I don't think anything makes me happier than getting a phone call or an email from someone who says, "I found you online. I need your help." That was the case with Tristyn. She and her husband were about to list their home and needed the assistance of an Atlanta home stager to help prepare it for the market. We scheduled an appointment. When I got to Tristyn's home I saw that it had great curb appeal. It was obvious that someone was … [Read more...]
What’s Redesign All About?
In addition to being an Atlanta color consultant, decorator and home stager, from time to time I get calls for redesign services, but I find that many people still do not understand the term. To define "redesign," it is essentially using what you already have in your home, but repositioning furnishings to give the space a fresh look. Theodore Roosevelt said, "Do what you can, where you are, with what you have." Was he our first redesigner? In … [Read more...]
Atlanta Home Staging “Must Do” List
Since the selling season is right around the corner, I'm getting lots of Atlanta home staging calls. As a result, I'd like to share with you the four main things you should do get your home "market ready." First, a fresh coat of paint is a necessity. If your walls are covered with dated wallpaper, get rid of it. If they are colorful, neutralize them. When thinking about what you need to do to your home, always think about what most people … [Read more...]
Atlanta Home Staging – The Enclave
Several months ago I was called on for an Atlanta home staging job in The Enclave. On my first trip down I saw the home was filled with furniture from three households. As the homeowners were in the process of moving, all I did initially was to perform a color consultation and tag furnishings I wanted them to leave behind thinking we might be able to use certain items for staging purposes. There was much work to be done once the homeowners … [Read more...]