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Staging a Stunner on Kitsilano’s Stephens Street

Written By Brooke TakharDate 02 May. 2017

Spring is in full swing and we are busy staging your homes for a quick and efficient sale. We’ve given so many properties the Urban Presentations touch this past week – we love them all! We must admit though, this gorgeous sun-strewn property in Kitsilano holds a special place in our hearts, and we just had to share the end…

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Unexpected Light Fixtures to Make Your Home Glow

Written By Brooke TakharDate 23 Apr. 2017

When we are staging a room, there are so many factors for us to consider. The size of furniture, the shape of the room, the style of the decor, and, of course, the lighting. Does the room have magnificent floor-to-ceiling windows? (Unfortunately not always.) So, how can we best light a room to ensure it is stylish, warm and inviting for…

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Staging a Property Step-By-Step

Written By Brooke TakharDate 31 Mar. 2017

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you know the value of home staging; a well-staged home rarely stays on the market for long. We have shown you the beautiful homes we are so lucky to stage along with behind-the-scenes tips, anecdotes and hurdles but we have never pulled back the final curtain to reveal exactly how much time…

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Add Timeless Style to Your Home with Natural Wood Details

Written By Brooke TakharDate 19 Mar. 2017

Not every style trend catches our eye, but the beautiful “outdoors brought indoors” vibe of wood really speaks to our style sensibilities. Whether it’s a bold exposed beam, a cozy cabinet or a delicate oak shelf peeking out, the look of wood is both sturdy and enduring. Here are some lovely ideas we spotted online for bringing the wonder of…

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Our Favourite Spring Cleaning Tips

Written By Brooke TakharDate 22 Feb. 2017

While we’re still a few weeks away from the official start of Spring, we’re starting to get the urge to do some Spring Cleaning! As the season changes from the grey shades of winter to the hopeful greens of Spring, we suddenly want to purge ALL the unnecessary clutter and do those dreaded deep cleans that we often ignore. While…

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How a Neutral Area Rug Can Pull Together a Room

Written By Brooke TakharDate 14 Feb. 2017

If you’re familiar with our home staging design projects, you know that we LOVE neutrals. You can express your personality in a room with colourful accents, but its foundation should be neutral. Neutrals never go out of style and they give a room a peaceful, calming and cozy vibe. These neutral area rugs are a beautiful way to both pull…

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How to Incorporate Pantone’s Colour of the Year Into Your Home

Written By Brooke TakharDate 27 Jan. 2017

Every year Pantone chooses an official colour. In 2017 the honours went to Greenery – “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew.” Luckily for designers and stagers (and home owners in general), green is such a versatile colour. You can add a gentle pop of greenery to any room with…

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An Awe-Inspiring Arbutus Ridge Staging Project

Written By Brooke TakharDate 10 Jan. 2017

Our 2017 is off to a fantastic start! We just staged an incredible property in Vancouver that we are so excited to show you. An abundance of light streaming in through gorgeous windows, elegant flooring though-out, an outdoor fireplace for cozying up to on grey winter nights, and a garage that needs to be seen to be believed. Staging a…

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Urban Presentations: Best of 2016

Written By Brooke TakharDate 20 Dec. 2016

Our last blog post of the year is here! Like many people, at the end of the year we love to make time to remember all the wonderful moments – the projects that challenged us, the projects that soared higher than we could have imagined and all the laughter shared amongst our incredible team of stagers. Here are our favourite…

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Simply Stylish Wreaths for a Festive Front Door

Written By Brooke TakharDate 09 Dec. 2016

Once the holidays roll around, we love to create new wreaths to hang on our front doors – it’s a simple way to show neighbours our design aesthetic, and give the door some style! While you may prefer big, bold and bright, we are always drawn to the more organic designs with cues from our west coast greenery. Here are some…

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