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Interior Design Blog — staging

Budget decorating facelifts for the homeseller

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There are lots of articles out there on home staging and how to declutter, so this isn't going to be one of those. This article is going to talk about how to handle a feature you really don't like, and don't have the budget to completely do away with.  I am going to use a case study on a home I worked on quite a few years back where we had to deal with some difficult problems on a limited budget. I must start with the caveat that there was a budget, though and that these tend to be more...

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How Accessorizing and Finishing Touches Make a House a Home

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The last 10% of pulling a space together is the difference between a home that is "nice" and a home that is "Wow". Don't neglect accessorizing when you decorate your space. Looking at the before and after pictures above, it's easy to see how accessorizing a room is well worth the effort. In the smaller photo, the basics are in place.  Paint colours and textiles are harmonious and there's even an interesting wall treatment and light fixture that get a start on making the space a little beyond the ordinary, but "no guts, no glory".  Decorating this room has not...

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