Staging Studio Blog

Art Stick DIY

  You will love this super easy DIY trick for hanging pictures. For the full tutorial, watch the above video. […]

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Ain’t Nothin’ Like The Real Thing, Baby – Virtual Staging

There have been a lot of questions posted recently in the Facebook Staging groups about virtual staging. Many stagers have […]

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Best Kept Secret

You know what they say in real estate…Location, location, Vacation! Ssshhhhhh!  – 250 Laurel Heights is so exclusive, it’s not […]

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Red Hot Trend

The taco stand near my house is right on trend with their bistro tables. And my neighbors must have gotten […]

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3D Home Tour – 927 Eventide

Real estate photography and virtual tours have reached new heights in recent years, creating a bird’s-eye-view of the home. Jeremy […]

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Bathroom Remodel

In the last post I introduced you to my new (old) home. You might remember that you could see 3 […]

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Open Concept Overkill

Most of the time I am working on other people’s houses, but this year I got to play designer remodeling […]

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Sense-ible Staging

When we think about staging, the obvious visual aspect comes to mind. Stagers are masters at making a home look […]

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Leave-Behind Folder

  On Day 1 of our September 2017 Master Class, Paul and Julie talked about your ‘leave-behind’ folder. Here is […]

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10 Surefire Ways for Your Business Card to Impress

What makes a great business card?  One that doesn’t get thrown away!  We are in an image driven industry, so […]

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Black To The Basics

Trying to figure out what is the next thing after greys? I have had at least 3 family members ask […]

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Top Tech Tools for Stagers and Realtors

Technology… We love it and we hate it, right? The idea is to get it to work for you to […]

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Top 10 Questions for Hiring the Best Home Stager

Let’s face it.  Selling your home can be a stressful time and a hassle, so why not sell it in […]

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624 Lamont – Staging Is More Than Just A Pretty Sofa

Staging sometimes gets dumbed down to just putting furniture in a room. It is so much more than that! Furniture […]

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Free Video Series

Frustrated building your staging business? One big mistake Home Stagers make is focusing on “How can I GET clients to […]

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Best White for Wood with Orange UnderTones

Just moved Macy back to college, into a rent house shared with her besties. It’s that time of year when […]

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The Joy of Giving Back

Last November, we had the opportunity to partner with the radio station K-Love, Gina Harrison from Harrison House Interiors, and […]

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Creating Emotional Connections in a “Seller’s Market”

Our very own Debbie Boggs is thrilled to be chosen as the first contributor on Home Staging Newswire’s series, “Ask […]

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Filling Up Fast

Mark your calendars for the next live workshop and learn how to build a profitable business. Get hands on experience […]

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Not Your Grandmother’s Wallpaper

Wall paper has come a long way since it was first popularized. Today you can choose from 3-dimensional, acoustical,digitally custom […]

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10 Things We’ve Learned in 10 Years of Staging

So, you know, just sitting around reminiscing about the last 10 years and a few of the things we wished […]

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Another Inspiring Warehouse Tour

Featured Image Source: Everything Creative Designs Meet one of our dear friends and mentors, Carol Kaplan, CEO of Everything Creative […]

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7 Things the Market Wants from your Logo

Branding is essential to elevate your Staging business. This may be the first impression clients have of you. Home Staging […]

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Sherwin-Williams 2018 ColorMix Color Forecast

Can you believe the 2018 Color Forecast is already out? Time to see what they are all about to stay […]

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Using the George Costanza Theory for your Website?

7 Things that Make Customers Want to Buy For years, the George Costanza philosophy has ruled websites. “It’s not you. […]

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Behind the Scenes: A Joanna Gaines Worthy Renovation

In the staging and real estate industry, you see a lot of bad flips, so when one comes along that […]

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7 Easy Steps to Style a Bookcase

Built-in bookshelves add style, charm, and architecture to an interior — Definitely a feature to highlight in a property. When […]

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Need a Fresh Look for your Books?

Here’s a DIY for a fresh, chic, affordable look to update any old and mismatched books. Before: Uncovered books After: […]

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R.E.S.P.E.C.T… 7 Ways To Get More Of It From Your Clients

What you want, Baby, I got it! Sometimes it can be difficult to get your clients on board with your […]

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Sweet ‘Suite’ Staging with Janne Burgio of the House Whisperers

Julie visited the House Whisperers’ beautiful facility in San Diego today to learn more about Janne’s sweet business model of […]

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Your “Don’t Leave Behind” Supply List for Every Stage Job

Remember to take toilet paper! It really um…stinks…to get to a staging job and not have the supplies you need. […]

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Targeting the Buyer

Sometimes the thing that breaks all of the staging rules is the very thing that will connect with your target […]

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4 New Rules That Can Make or Break a Sale

Staging is becoming more and more essential to getting your listing sold! Check out this great article on the importance […]

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Staging a Home is Smart Marketing

Our very own Debbie Boggs was featured in the ExtraSpace Storage blog talking about how Staging a Home is smart […]

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4 Tips to Save Money on Window Treatment Updates

Our builders have asked us to help update their model homes. By freshening up the window treatments, you can change […]

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Thinking of Hiring an Intern?

