luxury home staging

Home Frosting stages historic “Casa Bonfoey” after major renovation

The team at Home Frosting was honored to 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, the [...]

What’s on your coffee table?

5 simple ways a Realtor can impress and brand too In today’s competitive marketplace, if a listing is going to stand out, and say “tour me” it needs to do more than show rooms. It needs to project a lifestyle for potential buyers. To achieve this dream home result, you must think beyond furnishings and [...]

Staged to SOLD success story #4

REALITY - Current buyer expectations are higher than ever As consumers and home buyers we are exposed to so many more beautiful home decor and design images than ever before. This elevated design sensibility come from social media to magazines to home improvement shows on HGTV. Dated, listings with bad photos and unstaged homes get [...]

By |2019-02-26T13:26:59-04:00February 24th, 2019|Design, Inspiration, News, Sell your home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Home decor trends for 2019 – Part 1

As an interior designers and home stagers, the Tampa-based Home Frosting team finds inspiration and stays current on the home decor trends and new materials by attending the High Point furniture market in High North Carolina. It's always an exciting time. As a regular guest on Daytime, the nationally syndicated TV show, Karen Post, design expert [...]

By |2019-03-10T08:18:14-04:00February 12th, 2019|Feature on Home Page, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Home staging design trends and tips from the pro

  Getting a still shot of an action TV segment is never pretty. So please excuse the goofy expression. As home staging company in Tampa, Home Frosting is always thrilled to be invited as a guest on the nationally syndicated, TV show, Daytime with Cyndi Edwards and Jerry Penacoli. This was our 7th show appearance! In [...]

Why spending on your home before you list it is a wise investment

AFTER  home staging and a few improvements this listing when from no offers to SOLD. REALITY CHECK: a home’s carrying expenses can be way costlier than simply making a few strategic investments to get a home SUPER sell-ready. Insurance, landscaping, utilities, security, debt service, and the stress of having a home for sale can all [...]

4 House flipping mistakes and staging magic

The Home Frosting team of staging professionals has worked with many home flippers. When done right, home flipping can be a great opportunity to make a great return on your investment. Here's a couple successful home flipping projects we've worked on in the Tampa Bay market. Home flippers Nicole and Sean Carlascio of Coldwell Banker sold [...]