April 23, 2020

Right around mid-March, it seems like everything just sort of ...stopped. Suddenly school was closed. Trips were cancelled. Stores and restaurants eventually shut their doors, and most everyone was just home. 

Fear of contracting a potentially deadly virus aside, the ha...

March 26, 2020

This is quite a remarkable time. I think we are all truly dealing with it on different levels and in different ways. Some days are good and some, well...they really suck. Just to keep it on a lighter note, (and to keep us busy) we will keep bringing you home decor idea...

March 13, 2020

If you need help to get your home’s interior ready for sale, look no further than Olive + Opal, but when it comes to the home’s exterior, well, let’s just say it’s probably better to turn to a landscaping expert.  And with Spring right around the corner, that’s exactly...

March 12, 2020

It's no secret that we use console tables and cabinets in our home staging projects A LOT. However, one piece of furniture that is great for your home decor, but we don't use a lot for staging- is a tall glass curio cabinet. It's awesome for displaying a collection, bo...

March 10, 2020

Why would I spend even MORE money to sell my home? Is it worth it? I don't think it will help sell my home any faster....or for more money.....

We hear these kinds of questions and comments all the time when communicating with potential new clients about staging their h...

March 2, 2020

It's no secret that I love coffee table books.  At Christmas time, the women in my family exchange coffee table books instead of presents.  I have stacks everywhere in my house - as I type this I can see 4 separate stacks!  Coffee table books, and books in general, are...

February 27, 2020

We were thrilled with the responses and feedback from our January: Ask an Agent post.  We work with the best of the best in St. Louis and we were so excited to get different perspectives.  The winter months in St. Louis are brutal but we've seen that the cold has not s...

February 27, 2020

It's all happening: we're moving! We found an adorable brick bungalow in U. City, set to close in a few weeks. Fingers crossed everything works out!!

photo courtesy of Shutterstock

In the mean time, we can now start prepping our home for sale. We're honestly in pretty g...

February 26, 2020

Chandeliers can make such a statement in your home - so long as they do not say, "wow, I'm outdated!"  We love the look of a chandelier throughout the home and oftentimes during our staging consultations, we will recommend that a homeowner swap out an existing chandeli...

February 18, 2020

One concept that seriously almost killed me: Baby-proofing.

You finally have the cash to buy your first grown-up home and you design the space of your dreams. Bring on the white upholstered chairs, and glass table, and decorative gold accessories.

Then you have a kid, an...

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Our business is home staging, but we get to wear many hats in our work and personal lives.  We are boss babes, moms, and home decor enthusiasts.  On this blog you'll get to read a little bit about all of the above! 

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Home staging and styling for the St. Louis area. Serving Kirkwood, Webster Groves, Warson Woods, Glendale, Ladue, Des Peres, Olivette, Sunset Hills, Clayton, University City, Central West End, South City, Lafayette Square, & Soulard.