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Essential Staging Accessories for 6 Home Styles
Whether your listing is traditional, modern, farmhouse, industrial, rustic, or coastal, know the appropriate accents to make it shine.
June 1, 2018
It’s common knowledge that the purpose of staging a home is to neutralize its appearance so it will appeal to the widest audience of buyers. But then again, that’s not entirely true.
Typically, there’s a style theme that ties the look together, whether it’s modern, farmhouse chic, traditional, or another home style. Unless it’s overly customized, you’ll likely want to stay true to your listing’s current style rather than reinvent the look completely. But what accessories can you weave in to create a warm, inviting, and polished space that emphasizes and celebrates the home’s style?
This guide walks you through the most common home styles and the characteristics of each, including photos illustrating a property staged for each style so you can glean ideas. Pick your staging style: