A diamond in the rough

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So you think Home Staging is a glamours job do you?  We do get to see some beautiful homes however, today I wanted to show you the flip side of our jobs.  This blog will bring you through the process from the original site visits to the staging process.  This is not for the week at heart, or those that might be allergic to dust and mold….Ready… At the end of this blog is a link for the final walk through via a Video.

Kitchen looking into the family room



Kitchen table and window treatments

Family Room – I think its Blue

Kitchen – Custom I’m sure

Customized Fire Place, I think Charles is afraid to enter.

So that is what it looked like, I’m not going to show you all the rooms, just the highlights….We returned to check on a few things after the contractors had gone in and this is how if looked.

A totally new look

The Blue room is now a neutral color

This is what we did….We bought in all new furniture, artwork and accessories for a fresh new look.

We decided to have a grouping by the fireplace. Nice and intimate for after dinner conversations.

Another Seating area as this in a large space

A separate dining area

This is the breakfast area where that original table was located.

The Blue Room, now a great lounge

Here are a few other pictures of some our our vignettes…


We brought in the colors for the Art work that we installed in the blue room




All details taken care of even a jar of bubble gum….


Floor chest game, as a little added interest




Great area to sit and read, talk or just relax

Love this Uttermost console table


Sitting area

Details that make all the difference in the final product

Master Bedroom

So what do you think….do you have what it takes to flip a home?  Here is the final walk through video

walk through video

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Before and After

As a realtor or home stager, have you ever walked into a home that is going to be marketed for sale and there is no time for a good sprucing up? As the owner of Harmonizing Homes; home staging/real estate marketing company, I questioned our ability to provide our standards and brand. What can we do to highlight this homes possibility to stand out as a diamond in the rough.

Life Style


Mélange ~combination, mixture, and blends Food I attacked Saturday with determination that I was going to clean out my refrigerator! Who wakes up with this goal in mind for the day? Perhaps its the organizer influencers on IG , or the fact that I couldn’t find what I was looking for; regardless it needed to be done! I headed over to Home Goods, to pick up a few clear plastic