Country Style Decorating with an Americana Theme

  Using an Americana Theme with Country Style decorating makes a statement in both color and style. Colorful, patriotic, casual and fun, it can give a ho-hum space personality and pizzazz. I particularly like the approach in this room, shown courtesy of MidwestLiving.com. Bold wall color creates the back drop for the room’s design, and…

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Traditionally Styled Bedroom in Soothing Neutrals

I have to be honest. Traditional Style decorating is not typically how I would design a room. For me, the stylings are usually too formal, glitzy, and honestly, just too much of the matching pairs….just not my idea of an interesting space. So now that I have said all that, I found this bedroom quite…

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Romantic French Country Style Living Room

I love the casual elegance of French Country style decor, and this photo immediately caught my eye for that very reason. What do I love about it? The eye is drawn to the window…that is the focal point of this space.Notice how the shutters on each side of the window and the iron work placed…

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Welcome to Style to Stage

Hi, and thanks for stopping in to visit. Style to Stage is all about you. You’ll find home decorating advice and tips, pearls of wisdom, helpful hints, what to do and not to do when it comes to interior decorating and home staging, and lots more! Let’s have some fun  🙂

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Family Room Decorating Ideas

I love the colorful Family Room decorating ideas found in this image. If you look carefully you’ll see so many creative uses of color. The first thing to note is the wall and trim colors. Just enough soft, subtle peach tones in the wall color to create some personality and bring out the white trim…

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Why It’s Always a Good Idea to Stage a Home That’s for Sale

If you live in the sunny Southwest Florida area, you know that the month of May brings a change to our everyday lives. Our snowbirds, seasonal residents and winter vacationers have, for the most part, returned to their home states, leaving us with fewer lines at restaurants, lighter traffic patterns and yes…breathing a sigh of…

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Simple Cottage Decorating Ideas for Your Home

I love the simplicity of Cottage Decorating and the different roads you can travel when creating that look in your home. From the very rustic to a bit of elegance to an elevated chic approach, cottage style is embraced by many people all over the world. A very budget friendly style to create, the ‘rules’…

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Contemporary Style Decorating Ideas

If  Contemporary Styling is your choice in home decor, you are in good company. You probably don’t go for the vintage inspired looks that can include lots of layering, collectables and displays, perhaps a feminine touch with lace and crystal…no…that’s not for you. Your contemporary preferences take a different decorating turn:     Clean lines in…

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Home Staging Costs

“How much will it cost to stage my home?” Home Staging costs are often the first question many sellers ask when I’m contacted for a potential Home Staging project. And it’s a legitimate inquiry. The bottom line when selling a home is the net profit after all costs incurred to build/renovate/remodel/prepare to sell, and home…

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