Thinking of hiring an intern? Most colleges are requiring internships from their students. We have been contacted several times and […]

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5 Resources to Include in your Leave-Behind Folder

Woohoo! You have made it to Day 5 of your Occupied Consultation Business Booster! Earlier in the week, Paul and […]

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9 Critical Questions to Ask yourself during a Consultation

Sometimes you may wonder where to even begin on you staging recommendations. Here are 7 Critical Questions to ask yourself […]

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7 Things to Pack for Every Consultation

1. Business cards. 2. Notepad and pen – Invest in a nice professional portfolio. 3. Tape measure – To make […]

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5 Hacks to Prepare for your Consultation

We are in day 2 of your Five Day Business Booster. Occupied Consultations can be a little intimidating your first […]

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5 Magic Phrases to Begin every Consultation

Hello stagers! Today is the beginning of our Five Day Business Booster – Occupied Consultation Tune-Up! All week we are […]

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2017 Design Trends

Staging and decorating are 2 different animals, but they both depend on the principles of interior design. Come take a […]

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4 Questions to Ask Wholesale Vendors at Market

1. How much is your opening order? Most wholesalers will require your first order to be substantial. Make sure that […]

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6 Tips for Surviving Las Vegas Market

Overwhelmed by the idea of shopping at market? There are deals galore, and if you carry staging inventory, wholesale is […]

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Wow Factors that Sell a House Faster and Make More Money

A few “wow” factors could get your house sold faster… and make you more money. Zillow Digs released a study […]

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Top 13 Home Staging Mistakes you Don’t even Know you are Making

Watch this video to find out the common staging mistakes that you don’t even know you are making! #8 will […]

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Storing Artwork

We have been asked by a lot of stagers about our secret for storing artwork. After struggling and damaging too […]

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Window above your bed?

Have you ever wondered what to do with a window above the bed? An easy and visually powerful solution is […]

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Dealing with weird walls when staging?

Weird walls. One of those awkward features of a home when you are staging real estate. A great solution for […]

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2017 Colors from Pantone

Check out the new 2017 colors from Pantone!  Finally, some colors we can get on board with and actually use!  […]

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Paint The Town

This article from Keller Williams Portfolio Real Estate highlights our talented designer at BY Design, Linda Richardson, for her incredible […]

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True Blue

It’s not just artists and designers who are on the constant hunt for that perfect hue. Chemist Mas Subramanian from […]

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Craftsman Airplane Bungalow

Looking forward to a couple of big projects we have with Brian Bleeker this month. Article at CandysDirt.com  

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Hot Design Trends for 2016

Check out or behind-the-scenes look at the design trends for 2016. Don’t paint that room until you have watched this […]

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Fast-Selling Features Your Home Needs

A few new “wow” factors could get your house sold faster…and make you more money. Zillow Digs released a study […]

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Why Home Stagers Need to Know About Design Trends

Listen to the RESAcon 2016 podcast You may be asking, “Why do I care about design trends, I’m a home […]

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San Antonio Board of Realtors
Staging Tip for Sectional Sofas

Sectional sofas can present some staging challenges and block the view of the room. Try separating the pieces and arrange […]

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How High to Hang Art

Take a quick peek at our warehouse and learn a great tip on hanging art.

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2015 Interior Design Trends

Come take a peek at the latest trends showing up in the design world. Some of these have been around […]

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12 Easy Tips for Eye-Catching MLS Photos

1. Studies show that the photos that get the most ‘likes’ on social media are those with lots of uncluttered […]

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Part 2 – Abby Vasek Interview

More real estate market tips from HGTV’s Design Star, Abby Vasek. This is Part 2 of our recent interview with her […]

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Staging in a Hot Seller’s Market

Julie and Debbie at it again, giving great insight into the current hot real estate market.

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HGTV Design Star’s Abby Vasek was our guest on our radio show

Julie Young & Debbie Boggs of BY Design and Staging Studio sit down with Abby Vasek to discuss the impact […]

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Seller’s Market

The feature article on the front page of the San Antonio Express News yesterday bemoaned the struggles buyer’s face in […]

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“The cost of home staging is always less than the first price reduction.” -Barb Schwartz

You will be amazed to see the savings! This quick and easy tool will show you how much it is […]

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Consumer’s Guide to Real Estate Staging

As members of the Real Estate Staging Association, we are proud to provide this informative guide to Real Estate Staging. […]

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How much is it costing you NOT to stage?

Use this easy calculator to find out what you could be saving! Click the image below.

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The Dress

Our perception of color is powerfully influenced by the environment surrounding the color. This is why the paint color you […]

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Radio Episode #3

Julie chats with Bobby and JJ Radio about the upcoming design trends. Learn more about our e-Staging services to help […]

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Staging Timelapse

We created this video a few years ago, but it is still a great visual. Watch the transformation in this vacant […]

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Bookin’ It Through Vegas Market

Creative uses of books at the 2015 Las Vegas Furniture Market

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Radio Show Episode 2

In this segment we discuss the Top 20 Design Trends for 2015.

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Chinoiserie

Check out this exotic hot trend!

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Kitchen Cabinet Color

Choosing a new kitchen color? Watch this first! Black Kitchen Cabinets

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Branching Out

In love with the tree limb motif that is hot this year. Watch our quick video for inspiration.

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