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.  

What Does Luxury Look Like in 2020?

Those of us in higher-end goods and services know the word luxury is not the buyer-nip it used to be. In my fields of design and home staging, I have a front-row seat. I see what buyers choose…what they under-value, … Continued

…and the Oscar goes to-WHOOPS!!

YES, it was exactly a year ago that many of us were speaking in half-sentences: “Did you see…?”, “Can you believe…?” , “What the heck …?”,  “How…?”  On live TV, in front of millions world wide, the absolutely unthinkable happened: … Continued

Giving Thanks, and Being the Change

There is lot going on the world these days.  Many hearts are ohso heavy, and the ongoing,  omnipresent ‘updates’ magnify the sorrow. Dismiss the ‘there has always been great discord, social media just lets us see it more now’ argument-it … Continued

Words Matter: Re-Thinking ‘De-Personalize’

Words matter, and the right one is priceless. Have written about ‘Staging’ (vs ‘preparing’– several times, in fact), but today let’s re-think ‘de-personalize’. ‘What do you know about Home Staging?’ is how I start out my Home Staging classes. ‘De-personalize’ usually come … Continued