Tag Archives: arranging furniture

Ask The Decorologist: Where To Put the TV?

It’s a common question. Oftentimes, it’s a struggle to determine just where to put the TV. Especially when you have a fireplace – should you put it above, beside, somewhere else? I provide ongoing mentoring and advice to the Expert Psychological Stagers who have taken my course over the last few years. We share info […]

Arranging Sofas – You Have More Options Than You Think

It’s a weird and wonderful thing to be reading an article and stumble upon a quote starting with “try this tip from The Decorologist,” which is what happened this morning as I was reading an Apartment Therapy piece about arranging sofas. The Decorologist The writer of the article, Arlyn Hernandez, shows mathematically how two full-size sofas […]

Psychological Staging in Vegas

A week from today, I will be in Las Vegas making a presentation to almost 400 professional stagers from across the United States and Canada.  I’m nervous but excited to be one of the main speakers at the Real Estate Staging Association’s (RESA) 2014 Annual Convention.  Did you know that fear of public speaking is right […]

How to Perfectly Arrange Every Room!

Over the last decade I’ve staged, decorated, and designed hundreds and hundreds of rooms.  I’ve even developed a specific system for arranging furniture, art, and accessories that works in even the most difficult of spaces. Just the Right Furniture Arrangement Advanced Course   Earlier this year, I created a workshop that focused on teaching homeowners and […]

A Sure-Fire Way to Tell If Your Furniture Arrangement is Wrong

Many people are not sure if their living room furniture arrangement is “right.”  Today I’m giving you a sure-fire way to figure that out – and it’s so simple!  

Three Designers Later, I’m Up To Bat

When this client first contacted me, I wasn’t sure I would be able to help her.  She told me that over the last few years, she had hired three different designers to help her pull her home together, and she was yet to be happy with the results.   via Pinterest    In spite of […]

Arranging Your Furniture on the Diagonal

Design Mood Board

This week, I’ve been working on a design plan for a client with an oddly-shaped living room.  For me, space-planning is all about creating a furniture arrangement that is in harmony with the architecture.  That can be particularly challenging in a room like this one: Living Room with Diagonal Wall   The room has 5 […]

How to Arrange Furniture in a Room with a Corner Fireplace

I have worked with 5 different clients just in the last few months who have the same decorating dilemma:  the dreaded corner fireplace!   Decorating Dilemma:  The Corner Fireplace   Don’t get me wrong – it’s a perfectly lovely piece of architecture, but it can be difficult to figure out how to arrange furniture in  a room […]