Twelvemonth In Review: Helping Y'all Expect Ahead

Now that all the ho-ho-hoing is behind us , it'sec time to leap into 2014 alongside fresh goals and sugariness expectations. A popular inspirational quote on Pinterest straight off advises: "Don't follow your dreams , chase them!"  Maybe you lot take dreams of selling your home.

With that possibility inward heed , I've gathered the posts from this weblog that more people read in 2013 , the posts they liked as well as shared on Facebook , commented on , and pinned on Pinterest.

To this list , I've added the posts I personally intend volition aid you the nigh when you are staging a dwelling for sale.

Kicking things off

In Jan I blogged well-nigh assessing your ain staging efforts. Most people take difficulty judging their ain run. I devised a elementary exam to see if your home staging tricks are all that they tin can live. Just reply the questions too yous'll know if what you lot've done to become your dwelling sold is on track.

Some readers and Facebook friends told me I was giving away besides many secrets when I wrote well-nigh the pros together with cons of tackling DIY staging , merely I like readers to brand their ain choices. Here's what to read if you are wondering if you should phase your ain habitation or hire a stager.

Springtime ideas

In May I waxed all nostalgic about my dear matter amongst porches. Porches add value to a dwelling house , simply fifty-fifty if your home doesn't have a existent porch , decks in addition to patios tin be simply equally charming to buyers. Learn how to stage a forepart porch as well as your curb appeal tin skyrocket. Stage any porch too you lot've added usable square footage to your habitation.

I recently viewed a dwelling and was asked what to change almost the decor. The single fault that stood out was a lack of blueprint. All walls , all draperies , all upholstery too all flooring were solid colors. If you are afraid of adding blueprint , y'all ask to get over it! Please read this mail service to larn how to mix patterns.

Bedroom as well as living room article of furniture define the lifestyle a
abode portrays. Find out why mid century terbaru piece of furniture is
ideal for staging. Photo: Bryght Modern Furniture.    

Since I think mid century terbaru piece of furniture is beautiful , I'1000 glad many readers agreed. You don't require to alive in a 1950'second ranch house to brand the near of this manner's make clean lines together with classic textiles. Discover all the reasons why MCM designs are condom choices for effective domicile staging.

Who doesn't dearest a makeover? I kept the chair my friend Rhys wanted to throw out because I knew I wanted to experiment alongside picture cloth. It was ane DIY projection that received a proficient number of Pins , together with a makeover I really had approximately fun amongst. Go see my microfiber chair repaint.

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My husband is a rock star to my
mind.He taught me all his
professional picture secrets. 
But this bimbingan on picture an overhead garage door received fifty-fifty more views together with Pins. If yous are not a blogger yourself , you may not realize all the planning as well as details that go into making a adept tutorial. When someone else is doing the run -- my ain Mr. Lucky inward this case -- and I am the photographer together with bill-taker , a bimbingan is a whole lot easier to lay together.

I wrote a few posts nigh how to stage a mantel , just this one seems to have the best advice , all inwards a nutshell. Learning how to pose together a pretty mantel is an excellent do to hone your skills for tablescaping in addition to accessorizing any room. The same rules apply. Check 'em out.

Planting & picture

People who know me know I am happiest when I'm fooling around with plants. Whether y'all are a gardener or non , your abode will benefit from a few strategically placed potted plants. Here'sec the skinny on how to take containers for container plants. 

It's mutual knowledge that painting a room is i of the best ways to spend fourth dimension too money when y'all're selling a home. As a professional housepainter , it drives me a picayune batsy to come across people do it incorrect , wasting free energy or getting pitiful results. Please don't let that be yous. Do yourself a favor together with follow my unproblematic room-painting pointers.

Get the expect , become the book

Those are my Top Ten. If putting your dwelling house on the marketplace is function of the plans you take for 2014 , I sincerely promise that these posts in addition to my web log in addition to eBooksecond assist y'all attain your goals.

I am looking forrad to an exciting twelvemonth ahead as my weblog continues to grow , thanks to readers similar yous. I value each 1 of you lot , in addition to hope yous'll go on following my domicile staging adventures inward the coming months. I have so many ideas too projects to portion amongst you!