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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 blogs from 2016 that we think you will love too.

TIPS FOR TACKLING HOUSEHOLD CLUTTER

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After years of staging experience, we know the quickest way to make a room look polished is to banish the clutter.

A clutter-free room lets the individual pieces you’ve carefully selected – artwork, furniture, rugs, fresh flowers – truly shine. {Click to read more…}

 

HOW TO STAGE AN IMPRESSIVE VANCOUVER ESTATE

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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 and intimate vibe in even the largest of rooms. {Click to read more…}

 

FROM OLD TO SOLD: A KERRISDALE STAGING SUCCESS

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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! {Click to read more…}

 

THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF PAINT

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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. {Click to read more…}

 

HOW TO DOWNSIZE IN VANCOUVER’S RED HOT REAL ESTATE MARKET

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With all the conversation surrounding the current state of BC’s real estate market, we thought it would be interesting to dive into the finer details of one family’s current transition. Cindy Stocker’s mom, Ann Sutherland, was gracious enough to share her story and provide some valuable tips and advice for how to downsize now, or later down the road. {Click to read more…}


THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC YOU CAN CREATE IN YOUR OWN HOME

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Looking at our staging projects, you can probably guess we love clean lines, simple and straight-forward design, and banishing all the visible clutter. When we heard about organizing consultant Marie Kondo‘s best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, we had a hunch we would love it. {Click to read more…}


HOW TO STYLE A BEAUTIFUL BEDSIDE TABLE

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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 memory or an objet d’art you purchased because it made you or your partner smile. {Click to read more…}

 

What was your favourite blog post from 2016? Let us know on our Facebook page.

We hope you have a wonderful holiday season with dear friends and family. If 2017 ushers in the urge to change homes, let us know if we can help you stage your home for a quick sale.