May 2017

Think Ikea, Think Scandi

By |2019-02-12T16:43:06+10:00May 30th, 2017|Home Staging General Interest|

I absolutely love Scandinavian interior design. It’s a home styling trend popular because of its simplicity, clean lines and innovative return from last century.  If you’re unfamiliar with Scandi style, fear not - just think Ikea. Once you get your head around the basics, you’ll be a pro at putting together amazing Scandi décor, especially if you’re preparing your home for a sale.   Scandinavian, ‘Scandi’ or nordic style dates back to the 1950s. Its pale colours, natural materials and lean, leggy furniture, sees it suit most home interiors. Better yet, scandi furniture is designed with a focus on function [...]

When Is The Best Time To Sell Your Home?

By |2019-02-12T16:43:06+10:00May 24th, 2017|DIY Home Staging, Selling Your Home|

Recently, I’ve attended several consults to help prepare a home to be listed for sale during spring. Credit to these homeowners, they are very prepared and giving themselves plenty of time to present their homes well. But I thought I would take the opportunity today to talk about why spring, with its’ flowers in bloom, green lawns and new foliage, isn’t necessarily the best or the worst time to sell. I would like to share with you, why there is no best time to sell your house, with each season bringing its own strengths.   Spring Let’s start with the [...]

The Most Important Room to Style When Selling Your Home

By |2019-02-12T16:43:06+10:00May 9th, 2017|DIY, Home Staging Tips|

When consulting for clients, I am often asked to quote on styling the rooms that are only necessary for a good sale. Generally this request is budget related and our partial style will include the living, dining and outdoor areas, as well as the master room only. It did get me thinking though, if I could convince every seller to style one area, regardless of whether it is a DIY or using a professional, what would it be? So today I thought I would share with you my thoughts on what's the most important room to style when selling your [...]

What To Do With Your Stuff While Your Home Is Styled For Sale

By |2019-02-12T16:43:07+10:00May 1st, 2017|Home Staging General Interest|

All good agents and stylists will tell you that for a successful sale, it is imperative to de-clutter your home. We often help home sellers sort through their belongings, prior to styling and every one of them are surprised at how much "stuff" they have. This is then followed up with, "what on Earth are we going to do with it all?" So, today I thought we could cover storage and sale options for those things that aren't needed while your home is staged for sale. TAKE THEM WITH YOU Storage Sheds Secure Storage facility Range of sizes - 1m [...]

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