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!!

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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Chandeliers can make such a statement in your home - so long as they do not say, "wow, I'm outdated!"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...

February 15, 2020

I love having the flexibility to work from home when we aren't staging, it's awesome! I can drink tons of coffee, turn on the fireplace, wear my slippers, and listen to my music WAY too loud. ;) However, my husband also works from home sometimes and that presents an is...

February 12, 2020

There are a few items in a home that can immediately date the house - with light fixtures typically at the top of that list.  Oftentimes we suggest that homeowners swap out their light fixtures before listing their homes for sale.  It's actually an easy and inexpensive...

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 5, 2020

JANUARY RESOLUTIONS

January resolution grade: B- 

I was certainly a straight A student, but I definitely did not get an A in January with my resolutions.  I think, if we're being honest, that I was a solid B- (maybe even a C+).  Like life, there were some areas that I ki...

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...

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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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