Staging Opportunity

October 6th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Let’s help this Lawrence, Kansas seller with staging her home.  So many visual distractions.

In the kitchen, let’s remove everything on top of the cabinets, everything on the counter tops, and everything on the island.  Then the refrigerator magnets and the spice rack attached to the refrigerator.  And then the rooster thingy to the left of the refrigerator.  And then the two plants.  Plus garbage can.

cluttered visually distracting kitchen too much stuff doodads poor bad home staging Lawrence Kansas house for sale

Let’s concentrate on the left half of this photo.  Let’s remove everything next to the kitchen island.  And the garbage bags.  And the towel on the oven.

cluttered visually distracting kitchen too much stuff doodads poor bad home staging Lawrence Kansas house for sale

Looking at the middle of the photo, let’s remove the cat, the red blanket, the magazine rack, the hand lotion, and all the stuff on the back wall.

cluttered visually distracting family room cat too much stuff doodads poor bad home staging Lawrence Kansas house for sale

Then let’s remove the stuffed animal in the apple bucket, the rugs, the wicker trunk and wicker pouf that serve no purpose in the middle of the room, and everything hanging on the walls.  And the umbrellas too.  Who needs 6 umbrellas?

cluttered visually distracting family room too much stuff doodads poor bad home staging Lawrence Kansas house for sale

For those who are obsessive-compulsive, let’s even up the bedspread.  And then remove the rugs, the bucket, the Maxine doll, the shoes, the boots, the vacuum, etc.
Total cost to stage this home:  $0.

cluttered bedroom Maxine doll shoes bucket rugs poor bad home staging Lawrence Kansas house for sale

Tags: Staging · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Pets · Rugs · Refrigerator Magnets · Other US Cities

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Mary Withrow // Oct 6, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    Omg, lol - you’re so right! Kind of looks like a man station with the cover on the chair, lotion and magazines….LOL - This may be a cute home it’s hard to tell with all the distractions, ha ha

  • 2 Melykin // Oct 6, 2013 at 6:53 pm

    It’s a bit cluttered, but it looks clean and orderly, and kind of cozy. I’ve seen a LOT worse on this site!

  • 3 AZ // Oct 6, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    I bet there was a lot more stuff in there, but they cleaned it up for the real estate photographs.

  • 4 Jayne // Oct 7, 2013 at 10:01 am

    They have a tortise shell cat in the third photo so I forgive them, we are tortie cat lovers and even have a male tortie cat even though it’s nearly genetically impossible.

  • 5 Pate // Oct 7, 2013 at 7:48 pm

    Clean and obviously loved,but a little too cluttered and mismatched for my taste.

  • 6 Greeney // Oct 10, 2013 at 2:23 pm

    Yes it’s messy and cluttered, but I would leave the wicker pouf and accent table, as well as the rugs. Wicker is always attractive, and the rugs are a nice color. The blue looks a lot better than the old wall to wall carpet under it.

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