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Choosing the right Colour

»Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in DESIGN | Comments Off on Choosing the right Colour

Choosing the right Colour

The Importance of Choosing the Right Colour Staging  a house is one aspect of preparing a house for sale.  I am also asked to help with colour decisions in a space.  It could be to help sell the home or for the homeowners that want to remain. The first step is to successfully understand the function of a space.  Once that is known what is your inspiration? Is it a piece of furniture, wall art, or area rug, you should have a source that will guide you in selecting details like paint colour, window treatments, etc.  When shopping for a car, you should not make a decision based on the colour you like.  You need to factor in the quality of the vehicle, size, mpg, price, etc.  Do you choose a Volvo or a Mercedes?  The same goes for wall colour.  Wall colour...

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What Kind of Light Do I Want?

»Posted by on May 23, 2017 in DESIGN, HOME MAINTENANCE, STAGING | Comments Off on What Kind of Light Do I Want?

What Kind of Light Do I Want?

Home is where the heart is.  Having the right ambiance is paramount and helps create the perfect setting and feel.  As a Home Stager I look at so many different things.  Whether it is the furnishings, paint colours and functionality of each space, having correct lighting is also very important to help showcase each space.  Hopefully the following will help allow a better understanding of lighting. With the numerous advances in lighting technology, it can be hard to choose the right light source unless you understand the basics of how light is described and measured. Light is not always what it seems. Our eyes are very forgiving, so when we move from place to place everything seems normal in terms of colour. So, for example, when moving from a bright daylight...

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