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Best of 2017 Home Staging and Decorating Tips

Well, we’ve reached the end of another year — 2018 is upon us and before the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve I’m taking this week to reflect on life to review our successes, failures and where we can improve. I take pride in producing valuable content for a homeowner — no matter if they’re selling or dwelling to help make the home staging and decorating a bit easier for you to create a space that feels at home. 

We’ve been teaching home sellers how to embrace home staging since 2009, so it seems fitting that we first share our top six blog posts on the subject matter. If you plan on selling in 2018 — these are a  must read.

Home Staging Tips

These posts have been derived from your questions or problems when it comes to staging a home. From how to hire a home stager to creating a vignette to the best photo tips to attract homebuyers here are some of our best home staging tips and some organizing tips too!

Advice: Hiring a Home Stager

Insider Secrets to Stage a Bathroom for Under $1000

7 Basic Decor Elements That Complete a Vignette

5 Items to Organize Now to Handle Clutter When Selling (or Not!)

Attract Buyers with Photo Tips

Paying Attention to the Right Details When Selling

If you’re looking for more home staging help or plan on selling a home soon, why not get a head start by prepping the property for sale with our NEW online video course, called The Stage 2 Sell Strategy. It’s an online on-demand video course that teaches you how to stage a home and where to focus first. While this is a self-paced course, we’re here to hold your hand online to motivate you, hold you accountable and answer your questions. Click the image below to learn more.


To see more how-tos, tips, tricks on our home staging and decorating ideas than you should subscribe to our YouTube channel, there you’ll be able to see first hand how we organize, clean, decorate and entertain in our home. You can see a recap of 2017: Our Best Year Ever by clicking on the image below.

Home Decorating Tips

Another favorite topic on this blog is sharing the latest trends in home decorating. Color was a popular question among readers, who wanted to not only know the colors in my home, but what are my top picks when it comes to selecting a neutral color. But, the tops posts are not all about color, learn how to conceal wires around the home, ways to dress up your walls with decor and how to refresh a space. Of course, if you’re one of the lucky ones that have a Florida Room ( I can only dream, it’s freezing here) than we have some amazing ideas to decorate this unique room — you can also shop the look. 

Decorating with Color: My Home Color Schemes

Neutral Paint Colors | Choose Color & Sheen for Walls

5 Essential Ways to Conceal Wires at Home

Top 5 Wall Decorations That Will Amaze You Upon First Glance

7 Home Decor Trends Refresh Your Space

3 Not So Ordinary Ways to Decorate a Florida Room [Shop the Look]

Looking to start fresh in the new year? Than start by surrounding yourself with a home you love– grab our NEW Home Planner. Make It Home:The Ultimate Property Project Planner is available for pre-order. This is the only planner that allows you strategize, design and maintain your property while accomplishing daily life tasks that will help build habits and keep your home aligned with your lifestyle. Grab Your Copy Here.

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If you have any staging or decorating dilemmas, I WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Please comment below and I’ll be sure to continue to share my expertise. I want to give a special thanks to all those who read our blog regularly, watch our videos on Facebook, Youtube and follow us along this journey– thanks for your support from the bottom of my heart…and please come back again, tell your friends and spread the word. One of my New Year’s goals is to grow our presence and community and it all starts with you!

Happy New Year,