2006-2012 Blog Archive: Marin County Design - Home Staging

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Update 2020: Austin-based full-service interior design firm with over 15 years' experience in Austin and northern California. Currently serving Austin, Texas, Travis and Williamson Counties. Influences: 20th-century architecture, sculptural furnishings and soulful art. For further information, please visit www.leslieolsoninteriors.com
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This historic home is quietly tucked away in the hills of Corte Madera, California -- though it's less than five minutes from charming downtown Larkspur. I was captivated from my first step into the light-filled living room, surrounded by original multi-paned windows and illuminated by skylights...
03/03/2011
  I've been going over photos from my recent staging projects, and this secluded Mill Valley oasis was a particularly fun home to stage (once you finally made it down the 49 stairs to get to the front door of this 3-story house!). A gentle waterfall from a seasonal spring added to the tranquil a...
02/24/2011
As I transition my business focus from Real Estate Staging to return to Interior Design (there is a difference in the two professions!), I've been going through photos from my recent staging projects here in Marin County, California. I'll be posting some of my favorite before and after photos fo...
02/18/2011
Skipping merrily through our local MLS listings I stumbled across this delightful MLS photo. While I can appreciate the personalized funky style of this house for sale, I stopped dead in my tracks at the dining room photo...     Apparently I wasn't the only one who stopped dead in their tracks.....
03/05/2009
      Special thank-you tulips for the AR community! As a relative newcomer to Northern California, it's important for me to present my staging business, Leslie Olson Interiors, to Realtors face-to-face. The good news is that Real Estate Staging is the rule more than the exception here, and Mari...
03/02/2009
Hmmm...there's something wrong with this picture... Hello ActiveRainers...it's your friendly neighborhood Luddite here, Leslie. If you'll recall yesterday I sent out a plea to the AR community to help me decide which FREE photo-enhancing software I should consider using to update my mediocre sta...
02/23/2009
Okay fellow ActiveRain members...I need your help! One thing that we can all agree on is the critical importance of high quality pictures for MLS photographs and Real Estate Staging portfolios. I am in no way, shape or form a good photographer. And I get easily overwhelmed with the multitude of ...
02/22/2009
  The New York Times is reporting a public outcry over the cancellation of popular home magazine, Domino. As I mentioned in my recent blog, Say It Ain't So...Are Home Shelter Magazines the New Dinosaurs?, Domino is one of several shelter magazines recently nixed because of shrinking ad dollars. I...
02/05/2009
This new construction craftsman-style home was built in a charming older neighborhood, replacing a house that was dilapidated beyond repair. The Realtor was in fact the person who had designed and built the house -- a two-year labor of love. He hired our firm, Leslie Olson Interiors to furnish a...
02/03/2009
To follow up on my most recent blog, "How Are Your Favorite Home Retailers Doing? Must-Read Articles," this New York Times' article, "The Meltdown in Home Furnishings" lists troubled home furnishings retailers who are struggling in this economy, as well as many much loved "shelter" magazines:  h...
02/01/2009
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