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Steal These 7 Tricks That Home Stagers Use in Their Own Homes


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We asked two stagers to virtually open the doors to their own houses so we could see how they organize and showcase their properties. Here are their best tips.

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Expand your entrance area

The first space visitors see should be welcoming and bright, ideally encouraging people to walk through your home. 

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Dress up your living room

This is where you spend the most time, so play up its best features, like fireplaces, great windows, or built-ins. 

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Add vignettes in your dining room

If space permits, create a bar setup on a rolling serving cart, side table, or buffet.

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Keep your kitchen clutter-free

Even if you’re not trying to impress buyers, your kitchen should look clean and organized. 

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Stage your bedroom for serenity

Dress the bed in light colors. Keep nightstands free of clutter. Instead, have some greenery or a book.

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Style your home office 

Use floor-to-ceiling shelving to add height to the room and display books, plants, and decorative accessories. 

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Add some luxury to the bathrooms

Try a tall orchid on the vanity, crisp white towels and a simple piece of art,” says Kim Pearse, owner at The Staging Consultant.