February 2021

How to Style Shelves | 5 Tips for the Perfect Home Staging Result

By |2021-02-26T12:45:20+10:00February 26th, 2021|DIY, Home Staging Tips|

Maybe I’m just curious, maybe it’s the booklover in me – but I absolutely LOVE looking at all the various items people display on their bookshelves. In a way I see it as a summary of their life’s journey so far… all the books they have read, random beautiful things they’ve picked up over the years, photographic memories, trophies, etc. As years go by, the shelf reflects a charming accumulation of keepsakes, until it’s time to sell the house. In pursuit of trying to make it look presentable to the market, people realise that their shelves look nothing like [...]

What Is the Big Secret? | Mystery of the Home Staging Industry

By |2021-02-24T12:43:30+10:00February 24th, 2021|Business of Staging|

Hello Foxy Readers, Eva here. I have recently sat down with Phoebe & Jake to discuss the rise of the Home Staging industry in Australia and how we navigated through the ups and downs over the last few years. As the conversation developed, I noticed one specific topic that kept coming up and, quite frankly, I think it’s time we address this potentially controversial subject first and foremost. A quick note from me before you continue reading: I wanted to keep this blog post as real & genuine as possible, which is why I’ve kept it in an interview [...]

5 Tips for Styling a Duplex

By |2021-02-19T14:10:42+10:00February 19th, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

5 Tips for Styling a Duplex What is a duplex? A duplex is a building containing two homes that share a common central wall. These homes are two entirely separate entities with their own entrances. --- In our experience, duplexes tend to attract attention of various buyers with diverse backgrounds. Investors want to take advantage of the double rental income generated from one asset, first-home buyers like them for the attractive price (which is much lower than the price of a detached house) and families appreciate the opportunity to create a separate living space for other family members, who [...]

Delegation – How to Grow a Business

By |2021-02-12T11:24:35+10:00February 12th, 2021|Business of Staging|

Delegation | How to Grow a Business Hello Foxy Readers, Phoebe here! I have been pondering addressing this topic for a while. This uncomfortable and confronting topic, that is called Delegation. In a different industry, this might be a straightforward task, but as a business owner it comes with its own set of worries - loss of control, change in product outcome, increased time to complete task – more grey hair for me! --- I want to address our initial hesitation, how I have personally overcome the uncertainty and learned to delegate successfully, allowing our business to evolve. --- [...]

How to Hang Artwork | Think Outside the Fox Episode 4

By |2021-02-11T12:35:15+10:00February 11th, 2021|Home Staging Tips, Think Outside The Fox, Uncategorized|

How to Hang Artwork Art is one of the most powerful decorating tools. It provides an instant colour palette, sets the mood and tone of the room and brings depth, dimension, and texture. In our industry of staging homes for sale, artwork can be a huge influence on the value of the property. High-end, good quality framed art will be automatically associated with luxurious, high-end homes, raising the perceived worth of the house. --- “But I don’t want any holes in my walls…” … is one of the most common reservations of our clients. And we get it. [...]

5 Styling Rules for Towels

By |2021-02-08T09:44:54+10:00February 8th, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

When it comes to staging homes for sale, bathroom towels may seem like a nonessential, easily overlooked decoration. After all, it is only the home’s architecture, fixtures and fittings that get looked at, right? Wrong. We’ve said it a thousand times and we’ll say it a thousand more. Home Staging is about creating the appearance of the buyers’ perfect lifestyle. This can only be achieved by appealing to their senses and decorating with items that pull on their heart strings. So what roles do towels play in this strategy, exactly? Who doesn’t love coming out [...]