August 30, 2019

It's National Toasted Marshmallow Day and a great time to snag some end of season sales on outdoor furniture. Here are a few favs that I love!  Shop the links below the pics.

My fav is the modern take on the Bistro Table - I LOVE this look.

 1 - Table, 2- Red Chair, 3 - ...

August 29, 2019

You know how you move into a new house and feel like you have to rush to put something in every room? Well, that was me 7 years ago and now I am very slowly, room-by-room trying to refresh the rooms that I now despise.

Next up: dining room.

I am going to keep my chandeli...

August 27, 2019

It's definitely true what they say: it takes a village. These days, more like a village of electronics and apps, to keep this ship afloat! Here at Olive + Opal we aren't afraid to admit that we rely heavily on technology to accomplish day to day tasks, both big and sma...

August 23, 2019

Even though I'm purchasing new furniture and accessories for work all the time, it's still oftentimes hard for me to pull the trigger at my own home.  Melinda, Stephanie and I all have a good mix of both high and low end items in our homes, as well as a combination of...

August 20, 2019

We've all been obsessed (secretly or publicly) with Chip & Joanna Gaines for years now. And their Hearth & Hand With Magnolia line for Target only makes us adore them even more. This collection of home goods hits that sweet spot of cozy/comfy/rustic without being over...

August 15, 2019

We were so excited to expand our team this summer!  We have two new faces at Olive & Opal, Stephanie and Mary.  Our apologies as they've been part of the team since early June but we're just now getting around to posting something official.  If you see Stephanie or Mar...

August 15, 2019

Full disclosure: working in home staging isn't always as glamorous as it may seem. Don't underestimate these small frames: We O+O gals are moving, lifting, pushing, hauling, loading machines. I've seen a sectional, treadmill, ping-pong table and daybed go from family r...

August 8, 2019

Everyone is going back-to-school shopping, but and it isn't just for new clothes and classroom supplies.

Many retailers feature back to school SALEs on a variety of goodies, from electronics to bedding to books.

But if you aren't a student yourself or don't have school/...

August 4, 2019

IKEA used to remind me of one thing: college move-in day. A gaggle of awkward young adults hauling over-sized yellow and blue plastic bags filled with $3.00 bath towels, glassware and twin-XL sheet sets up their dorm steps.

Thus, IKEA may have been synonymous with "chea...

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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.