology and Education, Kristie brings a unique point of view to the design industry. Kristie offers design and color consultations both locally in Nashville, TN, and online across the country. She is the founder and sole instructor of the RESA®-accredited Expert Psychological Staging® and the Psychological Color Expert™ certification courses for professionals.

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Kristie Barnett’s  work has been featured in both local and national print magazines, including the following:

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She has also been featured in dozens of online outlets, including these:

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Awards & Accolades Include:


2021, 2020 FIXR Top Influencers in Home Design

2020 BUILD Home & Garden Best Home Staging Specialist

2020 RESA Top 10 Redesigner of the Year

2020 RESA Innovative Service of the Year – Finalist

2018, 2019, 2020 Most Influential People in Real Estate Staging

2019, 2020 IAHSP Best of Industry Leadership, Staging Excellence, & Client Care

2019 RESA Top 10 Redesigner of the Year

2018 Design Hounds Top 10 Influencer

2018 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show Blogger

2017 RESA Redesigner of the Year

2017 High Point Furniture Market Design Influencer

RESA 2016 Innovative Product of the Year

2015 RESA Top Ten Professional Stager – North America

2015 RESA Top Ten Occupied Stager – North America

2013-2020 Best of Houzz (11 Awards)

2013 RESA Occupied Stager of the Year – North America

2011-2020 Reader’s Choice The Tennessean, Nashville Lifestyles, House & Garden, Nashville Scene


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