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I opened my email today to find that a client had left a recommendation for me on linked-in. It just made my day and I had to share it. "Kim has done staging for a number of my clients over the past few years; I have also referred her to other Realtors who have been extremely happy with her ser...
This business surprises me often and I thought I'd seen it all. However, this is a first for me... I staged a home for a regular client of mine...Simple staging, you know move the furniture, edit, purge and add a few accessoires. There was a tone of clutter and the furniture layout was a disaste...
The homeowners of this fabulous $1.35mil home in Caledon truly understood the need to make changes before listing their property. The kitchen was very large and had a great layout, however, it was tired and dated... We had the floors refinshed in a rich, medium brown. The cabinets were painted ...
One of my all time favourite sayings is "He who knows it all has a lot to learn". That is why Hawley Interiors and Staging is continually upgrading our skills and knowledge. Hawley Interiors is very excited to be adding Feng Shui to our portfolio of services. Feng Shui (meaning wind & water) is t...
So I finally tuned into "The Stagers" for the first time last week. OMG.... The stager assistant rolls out a large area rug over a well used and stained wall to wall carpet. Then she exclaims "hiding is one of the most important parts of our staging". No wonder some people have such a negative fe...
Good morning my very honest fellow stagers. I found the most incredible graphic designer who was able to see inside my (some times twisted) brain. This is my new business card & logo. I know it's girly but I love it...What do you think? Too much? FRONT BACK Sophisticated new look ~ Same excelle...
This master bedroom was anything but master. The home owner had a beautiful 4 poster bed and some other nice pieces but the room just wasn't working. Here are the before pictures and yes, I'm a horrible photographer and the before and afters are not taken from exactly the same angle... We started...
This is the message I received Sunday around noon from Dane Caldwell of 2 Hounds Design (don't know how to link). By 2:00 I'm running around trying to source accessories for a couch described by Dane as "contemporary, rust coloured, clean lines". HAH, what she forgot to mention is it's by product...
Hello fellow stagers, I find myself in a bit of a pickle and would love some input. An agent that I frequently work with has asked me to stage a house with four smokers and a dog with a leaky bladder. The homeowner gave me a guided tour complete with cigarette in hand. As you can imagine, the hou...
This family room was ok. The colour was a nice warm butter but the space was lacking personality. So we cleared everything away and added a bit of sparkle.Hawley Interiors specializes in bringing out the very best in every home.Call us today and sell your listing faster and for more money.