Category Archives: Living Spaces

“Staging to Live”: Stage Before You Decide to Move

With an upcoming move back east to be near family, this client engaged Design Perspectives to stage their Grapevine home to create “model home” appeal. Simple improvements were made:  wood floors were extended into the primary living space and kitchen cabinets … Continue reading

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Modern Rustic Family Room from a “Clean Slate”

Don’t we all wish we could create a room from a clean slate.  This client did. A move from Kansas City to Roanoke provided an opportunity to “clean house”, literally.  He donated, sold or left behind furniture and possessions for renters … Continue reading

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Knockout Nook with a Modern Rustic Vibe

What makes this room so appealing and so “on spot” for this client: The bold original artwork commissioned communicating a special “story” for my client. The unique concrete round dining table we scored on the floor at Dallas Market Center and … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek Entry

The Visual Comfort light fixture, the Thomas Pheasant console, the hand-knotted Feizy rug, the Barbara Barry Star Mirror all suggest you’ll find many more beautiful pieces as you explore this client’s home.  Look closely.  Depending on your vantage point, the mirror reflects some … Continue reading

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Stager’s Dream Clients

Just as clients hope to find the perfect designer, designers quietly wish for opportunities to work with perfect clients.  This couple represents the epitome of an ideal staging client. They wisely view staging as an investment, not an expense, providing an opportunity to earn tenfold returns.  Their commitment to the process resulted … Continue reading

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6500 SF Vacant Staging

What we did:  paint and stage.  We painted cabinets and over faux.  We fully staged, the entire home. Why stage a 6500 SF vacant home or any home for that matter? Many buyers can’t envision how a room might be used.  … Continue reading

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Outdoor Furniture!

As you might expect, this is a great time of year to buy outdoor furniture as Brown Jordan (luxury outdoor furniture) is having a great sale. Perfect timing: the best weather we get in North Texas is around the corner. … Continue reading

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