Entries Tagged as 'Staging'

The Oscar Awards Are Tomorrow Night

February 25th, 2017 · No Comments

Which movie will take home the Oscar for Best Picture tomorrow?

Arrival?

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Fences?

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Hacksaw Ridge?

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Hell Or High Water?

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Hidden Figures?

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La La Land?

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Lion?

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Manchester By the Sea?

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Or Moonlight?

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Tags: Basement · Bathroom · Bedroom · Collections · Curb Appeal · Faux Paint & Murals · Fence or Wall · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Toys · Water Damage

Presidents Day

February 20th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Today is Presidents Day. George Washington was the first United States president.

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Tags: Clutter · Office/Den · Other US Cities · Staging

Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone.

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Romantic bedroom.

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Love is in the air.

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We (heart) you too.

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Love makes the world go ’round.

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Tags: Bedroom · Bedspread · Clutter · Glendale, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Stuffed Animals

FanTastic

February 11th, 2017 · No Comments

The fan is featured prominently in this cluttered space.

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The protective cover is missing from the fan. But it still works just fine.

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Tags: Clutter · Family Room · Phoenix Homes · Safety Issue · Staging

Fifty Shades Darker

February 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Fifty Shades Darker, the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, debuts today in movie theaters. This Tonopah, Arizona home seller is a big fan. Buyers are gonna get whipped into a frenzy over this house. Who will beat the other with their offers?

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Tags: Living Room · Other Arizona Cities · Staging

Before & After Home Staging Examples

February 4th, 2017 · 5 Comments

I listed a condo that was currently rented. Photos mean a lot to buyers. It’s important to leave a good first impression. My first impression of this condo was not good. I immediately got to work, moving and removing items before taking photos.

Before Kitchen. Looks cluttered. And the tenant had recently cooked sausage, leaving a greasy fry pan.

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After Kitchen. I cleared the refrigerator and removed the knives, soap, cutting board, measuring cups, utensils, spatula, fry pan, towel, and iPad. You will notice that the microwave clock times do not make sense. After removing the items and moving on to the next room, I realized it would be nice to share before & after photos. I painstakingly replaced all items that were moved (so the tenant wouldn’t know). And then took the photo. Thus, the Before photo is actually the After After photo.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room. I removed the tray, the plate, the glass, the dog bed, family photos, the dog, paper towels eaten by the dog, and glass cleaner.

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Before Office.

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After Office. I removed the bicycle, golf club bag, and inflatable swan.

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Tags: Before & After · Kitchen · Living Room · Office/Den · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Creative Window Treatment Options

February 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

You can use paper as a window curtain.

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Or a blanket.

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Or a towel.

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Or a bed sheet.

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Or tissue paper. Endless possibilities.

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Tags: Bedroom · Glendale, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Window Coverings

(bed)Room For Improvement

January 31st, 2017 · 4 Comments

This seller thought the room was cool, especially with the wall air conditioner.

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This room seemed perfectly fine to the seller.

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This seller wouldn’t change a thing. Literally.

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Peoria, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Shrine of the Times

January 29th, 2017 · 6 Comments

Thank you to our reader Kelle for submitting these photos of a Montrose, Pennsylvania home. Here you can see a shrine created by the seller.

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Cluttered dining room.

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Another shrine on the left?

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Cluttered kitchen.

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A fan-tastic bedroom.

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The dog and cat are trying to ignore the peeling ceiling paint.

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The tidiest room of the house.

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Pets · Staging

Please Do Not Urine

January 24th, 2017 · 6 Comments

Please do not urine on the toliet seat. Thank you very much. We aim to please; you aim too, please.

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We don’t make this stuff up, folks. These are actual photos from a house for sale. Check out the hole in the wall behind the toilet.

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Cluttered bedroom.

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Another cluttered bedroom. The description of the house states that the owners moved out and left their items behind.

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The new buyer gets to handle all of this.

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This bedroom is used as a crafts room. Notice the Wasp & Hornet Killer spray can.

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Double oven.

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Pink ceiling in the family room. It almost looks like carpet! Two oxygen tanks in the corner, because this house will take your breath away.

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No smoking.

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And we’re told the air conditioning does not work.

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All this can be yours, if the price is right.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Window