Three big trends as seen at the 2020 trade shows!

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When updating your home, it can be pretty overwhelming when navigating current and forecasted trends. As an interior design the main thing I like to ensure when designing a space is to plan for longevity but still incorporate trends. Trade shows are a great way of gauging what trends we can expect in the coming […]

Staging your Property for Sale in Winter

Staging your Property for Sale in Winter |

Winter Warmers As the temperature drops outside, it is even more important to create warmth in your home when it goes onto the property market. There are a couple of different things you can do to ensure that your visitors are welcomed with some winter warmth! Lighting On a day when it is a bit […]

Selling a Rental Property – Keeping it Tenanted or Vacant?

Selling a Rental Property – Keeping it Tenanted or Vacant? |

Selling a Rental Property – Keeping it Tenanted or Vacant? Making right impression is paramount when it comes to selling your home. But what happens when you don’t live in the property you own, and it is tenanted? Do you keep it tenanted or have it vacant prior to selling? Often, home-sellers look at the […]

101 to Decluttering: To sell or to Donate?

101 to Decluttering: To sell or to Donate? |

So. You’ve decluttered your wardrobe, and you’ve arrived with a bag (or two, or three…) of clothing that you no longer wear and are finally happy to part with. What to do with it now? To help you decide whether or not to sell or to donate, we’ve put together this blog for you. If […]

101 to Decluttering: Wardrobe Series

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Decluttering is the first step in creating a beautifully staged space. Not only does clearing out space minimise your visual ‘margin of error’ and reduce the amount of maintenance that your space needs, there are a number of psychological benefits to streamlining what you have in your home.

Ultra Violet – Pantone’s 2018 Colour of the Year

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Purple has stood the test of time – legends like Prince and David Bowie have flaunted the adventurous colour – with ultra violet being Pantone’s official colour of 2018. Leatrice Eiseman, the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, describes this blue-based purple as a colour that can help develop inventiveness and imagination, and one […]

How to Stage your Property Over the Holidays

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Christmas! While decorating for the holidays is an opportunity to express your festive spirit, it’s important to ensure that your holiday cheer doesn’t put off would-be buyers during the inspection process. To make it simple, we at Peony Staging have put together some helpful tips and tricks […]

2017 – What’s on the Spring Trends Radar?

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As surely as the trends change, so does the weather, and the transition from Winter to Spring is no exception. A slight contrast to our previous blog of all things Hygge, where we introduced elements to combat those cold, long, rainy days; this blog will explore how you can welcome the opportunity to bring the serenity, […]

Hygge: What is it, and how to Embrace it?

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A traditional Danish concept stemming from the idea that cosiness and happiness leads to contentment and well-being, “Hygge” (pronounced hue-gah) is not an object, nor is it a thing you can buy, but a certain “feeling”. It’s that “feeling” when you’re tucked in a doona on a cold winter’s night with a hot coco, or […]

DIY Staging Tips Instantly Make a Small Room Look Bigger

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When it comes to selling a home, small rooms in a house can be a big problem for a buyer when determining whether a home is right for them. While you can’t easily change the actual square footage of a small room, applying the below tips will be key to helping you maximize your room’s […]