Home Staging and Decorating thought activism at its most passionate! Snappy answers and reasoned resets for your space and your stuff, and why it all matters so darn much.  

The Katie Couric Effect, and Home Staging

Ever hear of the Katie Couric Effect? In 2000,  eighteen months after losing her husband to colon cancer, Katie Couric  underwent a colonoscopy on live, national TV. By facing, and insisting there be a conversation about this screening process, she helped de-mystefy and de-personalize … Continued

If It`s Ready, They Will Come

As the economic numbers slowly but surely continue to improve, the question about putting a house on the market this time of year looms large in the mind of many. Data and anecdotes can support either position…. so “IF”  and “WHEN”  should be a … Continued

RUTHLESS? Yeah, Whatever…

Over the weekend the NYT ran a great feature, Ruthless Came the Stager.  Two clients fw. me the link, wanted to be sure I saw it. Thought the article was good: accurate and fair, sharing insight to the range of things  … Continued

What’s Wrong with This Picture?

Welcome back to What’s Wrong with This Picture? where we tie a dollars and cents (sense!?) rationale to constructive comments made about actual listing photos. Dialogue is encouraged,  and as before-claim a photos as yours, and receive a complimentary interactive consult, valued up … Continued

What`s Wrong with This Picture? (NEW SERIES!)

This photo courtesy of Flicka Welcome back to my new series, What’s Wrong with This Picture? In Home Staging, a pleasing visual is just the beginning.  It’s not just about the stuff, it’s the people.  Preparing a property for sale is … Continued