Home Staging Tips and Advice

De-decorate!
Old oil painting techniques can add value to your DIY painting techniques
Secret color formula for perfect decorating results
Staging an empty house
Use cost-effective custom art AND market your business


De-decorate!
One of the easiest things you can do to quickly change a room's décor is to "de-decorate" it. While being careful not to criticize the existing home owner's taste in décor, remove idiosyncratic items, accessories and artwork... more

Old oil painting techniques can add value to your DIY painting techniques
In traditional oil painting, color layering used to be the method to make colors glow and shine. In the lifetime of Vermeer and Rembrandt, strong colors were very expensive and hard to get... more

Secret color formula for perfect decorating results
Use this formula to create balance and interest. Each room in the house should have: 60 percent – main base color 30 percent – second base color 10 percent – accent color The accent color can be paint or paper, but can also include pillows, lampshades or wall hangings... more

Staging an empty house
This means that the property is going up for sale and does not have anyone living in them. The current owners might have already moved or the sale may be the result of a death in the family... more

Use cost-effective custom art AND market your business
Pictures and artwork are indispensible to home stagers. With help from the graphic designer who does my brochures and business cards, I've come up with a fantastic way of providing custom art and colours while promoting my business... more

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