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  • After: Functional Family Space

    To accent the high ceilings, the Staged to Perfection crew hung the curtains at the top of the wall and hung tall artwork to draw a potential buyer's eyes up, emphasizing the height of the room. The…   See the Image

  • Before: Wall Space Shortfall

    Lots of cabinetry and shelving space make this living room, kitchen and breakfast nook a tough spot to furnish. With seemingly no wall space to anchor the furniture, the living room and breakfast…   See the Image

  • After: Downstairs Defined

    This Melrose, Calif., home's downstairs space is transformed from one large, puzzling room to four distinct spaces. Desk chairs were placed under the wall of shelving to create a casual office space,…   See the Image

  • Before: Limited Living Room

    This Venice Beach home's long and narrow living room looked unappealing to potential buyers because of the space restrictions. It is difficult to imagine entertaining guests in such a tight space.   See the Image

  • After: Nicely Natural

    Published 04/07/14 in Real Estate
    After: Nicely Natural

    Bringing the outdoors inside with natural wood and elegant green accents allows this room to flow beautifully with the adjoining patio. A large mirror placed across from the patio visually expands…   See the Image

  • Before: Bland Bedroom

    Published 04/07/14 in Real Estate
    Before: Bland Bedroom

    This bedroom in a Hollywood, Calif., mansion needed a touch of style. A door or window on every wall of the room proposed a problem for potential buyers.   See the Image

  • After: Simple Solutions

    Published 04/07/14 in Real Estate
    After: Simple Solutions

    Positioning the bed under a window allows wall space for other bedroom necessities. The window also serves as a creative headboard for the bed, which still allows light in to keep the room feeling…   See the Image

  • Before: Bedroom Blunder

    Published 04/07/14 in Real Estate
    Before: Bedroom Blunder

    A beautifully landscaped space awaits just outside the bedroom of this Venice Beach, Calif., home. However, it is hardly noticeable in this room surrounded by towering white walls.   See the Image

  • After: Delightful Dining

    Published 04/07/14 in Real Estate
    After: Delightful Dining

    This dining room is now a defined space with its own sense of style. The bright red color of the chairs gives this space a flair that potential buyers won't forget.   See the Image

  • Before: Bedroom with Bare Bones

    Bold molding on the ceiling, a built-in bookcase and beautiful fireplace prove this Brentwood, Calif., master bedroom has many ideal structural features. However, with such a big room, how do you…   See the Image

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