Home Staging Blog

The layers in decor make this a calm, uncluttered staging

5 Keys to Achieving Calm, Uncluttered Staging

Layers in anything create interest. From food to film, stacking things on top of each other makes the whole better. When you properly layer your clothing in cold weather, you stay warm. And when you layer your decor, you get a much more pleasing result. But layers in decor doesn’t mean clutter. Here’s how to…

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See how we highlighted the fireplace in this transitional style home staging

Featured Project: Salem Newly-Built Transitional Style Home

What was the name of this project and why? We named this the Salem Newly-Built Transitional Home. This beautiful home has distinct modern finishes that blend well with the transitional style.     What is a transitional home? A transitional home combines the style of a traditional home with that of a modern one. Instead…

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West Hills 1920's Colonial staged for a professional family with children

New Paint Trends for 2022

2022 feels like a fresh start in so many ways. Spring is almost here, Covid numbers are decreasing, and people are out and about beginning to enjoy a fuller life again. The new paint trends for 2022  and the new home decor trends are reflecting those changes. We’re still into neutrals, but they’re getting warmer…

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We made the fireplace front and center in this beautiful home

Featured Home Staging: The Beaverton Traditional

What was the name of this home staging project and why? We named this staging the Beaverton Traditional. We found it more mainline than our past contemporary traditional staging or our elegant traditional staging. What neighborhood was this home in? You can find this home in Beaverton’s Sexton Mountain area. It’s just minutes from the…

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7 Staging Hacks For Every Home Seller

When it’s time to sell, it’s time to take a fresh look at your home and how you’re using it. Over time, you’ve probably put up with a few things you don’t particularly like, personalized it a bunch, and turned a blind eye to cords and clutter. There’s a good chance you’ve added a pet…

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Featured Project: The Knaus Road Contemporary Traditional

-What was the name of this project and why? We called this one the Knaus Road Contemporary Traditional staging. You’ll quickly see from the images why we chose this name.   What neighborhood was this home in? The home is in Lake Oswego’s Forest Highlands, about 8 miles southwest of Portland. What was the demographic…

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3 Steps to Create and Stage a Home Workspace

These days, most people need a home office and a space for kids to do schoolwork. This may mean rearranging their current space, but many are choosing to move to a new home with more suitable space instead. Which means if you’re selling, it’s prime time to include a home office in your staging plan.…

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The living room staged with grey sofa and neutral pillows

Featured Project: The Crown Atop the Hill

What was the name of this project and why?  We call this project The Crown Atop the Hill, and easy to understand why. This home has a castle-like feel and sits majestically on 4 acres, overlooking views of Forest Heights and downtown Portland.  What neighborhood was this home in This home is in Hillside, one…

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Upstairs Master bath

5 Simple Steps to a Bathroom that Sells

We’ve all heard it said that the kitchen and bathroom sell a home. And it’s true. We all know the best parties happen in the kitchen. And everyone wants the bathroom to feel clean and brand-new, like no one has ever used it before. So how can you make one stand up to a potential…

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Staging the Strand Condo on Portland's Waterfront

Featured Project: The Strand Condo

What was the name of this project and why? We named this the Strand Condominium Staging because it’s in one of the three condo towers that make up the Strand Condominiums.   In what neighborhood is this home located? This condo is on Portland’s South Waterfront. The Strand offers many community activities and is just…

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Houzz Best Of Design 2018
Houzz Best Of Service 2018
Houzz Best Of Design 2017
Street of Dreams - People's Choice Award 2012
Affordable Home Show - Best of Show Award 2010, 2011, & 2012

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