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The Secret to Kitchen Envy: A Stylish Island

Home buyers love kitchen islands. Make it the showpiece of your kitchen. ...
July 16, 2018

Staged to Sell: A Country Estate in Gaithersburg, Md.

Home stager: Libby Paulson with Preferred Staging The home: Paulson staged this remodeled, single-family country estate in Gaithersburg, Md., which featured cathedral ceilings, a two-story stone fireplace, gourmet kitchen, formal living and dining room, two staircases, and a walkout basement...
July 9, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Bringing Back the Brass

We’ve seen brass fixtures gradually coming back over the last few years, and the trend is only getting bigger. See how golden brass tones can warm up some of your décor....
June 25, 2018

Make the Front Porch a Selling Point

The front porch is making a comeback, and the younger generation is bringing an interesting spin to this iconic home feature. ...
June 18, 2018

Staged to Sell: This Staged Home Sold for 107% of Asking Price

View inside this single-family home in Essex County, N.J., to see how real estate pros and stagers Amy Burke and Katie Miedler transformed this property and showcased it as "fresh, updated, classic, and timeless." ...
June 11, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Geometric Patterns in Décor

Color forecaster Pantone cited geometric patterns as one of the top home design trends to watch in 2018. Shapes and, in particular, circular ones are being showcased in more home decor. ...
June 4, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Edison Bulbs

Does your listing’s lighting need a contemporary makeover? Edison bulbs may be the answer. These clear glass light bulbs, in which the center is exposed, can make your lighting stand out....
May 21, 2018

Staged to Sell: View Inside This Rosedale, Md. Home

Have a home you recently staged that you'd like to show off here at Styled Staged & Sold? Check out this staged property from Cyndi Ryan with Staging Gracefully, Middle River, Md. ...
May 14, 2018

What’s the Buzz Behind the Lagom Home Style?

Just when everyone was getting their hygge on—a new staging style has taken hold. Instead of it being all about cozying up your home décor, now it’s all about stripping it down and being minimal....
May 7, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Stylish Cowhide

From rustic to modern to even the most luxurious interiors, homeowners are sprucing up their spaces with cowhide. ...
April 30, 2018