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Expect to see a lot of this color next year

Expect to see a lot of this color next year – 2020 Color of the year Pantone, the global color authority announced the 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue, a shade reminiscent of the sky at dusk. "It's a color that anticipates what's going to happen next," said Laurie Pressman, the vice president [...]

3 things that can lower a home’s selling price

3 things that can lower a home's selling price Bad photos online (buyers won't even give you a chance, they will go to other homes that present better) A sad curb appeal (home buyers only give the listing one first impression) Dated everything - out-of-style light fixtures, window treatments and home decor can hurt your [...]

Best improvement to help sell a luxury penthouse

"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 [...]

Pet-friendly home decorating tips and tricks

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 [...]

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Lighting ideas that help sell homes

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 * [...]

A BIG buyer turnoff and 5 secrets to fix it

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 [...]

Home Frosting stages historic “Casa Bonfoey”

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, [...]