"Contemporary High Country" Style Connecticut Home Staging

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Home Stager with Nestings: Connecticut Home Staging and Model Homes

"Contemporary High Country" Style Connecticut Home Staging

This large Living Room in Heritage Village, Southbury CT, needed some lightening and brightening, as well as a defined floor plan for furniture placement.  Nestings Home Staging imbued this vacant condo with a "Contemporary High Country" style to attract the target buyer:  affluent 55+ from the New York area.

Before:

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After:

Nestings Home Staging Connecticut

We removed the dated window treatment, as well as some of the builtins' shelves.  This made room for a lamp, as well as some art to brighten the room.  The view of the woods, a key selling feature, is not blocked by furniture.  The sofa is almost the same color as the walls, so it does not have a large presence in the room.  It has clean lines, with some tufting as a nod to more traditional pieces.  Bright pillows help brighten the space.

 

Before:

before

After:

Nestings Home Staging Connecticut

A stately chair with an antique look and a floor lamp were added to one side of the fireplace for a library feel.  The contemporary lamp contrasts nicely with the chair.

 

Before:

before

After:

Nestings Home Staging Connecticut

The two chairs, in bright white tufted leather, look out towards the view.  Since there was so much space, we added a wine bar behind this seating area.  This was a great opportunity to demonstrate added functionality as well as add more lighting.

 

I like to position the clock's hands at 5:05 - cocktail time!

Prior to Staging, this vacant condo was on the market for ten weeks, with very little interest in a crowded market.  After Staging, it had many showings, and sold in six weeks!

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Julia Maher
Connecticut Home Stager
Nestings: Connecticut Home Staging and Model Homes

Thank you, kathy!  Love that clock too, but I probably should have used a very large mirror.

August 27, 2012 10:00 AM
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Anna Dovger
Home Staging -The Woodlands, TX
Add Value Home Staging LLC, 281-704-6607

I wonder if you end up picking up empty bottles of wine...love your furniture choices

August 28, 2012 07:01 PM
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Kathy Nielsen
Atlanta Georgia Home Stager
http://atlantahomestaging.net

Great job, Julia. What a night/day difference. I just had my sister come over to my warehouse and she picked out a clock for her living room. She made mention that it didn't have a battery. LOL. All of my clocks do not have batteries. However, unlike you, I don't set them to a certain time. Perhaps I should (smile).

Congratulations. Your home staging is being featured in the group Staging Before and After Pictures.

Kathy

August 29, 2012 03:34 AM
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Julia Maher
Connecticut Home Stager
Nestings: Connecticut Home Staging and Model Homes

Anna - hahaha!  There WERE empty wine bottles!  But I brought them in empty - had fun with that little project - LOL

Thank you for the feature, Kathy!  I don't bother w/ batteries - 5:05 suits me just fine!

August 29, 2012 06:29 AM
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Marianne Cherico
Home Stager -Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Interiors by Marianne Cherico

Julia,

I love your transformations! And I also love that clock and am toasting to you!

Marianne

August 31, 2012 04:34 PM
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