Before I became a home stager and started my home staging business I moved often. I mean crazy often. As soon as my house was decorated beautifully, I’d be hungry for a new decorating project. That’s how I kind of fell into house flipping for awhile. The “worst” year (as my mother who never moves would… continue reading […]
Do You Have Home Staging Talent?
I’ve just come in from shoveling 8 inches of snow. The sky is a brilliant shade of blue and the sun is bouncing off all the white. There is no wind, it’s glorious. And I’ve done my workout for the day. Quite a contrast from my week in San Diego. I was at a 4-day… continue reading […]
Home Stagers, Stop Worrying So Much
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – e.e. cummings Taking on new creative challenges continues to be one of my goals because I find they all feed each other. Last February, I was gearing up for my first Stand Up Comedy performance. Truly terrifying and exhilarating. For the last few… continue reading […]
Here’s Proof Home Staging Works
My best 56th birthday present to myself was taking a big stretched canvas out of the basement. Digging out my old acrylic paints and diving in. It was a moment of what Elizabeth Gilbert would call “big magic.” You see, I’ve had this canvas for 13 years. Afraid I didn’t know how to paint anymore. Unwrapping… continue reading […]
Home Staging Business and Creativity
I discovered that getting involved in different creative adventures helps my home staging and business writing. I guess it’s like exercising a creative “muscle” in new ways. Just like a personal trainer will keep changing up your exercise routine for maximum results, different creative projects keep us fresh. This summer, I’ve been writing new jokes and performing… continue reading […]
Home Staging More Profitable than Textile Design?
“Most people wait for clarity before taking action, but clarity actually comes once you begin to take action.” – Jeff Goins I used to hand paint floorcloths and other home accessories and always wondered how an artist could get their pattern designs onto home furnishings. So I decided to find out. I’m just back from… continue reading […]