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July 2021

3 Home Staging Illusions

By |2021-07-23T11:40:43+10:00July 23rd, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

The goal of home-staging is to make the house marketable (able to be sold quickly and for a good price). This entails presenting the home in the best possible way to attract the highest number of prospective buyers. Some of the homes we get to stage are already in a picture-perfect condition. All we need to do is add a few finishing touches, bring in some knick-knacks and artwork and it’s good to go! Other homes need a bit more TLC. In these instances, we harness the power of optical illusions. “There is no truth. There is [...]

Foxy at Home | Contemporary Style | 101/30 Festival Pl, Newstead

By |2021-07-15T15:47:05+10:00July 15th, 2021|Foxy at Home|

What is Foxy at Home? Foxy at Home is our new blog series, showing our readers how to easily recreate their favourite looks at home. Taking you behind the scenes and sharing our furniture suppliers and retailers, we keep no secrets when it comes to helping you fall in love with your home again! 101/30 Festival Place, Newstead This modern 1-bedroom apartment was a joy to style! Located in the heart of Gaswork precinct, just a stone-throw away from the Brisbane River – an absolute dream for anyone looking to enjoy everything that Newstead has to offer. [...]

Working ON vs. IN Your Home-Staging Business + 5 Tips for Finding the Right Balance

By |2021-07-15T11:47:11+10:00July 15th, 2021|Business of Staging|

One of the most difficult battles we encounter as entrepreneurs is striking the right balance between ‘working ON the business’ and ‘working IN the business’. Growth of the company should always be the primary focus, however, without cash flow from everyday operations, the company can never hope to grow. Mastering this balancing act requires tremendous amounts of focus, strong self-discipline, and unwavering patience. What is the ideal ratio? Finding the right ratio of how much time should you spend working ON vs IN your business is subjective and the answer will be different for everyone. Defining the [...]

Foxy at Home | Evergreen Style | 20 Hibiscus Av, Redcliffe

By |2021-07-09T16:01:10+10:00July 9th, 2021|Foxy at Home|

What is Foxy at Home? Foxy at Home is our new blog series, showing our readers how to easily recreate their favourite looks at home. Taking you behind the scenes and sharing our furniture suppliers and retailers, we keep no secrets when it comes to helping you fall in love with your home again! 20 Hibiscus Avenue, Redcliffe Story Behind the Sale This was a newly renovated 3-bedroom home in Redcliffe (a coastal suburb in the Moreton Bay region north-east of Brisbane). The owner told us that she has been considering going ahead with [...]

15 Styling Ideas for the Awkward Empty Spaces in Your Home

By |2021-07-07T17:32:08+10:00July 7th, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

Whether your home is small or large, new or old, the awkward empty spaces can be found everywhere. You know exactly what we’re talking about - that one empty corner in the room, the odd-shaped nook, or even the bare space underneath the stairs. Not sure what to do with these spots? Don’t worry, you are not the only one. As Home Stagers, we face this challenge every day. Sometimes, we don’t even get to see the house before we style it, which means our selections of furniture & [...]

Styling Kids Bedrooms for Sale – Tips from Home-Staging Experts

By |2021-07-01T18:45:28+10:00July 1st, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

If you are about to put your house on the market, don’t underestimate the power of a beautifully styled kids’ bedroom. While the kitchen, living and master bed are all important areas to focus on, kids’ bedrooms have a special place in people’s hearts, exuding that warm & homely feel. Home buyers with children pay extra attention to these rooms, knowing it could be their child’s everyday environment. They will spend much of their time there playing, studying, relaxing, and growing up – until they become teenagers and turn the room into a mysterious, who-knows-what-is-going-on-there cave. Whatever you do [...]

June 2021

DIY Home Staging in 7 Steps

By |2021-06-30T17:02:31+10:00June 30th, 2021|DIY Home Staging|

When you’re putting your house on the market, a great presentation is the key to boosting your home’s value. The question whether home-staging actually works is almost irrelevant these days, with cities like Sydney and Melbourne making professional home-staging an ingrained, non-negotiable part of the selling process. Why should you stage your home? When making a significant decision such as purchasing a house, people tend to think they are acting from a logical standpoint. Truth is, they often don’t. They buy emotionally, whether they like to admit it or not. Staging helps buyers form that necessary emotional connection by [...]

Foxy at Home | Queenslander Style | 29 Killarney St, Yeronga

By |2021-06-29T16:04:42+10:00June 29th, 2021|Foxy at Home|

What is Foxy at Home? Foxy at Home is our new blog series, showing our readers how to easily recreate their favourite looks at home. Taking you behind the scenes and sharing our furniture suppliers and retailers, we keep no secrets when it comes to helping you fall in love with your home again! 29 Killarney Street, Yeronga The house was a charming, older Queenslander in an inner-city suburb of Brisbane. High ceilings, white walls, and beautiful timber floors provided us with the perfect blank canvas. Story Behind the Sale The sale [...]

7 Earthy Colour Palette Ideas for Your Home

By |2021-06-28T16:10:33+10:00June 28th, 2021|Colour Inspiration, Home Staging Tips|

What Are Earthy Colours? As the name may suggest, earth tones are subdued hues of colours inspired by nature. Dull and muted colour palette including rust, muddy brown, moss green, taupe and ivory, all fall into the earth tone category. Their natural tones and dim hues bring warmth into every room, creating a sense of calmness, stability, and relaxation. This warm & positive energy in combination with the timeless look is what makes earthy tones one of our favourite colour palettes for styling homes for sale. Our Favourite Earthy Colours Why Are Earthy Colours “In”? [...]

Impact of Small Styling Adjustments | + Before & After Photos

By |2021-06-28T09:50:59+10:00June 28th, 2021|Home Improvements|

Preparing a property for sale does not always have to entail a complete revamp of the interior. Sometimes, all that is required is just a few small adjustments to elevate the property where it needs to be for a successful sale. There are some Stylists who would insist on a total re-style, every time. But this is not always necessary. Any experienced Home Stager would look at these two factors first before styling a partially furnished property, both of which should be openly discussed at the time of the consultation. ROI Client’s current furniture Return on Investment [...]

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