I’m just back from a mini-vacation in Chicago. Shopping and sightseeing with my daughter who is heading back to college. I hope we get to see each other on this last Mother’s Day before she turns 20— and it gets even harder to pretend she’s still my “little one.” Speaking of Mother’s Day, please watch… continue reading […]
Home Stager Celebrates 8th Year in Business
I’ve had an awesome few months with my teen who was living with me during her co-op work term. She heads back to college for the summer and I’ll be back to being an empty nester. I’ll miss having the pleasure of just hanging out and giggling or talking about life, careers or the latest… continue reading […]
Home Stager Flea Market Find Transforms Family Room
I love this time of year. All the For Sale signs springing up on front lawns, the phone ringing with lots of new staging, color consulting and redesign projects. I also just finished an interview on curb appeal with Consumer Reports’ ShopSmart Magazine. It’s tempting to take every opportunity that comes your way, especially when you’re… continue reading […]
Home Stager Creates Bidding War
Home Stager, I hope by now you’ve recovered from the holiday season. Last month I wrote that a tree crashed into my roof during an ice storm over Christmas. Winter drama continued in January’s “Polar Vortex” when my furnace died in -30 C degree weather, followed shortly thereafter by my oven. As my mother said,… continue reading […]
Home Staging Project Worth $40,000?
Happy New Year to everyone in the home staging community! It was a dramatic Christmas holiday after a tree crashed into my roof during an ice storm. Fortunately, it didn’t cave in because I was sleeping right under where it fell. I appreciated that the debris was cleared on New Year’s Eve day so I… continue reading […]
Does Home Staging Beat Design?
As this year comes to a close I’m realizing this marks the Staging Diva Training Program moving into the 10th year of offering solid business training for home stagers. I’m very proud to celebrate this anniversary with over 8,000 students in 22 countries. If you’re one of the more than 450 people who joined our… continue reading […]