Home Staging (to sell) and interior design (to stay) are two different things. Top line, home staging makes a house appealing to as many people as possible whereas Interior design makes a home a personal place to live.
However there are a number of tactics that I use when home staging to sell that home owners can learn from when decorating their own homes to stay.
Lets take a look:
1. Start with your audience
Home Stager:Before I do anything else I get clear on the most likely buyer of the house. This helps me work out room purpose and layout and the look/feel that I’m trying to achieve
Home Owner: When decorating for your own home you need to get clear on who lives there now, in the future (more kids, less kids), who visits and how you all use the house. There’s no point in having huge…
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