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Home Staging Comes Full Circle

Over five years ago, I staged an occupied home in Franklin for some friends who were moving out-of-state.  It sold to a family who were new to the Nashville area.  The new homeowners soon contacted me about helping them decorate their “new” home.  It was a fun experience working with two different clients with different […]

Nashville Home Stager: What Turns Buyers On

This week my assistant and I staged a home to sell.  I helped the homeowner choose paint colors and decorate her home a couple of years ago.  So now, I had to shift gears from decorating to staging  – you can learn the difference here.

In Home Staging, the Whole is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

The day after New Year’s Day I met my favorite Realtor with Brentwood Area Homes at a house I had been hired to Speed Stage before it went on the market.  When I walked in the door, I was a bit concerned . . .   before staging  

So Really, What’s the Difference Between Decorating & Staging?

As a Nashville Home Stager, I know that selling your home means selling a lifestyle – but not necessarily your own.  In home staging, you’re striving for a look that is fresh and welcoming yet not really taste specific.  If you don’t understand the difference between decorating your home and staging it to sell, you might […]

The Proof is in the Results: Speed Staging by The Decorologist

Remember the post I did recently about my Speed Staging services?   These are the Realtor photos of the home that my assistant and I staged in 2 hours flat. Staged Dining Room Jim and Melissa Allen are my favorite local Realtors, specializing in the areas of Brentwood, Franklin, and Nashville, Tennessee.   Because they’ve […]

The Art of Towel Folding & the Karate-Chopped Pillow

For our anniversary, Mr. Man and I stayed at the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville.  It’s where we stayed on our wedding night fifteen years ago.  The Hermitage Hotel is the only 5-star hotel in Nashville and was built over one hundred years ago in the Beaux Arts style.   The Hermitage Hotel,  Nashville  

Shocking News from Nashville Home Stager: Granite Countertops Are Like Crack Cocaine

Because I am a Nashville-based Home Stager, it’s my job to know what sells and what doesn’t.  My friends, kitchens and master bathrooms sell houses. source   I prefer timeless kitchens and try to steer my decorating clients in that direction.    Simple white (or painted) cabinets are

Staged Nashville Home: Small Changes, Big Impact

I staged a home yesterday for sale and thought I’d share with my readers how small changes can make a big impact.  Most of the changes here involved removing and pairing down tired accessories and furnishings, then adding a few on-trend accessories. Beautiful Brick Home for Sale by Realtor Jim Allen with ReMax in Brentwood, TN This […]

Nashville Home Stager: How to Save $$$ When Selling Your Home

I did a Staging Consultation with a couple who were already making improvements in order to put their home on the market.  Very honestly, they admitted to me that they had not planned on hiring a Professional Stager because they needed to save money.  In the end, they became overwhelmed and called me in to assist […]

Faith in Staging

My least favorite part of staging and decorating homes is selling myself and my vision to the homeowner.   I realize it is absolutely necessary, but I know they can’t see what I’m seeing in my mind’s eye and that can be frustrating.  My best days are those when I do a staging (or decorating or […]