Home Staging For House Flippers

House flippers are great clients and this husband and wife team was no different. (No, they aren’t Chip and Joanna!) Unlike most of the homes they flip, the couple actually lived in this for some time. But, like most flippers, they couldn’t resist the urge to move on to the next one! By the time […]

How To Decorate A Family Room Using Neutral Colors

  I am working on a design project with a New York City client who is moving from a 700 square foot apartment to a 3,000 square foot home in Pittsford (upstate New York). As you would imagine, this young family does not have much furniture to fill their spacious new home. They connected with […]

Should I Stage My Vacant Home?

  The answer is YES only if you want to get top dollar and sell quickly! As the saying goes… A picture is worth a thousand words. Before you read this blog, scroll through the first few before and after photos. What stands out in your mind? Would you remember the vacant rooms? Do you […]

DIY Master Bedroom Make Over

  I have been working with a client, who with my help has been restyling her home, room by room since October 2014. A few months ago, we made it to the second floor and completed the master bedroom. I am sure you will agree that the transformation is amazing! Here is how the process works. […]

From Model Apartments To Home Staging And Back Again

  All the clients that I have worked with and the friends I have made over the last nine years know me as a home stager and an interior designer. What many may not know is that it is a second career for me. In fact, that is how the name Act Two Home Staging […]

How To Stage Your Home With Little Or No Money

  While we all love to see those TV and social media home makeovers and house flips that turn a shack into a castle, that is not the way it usually happens. For most homeowners, time and money is very limited and while making the recommended changes will get a higher price for their home, […]