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How to DIY your own lanterns for an outdoor oasis by Halifax Home Staging Expert Pam MacKinnon Revive Home Staging

DIY Projects

I took some inspiration from HGTV Magazine and painted some cute lanterns for my outdoor oasis.  I scored a sweet deal at Target - $7.49 each!  Add spray paint $5.94/can and voila!  We have pretty lanterns!   […] Read More

Pam MacKinnon Halifax Home Staging Expert Revive Home Staging Pine Isn't Fine

Pine Isn’t Fine

It's past mid-way of 2014....people want modern, clean, calm and comfortable and some want bold with high impact! When it's time to sell your home, as part of your improvements it's important to eliminate wall to ceiling pine. Buyers will feel that the home hasn't received regular maintenance, show them they are wrong! You can […] Read More

Pam MacKinnon Halifax Home Staging Expert Revive Home Staging Downfalls of Light Staging

Downfalls of “Light” Staging

  Think a light staging will do the trick?  Think again! When you are selling a vacant home, you have to trust your Stager when they make suggestions of staging certain rooms.  Our experience shows that when rooms are staged professionally, they provide the impact to attract buyers.  You do not want buyers quickly passing […] Read More

Pam MacKinnon Halifax Home Staging Expert Revive Home Staging Moving Day Advice

Moving Day Advice

A big lesson I learned a couple of years ago when we bought our house is to NOT book movers the day your new home closes.  You'll need a couple of days at least to deal with anything that comes up unexpectedly.  Like when the previous owners take the (beautiful) custom made blinds when all […] Read More

Pam MacKinn Halifax Home Staging Expert Real Estate Revive Home Staging Porch Power

Porch Power

Something to remember when selling your home is that the first impression will be the front of your home. Always make sure it looks clean, gardens maintained and most of all, inviting! Here are some great examples of how to dress up the front porch without ‘going all out’. A simple bench with colourful pillows […] Read More

Pam MacKinnon Halifax Home Staging Expert Revive Home Staging Military Move

Military Move

With a short notice posting message, these home owners needed help fast!  Revive Home Staging provided a detailed consultation with instructions for decluttering, furniture placement and accessories list.  Utilizing what my clients owned in a tight timeline resulted in showcasing the beautiful home's spacious rooms.                   […] Read More

Pam MacKinnon Halifax Home Staging Expert Real Estate Revive Home Staging Light Fixtures

Light Fixtures

There are a lot of beautiful light fixtures that I come across in my travels, I'd love to share some of them with you!                                                             […] Read More

Pam MacKinnon Halifax Home Staging Expert Real Estate Revive Home Staging Decluttering

Decluttering

Here's an example of decluttering that needs to be tackled!  Some home owners don't feel that they should stop their usual routines when selling their home.  As you can see, avid crafter's supplies are distracting in a room and you don't want that to be the vision home buyers remember when they leave ;) […] Read More

Pam MacKinnon Halifax Home Staging Expert Real Estate Revive Home Staging Paint Tips and Tricks

Tips and Inspiration

You've decided to paint!  Now to fill the cart at the home improvement store, adds up quick right? A few things I've learned to substitute is the drop sheets, pick those up at the dollar store, they are the same thing and well...it's a dollar. Those mini paint trim trays that are $5.49 at home […] Read More

Pam MacKinnon Halifax Home Staging Expert Real Estate Revive Home Staging Kitchen

Simple Touches for a Kitchen

Packing away items that you don't need on a regular basis keeps your kitchen bright and clear, allowing buyers to appreciate the beautiful qualities […] Read More