Dream Homes & Condominiums Magazine – Fall 2007
“Keeping that Brand New Home Look,” by J. Lynn Fraser
Excerpt from Dream Homes & Condominiums:
Buying a new home or condo means buying a dream. Part of that dream is the life we envision ourselves having in our new home. A life inspired by magazines and home decorating television shows.
In real life, unfortunately, it’s difficult to keep up that “new home” look. Professional home stagers, the experts who create ideal home suites and get homes ready for sale, can offer some valuable tips about keeping that “model suite” look in your home. These tips are also helpful for special occasions when you want to impress visitors.
“Only hold on to things you really use and/or really love. Anything else should be given away or sold,” states Debra Gould, also known as The Staging Diva. Gould is president of the Toronto-based home staging and interior redesign company Six Elements Inc.