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Enlightening Your Space: The Art of Lighting in Home Staging

Lighting is a subtle but powerful tool in the world of home staging. When harnessed correctly, it can transform a house into a warm and inviting home. In this article, we’ll explore why lighting in home staging is a critical aspect, how it influences buyer perceptions, and provide expert guidance on choosing the right lighting…

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model home dining room with live edge table

The Forest Grove Model Home for Riverside

What was the name of this project and why? This model home is one of several we’ve staged for Riverside Homes. This group dedicates themselves to developing new homes and neighborhoods that reflect the natural beauty of the environment while providing innovative design and craftsmanship. Riverside Homes has built neighborhoods in Beaverton, Portland, Sherwood, and…

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large main suite staged with warmth and texture

Sensory Staging: Creating an Immersive Home Buying Experience

When selling a home, staging is an essential tool. It goes beyond simply arranging furniture and decor to creating an immersive experience. Today, we’ll dive into sensory staging, which engages sight, sound, touch, smell, taste, and even temperature to turn a house into a place potential buyers can see themselves living in.   Sight Let’s…

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The Village Gem Staging

New Project Spotlight: The Village Gem Staging

What was the name of this project and why? This beautiful home built in 1915 has unique character, including the original leaded and stained glass windows. The bathrooms and kitchen have been fully remodeled with beautiful yet functional features. Because it’s in Multnomah Village and has such beautiful updates and original features, we called it…

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Front door color and trim color

Front Door Color Trends & Their Influence on Home Sales

When it comes to selling a home, every detail matters. From the layout of the rooms to the landscaping in the backyard, each element contributes to the overall impression a potential buyer forms. One often underestimated detail that can significantly affect a home’s appeal is the color of its front door. This seemingly small touch…

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The College Tudor elevation shot

Project Spotlight: The College Tudor

What is the name of this project and why? We named this one The College Tudor. What makes it a Tudor-style? The combination of pitched gable roofs, half-timbering, masonry, brick, and often with leaded glass windows. And they can be pleasingly asymmetrical. Think storybook classic. This lovely home is located on Reed College Place, right…

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This contemporary traditional staging included a linen sofa and textured throw

4 Key Decor Trends for 2023 Home Staging

If you’re looking for a quick, easy way to freshen your space before you list a home, you’ve come to the right spot. In this article we’ll cover 2023 home staging, what’s new in home decor trends, and the key areas to focus on as you add fresh details to your space.   1. Keep…

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Mid-Century Home Staging Elevation Shot

The Power of Curb Appeal: Selling Your Home in the Portland Market

In the competitive real estate market of Portland, where stunning landscapes and vibrant neighborhoods abound, the power of curb appeal is evident in almost every listing. Portland has an extremely low inventory of available homes, especially when compared to how many people want to buy homes. As of January 2023, there was only a 2.6…

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Bungalow Staging Living Room Built Ins

The Charming Bungalow Staging Project

What was the name of this project and why? We named this project The Charming Bungalow Staging. While the owner recently updated this bungalow-style home, they left untouched many of the charming original features. How could you not love this sweet little Portland home?     Where is this home located? This home is in…

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The garage-type door tied the indoors to the outdoors seamlessly

5 Ways to Refresh Your Home Without Breaking the Bank

As the weather warms up and the trees bloom here in Portland, you’re probably getting a touch of spring fever. The days are getting longer and more and more often you want to throw your windows open to hear the birds and smell the fresh air. For most people, energy levels increase as well. And…

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Houzz Best Of Design 2018
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Houzz Best Of Design 2017
Street of Dreams - People's Choice Award 2012
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Lenny and Lisa are fantastic to work with! They are approachable, affordable and offer great feedback in regards to...

Posted by Patti Jensen on Sunday, January 1, 2017

Lenny and Lisa are amazing!!!! Thank you to Imagine Home Staging for creating a gorgeous space that is "picture perfect". True professionals, great to work with and have an amazing gift for design.

Posted by Teresa Harbert on Thursday, February 23, 2017

Great people, great furniture, solid service. I've worked with Lenny and Lisa several times and haven't been disappointed yet. I truly believe my properties sell faster because of their staging work.

Posted by Matt Loosemore on Monday, December 28, 2015