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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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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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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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How to Style a Beautiful Bedside Table

Written By Brooke TakharDate 31 Oct. 2016

Our favourite luxuriously made beds are always flanked by bedside tables. When we stage these small surfaces we try to create a space that will inspire home buyers. Ideally a bedside table should hold a stylish light source and carefully curated objects you love, whether that’s a small arrangement of your favourite seasonal flower, a photo that captures an unforgettable…

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A Glorious Grandview Staging Project

Written By Brooke TakharDate 19 Sep. 2016

One of our recent staging projects was more like a home and a half! A true architectural stunner, this lovely *brand new* home located on East 6th Ave in Vancouver, BC, comes with an additional 2 bedroom suite AND a bonus laneway home! We had a ball choosing just the right pieces to showcase the beautiful custom features. Let’s take…

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Stylish Summer Linens

Written By Brooke TakharDate 29 Jul. 2016

In our staging projects we prefer a specific look: unfussy, untraditional, uncomplicated. Room to room we want a neutral and calm effect so ultimately you can imagine YOU in that space. With this Blog though, we can take a playful peek at different kinds of design. Since it’s the heart of summer time, let’s take a look at some styled-for-summer bedroom…

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A Fantastic False Creek Staging Project

Written By Brooke TakharDate 18 Jul. 2016

We have been busier than ever staging, staging, staging! What makes one project stand out from the rest? It’s the little details. Side-by-side patios. A view to sigh over. An abundance of natural light. The way a shade of blue can make a kitchen pop. All of these elements combined to make a recent staging project very memorable and you…

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The Transforming Power of Paint

Written By Brooke TakharDate 30 Jun. 2016

Painting a room can be a long, laborious and nail-biting experience. Choosing a paint colour is difficult. Ensuring you have every corner and sill taped off properly is difficult. Dismantling a room so you can properly paint a room is difficult. But. It’s incredible how much a room can change with a coat (or 2) of paint. You can brighten…

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From Old to Sold :: A Kerrisdale Staging Success

Written By Brooke TakharDate 21 Jun. 2016

Sometimes a property provides an amazing challenge. Sometimes it’s difficult for a buyer to see the true potential of a home when it is out-dated and cluttered. Here’s where we come in! Old-timer condo MINUS decades of clutter PLUS paint, fresh appliances, furnishings & decor by Urban Presentations = SOLD! It’s our favourite kind of equation. Here’s how this place…

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How to Stage an Impressive Vancouver Estate

Written By Brooke TakharDate 30 May. 2016

Every staging project we take on, large or small, is a challenge in the most wonderful of ways. But it’s not every day that you get to stage the 3rd most expensive property in Canada! If you’ve never seen the inside of a Sotheby’s property, you are in for a treat. We think the staging of this home creates a welcoming…

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