February 2022

How to Style Homes Using Black Colour | Our 3 Favourite Interior Designs

By |2022-02-01T09:40:23+10:00February 1st, 2022|Colour Inspiration|

How to Style Homes Using Black Colour Many people tend to steer away from decorating their own homes with black in fear of creating an environment that is too drab and dull. We are here to show you that when you decorate with black, you can still make your interior explode with vibrancy! History of the Colour Black Charcoal was one of the first pigments used in art, making its first appearance on the walls of prehistoric caves. Over the centuries, the colour black has gained a bit of a bad rep. [...]

January 2022

8 Furniture Layout Rules for Home Staging

By |2022-01-18T12:00:05+10:00January 18th, 2022|Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips|

Within the world of real estate, home staging is becoming an ingrained part of the selling process. There are many benefits in getting your home staged for sale, but the main purpose is to make the property appear more desirable to potential buyers. --- Read “7 Benefits of Home Staging”. --- One way to make the home marketable is by smart placement of the furniture, with the intention to enhance the perception of space and light. Though this may seem like a difficult task, there are some basic guidelines that professional home stagers follow. In this article, we have [...]

How to Display Liquor in Homes for Sale

By |2022-01-14T14:44:15+10:00January 14th, 2022|Home Staging Tips|

Okay, just before we be-Gin (sorry about the lousy pun, it was a pour decision... ok I'll stop), let’s answer some questions about this topic that we are pretty sure you have. Why on earth is alcohol displayed in homes for sale? And most importantly… can I have some? One of the ideas behind the concept of home staging is to create an illusion of the dream lifestyle. People who walk through the open home need to be able to envision themselves living there, but not just to their regular [...]

December 2021

9 Ways Home-Staging Appeals to Buyers’ Emotions

By |2021-12-10T13:00:59+10:00December 10th, 2021|Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips|

Styling a home for sale is not just about ‘making it look pretty’, it is about helping the buyers form a strong emotional connection with the house.  There are many ways how home-staging influences people’s feelings, but we’ve narrowed it down to the main nine points. All of these could be developed into separate articles on their own, some of which we’ve already written about. Without any further ado, let’s jump straight into it! 1. First Impressions Count We’ve all heard the saying ‘you never get a second chance to make a first impression’. When it comes [...]

November 2021

Decorate Your Home with Pastel Colours | + 7 Different Styles for Inspo

By |2021-11-11T09:19:23+10:00November 11th, 2021|Colour Inspiration, Home Staging Tips, Uncategorized|

With spring in full bloom and summer just around the corner, it’s time to talk about the upcoming trends in home styling. Pantone unveiled its latest trend report for the Spring/Summer season, which is engulfed in cheerful pastels, and we’re here for it! The bright & light-hearted colours like popcorn, potpourri and orchid bloom are a few of the shades you can expect to see gracing the fashion world, as well as interiors. This delicate colour palette is the perfect way to inject a soft and fresh feel to your [...]

October 2021

Styling a Bed Like a Pro – 9 Easy Mix & Match Ideas

By |2021-10-28T13:53:58+10:00October 28th, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

Your bedroom is arguably the most influential room in your home. When you think about it, it’s the first and the last thing you see each day, able to impact and even change your mood. Wouldn’t you want to make sure your sanctuary looks and feels inspiring and dreamy? We’re talking fresh linen, scented candle, and comfy, beautifully styled bed. Achieving the luxe, magazine-worthy look is easier than you think. In fact, we are about to share some of our top industry secrets that have been safely tucked away in our Property Stylists’ manuals… until now! --- PS: Don’t [...]

5 Handy Tools for Property Stylists Under $20

By |2021-10-08T16:53:51+10:00October 8th, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

Being a Property Stylist is not an easy gig. Some of you might think ‘what could possibly be so hard about arranging decorations?’ Well, strap in, because I’m about to blow your mind. Styling properties is incredibly physically demanding work, involving lots of lifting & carrying furniture, changing bed sheets, walking up & down the stairs, hanging heavy artwork, and even steaming beds (which is especially strenuous in Brisbane summer!). Fortunately, there are five tools that make our Stylists’ lives easier, and the best thing is they are all under $20 and small enough to [...]

September 2021

3 Easy Steps to Decorate Your Console Table

By |2021-09-22T10:38:01+10:00September 22nd, 2021|Styling Furniture|

We LOVE styling our clients’ homes with buffets, sideboards, and console tables! They are one of the most versatile pieces of furniture, suitable for all kinds of different rooms and purposes. And the best thing? They are not just aesthetically pleasing, but also functional. Win-Win! --- Despite their multifunctionality (or maybe because of?), we’ve seen lots of people struggle with how to decorate their sideboards. But don’t worry, we are here to show you a simple way to style your buffet in just 3 easy steps. But first, let’s go back to the basics. Where to Position [...]

How to Style With Green | Our 4 Favourite Interior Designs

By |2021-09-16T10:36:23+10:00September 16th, 2021|Colour Inspiration|

How to Style With Green In the world of colour psychology, green plays well with everyone, which makes it one of the “safest” colours to use in interior design and home staging. Being one of the most dominant colours in nature, green has proven to have positive impact on our thinking and health (source).  With hundreds of different hues, green can evoke powerful emotions ranging from freshness, hope and health, associated with the lighter shades, all the way to growth, stability, and prosperity in the darker greens. Green in Interior Design Believe it or not, green [...]

7 Things to Remove from Your Home Before Selling it

By |2021-10-07T12:43:12+10:00September 3rd, 2021|Home Staging Tips|

7 Things to Remove From Your Home Before Selling It Preparing your home for the market can be quite challenging. If you want your potential buyers to fall in love with your home, you need to objectively evaluate your house room by room and get rid of any potential turn-offs. As professional Home-Stagers, the topic of ‘what goes and what stays’ is something we discuss with our clients at the time of the consultation. Having had several hundred of these conversations, we’ve identified seven of the most common items in your household that are better off put away, [...]

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