Tag Archives: home staging

Vacant Staging on the Coast

beach ocean

I know it’s been awhile since you’ve heard from me, but I’ve been a busy bee! Thankfully, I just spent a glorious week with my family on the Florida panhandle on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. And I got some sneak peeks of some amazing vacant stagings while I was there! […]

When You Should Consider Occupied Home Staging

Do you use certain words or terms so often that you forget that most people who are NOT in your line of work have no idea what you are talking about? I just assume that everyone knows what I mean when I talk about occupied home staging. But they don’t. Let me clear this up: […]

The Home Staging Mistake You Are Probably Making

There are many hapless stagers out there making a common home staging mistake, not even realizing they are putting the emphasis on the WRONG THING. Confusing decorating and real estate staging is why many people think they don’t need to hire a professional home stager if their home is already decorated. Contrary to popular belief, […]

Home Staging Paint Colors – Befores & Afters

I often finish work with clients who come back into my life a few years down the road when they purchase a different home. C. is a client I have never met in person – I first helped her decorate and choose paint colors for her home via online consultation, then she hired me again […]

What May Be Sabotaging Your Home Sale (and How to Fix it!)

This weekend, our latest Expert Psychological Stager™ graduates staged this gorgeous home here in Nashville. It was an amazing day of applying all the psychological staging techniques they learned to make a home its most competitive! Some people think that staging is simply decluttering, but decluttering is actually a precursor to effective staging. When a […]

The Most Dangerous Color for Staging Homes to Sell

It’s the time of the year when everyone seems to be talking about the “Color of the Year,” including me. But just because a paint company puts out a new one (no less than 10 different companies do it each and every year now) doesn’t mean that THAT is the color you should repaint your […]

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This! Teen Bedroom Makeovers

    Monday is a great day for makeovers, and you are about to see some absolutely stunning teen bedroom makeovers! My last several posts have been about the Meaningful Makeovers project by the Greater Nashville RESA Chapter of home stagers, and today you get to see the big reveal of the second of two […]

Considering Home Staging Training? The 3 Short-Sighted Mistakes You’ll Regret

I’ve received many emails lately from people anguishing over which home staging training program to take, so I thought it might be helpful to write this post. I’m going to be honest:  I’m not someone with a background in marketing or business. The one thing that still makes me cringe after all these years is […]

Neutral Paint Colors for Historic Homes? No Way!

Time and again, I’ve seen people use neutral paint colors for historic homes. With very few exceptions, it doesn’t work. Why not? Beige and gray paint colors have been all the rage for go-to interior colors since the 1990’s. Not so much prior to that. Your grandparents and grandparents’ grandparents were looking to brighten up […]

Study Confirms: Staging Colors Increase Home Sale Prices

I’ve been saying it for years now – the right staging colors increase the sales price of homes on the market. I believe it and have built my business on it!   Many of you know that I founded the RESA-accredited Expert Psychological Stager™ certification course after a decade of staging homes to sell quickly and […]