5 “Hip” Ideas for Do-It-Yourself Staging

April 5, 2010 | 15 Comments

I ran across this article in my Realtor Magazine and thought it provided some great tips for staging when putting your home on the market without hiring a professional “stager.”
March 2, 2010 by Erica Christoffer

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine

Looking for some quick home staging ideas that don’t cost a lot? Here are five inexpensive “Hip Tipz” from stager Charlene Storozuk that will help you show off a home with painting techniques and found objects.

antique white_staged bedroom1. Paint bedroom furniture antique white and the walls a darker tint. Add crystal hardware such as a chandelier or light fixtures for added elegance to create a French-inspired bedroom.

2. Frame a favorite tea towel for display in the kitchen.

3. Make the rooms off the hallway appear larger by painting them a lighter shade than the hallway.

4. Vintage door panels make an interesting headboard when painted.

5. Make a sloped ceiling appear taller by installing a shelf underneath at height of lowest point of slope.

Source: www.realtor.org


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