Traveling across the country to shoot and style homes for leading designers, architects, and celebrities pushes me to go deeper than the walls and capture the light and life giving moments each space embodies. In the process, I’ve come to realize that styling and shooting a home for editorial is not so different from prepping a home before it hits the market. With hundreds of miles in experience under my belt, I’ve put together my Top Five Tips for Staging a Home for one of my favorite blogs and Interior’s Enthusiast, Zhush!!
Much like readers, new homebuyers want to be captivated by a space. To do this, I focus on establishing a feeling of stillness and pause so that each viewer is able to slow down and connect. Our homes are where some of our most precious work begins. Within these four walls we build our dreams, harness our passions, hone our creativity, and take the time we need to rest.
My go-to tips make it easy for another family to step in and imagine themselves writing their own, unique story within the space. Selling a home means closing a chapter but for another family, you are helping to lay the foundation for their next. When it comes time for your home to hit the market—let’s make sure it’s a space that redefines traditional methods of staging to feel welcoming, warm, and full of love and gratitude!