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 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...

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!!

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

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...

February 11, 2020

I pride myself in having a relatively green thumb: I have kept our 15 houseplants alive and well for the last 3 years. I've propagated our fiddle leaf fig. I've misted and pruned like no one's business. But I have killed no less than 5 orchids. These finicky little suc...

February 4, 2020

We get messages and emails with this question all the time: "I'm really interested in starting my own Home Staging company, but how do I even get started?"

As three women from professional backgrounds NOT related to home staging and business management (accounting, mark...

January 28, 2020

Ok folks, it's about to get real real.

Three years ago I had a heart attack. It was serious, and it was scary. I am okay now, but my life looks a little different today than I thought it might.

Let's rewind.

Three years ago I was living in LA with my dog and hubby. We bou...

January 21, 2020

You've decided to purchase a new rug. But you encounter the age old question: 5'x7' or 8'x10'? You give it your best guess only to come home with a rug that's TOTALLY wrong. So how do you choose one that's the right size for your room? Follow these simple steps to find...

January 14, 2020

One thing I love about staying at a hotel is the feel of the bathroom: tranquil, minimal, and clean. The best hotel bathrooms have everything you need and nothing that you don't.

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Wouldn't you love to give guests the same experience when they...

January 7, 2020

Have you ever walked into someone's house and it's one of those obnoxiously clean spaces? You think, "where's all the stuff?" Most of the time my house is pretty clutter free, but at the end of a busy week, or even just a busy day, it seems like small piles of junk hav...

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