Category Archives: Home Staging Tips

Is brass making a comeback?

For years I have recommended that clients replace their dated brass fixtures to help sell their house. These brass fixtures include but are not limited to plumbing, lighting, and cabinet hardware. Nickel, aged bronze, or chrome finish materials have been … Continue reading

Posted in bobvila, Decor, Decorating Tips, Home Staging Tips, Interior Design | Tagged , ,

Out with the old, In with the New!

It’s that time of year where our homes are filled with holiday décor and lots of new treasures received from loved ones over Christmas. My children have eighteen aunts and uncles with many of them sending gifts, and it can get overwhelming … Continue reading

Posted in Decorating Tips, Home Organization, Home Staging Tips | Tagged , , , ,

Painting: Small investment yields big returns

I always tell my clients that paint is one of the least expensive home improvements a home owner can make, with the largest amount of return on investment (especially if homeowners are able to do the work themselves).  Painting as … Continue reading

Posted in bobvila, Home Improvement, Home Staging Tips | Tagged , , ,

Five Staging Dos for Getting Your Home Sold

While Staging is an art that cannot be captured in a generic set of rules that apply to every home for sale, there are common themes among the many staging consultations that I perform each year.  I thought that I … Continue reading

Posted in bobvila, Charlotte Home Staging, Home Staging Tips, Lake Norman Home Staging | Tagged , , , ,

Bachelor Pad Bungalow – A Staging® Success Story

Several weeks ago one of my clients at Keller Williams contacted me about an upcoming listing of hers.  The seller was a repeat client of hers, and he needed to get his bachelor bungalow sold ASAP because he was getting … Continue reading

Posted in Art, bobvila, Charlotte Home Staging, Home Staging, Home Staging Tips, Lake Norman Home Staging, Real Estate | Tagged , , , , , ,

Home Organization Has To Begin Somewhere: Organizing Your Children’s Paper Memories

I wrote this article for my Best Nest column in Cornelius Today newspaper shortly after this past school year came to a close.  I hope that parents find it useful!  The infamous end of grade test (EOG) results are in; class … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Home Organization, Home Staging Tips, Lake Norman Home Staging | Tagged , ,

Up Your Curb Appeal

Here is my Best Nest column found in April’s issue of Cornelius Today! Queen Charlotte the groundhog predicted six more weeks of winter this year – and she was right, well sort of.  Mother Nature has been teasing us with a … Continue reading

Posted in Decorating Tips, Home Staging Tips