Author // Jeanne Westmoreland
As a Home Staging professional company in Atlanta for nearly 20 years, we have stepped inside thousands of properties. We consistently encounter these decorating missteps. We also offer small changes that make a big impact on home interiors. These simple tips can be applied for both staging to sell or staging to live!
Many of us are guilty of this one! "It's on sale!" or "I love dog decor!" No matter how tempting the purchase, ask yourself these questions before buying it!
Sometimes, it could be the opposite, and you may fear a purchase because you "don't know if it will look good". Remember, most items can be returned. You'll never know if you don't give it a try! This happens to me- do you ever have something in your cart and question whether you want to buy it, and someone else compliments it? All of a sudden, you LOVE IT! LOL.
To prevent a mishmash of clutter when shopping, pick your favorite items, find a home for each, and decide if they make sense together. How does each item contribute to your space's narrative or story? Your home will appear more curated and cohesive.
Contrary to popular belief, pushing all your furniture against the wall doesn't make a room look bigger. Instead, it creates a sense of emptiness and detachment. Embrace the art of floating furniture, allowing for cozy conversation nooks and improved traffic flow.
Find the focal point of the room. It could be the fireplace, a large blank wall, or even an outdoor view. Most people still look for a TV wall, which can also be a focal point. Arrange the furniture with these spaces in mind. Use the focal points as a frame of reference for centering your arrangement.
Most wall art we see in homes is hung way too high. Doing this disrupts the visual flow of the space. Here are some tips on hanging art properly:
Do any of these decorating blunders sound familiar? No fear! Classic Staging LLC offers in-home Decorating Services from hourly consultations to a complete re-design. Call or text Classic Staging at 404-234-6908 or click "Get a Quote" above to get started.
Jeanne is the Owner & Creative Director of Classic Staging, LLC and has over 20 years in the home decorating and staging fields. Classic Staging, LLC. is a premiere home staging company based in Woodstock, Georgia. Jeanne is deeply entrenched in the home staging industry and respected among colleagues around the world. She has achieved the highest level of accreditations through IAHSP and HSRA. Classic Staging LLC is respected and referred by the top Real Estate Agents in Atlanta.