Staged or Decorated, what do you need?

People selling their home need it "staged." Staging works to create an idealized lifestyle, making a home the most competitive house for sale. That ideal is NOT necessarily the current owners' lifestyle as shown in the picture below of the same home.   A "decorated" home is designed for the current occupants and takes into account the owners' specific tastes and needs. Goals of Staging... Make the home appear larger. A home stager will make wall paint color recommendations and give you an idealized furniture layout. Accentuate the positives like…

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Gray is on the way out…

Goodbye, gray... I bet you are thinking. "No...Please don't say that! I just painted my living room (with vaulted ceilings!) gray." No need to worry, Fargo and the Midwest are not trend leaders, so it will be several years before we will say... "I really need to get rid of this grey." So what neutral wall color is starting to trend.... white walls (with a touch of black as accent) are becoming the new go-to color and, to the surprise of designer Maria Killiam, art-gallery white is trending in 2018.If you…

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