Guest Picks: 20 Finds for Staging Your Home
First impressions are key when selling your home. This doormat is both stylish and practical.
It's amazing what a jolt of fresh color will do to a space. I would hang these zesty tea towels on the range handle and place some lemons in a bowl nearby.
These faux sheepskins are perfect for layering on a chair or floor. Your home will definitely look like a decorator has been there.
The teardrop embroidery on these white sheets will add a subtle extra detail to a bedroom.
Homes that are well lit from a combination of sources such as overhead lighting and table lamps will appeal to buyers. This take on a midcentury lamp would work in a living room, on a desk or even in the bedroom.
I recently used these gold-toned area rugs on either side of the bed for a project. They lend a preppy air to a space.
I'm a big fan of florals and yellow, mustard and gray, so you can imagine my delight when I spotted this fabric. I would sew cushion covers for a sofa or bed with it.
Mirrors not only occupy space on a bare wall, but bounce light around too. I have always been a fan of mirrors with a mirror frame. Très glam!
Storage containers are a must-have item in any home, and these chunky rope ones provide oodles of texture.
A textural throw folded neatly over the arm of a sofa never fails to give a space a decorated feel.
I'm a huge fan of Yangyang Pan's work. If her original paintings are out of your price point, lucky for you she has prints of most of her works. This is one of my favorites, and it would bring joy and light to a space.
These linen drapery panels have been a long-time favorite. I recently used them in my daughter's room and added ribbon around the edges for an extra detail.
A sofa without pillows is like french fries without ketchup! These velvet pillows in a rich jewel tone would work well on a sofa or bed.
Clearing off kitchen counters is essential when staging a home, but you still need some well-placed items. These ceramic containers with chalkboard labels add just the right element of homespun charm.
This white shower curtain will lend a spa-like air to your bathroom. I just love the embroidered motif, especially in this navy colorway.
If you want to jazz up your bathroom, consider replacing the cabinet hardware. These brass pulls would stand out on a dark cabinet.
How charming and colorful would this teakettle look on your stove? It comes in all sorts of colors, but I'm partial to the turquoise one shown here. Having other turquoise accents in your kitchen will give the space a decorated feel.
If you never got around to updating the original builder ceiling fixtures, then swapping them out for something like this will make a statement. Although this pendant is from a kids' store, I think it would look right at home over a breakfast table.
When you're staging your home to sell, it's a good idea to take down those family photos. Beautiful photographs in ready-made frames can take their places.
Sometimes simply changing your shower curtain is all you need to freshen up your bathroom. I love ticking stripes, and these curtains are handmade in a variety of colors.Next: Staging Versus Decorating: What's the Difference?