If you’re struggling with the idea of building your own home staging portfolio, try this quick weekend project. It can be done in your own home or at a friend’s or neighbor’s. Perhaps you’d even like to tackle this as a holiday gift for a family member?
Find a bathroom that is structurally sound but really ugly, or just plain drab and boring. Like this one for example:
Jazz it up with a fresh coat of paint, new cabinet hardware and towel bars.
Put in an attractive shower curtain with coordinating fluffy towels, a piece of art or a flower in a vase.
Presto! You have a bathroom transformation in a single weekend. Plus a great before and after shot for your home staging or interior redesign portfolio.
Here’s what I did with the above bathroom:
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If you’re serious about getting business, you need photos that will convince a potential client they need you. Not ones that will have them thinking “Oh, she cleared the clutter, I can do that myself.”
When things quiet down between Christmas and New Years it’s a great time to get your portfolio into shape for 2010. The Staging Diva Ultimate Portfolio Guide will teach you what you need to know to win clients through your photos and how you describe your services.