Home Staging Tips and Advice

Cardboard furniture. Are you kidding?
De-clutter without despairing
De-decorate!
Home staging strategies for selling your home
How to hide the fact that you've moved furniture
How to stage an empty house
How to use NextStage Furniture
Old oil painting techniques can add value to your DIY painting techniques
Out of the closet
Secret color formula for perfect decorating results
Seven Best Home Staging Ideas
The pros and cons of furniture rental
Use cost-effective custom art AND market your business


Cardboard furniture. Are you kidding?
When you were a kid, you probably found a million uses for cardboard. You might have even made furniture out of it... more

De-clutter without despairing
We all know that de-cluttering or de-personalizing your home when you are selling it is an essential part of home staging... more

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

Home staging strategies for selling your home
Who are you preparing your home to sell to? You, as a home seller, have two initial choices. 1... more

How to hide the fact that you've moved furniture
If you're moving furniture around to better stage a room, and the room has a carpet, you end up with those annoying indentations where the old furniture sat... more

How to stage an empty house
Some home stagers stage only furnished homes, because staging an empty home requires furniture, accessories and a lot of physical effort... more

How to use NextStage Furniture
Until you see it in action, it's hard to fathom how easy it is to use NextStage Furniture, but to give you a sense, here's how I use this remarkable cardboard furniture on my staging jobs... 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

Out of the closet
When preparing your house for sale, remember you are "selling space not stuff". People tend to forget or neglect to clear their closets, drawers and cupboards... 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

Seven Best Home Staging Ideas
Staging your home can be a fun, inexpensive experience that will significantly affect the amount of leverage you have when negotiating the sale of your home but first you need to know where to start... more

The pros and cons of furniture rental
If you only stage furnished homes, it's a no-brainer. You don't need furniture – just a few accents and accessories you can use (or rent to sellers) as part of your staging... 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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