August 2022

How To Prepare For Spring – The Busiest Time Of Year For A Home Staging Company

By |2022-08-18T08:32:49+10:00August 9th, 2022|Behind The Scenes, Business of Staging, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Life in Real Estate, The Real Estate Life|

The days are about to start getting longer and the weather warmer which can only mean one thing… spring is just around the corner and we are about to get busy (or should I say busier!). As the sun shines a little brighter, the grass gets a little greener and the flowers start to bloom, people will soon be more inclined to get out and about - the ideal situation for those wanting to sell their home because, as Phoebe puts it, “everything is shinier in spring”! This increased interest homeowners show in selling their home as the weather [...]

The Importance Of Incorporating A TV When Staging A Home

By |2022-08-07T11:45:59+10:00August 7th, 2022|Behind The Scenes, DIY, DIY Home Staging, Home Make Over, Home Staging General Interest, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home, Styling Furniture|

When it comes to staging a home for sale, there are many design and styling rules that companies follow to ensure that when the house hits the market it reaches the right target audience, increases the number of potential buyers, and highlights the home’s best features while detracting from the less desirable attributes. From the selection and placement of furniture and artwork to the addition of accessories, there are many things to consider and incorporate when staging a home. While there are multiple furniture and decor pieces that all home staging companies use, there are also a few items [...]

July 2022

Foxy Stylist Spotlight | Meet Silvana

By |2022-08-02T17:30:44+10:00July 26th, 2022|Behind The Scenes, Home Staging General Interest, Life in Real Estate|

Meet Silvana! If you’ve been keeping up with our Stylist Spotlight blogs you’ll have already met most of our super stylists here at Foxy, but now it’s time to say g’day to our smiley Silvana, or Sil as we like to call her! Sil has been with us for quite a few months now and is a happy, bubbly, ball of energy! As someone who is always laughing and so happy to help others, she’s a joy to be around, as you’ll see from all the laughing we experienced throughout our conversation!  When she [...]

October 2021

Interior Design vs Home-Staging| Same or Different?

By |2021-10-06T13:53:58+10:00October 6th, 2021|Home Staging General Interest|

Interior Design vs Home-Staging Interior Design and Home-Staging share a similar school of thought, but they are not the same. There are a few overlapping principles based on enhancing the look of your home, but the execution of each differs. --- As professional Home-Stagers, we often get asked “Can you style my home to live in?”. Don’t get us wrong, it is an incredibly flattering request to receive (meaning the client must have loved our styling). Unfortunately, the styling principles are so different that we must politely decline and educate the client about the four main differences between [...]

March 2021

How to Style Homes Using Monochrome Colour Palette

By |2021-05-12T13:45:29+10:00March 12th, 2021|Colour Inspiration, Home Staging Tips|

When it comes to staging homes for sale, the first choice our Stylists have to make is decide which theme, style and colour palette are they bringing into the house. This can be a tough decision, as there are numerous different factors they must take into consideration - like buyers’ demographics, architecture of the house, what stock is available, and the list goes on. (Full article on ‘How to choose the right style’ HERE). Sometimes, there is a simple solution to bypass the lengthy, colour-matching process…. choosing the Monochrome Style! What is Monochrome? The term monochrome colour [...]

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 [...]

October 2020

How to Style Your Home for Sale: Choosing the Right Style

By |2020-10-27T08:10:24+10:00October 26th, 2020|Behind The Scenes, Business of Staging, Home Staging Tips, Selling Your Home|

How Do You Determine Which Style to Choose? This is a great question and one we get quite often. Let's dig in. For Home Stagers - getting the style right is of paramount importance. It can mean the difference between someone selling their house or not.  After all, these people entrusted us with their livelihoods, which is a responsibility we don’t take lightly. That’s why we always exercise a fair amount of due diligence and look at each property individually. Every house is unique, and everyone’s situation is different, which means there is no simple answer. But we can [...]