About Karen Post

Karen Post is a Tampa-based interior designer, home stager and home stylist. Catch her on Daytime, a nationally syndicated lifestyle show and on HGTV sharing design tips and staging strategies. She's also a regular contributor to the National Association of Realtors publications, providing staging and design advice to 1.3M realtors.
13 05, 2020

What turns you off most when interviewing a Realtor survey?

By |2020-05-13T18:16:53-04:00May 13th, 2020|Feature on Home Page, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Working with a great Realtor is key when you are buying or selling a home. Even though the Internet provides consumers access to real estate listings, photos and comparative data, there is no replacement for a real estate professional to represent you. As home stagers and interior designers in Tampa, Home Frosting is often asked [...]

3 05, 2020

The difference between home decorating and home staging

By |2020-06-18T08:28:20-04:00May 3rd, 2020|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Home decorating and home staging are not the same. This is a common misconception with home sellers and Realtors who may not have experience working with a home stager. When you understand the two distinctions you are one step closer to finding, and working with, a professional who can best serve your needs and [...]

20 04, 2020

How to sell the cost of staging to a home seller

By |2020-04-29T12:36:11-04:00April 20th, 2020|Feature on Home Page, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Asking a home seller to fork out a few thousand more dollars right before they list their home is never enjoyable. It is not something most Realtors jump at the chance to do, unless they know they will get their client's return on investment. They are already paying you, the Realtor, a percentage of the [...]

14 04, 2020

Home fashion trends-the impact on staging

By |2020-05-04T09:46:51-04:00April 14th, 2020|Feature on Home Page, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Normally in April our team of home stagers and interior designers is headed up north to the High Point Furniture Market. The High Point Market is a global gathering of over 100,000 tastemakers and trendsetters in the home furniture and decor industry. Unfortunately, the show this spring was canceled due to the Coronavirus crisis. Home [...]

24 03, 2020

5 Home decorating tips from an HGTV designer

By |2020-03-27T18:35:26-04:00March 24th, 2020|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News|0 Comments

This week in Florida was like no other. The Sunshine state experienced an unprecedented novel Coronavirus crisis, also known as COVID-19. Business and life as we know shut down and everyone sequestered at home, including me. After following the federal government’s coronavirus mandates in hopes of flattening this invisible enemy, we find ourselves on the [...]

1 02, 2020

Why the master bedroom matters-in design & home staging

By |2020-02-04T12:07:11-05:00February 1st, 2020|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The master bedroom is considered to be the 2nd most important room on the staging priority list With the average person sleeping one-third of their lifetime, or 229,961 hours to be exact, it is no surprise that the bedroom plays a critical role in the packaging of the home and the rooms that are staged. [...]

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