Omaha's Premier Home Stager Tori Lynn Ross's Blog

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Home Stager - Prudential Ambassador / Ross Designs, LLC
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Hello, everyone! It's hard for me admit this, but I am stumped!  I am hoping the wise and creative Stagers out there can give me some sound advice. I have a client with a typical 70's kitchen - dark cabinets, offwhite laminate countertops, offwhite tile flooring, offwhite appliances, offwhite pai...
05/12/2008
Before beginning my Home Staging/Redesign business, I was a successful sales person in the office equipment industry.  A sales manager that I highly regarded who had decades of experience in the industry taught me one very important lesson during a slight sales slump. I was bemoaning that fact th...
05/11/2008
Before beginning my Home Staging/Redesign business, I was a successful sales person in the office equipment industry.  A sales manager that I highly regarded who had decades of experience in the industry taught me one very important lesson during a slight sales slump. I was bemoaning that fact th...
05/11/2008
Even before I recruited my first Home Staging client I signed up for a hefty personal liability policy.  I am admittedly ever-so-slightly accident prone despite my best efforts and let's face it, our litigious society is not one to mess with. For less than $700/year I have a policy that covers me...
05/11/2008
Here is what I tell my clients (or do for them) - when working with display shelves, use the rule of 1/3's. A third books, a third accessories (not personal photos if you are selling!), and a third SPACE.  Here are a few examples (these were all vacant houses, so it is my inventory in the photos):
05/06/2008
Sometimes when decorating or Staging a house with large walls or fireplace facades, a large wreath is just the right touch - nice to introduce a round shape of wall decor every once in awhile. One way to really add bulk and interest is to attach a silk floral bouquet to rest in the center of the ...
05/06/2008
Okay, for you Stagers out there that purchase your own furniture inventory, I have a great set for you!Check out the photos of this two piece sofa set; it can be set up as a sectional or two contemporary, stand alone sofas.  The colors are definitely neutral and can be accessorized with different...
05/06/2008
I realize by posting this blog I will incense several of my fellow Home Stagers, but I have a definite opinion on the issue and must speak out - I am against area rugs over wall-to-wall carpeting!Area rugs are great for LIVING in a home; they can define a space, establish a sitting area, add more...
05/04/2008
We all have many different types and colors of towels in our Staging inventory.  Over time my sets have either lost one, been misplaced, or part of the set has just needed to retire.  What to do with those leftover towels?Roll 'em up and make a spa basket!  A great accessory in a bathroom, especi...
05/04/2008
This Saturday's "Real Estate Reality Hour" will focus on Staging, remodelling and updating tips for homeowners. Important information will be discussed for owners selling their home this year or several years down the road (after all, every home gets sold eventually!). Topics will include lightin...
05/01/2008
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