Dining Room Goes From Country To Coastal - Connecticut Home Staging

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 The Dining Room Goes From Country To Coastal - Connecticut Home Staging

One of the most important considerations in real estate is Location, Location, Location!  If you are planning to sell your house, take into consideration its location.  Present your house in a manner that reflects the best features of living in that area.

Properties located in the beach area of Fairfield, Connecticut are highly prized for their proximity to the many public beaches.  As a result, they frequently command much higher prices than similar houses located further inland.

This charming Cape Cod-style house is located one block in from the Fairfield beaches; it's a prime location.  However, little about the interior of the house said so.  This house needed to tell Buyers, "You could be living at the beach!" at every turn.

This is how we turned the Dining Room from Country to Coastal:

Before:

before

This Dining Room is the first room that potential Buyers see when they enter the house.  Note the light fixture; it had to go.  The dark draperies cover much of the window, reducing the natural light.  The wall paint, while charming, is very taste-specific, and does not provide the coastal feel we want.

 

before

We needed to edit the furniture in this small dining room, and select art for a coastal feel.

 

After:

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Fresh wall paint and bright white drapery really brightens the space.  The new chandelier was selected because its sandy paint finish is beachy, yet works with the other metallic finishes in the house.  We decided to remove the corner built-in.  While built-ins are frequently prized for the storage they can afford, this one was specifically built to house a TV, and cramped the space.

 

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Repositioned furniture allows for a minimum of 36" to walk around.  The mirror and artwork reflect a coastal vibe.

 

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Stage your house to reflect the area!  This Fairfield, Connecticut, house Staged by Nestings Home Staging, and priced right, SOLD in eight (8!) days! 

Connecticut Home Staging The Dining Room:  From Country To Coastal

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Peggy Hughes
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Changing the wall color from that heavy blue really makes a huge difference.  Adding the new chandelier, sandy-framed artwork and mirror... now the room pops!

August 19, 2012 11:52 AM
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Julia Maher
Connecticut Home Stager
Nestings: Connecticut Home Staging and Model Homes

Tim, it is all about the beach!  Gotta sell the location.

Jeffrey:  Thee Sellers did a lot of work, and were very pleased with the transformation!

Thanks, Anna!

Peggy:  This was such an important room - it's the point of entry.

August 19, 2012 11:59 AM
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Sharon Tara
New Hampshire Home Stager
Sharon Tara Transformations

Holy Moly.....now that is a transformation!!  Thank you...my eyes couldn't take looking at that before picture!

August 19, 2012 02:33 PM
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Sally Weatherley
Vancouver Home Staging, Home Stager Vancouver, B.C
EXIT STAGE RIGHT

Julie - My chin hit the floor with this one!  What an incredible transformation.  Goodbye scary, blue walls.  The end result is pure comfort and sophistication, all rolled into one.  Marvelous!

August 19, 2012 08:07 PM
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Julia Maher
Connecticut Home Stager
Nestings: Connecticut Home Staging and Model Homes

It really was a charming space in person, but too taste-specific!

August 20, 2012 05:44 AM
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