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With so many new construction homes on the market in our area, staging has become a necessity,not an option. The below pictures illustrate the power of proper staging and preparation. For more information on the benefits of staging please call Stage and Sell by Stacy at 601-329-4701.
In the early 1900's shopkeepers discovered the benefits of attractively arranging their merchandise. Thus, the concept of Visual Merchandising was born. Visual Merchandising has generally been associated with the retail sector. A marketing tool, visual merchandising is the art of creating ...
Today I had a consult with an absolutely charming client. This re-decorate project is a challenge I am looking forward to. I am working with a brick fireplace that takes up an entire wall. The mantle is coming down and will be replaced with an old mantle I found in an antique store. Painting ...
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. A time for family, visiting and eating!!!!! As the air turns crisp and the leaves turn to beautiful yellows, oranges and greens, I am filled with anticipation... It is time to make plans and this year my family is traveling to New England for the Than...
This week was a shopping and organizing week.. I have several projects beginning next week and I was looking for harvest decorations. A local floral and craft store had some absolutely beautiful floral arrangements and harvest wreaths.. with some absolutely outrageous prices..... What to d...
I had a table in my personal inventory and needed chairs...... These were in my storage room and I had forgotten about them....$8 in spray paint, $5 in clearance fabric and I have new chairs....Stacy
Hello Everyone,I am loving Active Rain and learn something new everyday. Question of the day: What does it mean when you receive a "contact message" from someone on Active Rain?Thanks so much,Stacy
So, I was watching HGTV this past winter and decided to make a career change... I'll be a Home Stager. How does one become a stager? Easy,, google home staging. Need I say more... I took a course, came up with a busines name, built a website, ordered business cards, applied for a business li...
I am beginning to see a correlation between being a parent and staging a house. As a mother of 2 children, I love them both equally. However, my children do not require the same amount of attention each day. Some days, my daughter, (Abby age 9 the Drama Queen) needs a crisis resolved. The nex...
I am staging several new construction homes in the same new neighborhood. They have similar floor plans and neutral colors. The problem: the mantles over the fireplace have a built in spot for the television. How would you handle the space? Do I ignore it and stage around it? If I put a p...