When asked to write a post about the top tricks and tips we use when staging, I had to really think about everything that goes into a house. The list I came up with are the basics for a good staging. ~ Jessica Lyn Rider

Home Staging (also called house fluffing, real estate staging, house staging or real estate enhancement), is the art of decorating or staging a house to sell quickly and for top dollar.


Top 10 Home Staging Tips


1.  Keep it simple

Less is always more. Don’t over clutter spaces because they are empty. You will make more of a statement by using spaces efficiently and keeping things clean and sleek.

   10 Home Staging Tips - Keep it simple


2.  Generate a theme and stick with it

Cohesiveness is the name of the game.


3.  Pick an accent color

Everything doesn’t have to be the same exact color but keep things in the same family.

10 Home Staging Tips.Accent Color


4.  Don’t be afraid to try something weird

10 Home Staging Tips. Something Weird


5.  Use floor vases with twigs, plants or cubes in awkward spaces

10 Home Staging Tips.Something Weird


6.  Leave out ugly day-to- day inconveniences

Toilet paper, trashcans, silverware, kitchen sponges, etc. are not necessary.


7.  Area rugs work!

Put an area rug on wood or cement floors.

10 Home Staging Tips.Area Rugs


8.  Steam your bedding, towels and cloth shower curtains or napkins

Ever wonder why some stagings just look perfect? Steam your linens. This will set apart your staging from others and give you the crisp look you’re going for.

10 Home Staging Tips.Steam Bedding


9.  Use props

Does lugging around bed frames, mattresses and flat screen TVs sound exhausting? Use a portable bed frame and an air mattress to alleviate the headache of using a real bed. Prop TVs and computers also come in handy.

10 Home Staging Tips.Use Props


10.  Make it work

Stop stressing about getting the newest styles and fashions. Work with what you have. Do your research. Look for the most recent design fads and make it work. It can be done!


These Home Staging Tips Will Help You Get Your Asking Price.  Happy Staging!


Guest post by:  Jessica Lyn Rider
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