Comfort versus Style

Comfort versus Style

I get this question a lot: Do you know where I can get a comfortable chair or couch that is stylish?   In an ideal world you shouldn’t have to sacrifice one to have the other. In reality it is hard to find both. In the world of staging, I quote the great Billy Crystal...
The business of staging

The business of staging

My clients and I get so excited by the fun pretty design aspect of staging that we don’t talk enough about the business behind the design.  The business aspect is really important for people who are interested in staging to understand.  Why? you may ask.  As...
The art of the putz

The art of the putz

One of my favorite things to do is, what my husband calls, “putz”  Putzing is the act of floating around one’s home with good music wafting throughout the space, I like Etta James or Amy Winehouse whilst doing small seemingly insignificant tasks. I...
How to design a homeschool space

How to design a homeschool space

Ok moms and dads, time for real talk. Your kids aren’t going back to school until at least May 15th. You’ve had a couple of weeks now to adjust to life with e-learning. It’s possible that you’ve run out of Pinterest science experiments already and if you bake one more...
Living room vs. family room

Living room vs. family room

Living rooms and family rooms – is there a difference? or is it just a potato- potahto kind of situation? In my expert opinion, there are a few key differences. FUNCTION When staging a home that features these two room types, I base my staging on how I want each...