STYLISH LIVING - Style Magazine 2017
This is an article I did for Style Magazine in Brisbane back in March, the themes still ring true. If you are looking to sell your property and are in South East Queensland, 2 Mad Sisters can assist you in styling your property for sale. Learn about our partnership and design service here. You can also have a look at some of Sam's projects here. Her Bonner House broke some local records and had an offer within 26 hours of going on the market.
YOUR HOME IS your happy place, Sam Cook offers her expert advice and tips on decorating your living room and preparing for an open home.
Living rooms often lack colour. Should we bring more brightness into our entertaining areas? Too often people select neutral-tone furniture and paint the walls white. [They] are then surprised to feel nothing when entering the room. Colour and light are what gives feeling to a room; don’t be afraid to use it and enjoy it.
How can you maximise space in a smaller living room? Be smart when selecting furniture. People often try to squeeze too much into the room. If you’re finding it difficult to fit in all of your favourite books and DVDs, there are many fantastic storage solutions to help avoid clutter.
What is the biggest mistake people make when putting their house on the market? Preparing your house for sale is a tricky business and most agents are focused on getting the home on the market as quickly as possible. People often fail to declutter and depersonalise. A professional stylist can add thousands to the final sale price, and the service is not as expensive as you may think.
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