Inspiration

26 11, 2019

Giving thanks this Thanksgiving in Tampa

By |2019-11-26T13:18:32-05:00November 26th, 2019|Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why we give thanks this Thanksgiving. We are so fortunate to live and work in Tampa Bay. The economy is booming, new home construction is strong and home prices continue to rise. In fact, Tampa Bay ranked 11th in a national study on best places to invest in real estate. A recent article on WUSF's [...]

16 11, 2019

Best improvement to help sell a luxury penthouse

By |2019-11-26T15:44:03-05:00November 16th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

"Before" home staging - this penthouse had little buyer love. As home stagers, we often get asked, what are the best improvement investments to make to help sell a luxury penthouse? A recent story When this penthouse was first listed it had few showings, no real buyer interest, and no offers. The frustrated Clearwater home [...]

10 11, 2019

Pet-friendly home decorating tips and tricks

By |2019-11-11T07:03:44-05:00November 10th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pets are like family. Here’s how to make your place look fabulous for you and your furry friends. Americans spend more on pets than ever before: in 2019, it is projected spending on pets will exceed $72 Billion. Source - American Pet Products Association. Daytime TV recently invited me to share some easy home decorating ideas [...]

7 10, 2019

Lighting ideas that help sell homes

By |2019-10-08T08:12:20-04:00October 7th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

REALITY - Prospective home buyers often can't "unsee" home flaws Lighting and fixtures are critical in presenting a sell-ready home to buyers. This means making sure you have the best lighting to help sell the home. When rooms are bright, and the right light fixtures are installed, you make the best first impression. TIPS * [...]

7 10, 2019

Tampa Bay Lightning players living in style with Home Frosting’s LUX furniture rentals.

By |2019-10-07T13:02:10-04:00October 7th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration|0 Comments

We recently had the pleasure of working with two new Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey players and their families. With just one-week notice, Home Frosting designed and installed beautiful move-in-ready homes for both families. Homeowners and renters want their spaces to make them feel good and to reflect their personal style. But too often when dwellers [...]

27 09, 2019

Top reasons why a house is not selling

By |2019-09-28T15:10:49-04:00September 27th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

There is a buyer for every home, unless a home is sitting on a toxic waste site or it was the location of tragic event. Then why is it that some houses can’t get a contract? 1) Unrealistic price –Home staging, smart home prep, and the right Realtor are all key factors in the successful [...]

19 09, 2019

A super scary moment – that could happen to you

By |2019-10-08T07:47:21-04:00September 19th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, Sell your home|0 Comments

Recently Home Frosting had the privilege of working with Allan Mezrah, a Realtor with the Toni Everett Company, on a Davis Island luxury home. While the 4,700 + sq. ft., waterfront home was fairly new construction and had a nice floorplan, Allan believed home staging would ensure a quick sale and at the highest price. [...]

13 09, 2019

A BIG buyer turnoff and 5 secrets to fix it

By |2019-09-20T14:13:43-04:00September 13th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

One of the most common questions I’m asked as a Tampa home stager is should we repaint our cabinets before we list our home? We’ve all been there: You tour a home with a great address and inviting floorplan—but those cabinets, YUCK! They glow with an orange or red tint. The floors may even match [...]

27 07, 2019

Home Frosting stages historic “Casa Bonfoey”

By |2019-09-27T20:43:28-04:00July 27th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, News, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The team at Home Frosting was honored to home stage and help market one of South Tampa’s early residential gems designed by architect Bayard Clayton Bonfoey. Located at 4555 W Swann, the spectacular estate is listed by Michael Palermo for $2,450,000. Bonfoey and his partner Leo Elliot are known for creating many of Tampa's early landmarks. Together, [...]

8 07, 2019

How to style your shelves like an interior designer

By |2019-09-27T20:48:04-04:00July 8th, 2019|Design, Feature on Home Page, Inspiration, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are your shelves styling or are they just spaces collecting dust? Our good friends at Daytime TV, Cyndi Edwards and Jerry Penacoli invited me, Karen Post and Home Frosting  to share some simple ideas to transform any shelf from just filler stuff to styling and fabulous home decor looks. Love to watch home design and decor [...]

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