“Spring has passed. Summer is gone. And the song I meant to sing remains unsung. For I have spent my days stringing and restringing my instrument.” ~ Rabindranath Tingore The days are getting shorter, and the temperatures are dropping. As the leaves start to turn, and I get closer to turning 56 this month, I’m incredibly… continue reading […]
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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 […]
Spring Home Staging Season is Here!
The spring home staging season is in full swing and my phone is ringing daily with new staging, color consultation and redesign projects. A recent home staging client’s agent wanted her to put in all new furniture but I knew the cottage-vibe would appeal to local buyers. She took my advice and we used what… continue reading […]
Celebrate Your "Stages of Success" and Win $25!
We encourage you to “brag” about your success as a home stager on The Staging Diva Facebook Wall. We hope you’ll give our supportive community a chance to help celebrate your “Stages of Success!” As long as you’re a subscriber to this blog, Staging Diva Dispatch, you have a chance to win $25 in any… continue reading […]
Backstage with Staging Diva in April 2011
Even though I’ve been a professional home stager since 2002 and have trained thousands of Staging Diva Graduates, I’m still continually inspired by how much I can change the energy and look of a room simply by editing and rearranging what’s already there. Working on resale homes is a more creative process than I would… continue reading […]
WOW Moments as a Home Stager
While listening to a recent talk by author Neil Pasricha, I started thinking about all the things I love about being a home stager— the moments that make me say “Wow!” I’ve included some of my own WOW Moments here: Re-rolling that final bath towel beside the Jacuzzi to complete a stack of 3 and… continue reading […]