January 5th, 2017

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          Proper Artwork Height

Did you know that the proper height to hang artwork is between 5"2 and 5"5 ? This is eye level for most people. Artwork plays a huge role in the staging process , everywhere artwork is placed is a magnet for the eye. So use art wisely, be sure to highlight the features of the home such as the fireplace, wine cellar, or a spa tub. Avoid artwork with faces, words ...

How can I make the most of a large hallway?

October 23rd, 2016

When it’s time to sell, square footage matters. More specifically, it’s usable square footage that’s important.hallway before.jpg For those of you who have large hallways that might feel awkward and wasted, it just makes sense to stage them with a purpose for buyers.

Show buyers a specific function for the maximum use of space to help them show YOU the money.

This uniquely large upper hallway between bedroom ...

Should I paint all my walls white for staging?

September 14th, 2016

When it comes to staging your home or condo for sale, you might be inclined to take the advice of “go neutral” to an extreme.Calgary Staging Dining Room You don’t have to paint everything white or beige to sell. In some cases, colour can help to create impact in a way that appeals to your potential buyer.

The purple walls in this Mission Calgary condo we provided a staging consultation for may push the “neutral” bound ...

Want a Quick Home Staging Tip to Help Your Listing Stand Out?

July 27th, 2016

As a certified staging professional in Calgary, I get asked for a lot of advice from home sellers. Calgary Bedding Vignette.jpgA popular question is, “What’s a quick home staging tip for how I can make my listing stand out in a neighbourhood where many of the houses look very similar?” Here’s one fast and inexpensive thing to do.

Paint your front door a colour that will add a spark of life.

This home in Panorama Hill ...

When it’s Time to Sell, Put a Property Staging Plan in Place

July 20th, 2016

When a home owner decides to sell, it’s unlikely that the decision is made and the sign is raised on the front lawn the next day.home Staging calgary There is a certain period of time required for preparation and to pull in all the professional resources required. For best results, I encourage sellers to have a staging plan in place.

As a Calgary home stager, I see time and again how investing a little extra ef ...

Why Stage Before You List?

February 24th, 2016

home Staging calgaryDo you find yourself wondering, “Why stage my home before I try to sell it?” My advice is to think of it in terms of dating or going for a new client meeting or job interview. In those scenarios, would you spend a little extra effort and money to present yourself at your best in order to make a positive first impression?

My guess is that you said YES. Well, same goes for your property.

As a ...

What’s the Difference between Decorating and Staging?

February 21st, 2016

Calgary Home Staging CompanyIf you’re going to be selling your home, you may be wondering what the difference is between decorating and staging. The short answer is, who it’s for.

When you are preparing your house or condo to sell, it’s critical that you think in terms of marketing. The purpose of marketing is to attract and connect with your ideal potential buyer in a way that draws them in, addresses their wants and ...

Staging Tips for Cat Lovers Preparing a Home to Sell

January 14th, 2016

IMG_4562.JPGDo you believe that a house isn’t a home without a cat? Well, the potential buyers who view your listing may or may not agree. Regardless, when you have a home to sell that is also home to cats, it’s in your best interest to minimize any sign of them. Staging can help.

I’m a professional home stager in Calgary with a deep love for kitties. I have my own fur clan and also happily cat sit for ...

How the Right Stager Can Help Minimize the Hassle of Moving?

October 29th, 2015

 15-11-04, 17th floor, 1110 - 11 St SW, MLS-2 - Copy.jpgLet’s face it. Moving can be extremely stressful. When you’re selling, working with a professional home stager who understands how to work with your lifestyle can help to minimize the inevitable hassle of moving.

 One of the benefits of the growing popularity of home staging is that there are a number of professionals to choose from. That said, it’s important to find the right fit for you ...