WGN Midday News
November 12, 2012
Styling and Staging Tips:
Clean HouseRemove all excessive furniture and belongings that you do not plan to take and hire a cleaning person/company to shine up your property. Best question to ask when you've done this activity - if I came into this house would I buy?
Arrange Your Belongings
Depending on your room size. Pull furniture away from the walls and float in the room. Create the feel that you have walking space and an airy environment. Tidy up papers and lose items by acquiring inexpensive/eye catching baskets from Pier One, Cost Plus, CB2, Crate and Barrel.
Limit Personal PhotographyA natural habit of most buyers is to study the homeowners pictures whence they should focus more on the property for sale. Removing excessive photographs provides a clear path of focus for the potential buyer.
Paint A Room
Inexpensive way to create a fresh, exciting look to any space. If your unsure on the color, get a book on birds. Mother nature knows color matching better than any designer. The hippest most appealing colors of the moment are usually used in the showrooms of CB2, Crate and Barrel, Pottery Barn, Restoration Hardware.
Add A MirrorMirrors enlarge space, light up any room and change the dimensional and perspective of any space.