August 2022

How To Style A House With Different Coloured Walls | Think Outside the Fox Ep. 7

By |2022-09-01T15:56:26+10:00August 26th, 2022|Colour Inspiration, DIY, DIY Home Staging, Home Improvements, Home Make Over, Home Staging Tips, Think Outside The Fox|

Blog Series ‘Think Outside The Fox’ | Episode 7 When staging homes for sale, sometimes we’re greeted with the colours of the rainbow when we walk through the front door. One wall might be pink, another yellow and another green. These coloured walls give a home a unique personality, a talking point if you will. It can make a house stand out from others because it’s bold and different. But, coloured walls present a challenge when it comes to adding in furniture and decor, and without engaging the help of professionals this can be a daunting process. This is [...]

June 2021

How do we Transport Fragile Decorations | Think Outside the Fox Ep. 6

By |2021-06-01T17:17:00+10:00June 1st, 2021|Think Outside The Fox|

Every day we get lots of messages on Facebook and Instagram, but there is one that keeps coming up more frequently than others. “Hey Foxy, how do you transport …. [fill in the blank]?” Lamps, lamp shades, fragile items, palm trees, plants, etc. … We’ve decided to write a quick and easy-to-read article to answer this question once and for all. Hopefully, it helps other Stylists who are looking for a safe way to transport their decorations. --- In our business, we use two types of vehicles for delivering our stock to the property we are styling. Truck Stylist’s [...]

April 2021

5 Tips on How to Style Long & Narrow Rooms | Think Outside the Fox Ep. 5

By |2021-04-08T08:14:08+10:00April 8th, 2021|Home Staging Tips, Think Outside The Fox|

Not quite a bedroom, not quite a living space… what can you do with these long & narrow areas? Commonly found in traditional Queenslanders, these rooms are usually closed-off verandas renovated by previous owners, who wanted to create some extra space in their home. Real Estate Agents classify them as sunrooms, thoroughfares, or our favourite – multipurpose rooms! Which purpose exactly… is not quite clear. But that’s okay, you’ve got us and we’re here to help you think outside the box fox and show you how to best utilise these tricky layouts! When we style a home for [...]

February 2021

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. [...]

December 2020

How to Style with Bold-Coloured Walls

By |2021-01-06T09:51:27+10:00December 3rd, 2020|Home Staging Tips, Think Outside The Fox|

Blog Series ‘Think Outside The Fox’ | Episode 3 Feature walls make for an exciting design element in any room. Bold colour choices can add a splash of personality to your home and really liven up the space. But when it’s time to sell your house, feature walls can become a disadvantage. In most instances, your real estate agent would recommend repainting the wall(s) into a more neutral colour to attract the highest number of potential buyers. Of course, this is not always a feasible option. Things like your budget or not worthy ROI (Return on Investment) can often [...]

November 2020

How to Style Rooms with Wallpaper

By |2021-01-06T09:58:35+10:00November 12th, 2020|Home Staging Tips, Think Outside The Fox|

Blog Series 'Think Outside The Fox' | Episode 2 Wallpapers have been around for hundreds of years and quite frankly… we don’t see them going away anytime soon. They are perfect for adding that little extra pop of personality to your rooms. Although they look beautiful in your own home, when it comes to selling your house, wallpapers may cause some issues. The potential buyers may not necessarily share the same taste in style, which could deter them from buying. "One thing we do not recommend is leaving the room with wallpaper vacant." - Phoebe Shorter | Chief [...]

How to Style a Room with Brick Walls

By |2021-04-08T08:30:44+10:00November 6th, 2020|Think Outside The Fox|

Introducing BRAND NEW Blog Series - Think Outside The Fox! We have been getting lots of messages from other Home Stagers & Property Stylists, asking for help with "tricky" styling situations. When the same questions started to come up more and more often, we got an idea. A few weeks later, Think Outside The Fox was born! We're starting this blog series in hope to help as many fellow industry colleagues, as possible. Episode 1: How to Style a Room with Brick Walls "Hey guys! I've agreed to stage a house (sight unseen), only to realise there is not [...]

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